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Reza's Restaurant

432 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 664-4500
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Ranked #1,228 of 8,285 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $21 - $30
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Cuisines: Persian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Rochester, Michigan
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

A huge building paying homage to the owner with a massive red neon sign saying Reza's restaurant and piano bar! Don't look for a piano bar or good Persian food. A handful of Persian dishes executed very poorly and delivered by clueless service staff in a very robotic manner. The restaurant is not clean and very cold looking and feeling.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The food is good it's all you can eat and I don't like all you can eat places. I eat too much I in my experience the food is not as good when you make huge piles of it for hungry hoards of people eating as much as they can. My coworkers usually go here for special occasions. The place... More

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This place is one of my favorite restaurants. They have a buffet every Sunday with great food and so much variety to choose from. The taste of the food beyond expectation. Their service is excellent. Location is very convenient and parking just outside their door. They also have a beautiful out side seating when weather permits.

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Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is not the best Persian food I have had but average to above average food. Service was quite good. It is a pleasure to have a nice Persian Restuarant in down town a Chicago. Good location nice atmosphere good food.

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Somers, New York
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162 reviews 162 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We tried the family style option, which certainly provided plenty of food for our group of 4. Two of the appetizers we tried were OK (kaskeh badamjan, mast-o-moosir), but the dolmeh was somewhat disappointing, did not seem to be freshly made. Lamb shanks and chicken kabab were both good, qormeh sabzi was average. Overall, food was good, and we certainly... More

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Terra Firma
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great kabobs, both koobideh and barg/soltani, great service (karim was our server) prices were fantastic for the area, everything but the buffet which was more Indian than Persian. We ordered off the menu (Koobideh, and Soltani was enough for 3 of us) and loved it. i wasn't too thrilled about the homemade dough (yogurt soda), but I'm a BIG fan... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We went to Reza on Thursday June/26, during lunch time. We were treated really bad and disrespected by the waiter by the name Karim and his manager. The waiter did not want to wait on us and who charged us for a four year old who was sleeping in his stroller. We had to keep asking different waiters for water... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Reza's great homemade bread is back which is much better than their substitute bread especially for their awesome hummus. Love their tea. My partner loves their chicken on the buffet, but we saw signs of a charge if one doesn't eat all their food. This avoids people overloading and not eating food, but doesn't take into consideration that sampling may... More

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Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We used to enjoy persian food at Rezas but they seem to not be managed by people who know persian cuisine. The kababs were dry, overcooked. The soup does not taste good. The kashk badenjan is not tasty. The qeymeh khoresht does not have lime. They either no longer have anyone who knows or cares for persian food or they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My spouse and I went for the afternoon brunch . We are pesquetarian so we couldn't eat all the amazing meat dishes . We asked our waiter for a side if fish or shrimp . After talking to the manager , the waiter showed up with an amazing side of Prowns that were deliciously grilled. We were willing to pay... More

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