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1028 S 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
8157569604
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Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best sandwich in town

Twins is a local institution. I go there for the Pot Roast sandwich. It reminds me of my mother's pot roast for Sunday dinner. I usually have them hold the cheese that usually comes standard. Draft beer prices are very good--especially if you drink standard American beer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
Mamiya7
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Sycamore, Illinois
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Sycamore, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Twins is a local institution. I go there for the Pot Roast sandwich. It reminds me of my mother's pot roast for Sunday dinner. I usually have them hold the cheese that usually comes standard. Draft beer prices are very good--especially if you drink standard American beer.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

In town for business on a factory tour. The host took us to Twins Tavern, a local favorite. He recommended the pulled pork on a pretzel bun. Very tasty. Soft bun. A great recommendation. Others had the philly steak, and the daily special of meatball sandwich. All passed with flying colors. Great service. It's nice to see small town America... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Been to this great local hang out many times. Always crowded with farmers, business people and long time area residents. The pot roast sandwich is great. Comfort food is their specialty, game room that no one seems to use for other than eating in, popcorn on the table and a bar that runs across the length of the restaurant is... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Arrived with a group of 12, they quickly made room for us on a busy Friday night. Restaurant was full of families and groups of regulars. Group I was with has been going there before the MS bike ride for years. They raved about the mini-tacos. Food was good, service timely, drinks nice & cold. Prices were incredibly reasonable. We'll... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Whenever we are in De Kalb, we have to eat here. On this trip, we ate here 2 days in a row. Italian Beef sandwich is one of our favorites, but everything on their menu is exceptional! Priced reasonably. Twins has a "homey" feel to it, where everyone knows your name. The waitresses/bartenders are upbeat & courteous. The restaurant is... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

When I return to DeKalb I alway attempt to make it to the Twin Tavern. I never fails to provide good, simple food, good beer, and a great venue for conversation. One can alway count on all three.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We've been going to Twins Tavern for over 20 years. Seldom do we walk in when there's no one there we know. The spaghetti on Wednesday nights is the best in town (maybe all of DeKalb County), and the weekend broasted chicken is similarly delicious. Mike, the owner, is usually on hand to greet newcomers and welcome back loyalists. The... More 

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Lee, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

How often is it that you go into a bar and feel at home. The Twins Tavern is a place that I immediately felt relaxed and at home. There is a good variety of drinks and the food is good. The waitresses, while busy are attentive to the customers need. The overall feel is very low keyed, the noise level... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Grilled smiling mike is my favorite. I like it with extra Marinara. Cheesy pot roast on an onion roll is also a favortie!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Great atmosphere, good burgers and sweet service from very pleasant waitress. My visit was like an episode of Cheers, where every one knew your name.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1028 S 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: 8157569604

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?