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Pars Cove Restaurant

435 W Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614 (Lincoln Park)
(773) 549-1515
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Ranked #175 of 8,419 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $8 - $15
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Persian
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Very nice cozy little place. This was my 2nd Groupon experience (much better than the 1st restaurant). The appetizer sampler was excellent. Very good lentil soup. The rack of lamp entree the only miss - the lamb was overcooked (medium-well, but still good flavor). The ice cream had an unusual honey syrup blend - had a perfume taste that I... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is the cutest gem of a restaurant. Amazing food (the lamb was to die for), and the people are so nice. Would definitely recommend!!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is where we ate Thanksgiving Dinner. It is a Mediterranean Restaurant with the best food I ate while in Chicago. We were greeted as we entered and seated very promptly. The trays they brought us to eat on while waiting for our main meal were a meal themselves. There were different varieties of olives, breads, peppers, hummus, and two... More 

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We chose Pars Cove based on TripAdvisor ratings - it was fantastic! It was Thanksgiving evening and our party of 6 were seated quickly. The ambiance is wonderful and the staff are very helpful and attentive. We had one of the special meals for 2 that included 2 mixed drinks, an appetizer sampler (hummus, eggplant kashk, olives, stuffed grape leaves,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

In an area of many competing eateries, Pars Cove can be easily overlooked. It is an unassuming walk-down with ethnic food. But it is a hidden treasure. We've dined there many times, once when there was a long line at a place next door. The ambience is very good--not loud, soft music. The service is prompt and courteous. The prices... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Don't be fooled by it's humble appearance from the outside. This is a top notch restaurant with great Persian and Lebanese food. The appetizers are very good and I had the best lamb anywhere in the USA. All ingredients are high quality and the sauces are delicious. the dishes' components all work to compliment each other perfectly. The staff are... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants. I live around the corner and come here a couple of times a year for a nice meal. If you go with the deal, it's very inexpensive for two people. Appetizer platter, bottle of wine, two entrees (up to $18 each) and ice cream for dessert for $60. I've had the chicken and lamb fesenjan... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had a delicious meal here; top quality ingredients, freshly prepared, good choice of veggie dishes and sensible sized portions. After a 3 course meal and clearing our plates, we felt pleasantly full. The prices are reasonable, the staff lovely and the ambiance welcoming. We ate inside downstairs, but you can also sit outside or inside at street level.

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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218 reviews 218 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This casual, rather small restaurant is located about a block west of the northwestern corner of Lincoln Park (on Diversey). The menu is primarily Persian and the food seems quite good. Our party of four had lamb shank, chicken with a walnut/pomgranite sauce, chicken kebab and barg (grilled beef) and all were very tasty. The appetizer plate was excellent and... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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360 reviews 360 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We joined friends here last evening for a delightful Persian dinner. We had a dish of multiple appetizers to share as a start while we conversed and it had a variety of items on it served with flat bread - the hummus was outstanding but every item was good. I had a lamb kabob which was succulent and delicious served... More 

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Additional Information about Pars Cove Restaurant

Address: 435 W Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: (773) 549-1515
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Persian

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