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Tandoor Char House

263 reviews
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$30 and under
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Fine eating establishments know the essence of the restaurant business, it isn't merely enough to provide good food. The truly memorable dining experience depends upon several other ingredients from the top food selections to the most dedicated people serving you. We would like to lift your dining experience to a whole new level, a level of harmony which not only shows in our atmosphere, but in our philosophy to bring you an experience that is simply unparalleled in the restaurant industry...

We serve 100 % zabiha halal meat, Fresh Guaranteed.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Indian, Fusion / Eclectic, Pakistani
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Hours of operation
Everyday - 4PM - 10PM
Please note that we are now reservation only on Friday and Saturday evenings.
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Phone number
(773) 327-2652
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Faraz & Fahim Sardharia
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Catering available for all occasions.
Business Meetings, Parties, Weddings, Events, Gathering, Dinners. Contact Faraz Sardharia.
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Cross street
W Diversey Parkway
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Parking details
There is a parking garage across the street, in between Home Depot and Guitar Center, in addition to the street parking available on Halsted.
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Public transit
Halsted # 8 bus
Clark Bus # 22
Red Line Fullerton Stop
Brown Line Diversey stop
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Gift Card
Banquet, BYO Liquor, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout

Private Dining

Tandoor Char House has been throwing parties before it's opened its doors. Whether your planning a Wedding Parties, Corporate event, Surprise B-Day, Rehearsal dinner or just wanting to spoil yourself, We will design the perfect menu and perfect party for any occasion.

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What 263 People Are Saying
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

I have enjoyed coming to Tandoor Char House for a couple years now. The food never disappoints! I love that you can get traditional favorites as well as fusion dishes. I always try one of each.

I was happy to see that the restaurant was more busy than I'm used to seeing it, although at times I felt as though the staff was hurrying us to finish in order to open up our table. Otherwise, everything was perfection! Would definitely recommend.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Amazing restaurant

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

This is one of the best Indian food Restaraunt’s I’ve eaten at in Chicago. Please don’t take my word just go and you will see what I’m saying ! The friendly prompt service is perfect ! Was there Friday and going to take my family there today Sunday ! Ohhhhh and try their chicken tacos WOW yea Chicken tacos at an Indian Restaraunt !

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The place is nice but the food is inconsistent. The taste is okay. The biryani was cold. The chat fries were good. We ordered too much so we asked for the food to be packed to take home since we didn’t want to waste it. Only half the food we asked for was in the bag we brought home. The chaat fries we specifically asked to pack up were missing. This happened multiple times. Won’t be going back anymore, sorry.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Authentic food - great spices and flavors. We didn't realize it was ONLY BYOB : a reminder would have been nice. We will go back.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

This is a great place with authentic Indian cuisine. The staff was super friendly. The food was definitely the highlight. We ate the Tandoori Chicken and Tika Masala Lamb dish. Both were succulent and very tasty. You could tell the meat was marinated for hours and that tika masala sauce.... mmmhhhh. But, the best part of the entire meal was the naan. It was so soft, chewy, and the taste just made you want to reach for more. Overall, excellent experience and delicious food. I would definitely recommend checking it out.

Mateen (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

This was my time to TCH. The steak i ordered was perfactly cooked. Overall both food and service were excellent.

vipmike (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

As always. Phenomenal food along with phenomenal service.

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Delicious! Will be going back next time I’m in Chicago. Seasoning is amazing.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

The Tandoor Char House was delicious and welcoming. The staff were really engaging. All the food came out promptly and everything we ordered was delicious. Will definitely come again!

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Perfect restaurant but music way too loud.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Above all, don't use the word INDIAN to refer to this food.
Bland, tasteles food that should not be associated at all with Indian food, not even with fusion. Small portions, salad ingredients looked very risky and first sight, rice of the worst possible quality. The naan was worst that the pita I buy in Trader's Joe.
Service was bad: 30 minutes between the appetizer and the main course. The place seems to be geared to delivery, since in those 30 minutes we saw several take-out orders having priority. The place is small, I was not full, so I see no other explanation. Very noysi group of drank teenagers added to this unforgetable experience.
If you serve this food to a dog in India, he will pass it along to a monkey, which in turn will pass it a long to an untouchable who will trashe it.
Avoid this joint.

Sakthi (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on November 12, 2017

Appetizers, desserts & Channa masala were very good

All naans in the assorted basket were burnt at the bottom and very thick.

Masala chai on the menu is a regular chai and not masala chai. That was another disappointment.

Chili chicken biryani was yet another disappointment, no flavor in the rice. Chicken pieces were small and good but it looked like cut pieces of a grilled chicken rather than a chili chicken. Yet another disappointment.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Best chicken tikka masala we've ever had.

BANDL (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on October 30, 2017

I'm not a fan of Indian food, but I love Tandoor. The chicken tandoor is delicious, flavorful and a large portion. The shrimp with the butter sauce is so good. The sauce is great on the rice which comes with the dinner. We asked for more rice and got another huge portion at no extra charge. Since it's BYOB, the prices are very reasonable. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Great food! A little too noisy, competing with the overhead music. We made reservations and had to wait an additional half hour, but the food was fantastic! The waiter was a bit forgetful, he took our order without writing it down and forgot everything, came back to table and wrote it down, after asking for our order for the second time. Wasn't able to keep up with the refills etc...

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 27, 2017

Great time at Tandoor Char House. Went with 3 friends and ordered a bunch of food to split. Service was quick and our waiter recommended some great dishes for us (we were new to Indian cuisine). Great experience, but definitely a small dining room. Fun for a get together with a group of close friends or significant other, wouldn’t recommend for a first date. Also BYOB which is great. 4.5/5

Sidrah (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 17, 2017

Best tandoori tacos. The owners provide such a personalize customer service to each and every person.

drmrg (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

The owner swung by the table to offer suggestions and made us feel very welcome!

OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Staff, including owner/chef very friendly. Came out to talk with me a couple of times. Very eager to please and make sure everything was going well. I chose vegetarian options, Samosas and Chana Masala. Both excellent and portions sizes generous. Prices very affordable. Very good experience overall. Recommend highly.