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Tamarind

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614 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1808 (Between Balbo Ave & Harrison St)
(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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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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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Thank Peony68
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

found this place within a few blocks of my hotel It had good reviews . I ordered the sashimi platter which usually includes a wide assortment. Instead I got only 4 types and they were all common and cut too thickly. My dinner mate really enjoyed his meal though.

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Thank Susan R
Chilliwack, Canada
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321 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers very good service and decent or average sushi. While I dined there were probably another dozen people seated. Most of the people happen to have some sort of cooked Asian food. The reason why I say the sushi was average is because the fish with sliced extremely thin on top of my nigiri. The rice was also... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Great reasonably priced meals, highly recommend. Pad Thai and Penang curry were tops. Perfect for groups or couples. Close to Lake Michigan

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Thank Brent H
Bletchley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I lived the food here. Fresh. Great service, knowledgeable staff. All was great. A little pricing, but given the quality it was the best I have had in a long time and it was not an issue playing the cheque. If you get a chance to go please do!!!

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Thank Rob P
MOSCOW
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150 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The restaurant has a large menu and also lot of sushi options. I had dinner and enjoyed the flavorful taste. The prices are very reasonable too. The service was very attentive.

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Thank ALEX P
Appleton, Wisconsin
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214 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food!!! We had a late lunch here while out shopping! Dine in or on patio. Super friendly staff! Loved the godzilla roll, crab Rangoon and calamari ! A Symphony for your taste buds ! Thank you Nina our server! Can't wait to go back! Stylish decor and comfortable seating. Perfect location!

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Thank heidi D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little gem just a few blocks off Michigan Ave. The staff were terrific and had some great recommendations for our meal. The service was prompt, food came out quickly and they got us our sushi before our main mean. The best part was the food. We ordered a variety of items off the different sections of... More 

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California
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I ordered pineapple fried rice and oolong tea. My party ordered sushi and soup. It was good, not the best. Service was nice and very fast!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Taiwanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
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: (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?

Staying in Downtown / The Loop

Neighborhood Profile
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.