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Barnaby's of Des Plaines

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American, Pizza, Hamburgers, British
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636 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2612
847-297-8866
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A blast from the past

The huge burgers are great. Not a fan of the almost shoestring fries, but who has room for them after the monster burger with lettuce and tomato and large pickle slice. It's dim and can get noisy, but a

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
ColConnie
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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Des Plaines, Illinois
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The huge burgers are great. Not a fan of the almost shoestring fries, but who has room for them after the monster burger with lettuce and tomato and large pickle slice. It's dim and can get noisy, but a

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

enjoyed an evening out with friends food was great enjoyed the evening. will definitely be back again

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Chicago, Illinois
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457 reviews 457 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I'm not sure if someone reviewed a different Barnaby's, as there are a couple others, but this Barnaby's on Touhy Ave, just east of Wolf Road is definitely open for business. We got there on Sunday, 1 Mar 2015, and found that it was filling up. I think most come for the pizza at Barnaby's. It certainly is a "friends"... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is not the review I had intended to write but we are talking about an institution... BARNABY'S. great pizza sandwiches and the old dark ambiance of a cellar. Great hangout for MW WARRIORS. But we wish it hadn't closed. Fun for family and friends is over.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place has awful service, awful customer service, and a bad atmosphere overall. I waited for over an hour for a pizza and when I told them the wait time was too long, I got an excuse of "everyone had to wait tonight". They need to hire new employees and also re train the current ones. There was a lady... More 

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Chicago
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160 reviews 160 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Yes, I've eaten this pizza from various locations since I was a teenager. We stopped here on the way back from the airport, and it still holds up. Just great thin crust crisp pizza. We even took some half baked pizzas to freeze and make another time at home. Very good burgers as well.

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I went a barnabyes with my family it was a great pizza test like heaven and I will recommend from my friends was a great service

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Lancaster
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been going to Barnaby's since I was a kid. When back in the area I have to have a pizza. Now my kids love it. Don't expect anything fancy, just good pizza. Fish and Chips, fries and chicken fingers all have been good too.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

This Barnabys location still adheres to its history. Best thin crust pizza! I've been going there since I was a kid (in fact had my 8th birthday there, college graduation party and my sons christening). My big favorite in Des Plaines. Same decor even but who cares if they changed it people would complain.

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Houston, TX
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Words cannot even say how wonderful this pizza is! If you like thin crust... This is the place! By far the best pizza ever!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 636 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2612
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: 847-297-8866

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Hamburgers, British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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