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One Turkish meal in Chicago - which should I choose?


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One Turkish meal in Chicago - which should I choose?

AnneInMpls | Apr 21, 2009 02:13 PM

Is there a noble soul who has tried all/most/several Turkish restaurants in Chicago and can advise me?

The hubs and I will be in town next month for 2 nights (Fri-Sat). We desperately need Turkish food for dinner on one of those nights. On our last visit, we went to Cafe Orchid and loved it - I would definitely go again - but is that my best bet in Chicago?

Note that I just want stellar food - I don't care about decor or entertainment. And it's gotta be true Turkish food, not pan-Middle Eastern or Mediterranean. Price is no object, which means that really cheap food is fine, as long as it's great.

So, here are all the Turkish restaurants that I know about:

- A La Turka ( )

- Arkadash ( )

- Cafe Orchid ( )

- Cousin's/Efes Cafe

- Nazarlik

- Sortie ( )

- Turkish Cuisine and Bakery ( )

- Turquoise Cafe ( )

Which should I choose? Are they any others I should know about?


P.S. My info was gleaned from here:

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