Slurping Turtle

Restaurants, Japanese River North
Recommended
4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
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Slurping Turtle
Tan Tan Men at Slurping Turtle

Takashi Yagihashi’s foray into River North is the chef’s attempt to capture the taste of his noodle-slurping childhood in Japan. Based on the highlights of the menu—hamachi tartare in delicate little taro-root tacos, tan tan men ramen weighted with herb-packed pork meatballs, fried ramen noodles you toss with a dollop of spicy mustard for a dish called Chiyan Pon, and joyful desserts like softball-sized cream puffs—Yagihashi may have had the best childhood ever.

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Venue name: Slurping Turtle
Contact:
Address: 116 W Hubbard St
Chicago
60654
Cross street: between Clark and LaSalle Sts
Opening hours: Lunch, dinner
Transport: El stop: Red to Grand;Brown,Purple(rush hrs) to Merchandise Mart. Bus:22,36,37,65,125,156.
Price: Average main course: $13
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Love Slurping Turtle! Service is quick and friendly, and there's a great sake selection to start off your meal. Much of the seating is communal—just be prepared for it to be busy on weekend nights.