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Cafe Laguardia - CLOSED

2111 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-4515
+1 773-862-5996
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jun 2014
“Restaurant Is Closed at This Location, May Find New Home”
2 Jan 2014
“Exotic Excellence”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Brazilian, Caribbean, Cuban, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2111 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-4515
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Reviewed June 4, 2014

As of June 1, 2014, they have closed after losing their lease. They are hoping to find a new location but it could be awhile. The neighborhood is sorry to see them close.

Thank Scottster
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Their subtitle is Exotic Cuban Cuisine, and I was glad to share a meal in reunion with 2 long time friends. It was nice how they have the restaurant sectioned into different 'settings' (beach, cabana, main, bar). The service was excellent and I apologize for...More

Thank rking3170
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Have tried three other Cuban(?) restaurants but they can't even come close. The pork, the braised short ribs, and the oxtail soup (stew really) are the best choices

Thank MicSte
Reviewed June 13, 2013

We went to Cafe Laguardia to try the Cuban food. A very different atmosphere with an excellent small band or group playing a variety of music. We tried the nachos, as they were made with plantains instead of regular nachos. They were very tasty. The...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed April 12, 2013

I was recommended this establishment by the bartender at the map room down the block, and I was grateful to him for it. The food was good, the portions were very generous, and the price was highly reasonable. Try the cubano.

Thank slasich
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great place! Nice but not too noisy, seems to be family owned and operated as the little girl who seated us and got our menus was a very beautiful little 8 yr old (with her grandmother we assumed). The service was good, food was great....More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Cuban sandwiches were warm subs with a pickle slice, lacking Cuban spices and Cuban "spice." Service was good; location a bit off the beaten path.

Thank donandbobbi
Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Great little place with cute atmosphere and very good food in the heart of Bucktown. Try the Cuban nachos made from plantains. Delicious.

Thank dhjj
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Excellent food and service! You feel like you are in Cuba. Try the Cuban Nachos. Staff is very friendly and does a great job. The sangria is wonderful. It's their own special recipe. Yumm!

Thank dasschuz
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Cafe LaGuardia is a great little restaurant that has great personality and charm. From the friendly greeting, and being seated by "Mamma", it was a good experience. The Oxtail Soup was delicious albeit a bit salty, but a great experience. The service was average on...More

Thank DerelN
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-4515
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Neighbourhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Phone Number: +1 773-862-5996
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