We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sultan's Market

$$
Wicker Park / Bucktown
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
2057 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-6758
+1 773-235-3072
Website
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
Description: Located in Wicker Park, Sultan's Market offers a variety of fresh Middle...
Located in Wicker Park, Sultan's Market offers a variety of fresh Middle Eastern cuisine. Since 1995, we've been cooking up Chicago's best falafel. If it's not our falafel, it's freakin' awful.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 51 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Most Affordable Mediterranean Food in Chicago

Quaint restaurant with helpful, pleasant employees. They were fast, polite, and efficient. The salad bar is extensive, and for 5.99/lb, it's a steal! Huge portions on all food, and the pricing was more than fair. I stumbled across this place by accident, but I guarantee I'll be returning on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
Vinastroni
,
Nassau, New Providence Island
Good for:
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
Add Photo Write a Review

51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Nassau, New Providence Island
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Quaint restaurant with helpful, pleasant employees. They were fast, polite, and efficient. The salad bar is extensive, and for 5.99/lb, it's a steal! Huge portions on all food, and the pricing was more than fair. I stumbled across this place by accident, but I guarantee I'll be returning on purpose. Cheers.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

Well I hope you've made it back to see us since September! Thanks for all the kind words. I'm glad you were so happy to see that our prices don't mean the food is anything less than amazing -- we're big believers that five-star food doesn't have to empty your pockets. Can't wait to see you again soon! All the... More 

Ventura, California
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Sultan's is an unbelievable value. For $3.95 I got one of the best falafel sandwiches I've ever had. In a fresh pita, it was spread with hummus, stuffed with crispy creamy tasty falafels, and topped with a tomato, cucumber, tahini salad. My daughter got the lamb sandwich for $5.95. Also Amazing! We also tried quite a few of the little... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

$5 footlongs are overrated, isn't that right, Emily? So, so excited to know how much you loved your experience here. We really try to offer the best value and best taste, so your words really mean a lot to us. I'm looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Take care, Habibi's, Shadi More 

Chicago
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

A chicken or lamb shwerma meal is $7. With a drink and tax you will pay $10 to eat here. It is the best restaurant of it's type.

Was this review helpful? Yes
KansasTravelgrl
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very good, and reasonable Middle-Eastern food. They have an all you can eat buffet as well. Food is made fresh daily on site. And you can't beat the prices.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit back in June! We're doing our best to serve really delicious food that's within everyone's price range, so I'm happy to see you loved what our dishes bring to the table. Hope to see you soon! -Habibi's, Shadi More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Never heard of this place until I went on a Wicker Park walking and food tour. It was my favorite of the tour. The story goes that when the original owner was going to the University of Illinois at Chicago, she would share her hummus and home-made food to her classmates. They were the ones who kept insisting to her... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This is my brother's favorite place for falafel and he is an expert ;) Mom followed his lead but with veggies added which made it a little moister which I liked rather than having to add sauce. I opted for the salad/entree bar and was a very happy camper. The selection is extensive and healthy and I love indulging in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

Glad you had a chance to stop by, Penny! It sounds like you had a really great visit, so hopefully, we'll be seeing you again soon. And if there's ever a table that needs to be cleaned, let us know -- we're happy to help! While we always do our best to keep things neat and tidy, with so many... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

My sister lives in Chicago, and each time I visit I ask her if we can go! I don't bother with the salad bar, we always order entrees from the hot bar. Hummus & falafel are my favorites, but the other items I've tried have been quite good as well. They will get you on drinks - only canned or... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

Sorry to just see your review from last year, Simmie, but I'm glad to hear we're one of your go-to stops in Chicago. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, Habibi's, Shadi More 

Rochester, New York
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This hole in the wall middle-eastern restaurant in Bucktown serves up large portions of homemade middle eastern fare - hummus, baba ganoush, pitas, kebabs, sharma, and honey-coated desserts, along with an extensive salad bar. My wife and I each ordered a dinner plate and an appetizer, and had plenty to take away for the next day's breakfast. Not the absolute... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenville, South Carolina
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We tried this spot after reading positive reviews. It certainly satisfies the claim of being a budget eatery -- the prices are indeed excellent and the portions generous. If only the main dishes measured up.... There is a large salad bar of sorts where you can buy food by the pound. We elected to order hot meals at the counter,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Varied selection of hot/salad bar and cafeteria style food. Reasonably priced. Centered ariund middle eastern fare. Lentil soup is my favorite. Cash only.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Sultan's Market also viewed

 

Been to Sultan's Market? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2057 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-6758
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Neighborhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Phone Number: +1 773-235-3072

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Vegetarian

Description

Located in Wicker Park, Sultan's Market offers a variety of fresh Middle Eastern cuisine. Since 1995, we've been cooking up Chicago's best falafel. If it's not our falafel, it's freakin' awful.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sultan's Market staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?