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Mack's Golden Pheasant

668 W North Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2129
630-279-8544
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Ranked #11 of 111 restaurants in Elmhurst
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is the closest you are going to get to a supper club outside of the north woods of Wisconsin. It's a comfortable fine dining experience. My wife had the pork tenderloin and I had the fish special. Both were reasonably priced and came with soup and a salad. We've lived in Elmhurst for almost 30 years and this was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We came here for lunch on a sunny day, so we sat out on the patio. The patio overlooks a beautiful little garden with flowers, a pond and ferns. Since we were only two of the few patrons in the place, there was only one waitress, but she was friendly and helpful.e This is not a German restaurant, which is... More

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Surprising good restaurant in Elmhurst, IL. The decor is very authentic and service is impeccable. I would nonetheless expect a larger choice of beer for a German restaurant.

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Chicago
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Our family enjoyed a Mother's Day brunch at this family-style restaurant. I could see coming back here for a normal Sunday, but it was late in the brunch and they were swamped. The food was good, homey, and the place was eccentric and old in a welcoming way - they just had too much business on their hands that day.... More

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There is that place you go where you feel comfortable, welcome, and like you can really relax and unwind. Mack's is that place for our family. We've been going here regularly for 16 years - hubby always gets fish fry, I always get another fish dish. There is always enough food -and it is tasty. Both of our sons like... More

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Lombard, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The Golden Pheasant has a comfortable, homey, pleasantly cluttered interior that makes it feel like a family (not chain) restaurant. The decor is Old World, German: tapestries on the walls; wooden furniture; a fire place; paintings of European villages; a display of butterflies in a case. Whichever way you turn, there's something to look at. The back of the restaurant... More

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Winfield, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Haven't been here in years! Love this place! Food is amazing and being a Sunday brunch buffet was even better!! Everything from typical breakfast items to specialty foods! The buffet was huge! So much to choose from! The dessert table had so much and they changed to different things every time I went back up! Met up with friends and... More

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Chicago, Ilinois
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334 reviews 334 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Over the years I have been here several times and had always enjoyed the Eastern European flavors very much. This evening my wife and I went there and had a mediocre experience. On the positive side, the wait staff were very friendly and accommodating, the French onion and chicken dumpling soups were very good and the salads were fresh with... More

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Bettendorf, IA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I have been here two times previously for family dinners, and have enjoyed it a lot. My wife and I were here for a late lunch today; and my comment was that it's a good thing that I don't live nearby, or I would be here all of the time! The atmosphere is old world international, and (of particular interest... More

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Villa Park, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The fish fry on Fridays is very good especially the crispy fish. I have heard the duck is very good too. The view by the window is very peaceful....we had a large birthday party for my mom there and the staff was wonderful. Everyone liked their food and it was a great place for a large group.

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