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Rajun Cujun

1459 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4524
+1 773-955-1145
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  • Average20%
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“samosas” (5 reviews)
“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Indian, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
1459 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4524
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant always confuses people. It's called Rajun Cajun, but most of the food is Indian fare! That's true, although there are options from both. The Indian food is my choice, and it's cheap and never disappoints. My favorite is the chickpeas and spinach, which...More

Thank Leah v
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

With a surprising mixture of dishes that seems to compliment each other it is a true fine. Not much cajun on the menu but a true mixture of Indian and soul food that is truly enjoyable. No matter if you choose the curry or fried...More

Thank richj65
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Few restaurants have cornered the fusion of menu options from both Louisiana and India. In fact, this is the only place I'm aware of doing so, but I assure you it's a great idea! The samosas are absolutely spectacular! Cheap, hot, and tasty. Collard greens,...More

Thank M3054QJmichaelh
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Have eaten at the Rajun Cajun for Years. Where else can you get Popeye style fried chicken and barbecued chicken meals as well as chicken tikka,indian vegetables,curries,and some of the best samosas in Chicago? (history) This is a small family owned cafeteria style diner that...More

Thank bonnie h
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited this small Indian Restaurant in Hyde Park, around the corner from the hotel we stayed in. Small place with a big heart! Big portions, friendly service, good price points and delicious food. Street parking.

Thank Pranay G
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Went to this place as was missing desi khana.. and to our surprise, this place served amazing food. authentic punjabi khana! felt like I am back in Delhi. The spread is limited but is very delicious. And is def worth a visit..

Thank AneeshM104
Reviewed April 28, 2016

It's not very good Indian food and they are overpriced. I also question the freshness of the food, and service could be friendlier. If you can't make the drive to Devon Avenue, you are much better off going to Ghareeb Nawaz on Halsted street in...More

Thank BlueNaga
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Rajun Cujun serves Indian Food and "soul food"… to be honest here, the Indian food is pretty good. The soul food on the other hand, let me just say stick to the Indian food. For me soul food is tough to eat in a restaurant,...More

Thank Xriz
Reviewed October 24, 2015

I have only had take-out because my spouse does not eat spicy food. The food here is great with ample portions. My favorite are the samosas. Nice family run restaurant.

Thank asti439797
Reviewed October 12, 2015

When we arrived I was super skeptical…Indian and Cujun? Plus it's just a tiny storefront, crowded cafeteria style area to place your order…but you can see everything they offer right there. We got a little of everything…5 meals so we were able to try most...More

Thank Maggie G
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1459 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighborhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-955-1145
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