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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
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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Thank Daisy M
Chatham, Illinois
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118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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
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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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Des Moines, Iowa
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We had a long day and wanted sushi within quick walking distance of our hotel (Hilton Chicago). It was a Saturday night around 7 p.m. and we got immediate seating (restaurant was about 1/3 full). I was hesitant at first (odd to be relatively empty on a Saturday night in Chicago), but our meal was fantastic from appetizer to entree... More 

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IA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Three tired adults and 2 tired kids. Each dish we ordered was delicious and rejuvenating. Tempura and sushi just right. Soup tasty and delicate. Excellent service. Ambiance just right for our group. Around the corner from Chicago Hilton and walking distance from Field Museum through the park. We took Uber back to our parked cars at the museum.

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Just a few blocks from the Palmer House Hotel, this was a great option for some Asian cuisine. I made a reservation using the Open Table App. When we arrived, it seemed they don't use the app enough to know exactly what to do with it. The restaurant wasn't filled, so it didn't really matter. The decor was tasteful and... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Shocked as there were so many positive reviews. I went out of my way to go to this place. The spring rolls were weird with a paste. Not fresh and the green curry was not edible. I had to pay and leave with out eating. The curry sauce was so strange it was like to had flour in it. Disgusting.... More 

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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, 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 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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