$$, River North, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Gluten-freeSidewalk Seating

Accepts Credit Cards, Full Bar, Takes Reservations

Ēma is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef CJ Jacobson’s lighter California style of cooking. Shareable Mediterranean plates are at the core of the menu with spreads, dips and mezze. Signature dishes include spicy hummus, house-made stracciatella with vine-ripened tomatoes, and lamb kefta kebabs, feta and olives, falafel, and grilled octopus.

Ēma shares its kitchen with Rotisserie Ēma, a quick casual counter. Menu specialties include chef prepared salads, rotisserie chicken and house-made frozen Greek yogurt.

74 W Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60654  


Monday: 11:30am-10:00pm

Tuesday: 11:30am-10:00pm

Wednesday: 11:30am-10:00pm

Thursday: 11:30am-10:00pm

Friday: 11:30am-11:00pm

Saturday: 11:30am-11:00pm

Sunday: 11:30am-10:00pm