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Blind Faith Cafe
Blind Faith Cafe
(892)
$$$$
Vegetarian / Vegan | Evanston, North Suburbs

Delicious food and great service. I really like the orange mohito and the guacamole is the best I've had - not too spicy, just perfect. Lots of good, healthy entree choices and delicious desserts as well. More

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Chef's Station
Chef's Station
(775)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Outstanding Restaurant. A classic, truly. The food is always fresh, prepared perfectly and plated nicely. A lovely grown up restaurant. More

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Oceanique
Oceanique
(1187)
$$$$
Seafood | Evanston, North Suburbs

First time there. Food was great, soup was outstanding! Cannot wait to go back. More

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Hearth
Hearth
(699)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

I absolutely would recommend Hearth! The chef is very creative and serve very fresh food. It is a dream for a foodie, without the high prices. The menu had so much to choose from. And Tony the waiter was top notch. More

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NaKorn
NaKorn
(158)
$$$$
Thai | Evanston, North Suburbs

I have been here a few times before writing this review. This time however, I took my best friend out for her Birthday! The first time I came here with my fiance we were blown away by the absolute most perfect/flawless service (and everytime after that!). Sam the manager/co-founder is such a great asset to this team with how much knowledge and passion she has to make sure EVERY single person satisfied in that restaurant. We see her floating around and touching every table not just once with a generic "how's the food?" NO she is very particular in her wording making you feel at home and like she is talking to you as a friend in her own home - which I find more easily to communicate with a manager of this sort. The servers and the one busser in particular (I cannot remember his name sadly but he worked on Saturday night) always remembers us - again giving you the sense of feeling at home. Lastly the servers KNOW their stuff - no joke, I have seen servers butcher the menu make you feel confused. At NaKorn there is no confusion, if you do not know what something is they will to their full ability assist you with describing the dish down to every ingredient. THIS is how you win your customer as well and they do a great job at it. Each dish is described in front of you and presented with passion! Overall as you can see I can keep going on how they have exceeded my expectations as a restaurant. I hope you NaKorn will be around for many more years - good luck and keep up the 'home' in hospitality! More

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Red Hot Chilli Pepper
Red Hot Chilli Pepper
(84)
$$$$
Indian | Evanston, North Suburbs

We had our anniversary dinner here - great food, service, and a complimentary dessert! We will be back. More

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Kansaku
Kansaku
(376)
$$$$
Japanese | Evanston, North Suburbs

Great customer service. Kevin was excellent. Thank you. More

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The Barn Steakhouse
The Barn Steakhouse
(566)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Evanston, North Suburbs

Very pleasant surroundings and service. The food was nicely prepared and presented. This was an enjoyable evening at a delightful restaurant and can easily become a destination of choice. More

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Next of Kin Restaurant
Next of Kin Restaurant
(430)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Food terrific!!whitefish and omelette More

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Whiskey Thief
Whiskey Thief
(317)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Pub menu with great atmosphere and service. More

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Pete Miller's Seafood and Prime Steak - Evanston
Pete Miller's Seafood and Prime Steak - Evanston
(1970)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Enjoyed a wonderful Anniversary dinner . . .great jazz singer and piano . . .very helpful and personable waiter . . .Thanks More

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Tapas Barcelona
Tapas Barcelona
(139)
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Evanston, North Suburbs

The food was delicious and the presentation was creative. Waiter was very attentive. We were sitting outside -the music was too loud and interfering with our conversation. More

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The Stained Glass
The Stained Glass
(1510)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

The Cosmopolitan that I ordered was perfectly made by the very talented bartender. Everyone at my table ordered the evening’s special - salmon and shrimp on a bed of grits. Can’t say enough good things about that dish. It was beautifully presented and so full of flavor and different textures. More

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Jilly's Cafe
Jilly's Cafe
(298)
$$$$
French | Evanston, North Suburbs

Grandmother weekend! More

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Farmhouse - Evanston
Farmhouse - Evanston
(1047)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Fantastic food. Excellent service More

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Found Kitchen and Social House
Found Kitchen and Social House
(1064)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We went for brunch, all the food was delish. We got the fried chicken and Johnny cakes, avocado toast, fingerling potatoes and a kids breakfast of scrambled eggs and bacon. The fried chicken was boneless chicken thighs, so flavorful! More

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Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
(812)
$$$$
Chinese | Evanston, North Suburbs

Great selection of food. All very authentic. Overall a really enjoyable experience. More

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Terra & Vine
Terra & Vine
(772)
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs

The overall experience was good. It’s a convenient place to eat before or after a movie. However the menu is always the same with very few specials. I recommend more specials (appetizer, pasta, salad) and/or seasonal menu changes. More

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Trattoria Demi
Trattoria Demi
(106)
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Food always good at reasonable price More

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Shinsen
Shinsen
(3)
$$$$
Japanese | Evanston, North Suburbs

Excellent food prepared with great attention to detail. For instance, when they bring you tea, its at exactly the right temperature and you get a little hourglass timer to know when its ready to drink. They make their own soy sauce and ponzu and everything is prepared to order. While i typically find pan Asian restaurants unable to do any one cuisine quite right, and Asian fusion unsatisfying, this is not that. The japanese food is traditional, as is the thai food, which is more refined than anywhere i have been in this city. Where they really shine is in dishes that have a broth...the tofu dish, with its tender crisp tofu and coconut milk broth; the red curry mussels, with chewy housemade buns to soak up the broth; and the ramen dishes. all fantastic. The thai ramen is a fusion of thai curry with japanese ramen noodles, in a spectacular creamy broth, perfectly chewy noodles and quail egg...amazing. The robatas are really tasty too, with a simple presentation. The tamarind noodles are similar to pad thai and a bit on the sweet side, balanced by a heat that builds slowly, but you can ask for less sweet and more tangy since it is prepared to order. The egg comes in a latticework over the dish, cooked in a waffle iron. I’d rather see the egg inside the dish from a texture standpoint but appreciate the cool presentation. We have had a few sushi maki and they have been classicly prepared and the proportions correct (not too big). A nearby table got the karage chicken and that looked amazing. The service is really personal, the chef is coming out and taking notes. I am also glad the restrooms are segregated, i would rather wait than have to share, the unisex bathroom is a troubling trend i would like to see die sooner rather than later. The desserts are also very good, especially the creampuff filled with chocolate mousse and paired with raspberry sorbet. The ambiance is very pleasant. This is a real win for evanston. More

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The Cellar
The Cellar
(209)
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Evanston, North Suburbs

We had a great dinner with friends after an NU football game. The only table that we could get for 5 people was a high top which is not our favorite. However the room was attractive and cozy and, unlike the name, not in a cellar. It was quiet enough that we could converse easily. The food was very tasty but they sent it out "tapas style" - when each dish is ready. It doesn't really seem like a tapas restaurant as there were not a lot of shareable dishes. We all had our own meals, so it meant some were eating dinner while others were waiting. Drinks were good with an outstanding cosmo! More

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Mt. Everest Restaurant
Mt. Everest Restaurant
(58)
$$$$
Indian | Evanston, North Suburbs

It was our first time in this restraunt and we really liked it. Food was good and service outstanding. More

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Flat Top Grill - Evanston
Flat Top Grill - Evanston
(88)
$$$$
Contemporary Asian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Awesome 👍. Have been back many times. Service is usually very very good. For some reason it was a little off this time More

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Bangers & Lace - Evanston
Bangers & Lace - Evanston
(100)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Server was excellent! Knowledgeable about the beer, and very attentive and helpful. More

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Rock 'N Ravioli
Rock 'N Ravioli
(237)
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs

We went early on a Saturday before the Northwestern game ended and had no problem finding parking across the street. The hostess was new but quickly seated us and got menu and specials for us. We had checked out the menu online so we had a good idea before we got there. We started with the bruschetta and Moms chicken noodle soup. The broth and digitalli noodles were great. Carrots and Celery where not overcooked. The bowl of soup is huge. Mac N Cheeza flatbread was also very good. It uses the same pasta as in the soup and was very creative. Nice thin flatbread crust and taste. Lastly, we have the Chicken Vesuvio ravioli and the short rib ravioli. The Short rib one had a bit more flavor and was our favorite. We'd order both again. Our only complaint and the reason for 4 stars is nothing was really hot except the soup. We will be beack. More

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Symphony's Cafe
Symphony's Cafe
(469)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Symphony's Cafe was better than we thought it would be. Warm bread basket was a nice touch. Enjoyed the "pasta fagioli" soup, even though it wasn't the traditional pasta fagioli, and both of our dinners were tasty (turkey burger/fries and salmon piccata special). We will return in the future. More

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Mid Kitchen
Mid Kitchen
(1)
$$$$
Vegetarian / Vegan | Evanston, North Suburbs

My lox was great but coffee was weak. Staff was really nice and gave my kiddo a coloring book and full box of crayons to play with. More

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Firehouse Grill
Firehouse Grill
(2)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Always consistent great food and service. Has a lot of different food items and drinks. Friendly staff. More

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Evanston Diners' Choice Winners

Evanston's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Blind Faith Cafe
Blind Faith Cafe
(892)
$$$$
Vegetarian / Vegan | Evanston, North Suburbs

Delicious food and great service. I really like the orange mohito and the guacamole is the best I've had - not too spicy, just perfect. Lots of good, healthy entree choices and delicious desserts as well. More

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Oceanique
Oceanique
(1187)
$$$$
Seafood | Evanston, North Suburbs

First time there. Food was great, soup was outstanding! Cannot wait to go back. More

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Chef's Station
Chef's Station
(775)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Outstanding Restaurant. A classic, truly. The food is always fresh, prepared perfectly and plated nicely. A lovely grown up restaurant. More

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Hearth
Hearth
(699)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

I absolutely would recommend Hearth! The chef is very creative and serve very fresh food. It is a dream for a foodie, without the high prices. The menu had so much to choose from. And Tony the waiter was top notch. More

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NaKorn
NaKorn
(158)
$$$$
Thai | Evanston, North Suburbs

I have been here a few times before writing this review. This time however, I took my best friend out for her Birthday! The first time I came here with my fiance we were blown away by the absolute most perfect/flawless service (and everytime after that!). Sam the manager/co-founder is such a great asset to this team with how much knowledge and passion she has to make sure EVERY single person satisfied in that restaurant. We see her floating around and touching every table not just once with a generic "how's the food?" NO she is very particular in her wording making you feel at home and like she is talking to you as a friend in her own home - which I find more easily to communicate with a manager of this sort. The servers and the one busser in particular (I cannot remember his name sadly but he worked on Saturday night) always remembers us - again giving you the sense of feeling at home. Lastly the servers KNOW their stuff - no joke, I have seen servers butcher the menu make you feel confused. At NaKorn there is no confusion, if you do not know what something is they will to their full ability assist you with describing the dish down to every ingredient. THIS is how you win your customer as well and they do a great job at it. Each dish is described in front of you and presented with passion! Overall as you can see I can keep going on how they have exceeded my expectations as a restaurant. I hope you NaKorn will be around for many more years - good luck and keep up the 'home' in hospitality! More

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Kansaku
Kansaku
(376)
$$$$
Japanese | Evanston, North Suburbs

Great customer service. Kevin was excellent. Thank you. More

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The Barn Steakhouse
The Barn Steakhouse
(566)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Evanston, North Suburbs

Very pleasant surroundings and service. The food was nicely prepared and presented. This was an enjoyable evening at a delightful restaurant and can easily become a destination of choice. More

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Next of Kin Restaurant
Next of Kin Restaurant
(430)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Food terrific!!whitefish and omelette More

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Red Hot Chilli Pepper
Red Hot Chilli Pepper
(84)
$$$$
Indian | Evanston, North Suburbs

We had our anniversary dinner here - great food, service, and a complimentary dessert! We will be back. More

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Whiskey Thief
Whiskey Thief
(317)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Pub menu with great atmosphere and service. More

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