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Couscous Restaurant Incorporated

University Village / Little Italy
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1445 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4669
+1 312-226-2408
11:30 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

As you enter you'll see the old guy who runs this place. He does all the chores from setting up the table, taking, orders, cooking, serving and billing. Now you'll wonder it'll take long for the food to come. It does nut not too long and it is because everything is freshly made after you place the order. the guy... More 

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fullerton, CA
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

inexpensive and delicious: dinner for two was $18 and the food was great. a much needed cultural break from the overpriced italian *american* restaurants that populate taylor street. i had a lovely conversation with the gentleman who ran couscous: great understanding between an italian (me) and a palestinian (him).

Thank godard17
Walled Lake, Michigan
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a small place, run by one man. He does both the cooking and the table waiting (at least at dinner time). The food was very good. From scratch hummus and pita bread, delicious! Hummus was a bit spicier than I was used to, but still really good. We also had a huge salad that had all sorts of... More 

Thank Shukitty
Chicago, Illinois
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is our go to middle eastern place at home and has been for almost ten years. Fabulous hummus and grape leaves. I usually order one of the vegetarian dishes, all great. BYOB a big plus.

Thank goskiing
Hyderabad, India
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137 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

I like the Shawarma and Falafel here and the good thing is that the owner runs the complete show here. Things can be slow at times but the personal attention and quality of food makes up for it.

Thank Pranay R
Geneva, Switzerland
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301 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014

If you want simply presented and tasty mediterranean food on the west side of Chicago, this is it. great falafel, babaganouj, hummus and all the usual suspects. Friendly host and hostess, university clientele.

Thank Miles2gob4Vsleep
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Reviewed 1 March 2008

Great place for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1445 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4669
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > University Village / Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: University Village / Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-2408
Fine Mediterranean Cuisine Featuring flavors of the Maghreb DINE IN - CARRY OUT - BYOB

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?