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1859 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2158 (Chestnut)
847-998-8887
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 10
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Creative rolls

Excellent sushi and some great, creative rolls. Fish is fresh, soup and salad yummy. I think they have changed ownership again. The servers always seem a little spacey, but they get the food right. A little expensive for sushi, but good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
dreytuch
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
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283 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Excellent sushi and some great, creative rolls. Fish is fresh, soup and salad yummy. I think they have changed ownership again. The servers always seem a little spacey, but they get the food right. A little expensive for sushi, but good.

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Thank dreytuch
Chicago
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221 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 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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Thank StrangeTripper
Lombard, Illinois
1 review
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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Thank Michelle_L1588
Northfield, Illinois
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Thank desertpole
Glenview, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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1 Thank tonybrockman
Evanston, Illinois
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 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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Thank Carehb
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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1 Thank Gary R
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Thank Njp007
Chicago
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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1 Thank jabsChicago
Glenview, Illinois
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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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, Asian

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

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