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668 W North Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2129
630-279-8544
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pretty Good.

The back-half of the place is like an old supper club (which isn't a knock). The front is more raucous and sports bar-ish. Choose your atmosphere accordingly. We ate there on Friday night so we availed ourselves of the fish fry special (all you can eat but was stuffed after the first helping... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
mrlypage
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Normal, IL
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Normal, IL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The back-half of the place is like an old supper club (which isn't a knock). The front is more raucous and sports bar-ish. Choose your atmosphere accordingly. We ate there on Friday night so we availed ourselves of the fish fry special (all you can eat but was stuffed after the first helping). Good eats-- the special came with fresh... More 

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Berwyn, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My sister and I went for dinner on a Sunday evening before a lecture we attended at Elmhurst College. We loved the old world atmosphere but the dinner I had was one of the worst restaurant meals I've ever had. I ordered the Bohemian Platter. Horrible. ($18) The soup was tepid. The salad bar was tired looking and not replenished.... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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95 reviews 95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I'm glad we had a reservation because our table for 8 wouldn't have been seated. Our entrees came with a salad AND a soup. I had the steak and crab legs. Unfortunately, they put the crab legs on top of my steak, so the steamy water created a pool on my steak. Not exactly the texture I was looking for.... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We've lived in the area for years and finally checked out Mack's after a friend mentioned that it is a favorite of his. Tried it out and gracious, it feels like another world. The atmosphere is Germanic / Bohemian and the range of foods on the menus is wonderful. We'll definitely be coming back - again and again. It's a... More 

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Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fun place to eat and relax in an atmosphere that reminds one of the old Chicago days. Service was wonderful even on a very busy night. Food was very good with large portions. Craft beers were available and they had a nice choice. I would strongly recommend you make reservations at this popular restaurant.

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Aurora, IL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Visited for the first time, based on all the good reviews on here. And the reviews were right. Great selection, delicious food (and reasonably priced), friendly service and a warm, clean environment.

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Barrington Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a unique place with a great ambiance. The Sunday brunch is great and very affordable. Old style food with good service and an interesting decor. Fun for all and the food is great.

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Glendale Heights, Illinois, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

You can see the other reviews posted, but nobody has mentioned one of their best specialties, Bohemian pork, sauerkraut and dumplings! But be careful! I am a pretty big guy with a very good appetite. This dinner comes in a regular and large portion size, which is too much for me! I go regularly for this, Sunday's for their great... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Five of us went for drinks and dinner on a Friday evening. We first went to the bar for a drink; the owner knows how to make a good drink. The restaurant was fairly full but we got a good table by the fireplace quickly. The service was great, the soups were excellent, and the rest of the meal was... More 

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Chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Always warm and inviting, great food, fantastic reasonable prices. Fish is always good, specials are seasonal, bread and soup is the best in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 668 W North Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2129
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: 630-279-8544
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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