Highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

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September 1, 2022
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Highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

Middle Eastern food has gained significant popularity over the years, enjoying a jump of more than 30% in its inclusion on restaurant menus. Some of the most popular Middle Eastern dishes are baba ghannouj, hummus, falafel, tahini, tabouleh, pita bread, and (of course) baklava. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Chicago on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Restaurants on this list may have recently closed.

Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the cut, and to discover new spots you haven't been to yet.

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#29. Cairo Kebab

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1524 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2023
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#28. Naf Naf Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 28 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-2801
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#27. Naf Naf Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: 309 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60606-3217
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#26. Cafe Orchid

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1746 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613-3538
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#25. Middle East Bakery & Grocery Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, Lebanese
- Price: $
- Address: 1512 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-2112
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#24. Cedars Mediterranean Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1206 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4008
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#23. Dawali Mediterranean Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 1625 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-9056
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#22. Sultan's Market

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (100 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: 2057 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-6758
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#21. Taste of Lebenon Restaurant

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Lebanese
- Price: $
- Address: 1509 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-2111
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#20. Rumi Middle Eastern Grill

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Grill, Healthy
- Price: $
- Address: 1534 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2008
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#19. Falafel Island

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese
- Price: $
- Address: 24 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-5602
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#18. Nile Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1162 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5115
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#17. Galit Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2429 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414
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#16. Falafel & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 1317 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9151
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#15. Reza's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (152 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5255 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2122
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#14. Pars Cove Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Persian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 435 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60614-6163
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#13. Shokran

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (70 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Moroccan, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4027 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-2913
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#12. Oasis Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese
- Price: $
- Address: 21 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60602-4735
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#11. I Dream of Falafel

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (103 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 60 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2320
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#10. Roti

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 33 N Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60602
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#9. Old Jerusalem Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1411 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1305
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#8. The Gundis

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (77 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2909 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-5209
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#7. Aba

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (127 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 302 N. Green Street, 3rd Floor Third Floor, Chicago, IL 60607-1300
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#6. Naf Naf Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (212 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 326 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-3714
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#5. Kabobi - Persian and Mediterranean Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (57 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
- Price: $
- Address: 4748 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-4421
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#4. Noon O Kabab

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (161 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4661 N Kedzie Ave Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60625-4679
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#3. Sayat Nova

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (290 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 157 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-3107
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#2. Ema

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (211 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 74 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
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#1. Ema

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (188 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 66 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
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