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$10 - $15
Chinese, Asian
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for late evening and late night diners. I usually order take out and it's ready and packaged on arrival and before I get there. There is a section for rice dishes on their menu and I wish they would offer more choices. The...dishes with eggplant were atrocious, they need to be paired with something different!! Weiqiang Li should add to this RICE menu with dishes like chicken & broccoli, Hunan beef, Mongolian beef & more.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed October 14, 2019

If you are not Asian do not go here. Because your experience will be subpar compared to your Asian counterparts. Just left and wish I could give them ZERO Stars. I have never seen a place serve it’s cliental so unfairly. If you’re Asian, plastic...cups with Extra Ice no less, and complimentary Green Tea. If you’re American water will be served in old ass cups, and Tea must be purchased off drinks menu. First, I thought the clients were asking for it. Then I just kept seeing it happen over and over again. Asian client one type of service, Americans another. Asked for Steamed Dumplings, was served Shrimp filled dumplings. We don’t eat Shrimp, and told the waiter no seafood. Was charged anyway and they would not remove it from the bill. Icing on the cake and is what pushed me to write this review. A disgrace and cultural disservice. Instead of treating people equally this establishment serves its clients extremely poorly, unless you’re Asian.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

Clean and tasty no frills Resturant Egg drop soup was flavourful as was the spring roll. The most popular sweet beef was tasty and served on a sizzling plate. If you’re looking for something tasty and simple relaxed Resturant chi cafe is certainly worth a...tasteMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed May 29, 2019

Tucked in the Chinatown Square mall off of Archer, this is quite a hit with the locals, and we see why. It has an expansive menu, with about 10 booths and two tables in the center. Lots of hustle and bustle with locals and tourist...alike vying for the waiters attention to order. We ordered the squab, shrimp won ton soup, 2 rice dishes, chicken skewers, beef n turnips and fried bean curd - and every single one was really really good like Hong Kong cooking should taste like. With reasonable prices, quick service, we were happy to find this place. And then you have the various dessert places all around to top off the meal!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 4, 2019

We got into our hotel in Chicago at 11pm and nothing was open around us. We decided to order Chi Café takeout, to be delivered. Yelp said it would take 60mins, but it took about 25. It was amazing! The delivery driver called when he...got downstairs and my husband went down to meet him. Delivery was beyond timely and friendly! We ordered an abundance of food since we were going to be up all night working. The egg rolls, egg drop soup, Singapore street noodles, chicken fried rice, and orange chicken were all amazing....and waaaaay too much food for us. However, it hit the spot! It was hot and fresh! Couldn't have anticipated a better experience. Thank you Chi Café for making the evening the best!More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2018

i like this place with extended hours, even 24-hr open on weekend. no parking validation, but its free to park after 10pm

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Quick service once we were seated. We ordered several dishes that were tasty - I had ordered a Lo Mein dish, I think they forgot about it and just served us a random dish towards the end of our meal. Overall, a good experience and...we left full!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Long wait was worth it. We got out of our convention at Mccormick late - after 10pm - then took an Uber to the Chi Cafe in china town. We were a bit confused at first because we were dropped off behind the building but...realized we walked around the front and into this beautiful alley way with all these wonderful shops and eateries!! Chi cafe was PACKED and we waited about a half hour at the door for a seat. It was a bit crowded and we had to manually write our name on the waiting list but it was worth the wait. I got a ginger bbq pork lo mein and crab rangoons. All i can say is.... friggin DELICIOUS. I wish I could seriously go back and eat this right now lol!! My husband got this wonderful sake beef dish on a hot sizzling plate and rice and it was fabulous too! Only con was that it was very very busy and we were there late on a Saturday but it was extremely worth it. It was def a kind of hole in the wall joint with some super fabulous food!More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed February 17, 2018

we have a wonderful lunch, it was very tasty and filling. we ordered more than we could eat, and ended up taking some of it home.

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

A wild choice of Cantonese food, everything was delicious. We had a great afternoon lunch. And the good thing is that place serve high quality food until 4 am. I will for sure go there again

Date of visit: August 2017
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Yes, Chi Cafe offers takeout services.

Chi Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5