Where to Find the Best Curry in Chicago

Craving Curry? This popular Indian dish is seasoned with various delicious spices and served over rice (like Basmati or Jasmine). Depending on the ingredients, your curry can be extremely spicy or comfortably mild. It’s the perfect comfort food for when you’re in the mood for a hearty meal. Plus, it’s even better the next day as leftovers. Check out where you can find the best curry in Chicago and get your hands on some butter chicken and garlic naan! 

Chiya Chai

2770 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60647

This mom-and-pop shop is known for its wonderful teas. But, they also have insanely good curry bowls! Vegetarians can’t get enough of their filling Cauliflower Peas & Potatoes served with russet potatoes, green peas, tomatoes, and spices. And meat lovers will fall for their Pork Vindaloo, which consists of tangy curry, pork, and potatoes.

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The Spice Room

2906 W Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60647

You don’t have to travel to Northern India to get an authentic meal in Chi-town. Just swing by The Spice Room for a modern interpretation of classic dishes and high quality ingredients. Popular items include Chicken Curry served with onions, tomatoes, ginger, and spices. Also Curry Lamb which is lamb cooked in a savory curry sauce. 


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Posted by India House Restaurant on Monday, July 11, 2022

Indian House Chicago

59 W Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60654


Founder Jagmohan Jayara opened his first restaurant in 1993 and since has grown to three locations. His team serves up food that touches the soul and celebrates Indian culture. Some favorites include Spicy Hyderabdi Veg Curry, a mix of vegetables cooked in a spicy peanut sauce. Also, their Chicken Curry is absolutely delicious. The tender chicken cooked in a delicately spiced curry sauce will literally melt in your mouth. 


Posted by Gorkha Kitchen Indian And Nepalese Restaurant on Friday, May 14, 2021

Gorkha Kitchen Indian and Nepalese Restaurant

434 W Diversey Pkwy. Chicago, IL 60614

The talented team at Gorkha Kitchen dishes traditional Indian and Nepalese cuisines based on recipes that have been perfected over thousands of years. Their top curry dishes include Creamy Masala Chicken Curry and Nepali Khasi, which is a goat curry cooked in aromatic Nepalese spices with the flavors of fenugreek, cinnamon, onions, ginger, and tomatoes.

Mild 2 Spicy

714 W Diversey Pkwy. Chicago, IL 60614

Looking for a variety of modern Indian cuisine? Then check out Mild 2 Spicy for vast selection of items. You can find almost everything on their menu, including Paneer, Tofu, Vegetarian, Lentil, Chicken, Lamb, Goat, and Seafood Curries. Plenty of mild and spicy flavors to go around!

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