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Ada's Famous Deli - CLOSED

14 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-2801
+1 312-214-4282
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
6 Jul 2013
“Deli in name only!!”
27 Jun 2013
“A Manhattan Kind of Experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Deli, Diner, Central European
$$ - $$$
14 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-2801
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Reviewed 6 July 2013

Not a real deli by any stretch of the imagination! Food was at best average and not that tasty. The bagels are really flat rolls and the Matzoh Ball soup had no chicken stock in it. The club sandwich had no taste and the Nova...More

1  Thank TravelerB787
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I had the Manhattan Clam Chowder and the Manhattan sandwich, which is a turkey reuben. It was a nice-sized sandwich that was tasty. The Clam Chower was really good. One of the best Manhattan Clam Chowder's I have had. The broth was standard but good....More

1  Thank J W L
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I was not impressed by Ada's Famous Deli. Are they Famous for being just ok? Honestly, my husband & I went here because we had vouchers for a free breakfast because we stayed at the attached hotel, and we only ate one day out of...More

1  Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 18 June 2013

There are so many better places to eat in Chicago. They have fabulous bread, but the lunch meat is of an average quality. On the up side, they are very affordable.

1  Thank Roxzelle W
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Everything on the menu at Ada's in fantastic! I first went here with a co-worker in 2005. Ever since then I have gone here regularly whether it was by myself, with my spouse, friends, or family. The wait service is a tad slow, but the...More

1  Thank JCDBR
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Typical diner menu - mostly fried, breakfast available all day. I was grateful to find a black bean burger on the burger list, served with steak fries and excellent coleslaw. This is not health food but it sure tastes good :)

1  Thank lmf22purple
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Ate here twice while staying at the Silversmith Hotel. Went for breakfast and dinner. Breakfast food was average, good size portion, but nothing extraordinary. Dinner I had the reuben sandwich. It was very meaty and delicious, was served open faced. French fries were tasty, obviously...More

1  Thank prance
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Since they serve breakfast all day, as well as lunch and dinner, this is a good option if staying in the Silversmith hotel and too tired to go out. Had a great burger in the bar my first night here and wonderful lo and bagel...More

1  Thank Jeannine B
Reviewed 9 May 2013

A good range of food. The oatmeal breakfast was perfect. The service was friendly and efficient. Great location and open long hours.

1  Thank AnneStFoodies
Reviewed 6 April 2013

The food tasted great but was a little pricey for the amount of food you received. The Jewel Row option was similar to a "Grand Slam" at Denny's, only the pancakes were silver-dollar sized.

Thank AaronR88
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Restaurant Details

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European, Deli, Diner, Central European
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  • Address: 14 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-214-4282
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