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“A wide variety of types of food for everyone!”
Review of Foodlife

Foodlife
Ranked #292 of 10,076 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Chinese, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Magnificent Mile
Reviewed January 11, 2013

We love going there for lunch. Most of the time, if we want a lite lunch,I get the clam chowder soup with cornbread, and my wife gets the jambalaya . Last time she got tacos instead. Everything is done well as it is a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant, and the Melman Group does everything well. There is something for everyone. The first time there,takes a little while to figure out how the system works. If you want to be waited on ,go into Mighty Nice. The food is also good there .

Thank Jeff49085
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I like that it's convenient, everyone can choose what type of food they want, pasta, tacos, stir fry, burgers etc.

But I would say that it's pretty pricey for what I would consider glorified fast food.

It's good, don't get me wrong, but not great.

Thank ladym2009
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

I love this place, it has great food and many options. It is good to come here when you are in a large group of people and they all have different likings, it is always great for a quick stop for food. It is a very cool way to run things, and everytime I go, I can always try something new!

Thank travelgal12698
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

The lunch is always good and if you get something you dont like or want the blame is usually on yourself since you selected the food. I have eaten there many times and the chopped salad is good plus a loaded baked potatoe. There are lots and lots of choices!

Thank pkflyer248
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Reviewed November 24, 2012

the buffet section of this giant food court is the best part to eat in. huge salad bar, tons of hot food, soups, chili, mac n cheese, sushi--it's basically like the whole foods buffet. i actually prefer it to the other section across the way, where you get a card and go to the different stations. it's faster, and not as crazy.

everyone in the family can get something they like, and the food is decent and healthy.

what i like best is that they have tons of tasty vegetables, which are always hard to get on vacation--like kale salad, sauteed spinach, chickpea salad, roasted carrots with cumin, but they also have good protein, like roast turkey, salmon, tilapia, for those of you doing low carb. selection changes daily.

i don't know why tripadvisor has this classified as "african" and as lunch only--we usually go for dinner

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Thank Illinois_traveler22
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