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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Naf Naf

1095 E. Ogden Ave. (Charles St.) Send to Phone
630-904-7200
Stop the presses: This fresh Israeli eatery makes the best pita (homemade) around.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Naf Naf Restaurant Review

: It’d be easy to overlook this west suburban, counter-service joint----located along a chain-laden stretch of Ogden Avenue---if not for the buzz it’s generated. That buzz, well deserved in many regards, centers largely around one thing, however: puffy house-made pita that’s plucked from the oven throughout the day. For the record, they’re good all on their own, and you won’t find a better version in the city or beyond. When used to envelop the moist, flavorful chicken shwarma or schnitzel sandwiches---the latter a product of the presence of European Jews in Israel---they’re even better. Hummus is a bit of a letdown---heavy on the tahini, light on lemon and garlic---but the Israeli salad, a sprightly mix of chopped cucumbers, tomatoes and herbs, is first-rate. All the basics are offered, like falafel, kebabs and baklava; less common is the offering of purple cabbage salad.
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