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Parthenon Restaurant

#617 of 7,460 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
West Loop
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314 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-5482
312.726.2407
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Groupon menu gave a wonderful selection of their best appetizers, salads, main dishes and desserts. Portions were generous and delicious!!

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Thank Janet V
Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went there because in my opinion they have the best food in Greek town, the portions are nice size and the staff is quick, but take care of their customers. The flamed cheese taste good and great presentation table side . The wine is reasonable and a good range to choose from. Nice place for a summer night out.

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Thank ronaldc562
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Greek food. The flaming cheese is tasty and a great table side presentation. The lamb is tender and all the food is adequately seasoned and delicious. The Selection of Greek wines is better than most restaurants I've been at, the Reds and Roses are nice. I suggest getting the carafe. They served it in a tin cup and it's... More 

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Thank txpilgrim
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually take out of town friends here when we want to visit Greektown (as we did last night). Very good food, well presented. And the service is friendly. Hard to go wrong here,

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Thank RML1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their family dinners provided a lot of food. Plan to take some home. There appetizer of flamed cheese "Saganaki" is a must!!! The roasted pork was better than the lamb.

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Thank Charles A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a groupon for this place so we thought we would try it out. We were so glad we did! The food and service was so good!

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Thank Jessica S
Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Ate at Parthenon tonight and although the food was a bit too salty for my palate , it tasted terrific. Very friendly atmosphere, great prices, good food. The roe appetizer was great as well as the garlic mashed potatoes. Terrific desserts, had to stuff them in.

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Thank Super593
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Have been going to this restaurant for over thirty years. Lately the food has not been as good as in the past. My son read that they have failed two inspections for cleanliness. The pastitsio is terrible. The only dish I really like is the gyros.

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Thank joanndx10
Chicago, Ilinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We went there on a Groupon coupon. We used Valet parking which is free. Greeted with a smile. Asked several times how are food was.....Waiter was great cheerful and explained everything. Saganaki was delicious! Choice of soup I chose the beef soup that was truly outstanding. I should of got some to go! Gryos excellent not like what you buy... More 

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Thank myluv7
Granite City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to the Parthenon since 1973. The saganaki, gyros, dolamades, roditas haven't changed. One of our very favorite restaurants of all times. We caught the 7:20am from Alton IL and came for lunch. Catching the 5:15pm train back home. Fun day!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-5482
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighborhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: 312.726.2407

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Staying in West Loop

Neighborhood Profile
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.