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Cumin

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$$ - $$$Indian, , Asian
1414 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9214
+1 773-342-1414
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good54%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Nepali, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1414 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9214
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed March 26, 2018

This is a very solid place for Indian (and Nepalese) Food in hipster-dominated Wicker Park. Most of the menu is pretty traditional Indian food that one would find at any Indian restaurant in the US or Britain: samosas, pakoras, chicken tikka masala, lamb vindaalu, biryanis...More

Thank CamboIII
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Two couples reserved ahead for an early Sunday evening dinner -- avoided any crowding, and had an excellent experience. Starters of excellent soup, samosas, dumplings -- prompt and tasty. For mains we then focussed on varieties of lamb -- best was the saag -- veggies...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Arrived 15 minutes before closing, but were served fresh amazing Indian food. We are from UK originally so have some pretty good Indian food experiences that have sadly lacked in Chicago. Cumin served flavoursome very tasty and satisfying dishes. we ordered off menu and that...More

1  Thank Alison1207
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Everything was fresh - nothing seemed frozen. Tons of flavor - just incredible. The naan is brought fresh to the table. Great people watching on Milwaukee and view of the water tower. Definitely not the healthiest food - I'm sure they go through truckloads of...More

Thank G_Seven
Reviewed July 1, 2017

The food was very good, but the service was lacking. It took about 15 minutes to get our three glasses of wine. We asked for further descriptions of a couple of dishes, but the server wasn't really able to describe the food/add to the descriptions...More

Thank Karen Z
Reviewed May 22, 2017

When we travel, the first thing we search for is an Indian restaurant; in Montana we tend to be ethnic food challenged. Cumin was one of the best. Our waiter brought us some items that weren't even on the menu, including the best soup I've...More

Thank durrae j
Reviewed May 9, 2017

One of the better Indian/Nepalese restaurants in the Chicagoland area. Excellent food quality and decent bar. Was fairly busy for a Monday evening and the staff looked a bit overwhelmed. I think they were short on staff with no host or a full time bar...More

Thank Salil S
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The food is genuine and loved by our friends from India but don't go for $13/ person lunch buffet. Few and poor choices. Almost no chicken, no other meat. We tried to order off the menu because of the limited buffet choices but actually they...More

Thank EsmeBennion
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Probably the best Indian food we've had in Chicago. We've been looking for awhile! We had the Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Makhani, Garlic Naan.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We're from Vancouver, Canada, which has a large Indian population and many good Indian restaurants. So we know a thing or two about Indian food. All the Indian restaurants in River North are terrible and unauthentic. They don't even smell good when you walk by...More

Thank pingaroo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9214
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-342-1414
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