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“Spicy and Friendly”
Review of Hema's Kitchen

Hema's Kitchen
Ranked #3,346 of 9,839 Restaurants in Chicago
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
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Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Reviewed June 21, 2012

This review is for their second location at 2439 W. Devon Avenue which is currently not listed on Trip Advisor. The restaurant is situated on this busy street filled with charming boutiques selling books, Indian food, religious statues, glam Indian fashions and glittering jewelry. The food is excellent and tasty. If you prefer less spicy food be sure to request mild. We had chicken tikka masala, dal palak and sag paneer. All were good. Don't forget to try the specialty breads and leave room for some dessert. We had galub jamun, the rich Indian dessert made from milk, ricotta cheese, butter and glazed with a sugar syrup. Entrees run from $10 for the majority to a high of $16 for tandori shrimp. All 3 diners enjoyed their selections and an opportunity to share the others family style. The restaurant has plenty of Indian clientele, most dining with several generations of their family. Children are welcomed here.

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Reviewed June 17, 2011

I'm not an expert with Indian food since I have only tried curry a handful of times. I did enjoy the different choices at Hema's. The chicken vandaloo is very spicy. I had three courses and enjoyed every one.

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Reviewed December 1, 2008

Probably some of the best Indian food for the money you pay. Tastes very home-made and fresh. The atmosphere is also quiet and inviting.

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Reviewed November 11, 2008

Probably my favorite Indian restaurant in Chicago. Flavorful and authentic-tasting dishes. This location has much better service than the one on Devon.

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Reviewed January 30, 2008

This is as bad as indian food gets. Everything is made with the same base and all tastes the same. No surprise why there are never any indians eating there.

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