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Taboun Grill

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8808 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60077-1809
+1 847-965-1818
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Providence, Rhode Island
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359 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over prices and not impressed. Lunch for 4 people came to over $75. Robbery. Everything was soggy, and had no pizzaz. meh.

Thank panama2000
New Jersey
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110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have been here many times and whatever I have ordered has been very good and service is always friendly. Menu with many choices - falafel, kefta kebab, steak, vegetarian.... Love the pickles and beets they put on the table to nosh on as you wait for your food. Not unusual to have families with small kids and/or large groups... More 

Thank SusanAdventure
Chicago, Illinois
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246 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

As middle eastern food goes the taste was fairly average. The entrée I ordered was kefta kebab and it was spiced nicely and had a good taste. We tested the appetizer assortment and the taste was just ok. All the food was served hot and the service was good. There is nothing that I can say that makes this restaurant... More 

Thank Don C
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Best middle eastern food anywhere in the neighborhood. Has to compete with another mideastern place that has better advertising, but this is the real deal! And it's Kosher!

Thank Rofeh
Genoa, Italy
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

atmosphere was a bit noisy and crowded. Food was pretty good but the service was so-so. Not much else to say

Thank Benjamin W
Grandville, Michigan
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I can't imagine this restaurant needs another 5 star review. The place was packed on a Monday night but this didn't faze the kitchen. All our orders arrived promptly and cooked perfectly. Don't miss the Moroccan cigars for an appetizer, The chicken thigh kebobs were also wonderful.

Thank Ray C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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143 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Came here from out of town and seeing the chaos inside, did not know what to expect. So, forget the screaming kids and strollers and elderly grandparents. This is like a family gathering. Sit back and enjoy. Order the hummus platters or selection of appetizers, with pita and wipe some plates clean. Get some grilled chicken thighs with Israeli salad... More 

Thank GeorgetownUnivProf
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The food was great, fresh and tasty Prices were very reasonable. Good kids menu. We went during week at around 7-8 and place was packed.

Thank Karen S
Chicago, Illinois
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2,761 reviews
2,142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We thought that we would try something really different, so we chose Taboun Grill. It is located on the northwest corner of Gross Point Rd. and Dempster St., so it can be just a bit of a challenge to get in to the parking lot, especially if the traffic is heavy. But once in the lot, there is plenty of... More 

Thank Allen21096
Oak Park, Illinois
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Happened to be in Skokie and had a taste for middle eastern food and we found this restaurant in a WTTW member book. It's in an outside strip mall. One big room inside but it didn't feel loud or uncomfortable at all. Great find! Two of us went and we both enjoyed it. Walked in and found that it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8808 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60077-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-965-1818

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