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About Pars Cove Restaurant

Welcome To Pars Cove in the heart of Lincoln Park. Our restaurant offers Persian Mediterranean food in a charming atmosphere with an at home feel. Enjoy dining in our Romantic Dinning rooms. Our restaurant is a perfect place to enjoy a night out with family, friend or a date & have the best food & drinks at modreate price. Hope to meet you at the Cove!

435 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Persian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Mon, Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
N Pine Grove Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 549-1515

Website:
http://parscove.com/

Additional:
Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Takeout

Pars Cove Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.5

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

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Special Occasion (1)
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Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
Healthy (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Romantic (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Everyone was very accommodating. We were stuck in some outrageous traffic and called to let the know we would be late. We ended up being an hour late but they still had a table for our group. Wait staff were attentive and the food was good. It was a nice relaxing evening after the stress of getting there!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Lentil soup was very good. The lamb kabobs had good flavor but, sadly, were overcooked. The server never came back to check on us or ask about our food. There were very few people in the restaurant so not sure if he was also the cook. After paying the check we received a rose before leaving. It was a nice touch but not enough for me to come back.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Good time and great owner.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

A wonderful meal with friends at Pars Cove. We were greeted warmly by the owner and seated at the table we requested. Our server was friendly and attentive. After we ordered, the owner stopped by our table and said he was sending over a platter of appetizers at no charge. The platter included hummus, tomato and cucumber salad, three Persian spreads, potato salad and dolmeh, along with freshly-baked flatbread. Each meal came with a choice of salad or soup. My wife had the lentil soup, which was delicious. We ordered the lamb fesenjan, the chicken kabob and the saffron chicken. Everyone loved their entrees. The meal ended with complimentary ice cream with honey desserts. The whole bill for three people, including several soft drinks and tax, was only $87. What a great deal! And, as always, a free red rose presented to my wife when the bill arrived. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Healthy, Authentic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Delicious lamb and salmon dishes!
Perfect evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Great restaurant by all parameters. The food is simply outstanding and the service is warm and welcoming. I will definitely come back when I am in Chicago next time.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Excellent food!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Had a great time, good food and the ambiance is great. The service was alright but needs improvement, but overall my wife and me were happy.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Healthy, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fun
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Delicious Persian food. Good and very attentive service.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 26, 2017

I booked this for my family's celebration of my sister's birthday. My family thoroughly enjoyed the attentive and friendly service and delicious food.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 26, 2017

Absolutely incredible and personal service, the food was amazing from start to finish

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on March 21, 2017

No service at all; both the salads that came with our meals were forgotten. Between apps and entree was 20 minutes. Still cost $80 for two entrees, two apps, and two glasses of wine.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 17, 2017

The restaurant is not flashy, but has consistently well-prepared, delicious food, friendly and attentive wait-staff, and is a good value. I always look forward to a meal there.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Cozy, Outstanding Value
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 23, 2017

We've enjoyed Pars Cove on several occasions and have always found the food and service to be very good. No much decor but a red rose given to the ladies at the end of dinner is a nice touch. Really like the outdoor dining in the summer.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 16, 2017

Tasty Mediterranean-style food prepared with care, and served with warmth and friendliness.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 14, 2017

A total waste of $$$. We ordered the vegetarian plate for 2 and it was tasteless. Paying such a huge bill was disaster for a meal like that.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Arrived for our reservation and was told that they did not have a table. About 10 minutes later they found one and seated us. We promptly ordered drinks and then were left alone for about 35 minutes - no drinks arrived and the server did not return. Finally one of our group physically tracked down the server in another part of the restaurant and asked her to come to the table so that we could order dinner. 15 minutes later, still no drinks and no server. Other tables seemed similarly neglected, and from what I could tell, there was just one server for the whole place. So we walked out, letting the owner know that we were leaving. I have never walked out of a restaurant before, but a 50 minute wait without any explanation was inexcusable. We may have hit an extraordinarily bad night, but some sort of explanation would have gone a long way. If you are extremely short on staff, why would you fill your restaurant and then be unable to provide service?

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2017

A welcoming restaurant and wait staff. We had the feeling we were eating in someone's home. Food was authentic and very flavorful. Fixed price dinner with wine was an added plus. Have gone before and will definitely go again.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Loved this place. The owner was super friendly and all of the staff was as well.
The food was amazing, I had the catch of the day for 2 people - Perfect! The other members of our party LOVED the Lamb Mediterranean.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2017

The best hummus I've ever had! Great food and service. The only thing lacking is the ambiance; they could use an interior decor update, and could dim the lighting quite a bit.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2017

Pars Cove has to be my best dining experience ever. The host was very gracious and seeing how it was a reunion for me and my friends he recommended he decide the menu options for us to give us the best from his menu. The food was amazing. And not expensive in the least. He even gave the girls in the group roses and took a photo with us before we left! First meal of the new year and what a great experience!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2016

The owner operator was friendly and very accommodating. Provided free samples. Food was excellent. Great veggie options. Staff very friendly. Prices were beyond reasonable for portions. Would go back next time in the city. Great finishing touch, gave the ladies a rose at the end of dinner.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2016

Absolutely delicious. Highly recommend this place. Very quiet and great ambiance for a date night.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2016

The food was excellent, with reasonably sized portions. The staff were extremely friendly conscientious, regularly checking to ensure that everything was okay.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy, Healthy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2016

Excellent dinner all the way around!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2016

Nice neighborhood spot with varied menu items. With a cute interior and set up conducive to conversation, Pars Cove is a safe bet for Timeline Theatre patrons looking for dinner before or after the show. Prices are reasonable for what you get and roses for the ladies are a lovely touch. The food is acceptable, not fantastic. Wine list doesn't show prices or labels, just "cabernet," "malbec" etc. The gentleman I took as the chef/owner came by our table several times, which was nice, but the servers seemed a little spaced out. If it were a BYOB I'd probably be more interested in returning.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 12, 2016

We all enjoyed our meal very much. The flavors of all our entrees were delicious. The appetizer (mixed sampler) was wonderful as well. The only criticism I have is that we had a few different waiters during our meal, so we didn't really know who our waiter was. It didn't matter that much though. Overall, we really enjoyed our meal and will come again when we visit Chicago.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 21, 2016

Delicious food and kind waiters,can't beat it!The scallops are amazing!My boyfriend really liked beef saltaini.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 24, 2016

Always one of our favorites. We really enjoy the different presentations and selections. Friendly, personable owner and staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 12, 2016

Exceptional hospitality and delicious food at reasonable price.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 20, 2016

Quality Middle Eastern spot on Diverse. My friend and I did a deal with an appetizer sampler, soup or salad for each of us, two entrees, and a bottle of wine for $69. Great option! I enjoyed all the different items on the sampler, the lentil soup was delicious, the veggie saffron entree was excellent. Only item that fell short was the lamb kebab entree - I usually like lamb on the rare side, they cooked it rare the way I ordered, but it was a bit chewy. Have it done medium, it'll be more enjoyable. Service was very polite, not too intrusive. I'd happily go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 13, 2016

The food was delicious! Service was great and we will definitely be back. Prices were very reasonable and all of the women received a beautiful red rose after dinner.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 4, 2016

We love this restaurant. The staff is always pleasant. The food is delicious and all women receive a rose to go home with.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 12, 2016

Great service - delicious food - super value! Will return!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 12, 2016

A delightful find on a weekend in Chicago. We felt cared for and paid attention to, and we enjoyed all our dishes! (Veggies with walnut and pomegranate sauce, chicken saffron and lamb sabzi.)

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 22, 2016

Very friendly staff with very good food. Unusual ambiance - kind of a mishmash of different restaurants that might have inhabited the space before Pars. Overall, fun/different dinner with good food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 17, 2016

Always a treat. We had visitors from Dallas and this was our choice for our first dinner of the visit. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed each dish. The red rose for the ladies in our party is always a nice touch.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 6, 2016

A real find. We were looking for a restaurant near Timeline Theater. Pars Cove popped up on a list. We had never heard of it, but the menu sounded intriguing. Our 4 course meal at a reasonable price was excellent. An appetizer plate, followed by salads and two entrees were all delicious. My wife and I shared a lamb shank and chicken combo. The chicken was tasty and succulent and the lamb fell off the bone. Definitely a place to return to.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 12, 2015

The Sea Bass was fresh and very flavorful! Loved all our food.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 3, 2015

We got ice cream desert and a rose for free- that was nice of them

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