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Cafe Iberico

#252 of 7,665 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Near North Side
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739 N La Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654-5023
+1 312-573-1510
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Waterloo, Canada
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had heard about this place from a colleague and the reviews were pretty good. No wait for a table for 2 at around 5 pm on a Sunday. Had the lamb chop special that was spectacular. The garlic prawns were plentiful and just garlicky enough! Calamari was also very good. Waiter was attentive but the food was slow in coming... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to try out Cafe Iberico. The customer service was excellent. The food was subpar for the price. I would not recommend the seafood paella. Although it was freshly made. The rice was burnt and hard. The seasonings was not traditonal. The seafood was overcooked. My friend ordered the potatoes and that was very good. Unfortunately,... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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414 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We had a large group of friends. We ordered lots of different dishes and had fun sharing. Each plate was good. They came out at different times, but spaced perfectly for sharing. We had fun and will return. It's very casual. They do offer some fun cuisine.

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Thank Davidamy617
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We had about 10 different Tapas and all were excellent. Special recognition for the sauce on the mussels - best I've ever had. Smoked salmon, seafood salad, mushrooms, and of course manchego con jamón ibérico were excellent as well. Seafood paella was good though I'd stick with all tapas next time and be perfectly happy.

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Thank Brian B
Phoenix, Arizona
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Waited an hour over our reservation time. Enough said. Food okay, loud, got wet plate with crumbs. Skip it.

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Thank BlouAz
San Diego, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Loved every single plate we ordered Lots of flavor and spices. Patata brava, garlic shrimp, garlic mushroom, and calamari. Of course you have to try the sangria and the flan.

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The Frozen North -- Please Help Us!
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We went on a Saturday night for small plates, and they have a wide selection and very reasonable prices. Three plates was plenty for this couple. Enjoyed the empanadas, scallops with rice, and ham croquettes. Liked the inexpensive white wine the waiter recommended, too. But the place was lit up as bright as a pancake house and very noisy. Atmosphere... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

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

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Thank Sukinha24
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 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 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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 - 1:30 am
Saturday
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: +1 312-573-1510

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