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1501 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2009
+1 708-328-3091
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“poke bowl” (4 reviews)
“spicy tuna” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1501 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2009
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

If you have been to or lived in Hawaii (like me), then you should not go here and expect Hawaiian food. Even the mac salad (which is so simple) had way too many ingredients in it. The food was decent, but it's not what you...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I have visited Mahalo a number of times. The atmosphere and decor were very inviting, summery and cool. The food was very good and the drinks were great. I visited this weekend and it has been re-branded. The atmosphere is not nearly as cool and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Beverly R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Mahalo is a very popular restaurant in an area where there are many. It is mostly full to the brim, so come early. The interior is lovely and the service great. My blood orange margarita was excellent, and my pork ramen dish was really good....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 74gerhardj
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is so fun! I went with some girlfriends for brunch and we split the Big Kahuna. It was rather small for $26 but the concept was fun! I ordered a poké bowl and it was really good! Our waitress was very nice. They...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 24 February 2018

The vibe of Mahalo is very summery which is a nice escape during the winter weather. I ordered the spicy tuna poke bowl with the hot peppers on the side and sticky rice. My friend ordered the pork belly ramen bowl and both of us...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AllisonG1499
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Met my daughter here for brunch on a cold Saturday. Very sunny and happy inside. Service was very good. We both had a poke bowl - mine was spicy tuna and my daughter had the wasabi salmon. Both tasty. They come with either greens, soba...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 715carriee
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I found Mahalo to be a bit of a letdown considering all of the hype I heard. I ordered the traditional poke bowl for $14. It consisted of Mahi Mahi, avocado, macadamia nuts, and pickled veggies. The flavors didn't mix well for me and the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank averyoffthegrid
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went for brunch and found a broad menu full of tasty food and good drinks. The coconut shrimp was tangy and delicious, and we enjoyed the chicken and waffles as well. The poke bowls and breakfast sandwiches coming out of the kitchen looked beautiful,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Robin s
Reviewed 20 September 2017

On Sunday morning we wandered around Wicker Park while we killed time waiting for a table (45-50 minutes) at another brunch spot. We stumbled upon Mahalo and went in so we could go enjoy a drink on the rooftop patio. The atmosphere was original and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank bryan_513
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We chose Mahalo in Chicago for a birthday celebration. We sat on the rooftop patio. We shared chicken dumplings, the Ahi Poke' bowl, and 2 different types of Ramen. The pork ramen was hot, savory and spiced just right. The Ahi Poke' bowl was fresh...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Paige S
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park
  • Neighbourhood: Wicker Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-328-3091
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