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Anita's Gumbo


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Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

The menu may change from day to day but the po boy sandwich or the chicken is a must try. The gumbo is good and the service is average at best. Nice place on the south side of the city.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank richj65
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Great place, a little pricey for fast food but the wings and pick boys are fresh and delicious. I wish this was a sit down restaurant and that they were open later and on Sundays.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 756angelynv
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I go to Anita's for the Signature Gumbo reminds me Lousiana, its amazing. A plus to have on the southside of Chicago. AUTHENTIC

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank gizzy773
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Of all nights to try this joint I picked FAT TUESDAY. The line was long but I didn't care, I had a craving for gumbo and nothing short of an all-out BLIZZARD and the cook quitting mid shift could stop me from acquiring a bowl...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank SErotica
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Fist time having Anita's Gumbo and my socks were blown off. FIRST AND FOREMOST, they don't use beef or pork products, so instantly I was in food heaven. I recently decided to refrain from eating beef and pork, so anyone that is a fan of...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank EssVee91
Reviewed July 2, 2016

It is very difficult to find good gumbo on the south side of Chicago or near south suburbs. So when I found this place online, I drove 25 minutes to try them out. I ordered the Nita's Signature gumbo, both a half and a full...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Wendy_KChitown
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

I am so lick to live right around the corner from here! The Gumbolaya: A mix between jumbalaya and gumbo is heavenly. The rue is tasty without being too spicy for consumption. I love "Anitas Big Chase" a steal at 26.99 that will feed the...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank vanitym2014
Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I heard the advertisement about this place on the radio. I love gumbo, so I wanted to check it out. I ordered the chicken gumbo which had chicken wings in it which was different for me. The roux was excellent and tasty with a tomato...More

Thank po153c
Reviewed November 12, 2014

Anita's is a small carryout place in a strip mall. What grabbed my attention as I was driving by one day was the word GUMBO. It is hard to find gumbo period in my area. I stopped in and got the large seafood gumbo and...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Chiefie112
Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Tried a shrimp Po' Boy and fell in love! They don't scrimp on the shrimp and everything was perfectly seasoned.

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