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Sai Cafe

2010 N Sheffield Ave, Ste 4, Chicago, IL 60614-4212
+1 773-472-8080
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
14 Jul 2018
“Great sushi!”
18 Jun 2018
“Sai Cafe classic sushi”
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2010 N Sheffield Ave, Ste 4, Chicago, IL 60614-4212
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Really friendly neighborhood sushi restaurant. We ordered a variety of dishes. All of it was wonderful...

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Sai Cafe was one of the first sushi restaurants to open in Chicago. It is still thriving for a simple reason- quality sushi. Comfortable, relaxed setting. Consistently great sushi rolls and sashimi.

Thank kristinec20182018
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

No a bad spot, but service and food can be hit or miss. I have been here dozens of times in the past decade. Sushi is generally very good, but pricey. Liquor is very pricy as well. In general, servers have no personality and are...More

Thank LlittleEddie
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

When I lived in chicago just a smidge over a decade ago, this was one of my fave sushi places. My husband and I are visiting and I insisted that we go. I had talked this place up and I was excited to take him...More

Thank MamaLove1210
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Sai Cafe is a great restaurant, and the food is great to. There is nothing exceptional about the ambience, but the waiters and chefs are extremely friendly. There are a bunch of interesting sushi rolls on the menu, so the more adventurous should enjoy the...More

Thank Karthik S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

you don't last 30 years in the restaurant business without good quality, good service,etc. James Bee is a master and although he does not go after hype or publicity, anyone who is an experienced sashimi, poke,sushi fan is going to have an eye opening experience....More

1  Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The sushi and sashimi variety and quality are unsurpassed. The service is traditional Japanese and excellent. My personal favourites (saba and uni) are always perfect.

Thank manofsteel276
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Everyone has their favorite sushi place and this is mine. I've been coming here for more years than I wish to reveal, but it's always consistent and delicious. The fish is fresh and wonderful and the flavors are terrific. The staff is always sweet and...More

Thank Judy g
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

If you love sushi this is the restaurant to visit. The staff are lovely and the food is out of this world good. Fresh, unique and beautifully served. Do not hesitate just go.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had a many course meal at the sushi bar with friends that was just amazing. I'm not exactly sure how my friend arranged the meal or if it was a special option for those in the know but basically the amazingness just kept coming and...More

Thank rjhenry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 N Sheffield Ave, Ste 4, Chicago, IL 60614-4212
    (W Armitage Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Brown line Armitage station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-472-8080
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