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Tatami Restaurant

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1859 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2158 (Chestnut)
847-998-8887
Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent, but not spectacular

I'm gonna buck the trend and give Tatami a 3. It deserves a 3.5, but TA doesn't allow half points, so i gave it a 3. The setting is nice and modern, with pleasant mood music in the background. I got the Teriyaki Beef box. The beef was delicious, and the rice was very good, but the sides were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2014
StrangeTripper
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Chicago
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  • Casual Elegant
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Chicago
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I'm gonna buck the trend and give Tatami a 3. It deserves a 3.5, but TA doesn't allow half points, so i gave it a 3. The setting is nice and modern, with pleasant mood music in the background. I got the Teriyaki Beef box. The beef was delicious, and the rice was very good, but the sides were reasonable... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I'm not a big fan of salmon, but the special roll they have 'salmon cheviche' is amazing. Thin sliced lemon on top of the roll makes perfect balance with salmon. Definitely going back!!!

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Northfield, Illinois
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

They must have done a remodeling, all the decor looked new and modern. Outside was totally unnoticeable strip mall appearance, though. Did a couple of plates and all were excellent.

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Glenview, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

May look like a whole in the the restaurant, but dinning experience is way above average! I have eaten sushi many times before. I use to be the kinda person that bought it from Safeway or your local mart. Well that all changed after I went to Tatami's! The ingredients are so tasteful, I know its fresh. The display on... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Easy to drive by in this Glenview strip mall, Tatami promises fresh sushi and they really deliver! The restaurant is beautifully appointed with white table clothes and lovely china. There is a small bar area if you like to have cocktails while waiting for friends. Our server was very attentive and patient as we ask many questions. She double checked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We do not regularly go to Sushi restaurants but when Groupon "made me an offer I couldn't refuse," I took advantage to make our first visit to Tatami. This restaurant is located in a very non-descript strip mall on one of Glenview's main streets, Waukegan Road. We went on a Friday and had a 6:30 reservation. When we promptly arrived,... More 

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This gem in Glenview is easy to miss when driving down but find it and you are in store for something fresh and clean. Seaweed salad, miso soup were standard but the lunch special comes with edamame which was a pleasant surprise. My coworker liked her dragon roll and the decor. Its a nice find in Glenview and not too... More 

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Chicago
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

My husband and I used our Groupon last night at Tatami and really loved it! They have a varied menu, something for everyone, and overheard the waitress saying "if there is something you want we will make it for you!" I noticed that there were even two choices for LC (low carbs as opposed to low calories). We asked our... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I live there but hadn't visited for a while. The restaurant is fancier and the prices have gone up considerably. There are better sushi restaurants within comfortable driving distance.

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Top Contributor
237 reviews 237 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

The sushi is very good, it's not like other sushi places where all the sushi rolls taste the same because they put the same kind of sauce on each roll. The sushi are very fresh and the wait staff are very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1859 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2158
    (Chestnut)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: 847-998-8887

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?