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Cafe Iberico

#215 of 7,549 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Near North Side
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739 N La Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654-5023
(312) 573-1510
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this are my favorite ones here salpicon de mariscos hummm they have the best croquetas ever.... pulpo a la plancha bizcocho borracho

Thank Sukinha24
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a group of 15 we had a long table and service worked out fine even if they handed out to few plates of the same in the beginning. Staff attentive and the octopus and grilled squid was great. Cut rib eye was also good but best was the lamb-chops Great rioja , marquis d'Arienza 2010 through out the meal... More 

Thank Fredrik A
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All other places go small plates like little appetizers This place each plate feeds 2-3 Every single thing we try here amazing My favorites Goat cheese spinach salad, grilled calamari, spicy potatoes The sangria pitcher red have to order this Price very very appropriate estimate 20 a person

Thank pnaderi
Chicago, Illinois
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy to know that are NO KIDS ALLOWED, so I can enjoy my drink, my food, and my friends conversation!!!

Thank Lebleuchat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. Amazing food literally everything I've eaten: calamari, goat cheese salad, spicy potatoes, Paela, chops. The sangria red wine can't find any better. Portion sizes large and very decent price. We went there group of 6 tried 6 different dishes paid about 20 each. If sangria crowd, get a pitcher instead of individual cups; price wise makes... More 

Thank Sara A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember the old cafe Iberico (which wasn't that long ago)...intimate, dark with candles on the table, wine bottles lining that walls, economical tapas with large portions....now it's blindingly bright, wine bottles are replace with escutcheons each brilliantly illuminated by their own spot light, and the tapas which used to cost $6.50-7.00 are now $12 or more. It was always... More 

Thank normancito
Stockton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend took me here and it is her favorite restaurant in Chicago and it's easy to see why. The food is SO GOOD - definitely have the pulpo!! Her kids loved the food as well and the adults were all about it. Definitely give this place a try!

Thank Buhrdy
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This place has a nice European feel and was extremely busy on the night we visited. The tapas selection was extensive but I particularly liked the patatas bravas and the garlic shrimp. The main lamb dish was excellent. Good service for such a large room.

Thank Pierre4823
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I go to Chicago two or three times a year and Cafe Iberico is a place I must visit, the service is great at and the food is delicious, the tapas portions are generous and everything on the menu is very good , last weekend they have steak as one of the special and it was very good.

Thank Artemisa F
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

This restaurant is located only a stone's throw form out hotel in a very nice neighborhood. We ordered soup, calamari, and Ensalada Mixa. They were all so delicious. The cold Gazpacho tomato soup ($7.95) was very delicious and so were the calamari ($11.50), which reminded me of Japanese calamari. The salad ($.8.95) with various kinds of very fresh vegetables was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 N La Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654-5023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: (312) 573-1510

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