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Al Bawadi Restaurant

7216 W 87th Street, Bridgeview, IL
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Ranked #1 of 45 restaurants in Bridgeview
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Shwarma, kabobs, lamb, non-alcoholic beverages, juices.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Shwarma, kabobs, lamb, non-alcoholic beverages, juices.
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English first
Bridgeview, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great tasting food, ample portions, great & friendly service. A good variety of tastes. Get different platters and share.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was the second visit for me to this restaurant, it is one of the best arabian restaurants in Chicago. The food was really delicious, waiters are friendly, the appetizers YUMMY. The meat was juicy and tender. Highly recommended restaurant .. Must eat at this restaurant ..

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Out of the many Mediterranean restaurants I've eaten at in Chicago, or the Chicagoland area, this by far my favorite. I generally order the lamb chops and it's always cooked to perfection. It's served with 2 different rices, with is a great pair. I've also tried the seafood platter. The shrimp are so delicious, you can literally taste every spice... More

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Brooklyn, New York
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Second visit here and let me tell you that its worth the drive, only 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. Found the same waiter " Ahmed" he always does a great job. Look the complimentary appetizer and warm pita bread. I ordered the toshka and seriously you cant miss out!!! I also ordered a mixed grill platter and a lamb chop... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have been to this restaurant a few times. I love the food. If not for the quality of the food, I would never go back because the service needs major improvements. I think starting from the manager who was rude and arrogant when I asked if I can sit at another table - and there were many vacant spaces... More

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Bridgeview, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Really nice decor and the waitresses and waitress costume were really pretty. The food was good but now they have limited the food quite a bit for the price they are charging

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Had a surprise birthday party for my husband ... Some people were coming in a little later and the manager was ready to kick us out. He was yelling at us in front of the guests... Extremely embarrassing. Then.. On top of everything, the lady taking down names ruined the surprise by telling him "oh you are here for the... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Go here for my birthdays. We go all out and order the huge mammoth sized metal serving dishes called saniyes that's the size of a 28' pizza in multiples of three. Hummus is pheneminal and bread served hot. Babaghanoush is really good too, even if you don't like eggplant. The garlic dip, mitabel, is really good too. Made with potato... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This place was absolutely great. The service was a little slow, but that is indicative of the type of restaurant. While I was traveling in Turkey the service was about the same, and I really did not have an issue here. We were not in a rush to eat so this was fine. However, if you are in a rush... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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197 reviews 197 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We were there on a road trip and we found this place online as we were looking for Halal places near our hotel. The place was packaged on a Sunday! and we nearly left, but when asked they told us to wait for 15 mins, while we waited they served us Ghava (Arabic coffee) which was great and then we... More

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