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Kurah Mediterranean

1355 S Michigan Ave, 1355 S Michigan Ave, 60605-2601, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL 60605-2601
+1 312-624-8611
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (7 reviews)
“hummus” (12 reviews)
“sampler” (6 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1355 S Michigan Ave, 1355 S Michigan Ave, 60605-2601, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL 60605-2601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we were in the neighborhood, we chose this restaurant for its vegetarian possibilities. I thought a bit of meat would not hurt when I saw kibbeh on the menu. My first kibbeh was in Sao Paulo, where it was a popular street food. It...More

Thank Tomás D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner here during Restaurant Week and was underwhelmed. I like the ambiance - it's warm, inviting, classy. I had the four-course meal. For the first course, I had red lentil soup, which was great, but not the best I've ever had. Second course...More

Thank Tigger1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd planned our evening of dining across the street at The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant. My dining companion even checked to ensure they were open only to arrive and find out the restaurant was booked for a private party and we would have to wait 3.5hrs...More

Thank Janet R
KurahChicago, General Manager at Kurah Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Janet, Thank you so much for your review! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself and felt so welcome! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. See you soon! Chris

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Met my cousin for lunch. What a great place to visit. The service was great, Victor took good care of us. We tried the bacon wrapped figs which were wonderful. Also the hummus and calamari were very tasty. Great job!!!!

Thank Efren K
KurahChicago, Manager at Kurah Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Kurah offers delicious Mediterranean plates in a beautifully-styled restaurant. The high ceiling and beautiful decor offer an inviting and cozy atmosphere. We loved that the menu included Italian and French options, highlighting a holistic approach to Mediterranean dishes! The chicken schwarma was one of our...More

Thank jessica311m
KurahChicago, Owner at Kurah Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you so much! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious food! Great variety! Very friendly and efficient staff! Highly recommend! We visited Kurah while in town planning for my son's wedding. We have returned since and was very happy with everything again!

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great service, delicious wine and food. The prices are also very affordable! We both ordered the lamb dishes and they are fantastic! The house blend red is not bad for the price, but other reds might be better.

Thank Wanyin T
KurahChicago, Manager at Kurah Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review and we are so glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 July 2017

The service was awful. We got there at 5:30 and had a concert at Northerly Island at 7 that we told the server about. We walked out at 7:25 with our dessert in our hand because it took 15 minutes to bring it - and...More

Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We enjoyed Kurah on the 4th of July prior to the fireworks. All three items on the Lebanese Sampler were incredible but the bacon-wrapped dates in an amazing reduction were as unique as they are delightful. The chicken kabob came with sizable portions, and the...More

Thank Punky05
KurahChicago, General Manager at Kurah Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. So happy to hear you enjoyed it, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 July 2017

I got Kurah through Uber Eats and I had a tabouli salad, the kurah sampler, the lamb combination platter and chocolate baklava. The tabouli salad was very dry, with no discernible lemon juice (other than the decorative lemon rind on top of it) and had...More

Thank Mali_Urke
KurahChicago, General Manager at Kurah Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Mali, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback we get, both positive and negative, in order to preserve the guest experience and improve wherever we need to. I wanted to comment on a few items you mentioned. There was no lemon in the...More

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Liz F
14 March 2017|
Response from KurahChicago | Property representative |
Thank you for the question! Our Chicken and Lamb is Halal, however our beef is not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 S Michigan Ave, 1355 S Michigan Ave, 60605-2601, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL 60605-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > South Loop
  • Neighbourhood: South Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-624-8611
  • E-mail
Kurah Mediterranean offers a unique culinary experience within the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago. With a dining room that includes a capacity of one hundred guests, a Private Room, mezzanine level dining area, and patio seating availability, Kurah is a full-service Mediterranean restaurant with various salad, appetizer and entree platters suitable for any occasion. Our dishes are served with pita bread baked fresh daily in our own brick oven. All Kurah dishes are prepared with organic meat and produce. We offer a variety of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options for every type of diner. Our menu also features specialty cocktails and martinis as well as a variety of red, white, and sparkling wines. We can also cater our menu for your special event. Contact us for details.
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