Noodles Etc in Chicago

For an authentic Pan Asian experience in Chicago's Hyde Park district, Noodles Etc. is a family-owned and operated eatery that serves delicious Asian cuisine.

Chicago's Noodles Etc., just 15 minutes south of downtown Chicago serves the best Pan-Asian and Thai specialties in town. Noodles Etc. uses fresh ingredients, and serves generous portions at affordable prices.

What's more, Noodles Etc. is a "Michelin Guide Recommended" restaurant which means that the inspectors found the food to be above average. The recommended selection is a sign of a chef using quality ingredients that are well cooked to create a good meal.

About Noodles Etc.

Since 1995, Noodles Etc. has provided customers with the casual atmosphere of the Pan-Asian world through its open kitchen design and simple dining fare. Noodles Etc. serves flavorful entrees with the freshest ingredients delivered to its door six days a week.

In addition, the restaurant is also the proud recipient of the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce's 2011 Award for "Best Business of the Year."

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Consequently, Noodles Etc.'s crowd-pleasing dishes hail from Thailand, China, Japan, and Vietnam the Phillippines. Favorite entrees include chicken satay and spinach salad, Vietnamese spring rolls, Thai basil rice, and spicy drunken noodles.

Pro Tip: Noodles Etc. invites guests to visit the dining room for lunch or dinner. Also, they can also ORDER ONLINE for convenient pick-up or prompt delivery service!

Close up photo of a lunch at Noodles Etc in Chicago, Illinois, USA

photo credit: Noodles Etc at University of Chicago via Facebook

Noodles Etc. Top Rated Appetizers:

  • Shu-Mai: Steamed shrimp and vegetable dumplings topped with toasted garlic and scallions served with a sweet soy sauce.
  • Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Crab Meat: Vermicelli noodles, crab, and sweet basil served with a smoky plum sauce.

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  • Vegetable Croquettes: Blended potatoes, onions, sweet peas, and carrots breaded with potato flakes, then golden deep dried.
  • Thai Chicken Satay: Marinated chicken strips pan-fried, served with cucumber salad.
  • Crab Rangoon: Crispy pastry filled with seasoned cream cheese and crabmeat.
  • Pot Stickers: This vegetable dumpling is deep-fried to crispy perfection and is a customer favorite!

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Pro Tip: The restaurant makes all orders "ready to go," and caters to customers' dietary needs. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available for those with restrictions.

Entrees Specialties:

  • Spicy Drunken Noodle: Fresh wide rice ramen stir-fried with jalapeno peppers, white onions, and basil.
  • Curry Noodle: Red curry paste, coconut milk, chicken, bell peppers over thin rice ramen.

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  • Pad Woon Sen: Stir-fried crystal noggin, topped with chicken, beef, or tofu.
  • Pancit: Filipino fine ramen dish made with thin rice noodles, BBQ pork, egg, and shredded carrots.

Restaurant Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.





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