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1558 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
+1 773-252-1558
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (16 reviews)
“lamb chops” (8 reviews)
“gyro” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1558 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A group of friends visited Taxim. The experience was terrific. The food as outstanding, Greek regional dishes and wine. The octopus was exceptional. The staff was attentive and the owner /chef David was full,of information about the wine and dishes it made the visit memorable....More

Thank Howard F
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This restaurant was recommended by a friend who has traveled extensively in Greece and has a Greek husband. She said it was like a nice restaurant in Athens (versus a more casual place with lots of traditional Greek dishes--Greek Islands is the best option in...More

Thank FrancieNashville
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My wife - who is Greek American - and I were visiting Chicago this past weekend. We wanted Greek food and our friend recommended Taxim. The menu represents a much bigger variety of Greek regional cuisines than any other restaurant we have ever eaten at....More

Thank Dan O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If the weather is accomodating, there are fewer places to eat that are more charming than Taxim's rooftop. The "L" in the background, the hanging lights, the chronology of big events in Greek history. It all works. We ordered the yogurt, onion/mint olives with pita,...More

Thank scooterdork
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We arrived at 7, ordered at 7:15, received our wine at 7:30. Small plates began to appear around 8:00. Our shrimp dish finally came around 8:30. When the octopus still hadn't come by 8:50 (despite our having asked about it), we decided to call it...More

Thank Martha W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Three of us had dinner here last weekend. The service was excellent; the food was very, very good.The menu has a great deal more variety than your average Greek menu. We loved the leek in phyllo pie, the mushroom flatbread, the lamb kebab. We were...More

Thank sallyws
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I love my first vibe from the moment when I come inside of this restaurant. Music. Roof patio!!! Just love it. Appetizers are fantastic. And during the chef tried to catch a sea bass and cooked it we drank a very cool taste Red Merlot!!!...More

Thank Artem L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Went with a group for eats before heading to Rosa's Lounge. Spouse's birthday. Seated promptly. Service helpful, solid recommendations on the wine, food portions. Accommodated the gluten-/soy intolerant in our group fairly well. Hummus average. Pita also (doesn't appear to be made here). Eggplant nicely...More

Thank rburdmd
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Though I almost walked right by the restaurant (my wife did, since I dropped her off because parking is very tough in the neighborhood), my wife and I were very pleased with the food and the design of the space. It is named for a...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Considering all the good reviews, and it being my birthday I’m sorry to say we had a disappointing meal at Taxim. We order a number of different items and most were unimpressive. Our least favorite was the olives which were in a brine so salty...More

Thank aender
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1558 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
    (North Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus: 56 Milwaukee, 70 Division, 72 North Blue Line train: Damen or Division stop Cabs are also plentiful in the area.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-252-1558
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