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Ed Debevic's

640 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
(312) 664-1707
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Ranked #722 of 8,282 restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $0 - $20
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers
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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
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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417 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

So funny! We loved all the insults! The food was fine nothing special but the kids had a blast and couldn't get over how our waitress was treating us! Not sure we'd go again but it is a must do if you've never been.

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Chatham, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Went to Ed's on a trip to Chicago with family(2 adults and 4 kids aged 10,11,12,13). Waitress Lucy displayed the right amount of attitude and the kids loved it as she picked on their Dad the most! She picked it up a notch when he gave her attitude back which was hilarious. Food is just okay but definitely not the... More

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Clayton, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This place is know mostly for it's atmosphere, waiters that try to be a little rude, all in good fun. We went for lunch on a thursday afternoon, the place was not too busy then. I ordered a ruben and a chocolate shake, my partner ordered a burger and onion rings. Everything came out as expected. My ruben was a... More

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Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had so much fun here that we ate here 3 times in one week, even though we were on restaurant row near Rain Forest Cafe, and the Hard Rock Cafe, and lots of other restaurants. The waiters were good naturally insulting, the ambiance was nostalgic and colorful, and the food was DELICIOUS!

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Holt, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Staff is entertaining as they playfully snipe at you, occasional dancing is cute but you can tell their hearts not into it. Food quality is average at best. Go at least once, then you should be good.

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Kansas City
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great fun, kids loved it...shakes were delicious, food was just average diner food. Our server was fun and perfectly rude throwing straws, calling us cheap for not ordering appetizers and harassing the kids. We laughed and had a great time.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We visited Ed's this past weekend while they were celebrating their 30th anniversary. The restaurant was busy but we were seated within 5 minutes of entering. Our server was awesome...rude but never offensive. We love the DJ in the corner and the staff dancing to Car Wash on the counter...even after a fuse blew and the music stopped. The food... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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124 reviews 124 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Hadn't been to Ed's for years and recently decided to take a group there while on business in Chicago. It's a fun place with average food that is super busy. We enjoyed the visit and the wait staff that does their best to be fun (in an insulting way). Perhaps what Ed's has going for it is that it's just... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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146 reviews 146 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Celebrated our daughters birthday here while on vacation in Chicago. The french fries were the food that the kids loved here. They brought a small treat for her birthday and were short and sassy with a song - thought it was funny. Another fun thing they did was the DJ put on a song and the wait staff all stopped... More

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New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had a great lunch here. Staff was funny and attentive. Kids absolutely loved it. Menu is just what we expected, bar food/diner food. Desserts are huge and yummy!

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