Our Menu

BYO beer, wine and tequila only


Shareable Plates

Guacamole ..... $11.95

Chunky guacamole with classic garnishes; crispy tostadas


Young Greens ..... $15.95

Roasted poblano dressing, orange, pickled onion, cucumber, avocado and roasted pepitas


Roasted Carrots ..... $19.50

Truffle burrata, fennel salsa verde


1000 Layer Potato..... $21.50

Chipotle cream, creme fraiche, tobiko


Roasted Brussel Sprouts ..... $18.75

Elotes style, chipotle glaze, chorizo, queso cotija


Memelas ..... $17.50

corn masa memelas, black beans, aged goat cheese, arbol salsa and dressed arugula


Empanadas ..... $16.50

Bacon, queso oaxaca, caramelized onions, ricotta  pineapple tatemada


Flautas ..... $17.95

Flautas stuffed with chicken thigh and rajas; chipotle sauce, pickled cabbage, carrots and crema


Peneques ..... $19.95

Queso panela, tomato arbol, pico de gallo verde


Flank Steak ..... $29.95

Guajillo, roasted new potatoes, crispy onions


Pork Ribs ..... $25.95

Honey pasilla sauce, radishes, crema and queso fresco


Plato Placero ..... $28.95

Beef brisket, daily salsas, queso oaxaca, roasted plantains, tostadas, lettuce wraps

Roasted Lamb Rack ..... $35.95

Coffee mole, black kale salad, peanuts, black lentils, dried cherries, sesame seeds








Jarritos Soda ...... $4.00


Glass bottle Coca Cola ...... $5.00


Topochico ...... $5.00


Canned Diet Coke ...... $3.00


Virgin Sangria Pitcher ...... $13.00


House Limeade Pitcher ...... $19.00


Hibiscus Limeade Pitcher ...... $18.00


Chocolate-Chile Mousse ..... $11.95

Spiced goat cheese center and toasted marshmallow sauce


Sweet Empanadas ..... $11.95

Peanut butter filling, dulce de leche and oaxacan chocolate


Flan ..... $11.95

Hibiscus flan, seasonal compote, candied pepita


Chef's Dessert of the Day ..... $11.95

Please Note

• We accept limited reservations every day.

• Limit one 750ml bottle or one pack of beer per party of two.

• Due to limited space we please ask that you not bring coolers into the restaurant.

• No outside food or non alcoholic beverages. And please, no vodka, rum, or whiskey.

• To make reservations, please e-mail

• Gift certificates are available for purchase.

• Chilam Balam is a cash only restaurant.

The chicago department of public health advises that consumption of raw or undercooked foods may result in an increased risk of foodborne illness

As Seen On


Monday  -  Closed
Tuesday  -  5:00PM - 9:00PM
Wednesday  -  5:00PM - 9:00PM
Thursday  -  5:00PM - 9:00PM
Friday  -  5:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturday  -  5:00PM - 10:00PM
Sunday -  Closed


Phone: 773.296.6901


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