The Edgewater and Andersonville areas are awash in restaurants in every price range. We’ve tried to list those within a short distance of the Malibu.
While some of these restaurants deliver (and we’ve noted them in the listings), you’ll find a much more complete selection of delivery options at http://www.grubhub.com. In August, 2012, they listed 175 restaurants that delivered to the Malibu. Alternately, Seamless (http://www.seamless.com) listed 87 restaurants that deliver here.
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The great staff will make a first experience in Ethiopian cooking a delight. Watch for the live entertainment. A recipient of several rave reviews, including Zagat’s, several years ago.
Part of a regional chain, which is now becoming national, Francesca’s Bryn Mawr is elegant, but with careful ordering, can be a good value. The menu is Northern Italian (with gluten-free options); there’s also a nice wine list. Portions are huge; pastas and most appetizers are eminently splittable.
Huaraches Dona Chio
Chicago Magazine selected Tinga Huaraches as a “Favorite Mexican Dish” in November 2011. (“Huaraches” is a Mexican pizza.)
A good choice when you want to move beyond Mexican, but not beyond the neighborhood. Try the empanadas, cazuela de mariscos, and flank steak (sobrebarriga). Full bar, wine list.
It’s not Devon Avenue, but it’s almost as good, and closer. Wheelchair-friendly, too.
The Loving Hut made Time Out Chicago’s Best List for Chicago vegetarian spot. Plus it’s cheap.
Taiwanese and Mandarin
Some diners swear by the crispy duck, but in truth, you won’t go wrong with almost anything on the menu here.
Kid-friendly and solo-friendly. A branch of the Boystown favorite.
Pasteur, which closed in 2007, is back with updated decor and a new Vietnamese-French menu. There’s an adequate wine list and a list of creative cocktails as well. Ask about the late night hours and menu.
There’s something about eating comfort food “from the mountains of Ethiopia” with your hands. It’s–well, fun.