When the craving for Indian cuisine hits, there are countless spots to order soulful curries, flaky paratha and a bevy of vegetarian-friendly dishes. Devon Avenue has long been one of the best stretches in the city for South Asian cooking—home to restaurants that have existed for ages—but great options can be found elsewhere as well. Modern newcomers, like Indienne and Thattu, are putting fresh spins on classic recipes while old favorites continue to churn out delicious and dependable dishes. And there’s something for every budget, from fine dining tasting menus to terrific cheap eats at Ghareeb Nawaz. The food also holds up well during transport, making the following places excellent for delivery or carryout. So check out our guide to the best Indian restaurants in Chicago for your fill of veggie-stuffed momos, enormous dosas and more.
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