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Sai Cafe

) #1,013 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
2010 N Sheffield Ave, Ste 4, Chicago, IL 60614-4212
+1 773-472-8080
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“hand rolls” (2 reviews)
“sushi bar” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2010 N Sheffield Ave, Ste 4, Chicago, IL 60614-4212
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 10 February 2017

you don't last 30 years in the restaurant business without good quality, good service,etc. James Bee is a master and although he does not go after hype or publicity, anyone who is an experienced sashimi, poke,sushi fan is going to have an eye opening experience....More

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The sushi and sashimi variety and quality are unsurpassed. The service is traditional Japanese and excellent. My personal favourites (saba and uni) are always perfect.

Thank manofsteel276
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Everyone has their favorite sushi place and this is mine. I've been coming here for more years than I wish to reveal, but it's always consistent and delicious. The fish is fresh and wonderful and the flavors are terrific. The staff is always sweet and...More

Thank Judy g
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

If you love sushi this is the restaurant to visit. The staff are lovely and the food is out of this world good. Fresh, unique and beautifully served. Do not hesitate just go.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had a many course meal at the sushi bar with friends that was just amazing. I'm not exactly sure how my friend arranged the meal or if it was a special option for those in the know but basically the amazingness just kept coming and...More

Thank rjhenry
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The best sushi anywhere!! Friendly staff. Beautifully decorated and of course, delicious food!! You won't regret it! Come and enjoy some of the most amazing rolls you can find.

Thank MLSL2013
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Did we order perfectly or was everything just that good? So fresh and with delicate flavors. Hamachi with jalepeno appetizer is sensational. Great hand roll tuna- could be a bit spicier. Tempura udon just right.

Thank sneeze3
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The sushi offers the best quality, freshest fish in Chicago. It is expensive for every day dining but well worth it. The pan seared scallops are to die for! The spicy creamy taco maki is a must have for those with a spice fetish. And...More

Thank Amypea33
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have been going to Sai Cafe since the early 2000's. I really enjoy sitting at the sushi bar... chit chatting with the sushi chefs (which is always great to get the recs of the day from them). We especially love ordering nigiri and sashimi...More

Thank Annie_and_Mislav
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We ate there on a Saturday evening. Crowded but we had reservations. We had a variety of sushi and my wife had the grilled sea bass. Helpings were generous, food was really good. The atmosphere is nice but very noisy. There were three college aged...More

Thank Jim R
Nearby
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 N Sheffield Ave, Ste 4, Chicago, IL 60614-4212
    (W Armitage Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Brown line Armitage station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-472-8080
  • E-mail
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