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The Best Indian Restaurants in Chicago

With sizable populations of a diverse group of immigrants, the food scene in Chicago brings in flavors and inspirations from across the globe. The best Indian restaurants in Chicag...

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Restaurants:India House, Chicago, The Indian Garden - Chicago, Tandoor Char House
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Indian
Neighborhoods:River North (Chicago), Gold Coast / Streeterville, Lincoln Park
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

India House, Chicago

$$$$·Indian·
River North (Chicago)
741 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups

The celebrated India House is one of the best options for Indian cuisine in downtown Chicago. Variety is on the menu at the India House. The restaurant offers Bombay, Delhi, street...

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82% recommended

The Indian Garden - Chicago

$$$$·Indian·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
648 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Kid-friendly
  • Comfort Food

The second-floor interior of this Streeterville Indian restaurant is something to behold. Diners can enjoy the fine dishes at The Indian Garden against a lush backdrop. It includes...

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100% recommended
Kid Friendly in Chicago / Illinois

Tandoor Char House

$$$$·Indian·
Lincoln Park
407 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic

Tandoor Char House is one of the best Indian restaurants in Chicago. The unique fusion menu of the Tandoor Char House brings a new twist to Indian favorites and dishes from around ...

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94% recommended
Healthy in Chicago
Takeout available
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Kama Bistro

$$$$·Indian·
La Grange
999 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

The La Grange favorite called Kama Bistro is a sleek, upscale restaurant that is one of the best Indian restaurants in Chicago. The cuisine at Kama is a mixture of traditional and ...

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96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in West Suburbs

Marigold Maison Lincolnshire

$$$$·Indian·
Deerfield
334 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

This upscale restaurant offers up a finely-decorated and lush interior. It comes along a menu of straightforward Indian classics. The Marigold's clay-oven dishes come marinated in ...

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100% recommended

Mt. Everest Restaurant

$$$$·Indian·
Evanston
73 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem

No need to trek halfway around the world to go to Mt. Everest. This one's in the suburb of Evanston. Instead of a long wait to summit a mountain, this Mt. Everest offers up an appe...

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96% recommended
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Red Hot Chilli Pepper

$$$$·Indian·
Evanston
98 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
  • Spicy

This restaurant is part of the “Red Hot Chili Pepper” group. Not the “Give it Away” band, but an acclaimed series of Indian restaurants based out of Kolkata (once Calcutta). Indo-C...

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88% recommended
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Indian Clay Pot

$$$$·Indian·
North Center
31 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Quiet Conversation

For authentic Indian clay pot cooking at one of the best Indian restaurants in Chicago, try out this neighborhood favorite in the North Center section of Chicago. It boasts authent...

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Essence of India

$$$$·Indian·
Lincoln Square
84 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

The name of the restaurant is exactly what diners will get in this Lincoln Square location. Along with the extraordinary, subcontinent-sweeping artwork that decorates the interior ...

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95% recommended
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Vermilion

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
River North (Chicago)
1,985 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

The upscale River North restaurant called Vermilion blends Indian and Latin American cuisines into something celebrated and new. The result is one of the best Indian restaurants in...

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Takeout available
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Mantra Restaurant

$$$$·Indian·
Schiller Park
171 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

The sister restaurant to The Indian Garden is an acclaimed, regal spot for fine Indian cuisine in a quiet place by Schiller Woods. Grab one of the outdoor tables to enjoy Mantra's ...

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100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Chicago / Illinois

The Little India

$$$$·Indian·
Edgewater
6 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Cozy
  • Casual

Right in the heart of the Edgewater neighborhood by the Bryn Mawr metro stop, The Little India is big on taste. This is a quiet and cozy neighborhood spot that's perfect for a nigh...

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100% recommended
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Indo-Pak Grill

$$$$·Indian·
Albany Park
1 review
  • Casual
  • Spicy

Indo-Pak Grill is a local favorite grown out of a celebrated neighborhood grocery store. Mixing Indian and Pakistani cuisines, the restaurant offers a full menu of creative dishes...

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100% recommended
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