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614 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1808 (Between Balbo Ave & Harrison St)
(312) 379-0970
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank sivakumarhip
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Daisy M
Chatham, Illinois
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107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank edge46
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank TheFlyingPicketts
Des Moines, Iowa
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Thank IArunner05
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank midwest9
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank Rebby2k
Fort Myers, Florida
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank Peony68
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Susan R
Chilliwack, Canada
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191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank JaysonC1974

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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

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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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