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Taxim

1558 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
+1 773-252-1558
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (13 reviews)
“gyro” (6 reviews)
“lamb chops” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1558 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us had dinner here last weekend. The service was excellent; the food was very, very good.The menu has a great deal more variety than your average Greek menu. We loved the leek in phyllo pie, the mushroom flatbread, the lamb kebab. We were...More

Thank sallyws
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love my first vibe from the moment when I come inside of this restaurant. Music. Roof patio!!! Just love it. Appetizers are fantastic. And during the chef tried to catch a sea bass and cooked it we drank a very cool taste Red Merlot!!!...More

Thank Artem L
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went with a group for eats before heading to Rosa's Lounge. Spouse's birthday. Seated promptly. Service helpful, solid recommendations on the wine, food portions. Accommodated the gluten-/soy intolerant in our group fairly well. Hummus average. Pita also (doesn't appear to be made here). Eggplant nicely...More

Thank rburdmd
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Though I almost walked right by the restaurant (my wife did, since I dropped her off because parking is very tough in the neighborhood), my wife and I were very pleased with the food and the design of the space. It is named for a...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Considering all the good reviews, and it being my birthday I’m sorry to say we had a disappointing meal at Taxim. We order a number of different items and most were unimpressive. Our least favorite was the olives which were in a brine so salty...More

Thank aender
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Enjoyed the variety offered by a whole series of small plates! Loved the food. Reminded me of what we ate while traveling in Turkey! The flavors were incredible and everything was cooked to perfection! Thank you for an amazing meal!

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The turlú without feta is fully vegan and fully amazing. To round out the meal, the kolokithokéftedes (squash fritters) and the agináres me koukia (Politiki-style vegetables) are also vegan. But I would go back just for the turlú any day.

Thank nevercheckbags
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We dined at this cool regional Greek restaurant in Wicker park. Some deelish small plates like okra, fried cauliflower, pork belly, sardines, octopus, squash fritters, grape leaves wrapped shrimp. The quail entree and duck gyro entree were yummy . Very Cool decor and we made...More

Thank Grace K
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I did not think anything was over-priced and the portion sizes were fine, particularly the roasted chicken which was delicious. The beet salad is also tasty and different. Our server had a great wine recommendation.

Thank scott46
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I live in Chicago and have had the experience to dine in many of my city's fine restaurants. And while Taxim restaurant is located in a popular part of town, I would not recommend this restaurant to any of my friends and I hope you...More

Thank Greymatter54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1558 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
    (North Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus: 56 Milwaukee, 70 Division, 72 North Blue Line train: Damen or Division stop Cabs are also plentiful in the area.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-252-1558
  • E-mail
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