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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 #675 of 8,285 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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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

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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Taverham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I had heard about this restaurant from friends yet never managed to eat there on any of my trips to Chicago. This time I was determined to go and I wasn't disappointed. It was mid week and fairly quiet. I loved the feel of the diner, very retro and loved the signs in the restuarant they made me laugh. Service... More

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Detroit, Michigan
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

A fun old fashioned diner where the wait staff is the entertainment. Be prepared for good food and rude treatment from the staff, it's all part of the experience. The staff usually puts on a dancing performance during most visits. And everyone gets a nice paper hat as a souvenir!

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food here was ok, the milkshakes were out of this world! Be prepared to have the waiting staff be quite rude to you - its all part of the service, but extremely funny! They even got up and danced on the counter part way through dinner. Highly entertaining, the kids will love it!

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was one of the most fun places to go and by far, my high point during my first trip to the windy city. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is great & the entertainment is fantastic.

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Crewkerne, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had an amazing dining experience at Ed Debevic's. But you need to be pre-warned! The staff are deliberately rude-and hilarious. At a given point the waiting staff leap up onto the stainless steel counter in this 1950s style diner and sing and dance. be prepared to give as good as you get and you will have a great time-and... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Quick and witty. hiking through Down town Chicago,we stumbled across a place that had shakes malts and the world's smallest ice cream Sunday's. The sign hit the spot.we hit the counter, we are only getting a shake some ice cream what ever not a meal. The waitress hit us up "are you gonna order something" my wife was caught off... More

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London, OH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place had great diner food - the servers were extra sassy but that made it so fun! The diner had a great vibe and the kids absolutely loved everything about it. My picky 8 year old said it was "the best restaurant she had ever seen"!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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216 reviews 216 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
320 helpful votes 320 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our family (mom, dad, 9-y/o, and 14-y/o) absolutely loved this sassy little dinner in downtown Chicago. This was the one of the restaurants we thought our kids would really like to see, so walked here one night to check it out. What it is: Ed's is a retro-themed diner where the staff are a bit "salty" on purpose but totally... More

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Louisville, KY
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place has it all! They have good food at a great price and the entertainment is awesome! I visited this place many years ago when I was in middle school and it was the best field trip I ever had!! I will definitely go back next time I am in Chicago.

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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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