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All 13 Braidwood Restaurants

Polk-a-Dot Drive in

222 N Front St, Braidwood, IL 60408
(815) 458-3377
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Ranked #3 of 13 Restaurants in Braidwood
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Chicago suburbs
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Best chili cheese fries in the world. The standard by which all chili-cheese fries should be measured. People who grew up here and moved away make sure they stop here for a bite while they are home. You cannot visit Braidwood without a trip to the Polk A Dot. Typical counter style fast food, but it is the epitome of... More 

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Jerome, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place looks and feels like rustic Route 66 with cool decor and statues of Betty Boop, Elvis, Billy Dean and others. We shared a cookie dough shake and soaked in the people watching. I think I would mainly go here for the sundaes and other dessert items but some of the other food looked decent. The one thing that... More 

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Waukegan, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I ordered an Italian beef and it was super dry old meat. Good thing I had a yogurt shake to swallow it down. My husband had a burger that looked worst than the burger in a happy meal. The staff was just gossiping and didn't look like they were even happy to be there. Sad place.

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Additional Information about Polk-a-Dot Drive in

Address: 222 N Front St, Braidwood, IL 60408
Phone Number: (815) 458-3377
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Braidwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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