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Kan Zaman

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617 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-3714 (W Ontario St)
Brown/Purple Line at Chicago and Franklin River North Red Line - Grand Ave
312-751-9600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Lebanese food

Have been many times when visiting Chicago.. Always good.. Do try the filet mignon beef kabob.. Delicious! Good service.. Server was pleasant and attentive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
MakeupArtist40
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Chicago, Illinois
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302 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

ok so I was there for a lunch with a girls from my office...and I left..after I ordered..a veggie soup....I am sorry to sey it but I saw giant black long curly hair...inside....I almost vomit..because I eat hummus and other snacks before I ve got my suop I will never go there again...never

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Thank Desert G
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went to this one night while traveling in Chicago. Nice place. Food was ok. Belly dancer was a nice touch. My only complaint was the inability of our waiter to swap out our desert when the Lebanese dessert just wasn't to our liking. Might be a little bratty mentioning that but most places I've been to would have done that... More 

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Thank Talal K
Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Have been many times when visiting Chicago.. Always good.. Do try the filet mignon beef kabob.. Delicious! Good service.. Server was pleasant and attentive.

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Thank MakeupArtist40
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Unassuming building front hides an amazing food and ethnic experience! Every dish was superbly created & served with family cheer! Appetizers were so delicious and main course meats were so delicious with rice and vegetables! The belly dancer was gorgeous and super talented! It feels like you are in a family home...being treated as an important guest thanks to the... More 

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2 Thank Lady_Solomon
Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What a neat place! The ouside was unassuming, but the inside was a nice surprise. Make a reservation; this place gets packed! We were lucky to go early, so we got a table. It is BYOB, which is fine. Food was great. We wanted something more than just falafel and we were not disappointed. The appetizers were spot-on, just like... More 

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Thank BridgewaterCTdad
Chicago
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169 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

With every intention of going for Italian we changed our mind at the last minute and decided upon middle eastern food and happened upon Kan Zanan. Never having been there before we didn’t know what to expect but was open to something new. The place looks like it been there for a while and isn’t very large with tables placed... More 

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Thank aender
Connecticut
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wonderful food, extensive menu, unique seating and the owner was very attentive. I live in Ct but recommend this restaurant to friends visiting Chicago.

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Thank Lisa W
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were with a lare group and they were able to accomodate us without a problem. The food was very good and well priced. We had a great time and will go back again.

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Thank George S
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten here several times with family and for business 3 times. The staff is very friendly and accommodating and went the extra mile for our large groups. My favorite is the beef shish kebabs- they are tender, flavorful and generous portions. I highly recommend for any size group!

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Thank lightinggrl
Chicago, Illinois
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214 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have eaten here quite a few times and the food is always great, but just don't expect too much in terms of an amazing restaurant meal---more like slow but steady family style meal. My favorite thing to do is go here with a group on Friday nights. Its BYOB (there is a Binny's 2 blocks away) and there is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 617 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-3714
    (W Ontario St)
  • Public Transportation: Brown/Purple Line at Chicago and Franklin River North Red Line - Grand Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-751-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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