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Ed Debevic's

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Neighborhood: Near North Side
American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers
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Ed Debevic's
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640 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
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640 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 664-1707
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Great themed restaurant
3 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2014
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Orion R
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Aurora, Colorado, United States

I went to this restaurant with about 30 coworkers for a business dinner. It was a wonderful place to be able to relax and have fun in the atmosphere and with the servers. Servers at this... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 138
    Excellent
  • 162
    Very good
  • 82
    Average
  • 35
    Poor
  • 27
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I went to this restaurant with about 30 coworkers for a business dinner. It was a wonderful place to be able to relax and have fun in the atmosphere and with the servers. Servers at this restaurant act as though they do not want to be at work but that is part of the process. The server we had was... More

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Omro, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Took a few friends from out of town. They had never been but I had a few times. Our server, "Popcorn", was hysterical! Food is exactly what you'd expect in a diner atmosphere but the antics, the insults, and the theatrical waitstaff are what make the full experience. Highly recommended.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I used to come here when it first opened with my friends in high school. My kids are in their teens and we had a ball! The atmosphere was outstanding and the wait staff was just as i remembered--funny and appropriately rude! The food was good, service was fast! We make sure we visit here every time we travel to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We came for a work party of about 50. The company took care of the bill for our meal, but drinks were on us. Several of us were horribly overcharged at the bar (1 beer and 1 mixed drink was $24.86 not including tip), it took forever to get our drinks, and one of the couples had to tell the... More

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chicago, il
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

located in downtown Chicago, outside and inside designed after an old 19 fifties diner, fast food burgers fries shakes and the waitresses dress up in 50 s costumes and sit down at your table and slightly insult you but in a nice way. fun place to take people from out of town reasonably priced they have a bar if you... More

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Red Wing, MN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Well, they really do yell at you and if you like rude service, you're in for a treat! The food was excellent, it was a fun, old fashioned diner feel. The malts were fantastic. The service was . . . rude! It was a little strange that we paid for that service but overall it was fun.

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Modesto, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you have never been here, you have to go for the fun atmosphere. The waiters insult you, so keep this in mind. Part of the experience of going here is just that. If this will bother you, there are thousands of other restaurants to choose from in Chicago. Diner food, awesome old fashioned real milk shakes.

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My wife and I took our teenage daughter and her friend after hearing about it from a Chicago friend as a must place to visit. Looks like and old fashioned diner inside. We had so much fun and we enjoyed the burgers and shakes/malts. The wait staff dances on the counter top (I think at the top of every hour)... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this diner on our way to a Pizza restaurant and decided we would go back in the morning for breakfast because it looked like a true American diner. We went back and got a booth ... We thought at first the waitress was having a bad day because she was a bit rude but then we Googled... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Best double thick chocolate malt I have had in decades. My sister yelled , this is mom's sloppy joes. The ambience is vintage but not unique. Waiters are brilliantly offensive.There are able to say something snide about wherever you came from or are going to. People brought in friends unaware.of the gag Great fun.

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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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