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Arzan Cafe

Central Asian

Albany Park

$$$$Perfect For:BreakfastCasual Weeknight DinnerLunchWalk-InsQuick EatsLate Night Eats

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Arzan Cafe is across the street from the Kimball Brown Line, which makes it a very convenient spot for commuters. But even if you have a tumultuous relationship with the CTA, Arzan's Central Asian food is worth the visit. The long menu has plenty of tasty starters, like manty filled with pumpkin, or tandoor samsa filled with savory beef and onions. For larger entrees, the Uyghur dish achuu et with spicy beef, vegetables and rice is excellent, and their boso lagman has lots of savory, saucy noodles. Plus, it’s open until midnight every day.

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