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Isla Pilipina

) #1,859 of 7,846 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ Philippine, Asian
2501 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2958
+1 773-271-2988
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lumpia” (10 reviews)
“halo halo” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Philippine, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2501 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2958
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We specifically Ubered from downtown just to check this place out. It is #2 on the most underrated restaurants in Chicago in some travel magazine (cant remember). We were not disappointed. The food was great. Must have the lumpias and the oxtail. Would go all...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are looking for Filipino restaurant and found this in google and we tried it and it was good. Only thing the price is expensive for a simple dish. But other than that it is good

Thank Ianne C
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Husband and I are in Illinois for a convention and drove to try out this restaurant with high expectations as we saw them being featured in triple D. For us, it's just a so-so. Nothing fancy and special. Tho we love their ube ice cream....More

Thank Ana Z
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great experience and highly recommended for people who have never had Filipino food before. Though I am not an expert, I have been married to a Filipino for three years. Finally, I got to try what my husband calls "the best Filipino restaurant in Chicago",...More

Thank WanchenVillegas
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We walked in as a party if three 25 min. before kitchen was closed and seated semi promptly only to be told the kitchen was closed. I was really hungry but the rest of my party wasn't so I asked if we could get Halo...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

tried isla in lincoln square it was very busy liked the food the bbq skewers were good chicken was also good didn't care for the way they made lumpia small and freid adobo was some of best i've had would go back

Thank strurakjohn
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I usually visit Little Quiapo when in Chicago but IP was recommended by a Lola who lives in Chicago. How do you doubt a grandma-type who should know what good cooking is? The mixed adobo and jasmine rice made it seem like I was back...More

1  Thank E M
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The lumpia! Paradise. Our table was probably the only one without a Fillipino -- the natives clearly approve of this place. Rightly so.

1  Thank HampsteadCarrie
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Went with Filipino cousin, Wife, and baby niece for dinner. Seated immediately which was good. As we were walking in, though, a sketchy character hanging out front was asking my cousin if he had any money. By the end of our meal the police had...More

Thank knightmuves
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Whether you like Filipino food or you aren't even sure you've ever had it - this is a great neighborhood spot to stop in to. It is cheap, fresh, delicious and filled with a very friendly wait staff. It is even a BYOB! How do...More

Thank thenewjackieo
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Mags boy S
26 October 2016|
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Response from WanchenVillegas | Reviewed this property |
There's a new store Seafood City that you should visit. There are a few unimart in Chicago too. Enjoy your time!
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Ella H
9 July 2015|
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Response from ecypert1081 | Reviewed this property |
They sure do! I haven't tried them yet, but now I will for sure!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2958
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-271-2988
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