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Foodlife

835 N.Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 335-3663
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Ranked #297 of 8,266 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Chinese, Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Maryland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Stopped for a bite at this upscale food court on our way to the John Hancock building and enjoyed some pizza, salad, and gelato. The prices are fairly reasonable. There are enough cuisines to satisfy every taste. If you are looking for a salad, be sure to check out the salad bar across from the eatery, which has many options... More

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Louisville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We stopped in here (myself and 7 other females) to eat before heading out for more shopping. This was a suggestion from our local hostess since we were shopping and were all hungry for different things. The concept of running a food court with a card swipe for each item and then paying at the end is an excellent idea.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place is perfect! Family of 5 came in here and got everything they wanted. The options and variety are endless and everything tasted great!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for afternoon tea after some shopping around Chicago. There was pleanty to chose from, from cakes through to pasta or pizza. We had a cup cake each, a German and a Red Velvet. We both feel they were probably the best we had ever had. The environment was relaxing and service was great. It... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

It's works exactly like marche's - food court with a charge card. Pass the card to the person when u order and pay for it when u exit. Had stir fry - not bad but not good too. For 12 bucks, I would have spend that money next door at food fresh.

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New York City, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were 6 hungry people that each wanted something else to eat so we all went together to Foodlife in Chicago. When you walk in you each get a card with a magnetic stripe, you walk around the different food options and each decide what they want to eat. They offer Comfort food, Soups, Chinese, Teriyaki stir fry, Mexican, Italian... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

So much to choose from, come with friends, family and kids and you will have a blast in this place. No need to argue about where to go for lunch or dinner, this place has it all. Salads, BBQ, stirfry, Chicago style pizza, hot dogs...you name it. Something for everyone and the food is delicious.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A food court. Nothing special but lots of different options. Very loud music . Brusque hosts. Guess its somewhere to go for a quick bite if cant decide what to eat.

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Saint Louis MO
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

At Water Tower Place. Great HEALTHY options. Wonderful, fresh, salad bar with hot food options as well. HIghly recommend.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a great alternative to a sit down or fast food restaurant. So many different options available and everyone found something they liked. Kids had pizza and chicken, soup was good and hot, Japanese was filling and tasty. Everyone has a card that gets swiped and pay at the kiosk before you exit, very quick and easy.

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