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Hema's Kitchen

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2439 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, IL 60659
+1 773-338-1627
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here with great expectations. Food was average. Service was below average. Def not the best Indian cuisine in Chicago.

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Thank Drun007
New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has good vegetarian food and large portions. Two people can share a plate of biryani. The staff is polite and friendly. It's very close to Chicago Getaway hostel (about 8-10 minutes on foot). So if you're not in the mood to cook, you can head on over here. The place is nothing fancy or interesting and does not... More 

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Thank pamchuilahungyo
Springfield, Illinois
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915 reviews
584 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We really like this Indian restaurant in Lincoln Park, We especially like the #41 Bhendi Masala which is a Vegan Okra dish and the Gosht Rogan Josh which is a Lamb Dish. Reasonable prices

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Thank Clevlander
Chicago, Illinois
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194 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Love Indian food and this place did not disappoint. We ordered 2 dishes, chicken tikka and the other a shrimp dish on top of rice. They both tasted authentic and full of flavors. The place is clean and has good amount of space where you dont feel cramped. Relative to most restaurants that serve as good or better food along... More 

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Thank AlexisRF
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

When you walk in, this restaurant looks nice. I expected it to be a good Indian restaurant, but I was wrong. The water glasses on the table were dirty. The food arrived about 40 minutes after I ordered, and it was far from cooked to order. I ordered the Aloo Gosht (mild) and it came extremely spicy. Our waitress was... More 

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Thank Drifeus
Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had friends coming into town from Wisconsin and made plans to get lunch on Devon. As the local, I was tasked with choosing the restaurant. Not knowing the options well myself, I googled the night before and found Hema's Kitchen. Comments online sounded good. Listing said they opened at noon. Called them anyway to make sure they were open for... More 

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Thank ChiMike312
Chicago
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The food is decent, but the wait times are indescribable. Also it's not first come, first served...A large table who came in after us was served first. Not good. The service was laconic at best, and the kitchen is clearly overwhelmed. I was in there on a busy night over the Labor Day Holiday and we waited over 40 minutes... More 

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Thank TessChicago
Mexico City, Mexico
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131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Suggested years ago to a friend by an Indian friend, this seems to be one of the best on this section of Devon. Even WTTW Channel 11 agrees. Hema makes sure everything is "home-made" just like for her own family. Ours was great and I'm sure other dishes are. Reasonable price. Parking difficult in the area.

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Thank Glenn R G
Illinois
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

It was late Saturday night but it didn't feel like we were not welcome. Seated immediately order taken right away and food was was delivered quickly. Food was hot(temperature and taste) and very tasty. Will be back...for sure

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Thank Tomasz S
Evanston, Illinois
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150 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We met six of our friends here and had a wonderful time. We started with appetizers which were all wonderful. The main dishes were great as well as the nan. It's a BYO place so keep that in mind.

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Thank ChaChi121

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2439 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, IL 60659
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-338-1627

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?