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$10 - $15
Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner

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Wash it down with an Imperial Pint of Guinness or Harp for only 5 bucks!
Half Price Wine!
Get two of Chicago's best thin crust pizzas, for the price of one!
Candlelite pub burger and draft
Crispy southern fried chicken, cole slaw, mashed potatoes
Fish n' Chips 8oz of premium cod loin and choice of side. Wash it down with an Imperial Pint of Guinness or Harp for only $5.50!
Open at 11 am serving Brunch till 3 pm
5 Blood Mary's & Mimosas
15 Miller Lite Buckets
5 Bottles
Open at 11 am serving Brunch till 3 pm
5 Blood Mary's & Mimosas
15 Corona / Corona Light Buckets
5 Bottles
Fresh cheese curds, bacon, gravy, scallions
Basket of Fries
Traditional or sweet potato
Cup $5.5
Bowl $8.0
Tailgate Chili
Slow cooked chili, served with mozzarella cheese, cilantro, and sour cream, oyster crackers
Cup $4.5
Bowl $6.0
Vegetable Minestrone
Served with oyster crackers
Southern Fried Pickles
Beer battered and fried dill slices, side of buttermilk ranch
Cheese Curds
Wisconsin's white cheddar curds, beer battered and fried, side of marinara and buttermilk ranch
Fried Calamari
Crispy calamari, served with lemon, marinara and chipotle mayo
Chicken Quesadillas
Grilled chicken, roasted red peppers, cilantro, pepperjack cheese, side of sour cream and salsa
Veggie Quesadillas
Mushrooms, roasted red peppers, carmelized onions, goat and mozzarella cheeses, side of sour cream and salsa
Choice of mild buffalo, spicy buffalo, chipotle BBQ or Teriyaki, choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing
Garlic - Candlelite Classic
red wine garlic marinade
Tangy buffalo sauce, blue cheese crumbles
Melted cheddar cheese, green onions, crispy bacon, sour cream
Fresh herbs, Parmesan cheese, side of marinara
Homemade Dressings : Caesar, Blue Cheese, Creamy Garlic, Buttermilk Ranch, Red Wine Vinaigrette, Raspberry Vinaigrette, and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Candlelite Mini Wedge
Crisp iceberg lettuce, bacon, egg, tomato, blue cheese crumbles, onion straws, creamy garlic dressing
Small Salad
Mixed greens, croutons, tomato, parmesan, marinated onions, choice of dressing
New Mexico
Mixed greens, black beans, sweet corn, pico de gallo, mozzarella cheese, avocado, grilled chicken, tortilla strips, buttermilk ranch dressing
Mixed greens, blue cheese crumbles, grilled chicken, crisp bacon, egg, cucumbers, artichokes, red onion and tomato, creamy garlic dressing
Warm Chicken Caesar
Seared romaine lettuce, roasted cherry tomatoes, croutons, parmesan cheese, grilled chicken and Caesar dressing
The Candlelite
Mixed greens, pecans, mandarin oranges, cranberries, red onion, blue cheese, raspberry vinaigrette
Mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, marinated onions, kalamata olives, green and red peppers, feta cheese, anchovies, red wine vinaigrette
Spinach and Strawberry
Baby spinach, strawberries, goat cheese, candied pecans, marinated onions, grilled chicken and balsamic vinaigrette
Romaine, mixed greens, marinated onions, cherry tomato, blue cheese crumbles, sliced marinated steak, balsamic vinaigrette
Enhance Any Salad with Marinated Steak
$7.00; 10 and under, choose milk, juice, or soda, apple or fruit
Grilled Cheese
Choose fries or tots
Kids Pizza
Cheese, sausage or pepperoni
Chicken Strips
Choose fries or tots
Mac & Cheese
Trotolle noodles
Kids Pasta
Red sauce or butter
Mini Burger
Choose fries or tots, add choice of cheese for $1
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
BBQ Chicken
Tangy BBQ sauce, grilled chicken, red onions, mozzarella and fresh cilantro
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Sausage and Peppers
Sausage, roasted red peppers, mozzarella and provolone cheese
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Fresh mushrooms, spinach, red and green peppers, onion, artichoke hearts
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Bringin' the Heat
Pepperoni, fresh jalapenos and pico de gallo
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Sausage, pepperoni, Green Pepper, mushrooms, onions
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Pineapple and Canadian bacon
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Angry Hawaiian
Pineapple, Canadian bacon, tangy buffalo sauce, fresh jalapenos
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Flaming Italian Beef
Italian beef and zesty giardiniera
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Buffalo Chicken
Tangy buffalo sauce, grilled chicken, blue cheese and marinated onions
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Popeye Pesto
Basil pesto, baby spinach and mozzarella
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Candlelite White
Olive oil, whole roasted garlic, fresh mozzarella, provolone, parmesan and goat cheeses, caramelized onions
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Buttermilk ranch, bacon, roma tomatoes, crisp lettuce tossed in red wine vinaigrette
10" Personal $11.0
12" Medium $18.0
16" Large $22.0
Mac N' Cheese
Olive oil, mozzarella, mac n cheese parmesan cheese, and Canadian bacon
10" Personal $9.0
12" Medium $15.0
16" Large $19.0
Build Your Own Pizza
10" Personal per topping0.79
12" Medium per topping1.09
16" Large per topping1.29
Fresh mozzarella, goat cheese, feta cheese, sausage, pepperoni, Italian beef, ground beef Canadian bacon, crispy bacon, grilled chicken, jalapenos, giardiniera, tomatoes, roasted red peppers, green peppers, anchovies, artichokes, onion, caramelized onion, mushrooms, pineapple, roasted garlic, minced garlic, black olives, green olives, spinach, pico de gallo, basil, cilantro, shrimp, sun dried tomato
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Twelve of us showed up for Tuesday night 2 for 1 pizza. They moved the tables around so we could all sit together. Nice variety of beers and wines. Ordered four pizzas and drinks. I thought the pizzas were just okay. The restaurant was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 976stevek
Reviewed February 28, 2018

A dear friend ordered carry out a pizza from here and it was different.... This had goat cheese I think, Canadian bacon & caramelized onions, maybe some garlic too. Very tasty. No tomato sauce, hence "white pizza'". I don't think I would have ordered this...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed November 11, 2017

I think of Tripadvisor as a service for people visiting a place, not so much as a restaurant review site. And, if I was coming to Chicago for business or pleasure and wanted to experience a classic Chicago place, I'd go to Candlelite. Great atmosphere,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank henrymoon2015
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

We started going to Candlelite after moving to Rogers Park in 1969. Back then they had excellent thin crust pizza. Decided to revisit after many years. What a disappointment. First of all we had to wait about 1/2 an hour, after which our server came...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank apachebeaver
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Great, unique pizza. Reasonably priced. Friendly neighborhood oriented ma pa bar. Blackhawks and Cubs friendly.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank thosheineman
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

We love lover love to come here on Tuesdays for their BOGO on pizza! Best pizza very, very thin crust, unique toppings. The fried pickles and chocolate chip cookie with ice cream are also some favorites! The serviceis great. Not in a great neighborhood and...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Swedishgirlinus
Reviewed June 16, 2016

We have been going to the Candlelite for many years. It is one of our go to restaurants when visiting Evanston. It has changed slightly over the years but still has great pizza along with other food. Service is friendly and efficient. Well worth a...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank dnbleavenworth
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Visiting a friend in Chicago she brought me here for my first meal on the day I arrived Great service from a really friendly waitress Food was quick and tasted excellent Well worth a visit

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank sarac42
Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Candlelite is a great place for a burger and a beer. The pizza, wings, salads, and brunch are also fantastic. Weekday specials each night. Pete and Stephanie are wonderful!

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank edal2012
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Really didn't know what to expect when we got here to watch the Cubs game. We found a nice, low-key atmosphere, a slightly older crowd, not the boisterous "Bros" you typically find in Lincoln Park. The service was friendly, and the thin-crust pizza was delicious...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank LawyerTraveler60035
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