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Susie's Drive-in

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4126 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-2162
(773) 283-6544
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
Food is OK

This is a little greasy-spoon hut on Montrose with a wide variety of fast food including tamales, hot dogs, hamburgers, etc. I go here when I am in a rush. Not always the cleanest of places. The area is also a little on the rough side although not bad. Industrial look to the street/area.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Hans M
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Niles, Illinois
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Niles, Illinois
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little greasy-spoon hut on Montrose with a wide variety of fast food including tamales, hot dogs, hamburgers, etc. I go here when I am in a rush. Not always the cleanest of places. The area is also a little on the rough side although not bad. Industrial look to the street/area.

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Thank Hans M
Chicago, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
790 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

A small hot dog stand with a lot more, located just west of Pulaski on Montrose. We had a hot dog, a pizza puff and poppers and the total bill was less than $8.00. Everything was hot and tasted good. It would be nice if they took credit cards, but they don't, though they do have an ATM machine.

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Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I've been looking for good chili cheese fries in Chicago and after searching online I found this place . They were a little expensive to me $9.70 to be exact , but they were worth it ! the presentation was surprising i was expecting them on a disposable container but you actually get them in some sorta fried tortilla shell... More 

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Thank RAVABRA
Old Man Bay, Grand Cayman
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I had the philly cheesesteak and fries. Tasted so good the place should be called Susie's Fine Fast Food.

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Thank Tracy E
Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Go for the shakes, Order from the vast selection of flavors. The eats menu is also huge. The food will be greasy, but good. Sometimes the service is slow, but they're actually open late night. Definitely off the tourist path.

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Thank Anna H
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

They have everything and anything with crazy foods to like example a taco bowl filled with fries with cheese meat bacon sour cream and thats one of the more tame things no credit cards taken here but they have a atm inside open 24/7 additudes here but thats just susies all part of the environment

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Thank luna6373
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Their milkshakes are where it's at!!! I've never had anything else, but it's hard to choose just one flavor they are so good!

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Thank Kristin C
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Sigh. And I had heard such remarkable things. I ordered a veggie cheese burger, fries and a soda with no ice. They got not a single thing correct. The burger came out with no cheese. The fries were unseasoned and bits and pieces. The soda had ice. Definitely a bummer considering the rave reviews I have heard.

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Thank AlmdoiPad
Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2009

This is the BEST philly cheesesteak in Chicago. It's over a foot long and tough for one person to tackle alone. The cheese fries are served in a taco shell. They are also hand made every day. Like another reviewer said, this is not the place to get to get excellent customer service, just the best philly in the city.... More 

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Thank BAM76
Chicago
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2008

The owner is the rudest person ever seen in my life. She is like the wicked witch of the west. The dirtiest place you can ever visit. The cashier will handle cash and go straight to making your food without washing their hands. I saw a worker throw out the garbage, lift the lid on the dumpster, walk back in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4126 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-2162
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: (773) 283-6544

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 4
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?