Centerstage - Chicago's Original City Guide

Virtual L ®

Virtual L Locations Near Shawarma InnWhat's near Shawarma Inn?

in Northwest Side or Western on the Brown line

Chicago Dining
By Style
Restaurants A-Z
Dining Guides
User Reviews
Find an error?
Are you the owner?
Tell Us Here

SUBSCRIBE to
CRUMB and FestFile is Centerstage Chicago's Weekly E-Newsletter.
Enter your email to get
our weekly newsletter:

Shawarma Inn

View Map5523 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
Tel: (773) 271-7777
Details Find What Else Is Nearby Shawarma Inn User Reviews

Editorial Review of Shawarma Inn

This part of town has no shortage of places to get a kabob sandwich. In fact, the popular (and SNL skit-inspiring) Hub's Restaurant is directly across the street. But Shawarma Inn is carving its niche by focusing solely on Middle Eastern fare, complete with authentic music blaring and lamb roasting on a spit behind the counter. Owner George Koril brings many of the same dishes from his Albany Park restaurant, George's Kabab Grill.

The restaurant offers full-service dining as well as carry out, delivery and catering. Menu items are what you would expect, with Middle Eastern favorites like hummus, tabouleh and baba ghanoush appetizers ($4-$6), shish kabob, falafel and shawarma sandwiches ($5), and entrees that range from kabobs and shawarma to Cornish hen and catfish (all $10-$12). All entrees are served with rice, salad, pita bread and the stew of the day. Sandwiches don't come with sides but include lettuce, tomato and cucumber and your choice of tahini, garlic or hot sauce.

If you're in the mood for breakfast (as many patrons may be at 1 a.m. on a Saturday), eggs, omelets and chili (for some reason listed as a breakfast item) are also available. Desserts include baklava, bamia and fatayar. Shawarma Inn does not serve alcohol, but is the kind of place that will satisfy a booze-fueled craving.

Average cost: <$10

Centerstage Reviewer: Erica Walkup

Styles Tagged To Shawarma Inn

User Reviews

Read other people's reviews and post your own opinion about Shawarma Inn too!

Hours

11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 11 a.m-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday

Directions to Shawarma Inn

Our directions are included with our maps of Shawarma Inn
chicago

chicago, metromix
-->