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364 Townline Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-4225
+1 847-566-9755
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband brought me here for our anniversary. We have lived near this restaurant for many years and have never even thought to try it. It is a hidden in a strip mall next to a Salvation Army, European sausage company, and nail salon. I was nervous to try something this far outside of my comfort zone but I am... More 

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Thank Stacy D
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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485 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2016

My wife and I live nearby but had never visited this place and so we decided to go for lunch. We were the only patrons in the middle of a Saturday afternoon. And while the interior of the strip-mall location is really nothing to get excited about, the menu looked really good. I've never had Armenian food before but the... More 

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Lake County, Illinois
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Give it a try! We'd never had Armenian food and my kids and I loved everything. Very friendly and helpful owner/cook. We'll come again.

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Thank someone_actually
McHenry, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed April 21, 2016

My wife and I love Armenian food and we just tripped on this restaurant while on a shopping trip. We came back last Sunday and it was definitely worth it. We were personally greeted by Irene, the owner, who was so friendly. She asked if we wanted music and, of course, we wanted the full experience. It was beautiful. Sida... More 

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Thank myersking0812
Mundelein, Illinois
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

My wife and I just returned from dinner at Ararat. It was fabulous! Wednesday night and raining so the restaurant was empty and we had the owner to ourselves. We looked at the menu which was full of lovely Armenian food selections, similar to Lebanese with some Russian/Ukrainian dishes and with an ample selection of soups. It was all too... More 

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Thank Kenneth M
Gurnee, Illinois
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2015

The outside wasn't all that inviting and unless I had my Verizon rewards coupon to burn we may not have gone in but we're glad we did. The interior is small with basic ethnic Armenian-Georgian accents with a Russian program playing on TV for extra atmosphere. The menu featured all kinds of kabobs with some very interesting appetizers. We tried... More 

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Thank ibresqone
USA
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Ethnic hangout --- come prepared if you aren't..but a good new experience with unfamiliar food. Staff was helpful, yet I felt out of place.

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Thank Mrlene4
Libertyville, Illinois
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2015

There's probably not a lot of Armenian restaurants out in our part of the world, so this place is special for us. It's not very glamorous but the food is outstanding and service first class. Try the hummus and lamb kebabs. I don't believe that they have a liquor license as only non-alcoholic beverages are available. The Armenian coffee will... More 

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Thank Tosawest74
Lake Bluff, Illinois
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157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2015

We found this place through a coupon offer service and decided to try it. We always like to discover new places - especially ones that may be hidden gems; local hole-in-the-wall ethnic places. That's what this is. Simple, plain, and to the point - almost diner style. Nice variety on the menu, and everything we ate was good. Small, informal... More 

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Thank CCRiderLLC
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2015

I was having a "Bartholomew & The Oobleck" moment yesterday: I didn't want something different to come down from the sky, but I sure wanted something different to appear on my dinner plate! Dining in the 'burbs can be pretty boring -- there's plenty of Italian, Mexican, Chinese, and even Thai, but very little that is truly different. Rummaging around... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Russian, Eastern European, Armenian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 Townline Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-4225
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: +1 847-566-9755

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