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Reza's Restaurant

#499 of 7,791 Restaurants in Chicago
#547 of 8,553 Places to Eat in Chicago
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5255 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2122
773-561-1898
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
love the buffet

Their weekday lunch buffets are a great deal. I especially like their kababs, perfectly cooked rice, and yummy hummus. The selections have diminished over the years but the quality remains high. Sunday brunches are most expensive--sometimes $20 plus--but on those occasions they sometimes have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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English first
Geyserville, California
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

An old friend and I had lunch here today..the buffet looked good so I ordered it, my friend went for the salmon special. The salmon looked beautiful but was way too over cooked, she just packed it up to go and said she would put it on a salad. Waste. The buffet was okay but nothing was great, hummus was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This Mediterranean restaurant has a vast menu with diverse choices, and we've never had a bad meal here. We love the kabobs (of all varieties), dill rice and sautéed veggies. We also love their hummus and babaganoush which is served with a delicious flatbread. Prices are reasonable, and service is generally very good, even though this restaurant can get very... More 

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St Cloud
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had been to Reza's a few years back and since then, some of the reviews of the restaurant had been less than favorable. We happened to be in the Andersonville area on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, however, so decided to give Reza's another try-are we glad we did! Our service was wonderful by a very personable Kurdish young lady... More 

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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

$20 Lunch buffet , Great food, specially the grill stuff, If you are looking for best quality halal food, this is place to go. Excellent food , very clean. only issue is I see is, serving Alcohol on the same floor.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Their weekday lunch buffets are a great deal. I especially like their kababs, perfectly cooked rice, and yummy hummus. The selections have diminished over the years but the quality remains high. Sunday brunches are most expensive--sometimes $20 plus--but on those occasions they sometimes have roasted leg of lamb stew (best thing ever!) and mimosas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I've been here during a visit a couple of months ago , the service and food quality was really good . Don't forget to try they in house made breads and their kebabs. The only downside is the waitline to be seated.

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Tried the Saturday buffet with a large group of friends. Best decision of the day. Buffet offers a wide array of Persian (and some American) dishes. Needless to say, Persian was great. Service was attentive and prompt

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've beenenjoying Reza's food since its earliest incarnation as a take-out joint patronized by Middle Eastern cab drivers more than 25 years ago. We now live more than 60 miles north and still are compelled to visit at least once a month. No other Middle Eastern/Persian restaurants we've frequented compares in quality, value, and service. The food is delicious and... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Cant believe how amazing the food and the place are. I have to go to rezas everytime i visit chicago. It is a must.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife and I went to Reza's for the first time for Valentine's Day lunch. The restaurant is located in Andersonville amongst alot of fun stores and restaurants. Reza's is a large restaurant with a couple of sections, as it appears to cater to larger groups and events. It has a tall, exposed ceilings and exposed brick as well, and... More 

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Additional Information about Reza's Restaurant

Address: 5255 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2122
Phone Number: 773-561-1898
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5255 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 773-561-1898

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?