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Old May 8th, 2005, 08:53 PM
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Chicago Indian Restaurant Suggestions

Hey guys,
Yours truly is going to meet the future in-laws at the end of May. Since they've never experienced the wonders of Indian food, I would like to introduce them to Indian cuisine. Are there any good Indian restaurants in Chicago that you would recommend.
1. Should be non-veggie
2. Good variety on the menu
3. Pretty tasty!
4. Reasonably authentic -- Better not be a mexican chap owning the restaurant (there's actually one of those here in Calif.)

Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.
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Old May 8th, 2005, 09:13 PM
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Re: Chicago Indian Restaurant Suggestions

Just go to "Dewan Street" in Chicago....full of Indian/Paki restaurants, grocery/Desi merchandise stores. Its almost like Jackson Heights of Queens, NY. I can't recommend a specific restaurant there but you will find all the desi restaurant's you need there. Good luck!
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Hey guys,
Yours truly is going to meet the future in-laws at the end of May. Since they've never experienced the wonders of Indian food, I would like to introduce them to Indian cuisine. Are there any good Indian restaurants in Chicago that you would recommend.
1. Should be non-veggie
2. Good variety on the menu
3. Pretty tasty!
4. Reasonably authentic -- Better not be a mexican chap owning the restaurant (there's actually one of those here in Calif.)

Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.
Dude, watch "meet the parents" ample times before you actually meet your in-laws. Actually they'd be already impressed with you for flying from California to Chicago to meet them.. Any good Indian restaurant will do.. shouldn't necessarily be a "punjabi" essentially.. even a south indian would do good!

Best of Luck..
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Re: Chicago Indian Restaurant Suggestions

G'N'R.....

Stay away from Devon Ave restaurants. They are all dirty and filthy. Same taste in each food in all restaurants, lousy and stinky. All smells typical.

Good ones are India House in Schaumburg. But lately service is falling lil down. Good food though.

Gaylord is very good in schaumburg near woodfiels mall.
Good service, excellent food.

Gaylord India Restaurant
555 Mall Dr.
Schaumburg
847-619-3300

Another branch....

Gaylord India Restaurant
678 N. Clark St.
312-664-1700


These both are pure Indian and owned by very professional Indian Chefs.

India house has couple of more branches too.

Don't go to India Garden, Patel Brothers own but operates like $hit.

If you wanna try fusion Indian, Monsoon is OK in Chicago on Broadway in Lincoln Park.

Another good one is slightly "upscale" in downtown Klay Oven.
Klay Oven
414 N. Orleans St.
312-527-3999



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Another branch....

Gaylord India Restaurant
678 N. Clark St.
312-664-1700

Visited this restaurant in Downtown... Swell place..
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When?
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Back in 2000 yaar... Still remember the place..
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GunsNRoses, Howdy ? How did it go ?
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Re: Chicago Indian Restaurant Suggestions

It went really well actually. They are really great people and we had a lot of fun. We didn't have time to go to a regular Indian restaurant this time around, but I managed to hit a small Indian shop around Lindenhurst and got them some rasmalai, samosas and haldiram's bhujiya which were all a great hit later that evening.

I'll put up the photos later this weekend.
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