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Aloha Eats

Lincoln Park
Barbecue, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim
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2534 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

We found this restaurant while we lived in Chicago. It's been 4.5 years since we moved out of the city but we still find ourselves coming here when we visit. The food is really good, affordable and different. If you're going because you want some nice, sit down restaurant that will feel like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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  • Families with children
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New Jersey
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We try to travel to Hawaii as often as we can. Looking for an alternative to deep dish pizza while spending a week in Chicago, we were very happy to find Aloha Eats. The pork & salmon plate lunches, including the sticky rice & mac salad, were ono (delicious.) Will definitely come back for more on our next visit to... More 

Thank BarbaraAndPaul
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We found this restaurant while we lived in Chicago. It's been 4.5 years since we moved out of the city but we still find ourselves coming here when we visit. The food is really good, affordable and different. If you're going because you want some nice, sit down restaurant that will feel like Hawaii, you're in the wrong place. The... More 

Thank Reitz37
Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My children and I visited Aloha Eats in preparation of our upcoming vacation. The food was pretty good. My son ordered the loco moco, it was super tasty. My daughter ordered the pork, it was good. I ordered teriyaki chicken, which was tasty. The cashier was so sweet. She gave us tips for our vacation, places to eat and things... More 

Thank Latoya M
Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Months ago I met a guy from Hawaii and asked him about SPAM and his favorite way to eat it. Having never tried it myself I figured a native Hawaiin would be the one to ask, right? He recommended a SPAM Musubi and noted that I could get one at this place in Chicago. I ordered up the traditional SPAM... More 

Thank Nicholas O
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had such a taste for Hawaiian food since we came back from Hawaii and luckily found this restaurant. It is just a small storefront with a few tables but the food is genuine Hawaiian. There are many choices and they are generous. There is no wait staff so you order at the counter and wait to be called when... More 

Thank Christine K
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

As a local I adore this place but if you're visiting Chicago this might not be the place for you. I love the loco moco and the chicken katsu but especially appreciate they play our local alternative radio station. If you're looking for a place to showcase Chicago's culture this isn't going to be it. Be prepared for lots of... More 

Thank Samira B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

As a person from the "states" Hawaiian food in general seems a little bland. This is the second time Ive eaten here and both times the food was great! My fiancé is from HI and loves this place. I recommend the chicken katzu!

Thank Shannon G
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you've spent time in any of the Hawaiian Islands and enjoyed their local food then this place will make you happy. It's Hawaiian comfort food and it takes you back to the islands. Most of the plates are under $10, unheard of in Chicago, unless you're doing a combination plate then it's over $10. My friends and I pick... More 

Thank Mahaluna
Aracoiaba Da Serra, SP
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I think the food was not seasoned properly and was cold (the rice and the side). The place is all right, but for the price they could have decent plates and forks as well (my fork broke) and better food. We ordered 3 ribs (regular size).

Thank Lucas O
Highland Park, Illinois
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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stopped into Aloha Grill out of happenstance and geographic convenience. The good news is that many of the customers seem to be transplants from Hawaii, which might mean that this is very close to what they call authentic “Hawaiian comfort food.” Not especially familiar with Hawaiian cuisine beyond touristy Luau food like Poi and things served beneath pineapple slices,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2534 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: 773-935-6828

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Profile
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.