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Tamarind

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Downtown / The Loop
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614 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1808 (Between Balbo Ave & Harrison St)
+1 312-379-0970
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Surrey, Canada
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequently used this restaurant as a lunch or dinner pick during a convention at the nearby Hilton hotel. Great food, excellent service, and on a day that we arrived very late for lunch, instead of sending us away (one table had been cleared) they allowed us to sit, with the understanding that we would be served after the rush.... More 

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Thank Roland J
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and daughter stopped by on a Tuesday afternoon and it was basically empty. I've read good reviews so we decided to try it out. Food was great! Good size servings. Honey walnut chicken and sweet and sour chicken were good. Sushi was good too. Waiter was very attentive. I definitely recommend and will return when I'm in town... More 

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Thank Joseph G
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I ordered egg rolls and shrimp won ton soup. WOW!!!!! First, the table water has lemon and cucumber in it. It appears plain. The egg rolls were pretty good, but very little shrimp. I believe they were rolled in a rice paper. If there was pork I never tasted or saw it. The won ton soup was terrible, and nothing... More 

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Thank Carrie K
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

In town visiting family and took them all there because a friend recommended. Overall, the place was clean and the staff was friendly. I was extremely satisfied with the chicken pad Thai and everyone else was happy with their food with the exemption of the Shrimp Wonton soup. They didn't have just wonton soup. There were only 3 shrimps in... More 

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Thank Alfred D
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This place offered Chinese, Japanese and Thai. Diner can mix and match from the menu. Enjoyed the Chinese selection. The chicken fried rice was very flavorful. Also the Green teani martini was refreshing

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Thank daphinew w
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Ate here last week. Great food. Particularly enjoyed the make your own stir fry. You don't really make it but you do get to customize it to you liking. Sushi good too.

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Thank Bob E
Northwich, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't say this place has a great ambience, but the staff here are very hospitable and cater to your needs . As a vegetarian,there were good options. Pricing is decent and the restaurant is close to the big hotels in downtown Chicago.

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Thank sivakumarhip
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Relaxed dining. Good food, I had the shrimp fried rice and it was delicious. My son had the tofu stir-fry and loved it. The service was nice and the prices good.

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Chatham, Illinois
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139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I nice take on Asian food, some sort of fusion. The service was quick and friendly. I liked the appetizers, but was very disappointed with the main dish (korean-style soup). It was totally bland and tasteless. The drinks were also disappointing, we ordered a couple of different drinks, but they looked and tasted the same. May come back for appetizers... More 

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Thank edge46
Redditch
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Had gorgeous meal here while on vacation. Only problem -huge portions. Don't order too much as we did. 😳 Lovely staff too

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1808
    (Between Balbo Ave & Harrison St)
  • Public Transportation: Harrison (Red Line) Harold Washington Library (Brown Line, Orange Line, Pink Line, Purple Line) Jackson-Red (Red Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-379-0970

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

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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