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Sultan's Market

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Wicker Park / Bucktown
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2057 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-6758
+1 773-235-3072
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Takeout
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.
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great chicken shawarma

I got the mixed meat plate. The lamb was a little dry but the chicken was moist and very well seasoned. The hummus was very good and the rice was moist and flavorful. This is a great place for a bargain meal in Wicker Park.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Rich D
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Chicago, Illinois
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Winter Haven, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place had excellent food and excellent prices. Between 6 of us, we tried the lamb meal, lamb sandwich, meat pie, egg and cheese pie, spinach pie, and falafel. It was all very good. My cousin lives near the restaurant and the frequents it regularly, if I lived in Chicago I would also be a regular there.

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Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

All good picks, Amber! Can't wait to see you again. Thanks, Habibi's, Shadi More 

Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I got the mixed meat plate. The lamb was a little dry but the chicken was moist and very well seasoned. The hummus was very good and the rice was moist and flavorful. This is a great place for a bargain meal in Wicker Park.

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Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

Happy to know you enjoyed that chicken and hummus, Rich! We're all about serving a good bang for your buck, so the compliments you left mean a lot! Hope we'll see you soon (and we promise to do better on that lamb)! All the best, Habibi's, Shadi More 

New Providence Island
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Simply good - down home - Mediterranean food. Excellent Prices - wide variety and really really really awesome flavors.

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Shadi R, Owner at Sultan's Market, responded to this review

Glad you enjoy stopping by. At the end of the day, we just wanna be serving the best food we can, so your compliments mean a lot. See you soon! -Habibi's, Shadi More 

Nassau, New Providence Island
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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.

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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
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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 

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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.

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KansasTravelgrl
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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.

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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
45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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124 reviews 124 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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 

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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
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29 reviews 29 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 

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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 

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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 20
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Middle Eastern

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

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