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Tandoor Char House
We serve 100 % zabiha halal meat, Fresh Guaranteed.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Delightfully seasoned minced ground beef encased in a crispy, golden brown pastry
Tender cuts of boneless lamb stewed with fresh spinach in our homemade rich creamy sauce
Chunks of garlic cooked within our famous oven baked flatbread
As a long time Tandoor fan I was excited that they were able to set up outdoor seating on weekends. I booked a reso online. The outdoor seating is just north across the street. The staff is so friendly and nice. I can truly say every experience I’ve ever had here has been warm and absolutely delightful in every way. Highly recommend making a patio reso during these strange Covid times. I also deeply commend tandoor for not offering indoor seating. Safety first because they care. I love it. And I love this spot.
Absolutely fantastic neighborhood restaurant. The ambiance here, the folks running it, the food, they all add up to a perfect night out in Lakeview! Can’t wait to go back.
Amazing food, service, and ambiance
I have never had a bad meal at Tandoor Char House and neither have my friends. The food is always good, authentic and can be adjusted to your spice/heat level. We try to order new dishes each time we go there. The owners are so friendly and helpful. You have to try Grandma's hot and spicy chutney, it is so good!
Only one way to describe this place...outstanding. Best Indian and fusion Indian food we have ever had. The actual restaurant environment is not fancy (pretty basic, but no issue). However, the food and service were truly terrific. One important note that we did not know...this is a BYOB place. Highly recommended. 5 stars all around.
This place is awesome every single time . Gotta get the mango cheese cake
Absolutely one of Chicago’s best Restaraunt’s ! Food , staff and overall experience was great. Also very family friendly !!!❤️❤️❤️
Some of my favorite Indian food in the city. I go here at least once a month.
Everything was great. We were so glad we went there.
Food continues to excel!
Everything is just awesome.
Excellent service! We actually had reservations at 5pm, but went at 4pm and they still accommodated our party of 6! Wanted to try the steaks, but they were out of rib eye, but their chaat fries and tamarind wings are delicious!
Tandoor Char House is our favorite Indian/Pakistani restaurant in Chicago. The food is always great, and the staff are very friendly and attentive. I also love that it's BYOB. We've introduced several friends to this place, and they've all been impressed.
Some of my favorite dishes are: beef samosas, beef nihari, lamb karahi and gulab jamun.
I'd definitely recommend making reservations on weekends.
We love this restaurant. Food is outstanding and service is wonderful. That always make you feel so welcome.
Our first time dining here and it will be the first of many. The owner took the time to walk us through different menu options and made recommendations that were all amazing. Some of our favorites = samosas, garlic naan, chicken biryani!!!
Great service, comfortable space, great experience; thank you!!!!
Food was very good but I especially have to commend the servers for being so friendly and accommodating to us and our large party including children. Can’t forget the nice background playlist they had going. Loved this place.
The food was phenomenal, especially for the price, the staff was great and so friendly, and I will definitely be coming here again!
I'm not Indian or Pakistan; I'm also not a connoisseur of south Asian cuisine, however, everything was delicious. I don't know if the food is truly authentic but we were waited on by what seemed to be the chef. He was very passionate about their cooking; he explained everything that was in the dishes and made good recommendations. He said that a lot if those dishes were family recipes.
I'm going back and recommending it to friends.
Loved the food and the service was wonderful. So helpful making recommendations!
By far best Indian in the city. Great family owned place
Great place! Wish there were notes on OpenTable about it being BYOB though.
Great food and Fahim is always a pleasure!
The owners always make you feel like you are at home....food is great, always fun to try new items.
Tandoor is BYOB, so makes for a great date spot, and keeps the check very reasonable.
Loved our dinner. The food amazing and the service amazing. My sister and I were in town and wanted some good Indian food. This turned out to be fantastic!! The staff was pleasant and very good. Thank you. Made our evening.
Food was really nice. It’s very apparent that the owners/chefs care about the quality of their food and customers. Spice level is really manageable, with an option to order extra hot. I recommend the Tandoor Mixed Grill and Chicken Biryani!
Awesome experience. Fahim took great care of us. Thanks so much
We have been here off and on since its opening as we are regulars at Victory Gardens. The boys are much more attentive than their Dad who was very much the patriarch. Good vibes here. Great family restaurant, not often seen these days. Always cooperative and helpful.
Enjoyed hearing about the owner's great grandmother's recipes. I could sense the pride he took in his family values and sharing his favorite dishes. They were very good to eat as well. We will be back.
We really enjoyed Tandoor Char House on Halsted Street. The food and service were very good. We ordered both meat and vegetarian dishes. Everything tasted great! We will definitely return for the delicious food. Highly recommended.
The owner is the best. Genuinely cares about every customer and making sure the food is unique and exquisite. Will continue to keep coming back
Best Indian restaurant in Chicago for ambience and service, the food is excellent at many places but this place takes the cake for the best Indian restaurant experience overall in Chicago.
Best Indian Food in Chicago, by far. Can't wait to go back.
The staff is so friendly and welcoming (even to babies and little kids), and the food is incredible! Highly recommend!
I feel the only reason this place is still in business is that they are frequented almost exclusively by non-Pakistani/Indians, or people who have no clue what the authentic dishes taste like. At least that's what it appeared like to me on a Saturday night.
I started off with the beef samosa, which I had to send back after a small bite. The minced beef inside was dry and cold. The samosa had clearly been frozen and brought out after heating it in the microwave.
Next, I ordered the lamb karahi, which was an even bigger disappointment. It looked and tasted NOTHING like a karahi, or even the description it had on the menu card. Frankly, I have never seen a dish like that, no clue WHAT it was. But, I could have lived with that, had the dish tasted good, which it did not. The paratha I had with it was dry, thick and tasteless.
Improve your standards and service. Do not be a disgrace to the Pakistani cuisine. Thanks
Nice neighborhood place, with great service and tasty food. Portions were large, we got the two mixed grills but could have split one order they were so big. They also give you a nice variety of sources for dipping bread.
We wanted to try a new restaurant apart from the usual chains and this place was very good. It’s owned by two brothers and they worked very hard to ensure you had a great and personable experience. I also loved that it was BYOB.
The service was excellent and the staff clearly described the different menu items and what set each apart from one another. The food was delicious, decent sized portions, and delivered exactly as described. Highly recommended.
Excellent food and good service at great value. Noise level can get high at times.
Our server who I think was a manager or owner was fantastic! He recommended amazing dishes and some of his favorite chutneys to mix in. Best Indian Food in Chicago!
delicious food and fantastic service. Enjoyed it tremendously
Tandoor Char House does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar, Postmates and Uber Eats. Tandoor Char House also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (773) 327-2652.
Tandoor Char House is rated 4.9 stars by 369 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.