Essence of India

Essence of India

"Culinary & Cultural Passage to India in Chicago's Lincoln Square area"

4601 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 506-0002 serving: Ravenswood, Far North Side
open:Mon, Wed & Thur 5:30pm-9:30pm Tues:Closed Fri,Sat: 12-2:30pm, 5:30-10:30pm Sun: 12-2:30pm 5-9:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
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Restaurants, Indian, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


What to Drink: Liquor license is pending; for now, you can bring your own wine or beer with no corkage fee. Nonalcoholic options include sweet, chilled mango lassi (yogurt shake).

Save Money: A lunch buffet is offered daily and features about 10 dishes, from vegetable pakoras and lentil plates to lamb curry and tandoori chicken.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

By Laurie at GrubHub

Just delicious as usual. I ordered the Chicken Shahi Korma this time. Lovely tender white meat chicken and a delectible sweet curry cream sauce. Th...