Cafe 28

Cafe 28

1800 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL
(773) 528-2883 serving: North Center, North Side
open:Call for hours

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Mexican, Latin American, $$, Bar Scene, Breakfast, Brunch, Carry Out, Local Favorite, Outdoor Dining, Private Rooms, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


The Extras: A three-piece band plays Brazilian grooves in the back dining room during Sunday brunch (11am-2pm).

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Family-owned restaurant dishes up comforting Cuban fare to a loyal Ravenswood crowd.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
This neighborhood restaurant keeps growing, having added another room to its cozy front bar and spacious, sunny middle dining area. It's a comfortable, cheerful place, with exposed-brick walls, handsome dark-wood…
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Fantastic Cuban cuisine
By NorthCenter Bizman at Citysearch

My wife rarely orders seafood but got the halibut. It was amaaaaazing. I ordered the marinated skirt steak and was upset when I was done eating b... Read More

Cafe 28 is great food, can be long wait
By Marija P at Insider Pages

Excellent cuban/mexican food. Good food and great drinks. Wait can be long even if you have a reservation. Tried to book a bridal shower and the... Read More

Great food, great outdoor patio.
By kimmcbride at Citysearch

I really enjoyed Cafe 28. We went in the middle of the week so it was not busy at all. We sat outside, which was perfect for a summer night. The... Read More

Cafe 28
By Moonbm27 at Menuism

My co worker went here and totally raved about this place and I knew I had to try it. I went to Cafe 28 on... Read More

Excellent Food, Inconsistent Service
By pjs2780 at Citysearch

We've been to Cafe 28 twice now. Both times, the food was delicious). The first time we went, the service was great. The most recent time, thoug... Read More