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640 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
(312) 664-1707
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Ranked #675 of 8,419 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
st. louis, mo
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We went to Ed's for a shake and the atmosphere. It's fun to be harassed by the waiters/waitresses as well as watch them harass other people. For example, our hostess made us take our menus to our table, the waiter threw the straws on the table when delivering our water, and then when we were finished, he put our bill... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

We waited for over an hour to get a seat. We then waited 20 mins to place our order. 45 minutes later, our cold, hard as rocks fries were delivered along with our entrees but my husband never received his side salad. Waiter was funny but after all that.... we didn't want funny!

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Birkerod, Denmark
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very fun place to take the family. Great "show" by the staff the food is average but that is really not why you go here.

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Louisville, Kentucky
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We ate here after a full day in Chicago. The kids LOVED it. The atmosphere was fun! The waiters were all dressed up and interacted well with the kids. We saw a waiter dressed like Buddy from ELF which was a hit with my kids! The waiters danced on the tables and had a lot of fun. My kids also... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our waiter's name was Fonz, and he wore a leather jacket. Also, he was mean. And it was awesome. We sat at the bar because the restaurant was so crowded. Bar seats are first come, first serve, and the service is just as good as a regular table. Sitting at the bar meant that we had a front row seat... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had to go back to Ed's for a second time. The food is very good and you get lots of it! Our waiter was crabby and we were ready for it. We enjoyed it as did the kids. If you are bringing kids in for their first visit you should warn them ahead that it's all a game and done... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We always make a point to visit Ed's but this will be the last time I'm sad to say. The show was great & so was the service but the food has gotten a more expensive, fries were cold & the rest of the food was just not very good. You are paying for the experience

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Nashville, TN
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We really enjoyed our trip to Ed's. Leading up to the visit I had convinced my 7 year old that she would need to be super polite to the staff so as to keep them happy and earn her dessert. She was almost immediately shocked by our waiter's attitude! By the end of the night, even though we had given... More 

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Tremont, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We visited Ed Debebvic's this summer. The food was delicious and the servers were hilarious. We loved coming here so much, we came back a second time. The portions were very large and the dancing was so cool. Definitely would come back! 😊💕

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Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This restaurant lives up to its reputation. Very good food diner food. Burgers were juicy and flavourful. The shakes were awesome! And of course the waiters were nasty. This is the main attraction. Don't be surprised if they give you attitude but don't worry in the end it is all in good fun. Get there early (5-6pm) as it fills... More 

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Additional Information about Ed Debevic's

Address: 640 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
Phone Number: (312) 664-1707
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers

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