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Taza

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#2,017 of 8,085 Restaurants in Chicago
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Delivery, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards

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Menu

SALADS & APPETIZERS‏
3.50
Hummus
8 Oz. Mashed chick peas mixed w/ tahini sauce, lemon, garlic, & served w/ olive oil & pita bread.
3.50
Tabbouli Salad
8 Oz. Cracked wheat mixed w/ chopped parsley, tomatoes, mint, lemon juice & olive oil
5.45
Fatoush Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, onions, toasted pita bread, (croutons)tossed in our house vinaigrette
3.50
Dolmeh - Stuffed Grape Leaves
Grapevine leaves stuffed w/ seasoned rice & steamed. Served cold w/ a slice of lemon
6.95
Chicken Shawarma Salad
Garden salad topped w/ chicken shawarma dressed w/ our house vinaigrette
6.25
Greek Salad
Garden salad w/ feta cheese
3.50
Baba Ghanoug
8 Oz. Puree of eggplant w/ tangy tahini & lemon juice, garlic, & served w/ olive oil & pita bread
3.50
Jerusalem Salad
8 Oz. Diced tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, mint, & dressed w/ our special tahini sauce.
4.95
Garden Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, onions, tossed in our house vinaigrette.
6.95
Grilled Chicken Salad
Garden salad‏ topped w/ grilled chicken tenders (taza's chicken) dressed w/ our house vinaigrette
SANDWICHES
5.50
Falafel Sandwich
Crispy patties of ground chick peas & spices. served w/ hummus, lettuce, & Jerusalem salad in a pita bread pocket
5.95
Kifta Kabab Sandwich
Charbroiled seasoned ground tender beef, minced onions, parsley, & spices. Served w/ lettuce & jerusalem salad w/ pita bread pocket
5.95
Roast Turkey Sandwich
Whole turkey roasted w/ Mediterranean spices. carved meat w/ your sandwich. served w/ lettuce, Jerusalem salad in a pita bread pocket.
4.50
Hummus Sandwich
Served w/ lettuce, tomatoes, onions & cucumber sauce on pita.
5.50
Dolmeh Sandwich
Vegetarian grape leaves, served w/ lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber & tahziki sauce in pita pocket
5.95
Taza Chicken Sandwich
Marinated Mediterranean style chicken tenders (white meat) charbroiled & served w/ lettuce, & Jerusalem salad in pita bread pocket
5.95
Chicken Shawarma Sandwich
Delightful sliced chicken marinated in our spices & sliced hot from a revolving rotisserie, served w/ lettuce & Jerusalem salad in a pita bread pocket.
5.95
Gyro Sandwich
Served w/ lettuce, tomatoes, onions, & cucumber sauce on pita.
4.50
Baba Ghanoug Sandwich
Served w/ lettuce, Jerusalem salad in a pita bread
PLATES‏
8.95
Taza's Chicken
Marinated Mediterranean style chicken tenders (white meat) charbroiled, served w/ dill basmati rice, Jerusalem salad & pita bread.
8.95
Roasted Turkey
Whole turkey roasted w/ Mediterranean spices. Served meat served w/ dill basmati rice, Jerusalem salad & pita bread.
7.25
Falafel Plate
6 Pieces falafel served w/ hummus, Jerusalem salad, pita bread, tahini sauce & hot sauce.
8.95
Gyros Plate
Slices of gyro meat served w/ rice, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, tahziki sauce & pita
7.25
Gyros Hummus Plate
Bed of hummus topped w/ gyro meat, served w/ pita bread & piece of falafel
9.25
Combo Plate
Combination of tazas chicken & kifta kabab served w/ dill basmati rice, jerusalem salad & pita bread
8.95
Chicken Shawarma
Delight sliced chicken breast marinated in our own spices & sliced hot from a revolving rotisserie, served w/ dill basmati rice, Jerusalem salad & pita bread
8.95
Kifta Kabab
Charbroiled seasoned ground tender beef, minced onions, parsley, & spices. Served w/ dill basmati rice, Jerusalem salad & pita bread.
7.25
Vegetarian Plate
Dolmeh, falafel,‏ hummus, mixed salad, & tabbouleh. Served w/ pita bread & tahini sauce
7.25
Shawarma Hummus Plate
Bed of hummus topped w/ chicken shawarma, served w/ pita bread & pieces of falafel
BEVERAGES
0.95
Soda (Can)
Choose one: coke, pepsi, sprite, diet coke, diet pepsi, 7-up
1.25
Water (16Oz Btl)
1.75
Boylan's Soda (Btl)
Choose one: root beer, orange soda, ginger ale
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was in no way shape or form middle eastern food. They had decent hummus. End of story. Unless you’re looking for a soggy mess of a sandwich that’s overstuffed with tasteless meat, look elsewhere.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MJON561011
Reviewed February 27, 2019

There are a bunch of us that go here twice a week. The people who work there are so friendly and always cut up some fresh falafel for us while we're ordering. And I must mention the best falafel in the Chicago area, made fresh...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vallarta
Taza C, Owner at Taza, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We always try our best to keep everyone happy!

Reviewed May 4, 2018

Being a prisoner of Chicago's Loop for 8 hours every week day presents the problem of finding fresh, tasty, fast and affordable lunchtime eats - and Taza Café provides Loop stranded denizens with a flavorful solution to the perennial problem. When I first tried Taza...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank theSwurleys
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We loved the food here. Combo Plate ($11) will fill you up for an entire day. But the styrofoam boxes and plastic utensils are very unappetizing for someone who's eating in the restaurant. Had they been using a better form of plates/utensils would have given...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Matt C
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Not only is this eatery beyond tasty, the owner is an absolute gem. My friend and I came in not knowing what we wanted to order, and he was so friendly and helped us with our decision. We ended up getting a combo plate that...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank TravelGoddess86
Reviewed November 9, 2015

I have been going to Taza for a while now, on my lunch breaks, but not until today did I think to write a review. That's because I received service above and beyond the norm. What I've always loved about Taza is that their food...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Karen K
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Try the chicken shawarma! The food here is always fresh and delicious at a great price. The line moves fast, and the service is good. There are lots of healthy options if you are watching your waistline. You can dine in the restaurant or take...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank TikiGirli
Reviewed September 17, 2015

AWESOMENESS in the downtown area!!! I can see this place really expanding, the food is out of this world, justifiably reasonably priced, and enough seating to accommodate ample guests. Once word gets out how good the platters and specials are, they will have lines out...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank senorsiete
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Found out about this place on a Yelp "Best cheap eats in Chicago" list. And seeing the number of office workers standing in line to get their lunch there when I showed up, I realized that Café Taza was probably well worth the detour. Went...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Pat5150
Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was so looking forward to trying Taza after reading so many stellar reviews on this place. I have to be honest, while I enjoyed Taza, my meal didn't quite measure up to the high standards I had. I ordered the chicken shawarma sandwich with...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank Emily J
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