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Cafe Iberico

#478 of 8,443 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Near North Side
Portuguese, Spanish, Tapas
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739 N. LaSalle Drive, Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 573-1510
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 199
    Excellent
  • 168
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious.

As we were wrapping up our stay we decided to stop for lunch. Service was attentive and fast. We ordered from the hot tapas selections and found everything we sampled to be delicious. Will be going back for more!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
David L
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Mokena, Illinois
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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470 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mokena, Illinois
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

As we were wrapping up our stay we decided to stop for lunch. Service was attentive and fast. We ordered from the hot tapas selections and found everything we sampled to be delicious. Will be going back for more!

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had a wonderful Birthday/Valentines Day dinner at Cafe Iberico. The food was excellent. Went with a group of friends and we ordered several different tapas and shared them. The red sangria is delicious and does its job quickly! Always love visiting this place when I'm in town.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I went with my niece and her husband on a Saturday night. Tapas plates were good and size was good for sharing without being meal. I like paella but niece's husband thought it should be more crusty on bottom. Never having it before, I enjoyed it for what it was. Good food for me!

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Destin, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Second time visiting, great food and good service. Always packed so def would recommend that you make a reservation to ensure a seat.

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Homer Glen
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I'm told this restaurant has been in existence for years. We were immediately greeted and shown to our table. Although the table was cramped, we managed to gather around. Sangria was outstanding and not over-powering. Some dined exclusively on tapas, but I ordered paella (the order takes 20 minutes to prepare). EVERYONE agreed that the tapas were outstanding. I found... More 

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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I'm not a tapas fan but this place changed my mind, Tampa dishes are fantastic, the paella is just right and the Sangria is to die for.....

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We went here for my friends birthday with a party of 10. The wait was a little long for a party that size, because we couldn't make reservations after 5pm on a Saturday. The place was busy but not overly crowded. We had no problem finding room in the bar area, which offers tapas and drinks. The food was delicious... More 

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Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Good food - nice variety, some thing for every taste and no one left hungry. Great atmosphere - casual, music, felt warm & welcoming. Amazing service - attentive, great recommendations, food was served as it was ready and glasses were full. Look forward to another meal here!

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NE Nebraska
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

At the suggestion of our hotel front desk we walked to Cafe Iberico for a fairly early dinner on a Friday night. We called ahead to see if they took reservations and they told us just to come on over since they had seating available. We thought this was a warning sign, but to our surprise the food was excellent.... More 

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Paraiso, null, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I been here before with friends and family. I always enjoyed and even recommend this place. I came back on January 18 for dinner to celebrate my birthday and what a surprise...the tasty and fresh tapas are not longer serve! Food was cold and old. Seems like food was prepared a head of time and hold for a long time...my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 739 N. LaSalle Drive, Chicago, IL 60610
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: (312) 573-1510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Portuguese, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
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 - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am

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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?