Bolat African Cuisine

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3346 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60657 3346 North Clark Street, Chicago Directions
Today 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM Closed All Hours
+17736651100
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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Japanese
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $30-$50
  • Hours
    Sun
    12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Mon-Fri
    4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sat
    12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Japanese
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Valet
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
  • WiFi
    Yes
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57 Tips
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Report | 13 days ago
The makeral bean cake you have to try and the beertails were delicious as well. The fufu goat dish I wouldn't recommend. Very nice ambience and staff.
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Report | 14 days ago
The patrons should be able to have different dishes.
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Report | 13 days ago
The waiter was really good at explaining the dishes and making suggestions. This was especially helpful since I've never had African food before. Food was really good and I would go back for it. The only ding I would give it is that we had to wait forever for our check and for him to pick up our check and we were the only ones there. But otherwise, it was a great experience.
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Report | 13 days ago
I think that the night would have run a little bit smoother with an additional waiter, or an exclusive bartender to prepare drinks.
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Report | 14 days ago
Great service. I will definetly be back and recommend to others.
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Report | 15 days ago
very positive experience
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Report | 13 days ago
jamal was a great server!!
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Report | 13 days ago
There was only one bartender and one server, but the service didn't lack. The server was friendly and very efficient. I would definitely eat there again.
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Report | 13 days ago
Need to change the recording customers hear when calling. It is a turn off never to have the opportunity to speak to a live person and then not to get accurate info on the recording. Impossible to make an impromptu decision to eat here. I went on 2 occasions only yo find the restaurant closed. The recording didn't state this when I called before going.
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Report | 13 days ago
Everything I asked for they could not accommodate me. They did not have the food I wanted to order, nor my soda of choice. However, the waiter was nice and willing to explain everything to me since it was my first time eating that food of a particular culture. The place was empty, which made me suspicious. I tried to go there 3 times before and the hours were really weird... hard to keep track. My boyfriend liked the food but said that he would not go back:(
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From Our Editors

Chefs at Bolat immerse diners in West African culture via savory stews and tropical ingredients served at a slick black-and-red café. A mild dough known as fufu accompanies most dishes to balance spiciness and scoop up morsels of wisdom hidden under ingredients such as tilapia, plantain, or goat. Provided in place of silverware, rounds of fufu are meant to be pulled apart and remolded into small discs that can, like chopsticks or dining pliers, pinch bites of food and deliver them to the mouth's main opening. Bolat's table minders provide diners with sudsy bowls of water to rinse fingers between plates, elevating the authenticity of the West African dining experience.

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Sun
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mon-Fri
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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