Zaytune Mediterranean Grill

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Photo: Erica Gannett
Bridgeport

There isn’t much competition in Middle Eastern food around the Bridgeport ’hood, but Zaytune still operates as if it’s in a race for first. The simple, casual, carryout spot has a handful of tables, but most locals hover near the counter for a view of the action: Lebanese-style pita is stretched and baked daily, eggplants are bathed in herbs and olive oil before hitting the grill, falafel is formed on the fly then dropped into the fryer, and sheet pans of honey-soaked kinafa are sliced into squares with Jack-the-Ripper precision. It’s all flavorful, all fresh and all the area has of its kind—just don’t tell Zaytune that.

Venue name: Zaytune Mediterranean Grill
Contact:
Address: 3129 S Morgan St
Chicago

Cross street: at 31st Pl
Opening hours: Lunch, dinner
Transport: El stop: Orange to Ashland. Bus: 8, 62.
Price: Average main course: $6
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