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Salonica

1440 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637 (Hyde Park)
(773) 752-3899
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Ranked #1,851 of 8,267 restaurants in Chicago
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
Most recent review
- May 16, 2014
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Neighborhood: Hyde Park
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English first
Sudbury,ON
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234 reviews 234 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We like to re-visit this place whenever we visit Chicago. The location is great - close to the best bookstore in the City - and the Greek food really is Greek. Try the Mousaka and the spinach pies, or just go for breakfast. The staff are super-friendly and helpful. Your coffee cup will always be re-filled. The place is clean... More

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romania
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213 reviews 213 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This place is not exquisite and s not pretending to be. I appreciated the simplicity and the great atmosphere.

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Bangalore
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is not a very fancy restaurant. It is a round the corner basic place where is the decent food but patchy service. The first time we went there, the food and service were great. Second time, service dropped a bit. The first time was for lunch and the second dinner. They don't have too many vegetarian choices but do... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Nothing fancy, just good eats in a family Greek atmosphere. The reuben is good. The lemon chicken soup maybe too thickened. Locals with us love the service and the cozy feeling of the place. A fair value and an asset to the area.

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Californie
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

While our daughter was studying at UChicago we ate at Salonica many times. It's a wonderful place for breakfast; there were so many choices. It was easy to see that both locals and visitors frequented this restaurant - always a good sign. Service was friendly. The place was always packed. We always left feeling full and satisfied.

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Chicago
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We wanted to this Greek Diner to be awesome, but it was only ok. The food was not so good and the service was slow. Try something else when you are in Hyde Park.

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Sudbury,ON
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234 reviews 234 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

WE wandered in after brousing Powells Books. The service was quick and so friendly. They accommodated a family with kids who came in just after us. The food is tasty, filling and there's a good selection of Greek specialties - and best of all - All Day Breakfast that would be acceptable in the home of Breakfast, the U.K. Our... More

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Sleepy Hollow, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Very busy local place and the cheerful service and delicious breakfast were a treat. Close to the University of Chicago. Paid street parking is available and the cops are vigilant about tickets.

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Durban, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Proprietor run great little Greek taverna in Hyde Park. Excellent moussaka and other Greek delicacies. Service friendly and attentive. Pity about the machine coke and BYO. will definitely become a regular when visiting Chicago

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West Hartford, CT
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I went here for comfort food after a long day walking in the rain, and Salonica did not disappoint -- had a great open-faced turkey sandwich with gravy and mashed potatoes, that just hit the spot. My daughter and I returned the next morning for breakfast and had good sausage, hash browns, eggs, coffee, and OJ. The service was fine,... More

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