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Barnaby's of Des Plaines

636 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2612
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Ranked #14 of 148 Restaurants in Des Plaines
Price range: $5 - $8
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Pizza, British
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English first
Schaumburg, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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 via mobile

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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122 reviews 122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

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
51 helpful votes 51 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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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stopped into Barnaby's since I hadn't been there to one in over 30 years and I had fond memories of going there with my family when I was younger. Nothing had changed...still dark...70's vibe...menu boards. Tried a BBQ beef sandwich since that was always my favorite. Big mistake...dry...slice beef (almost like deli meat)...store bought bun....dollop of overly sweet (Open Pit?)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great thin crust pizza! One of the best in the area. Must try this place. Great food great price. Have been going here since I was a child.

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Chicago, Illinois
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144 reviews 144 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Pizza pizza pizza !!!! Love the down to earth family Barnaby's. Bring your family from newborn to 90 your always welcome, baseball teams, birthday parties this is your place. Reasonable reasonable

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Additional Information about Barnaby's of Des Plaines

Address: 636 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2612
Phone Number: 847-297-8866
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 8
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Pizza, British

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