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2780 S. Highland Avenue, Lombard, IL
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Description: Part of a chain in the Chicagoland area.

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  • 25
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Barbecue

My husband and I were on our way to Madison, WI from Michigan and had to make a stop in Lombard along the way. We had read the reviews for The Patio and thought we’d give it a try for lunch. We arrived around 11:30 on Friday and the parking lot was so full we were sure we were in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
kerrysway
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Grant, Michigan
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Grant, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were on our way to Madison, WI from Michigan and had to make a stop in Lombard along the way. We had read the reviews for The Patio and thought we’d give it a try for lunch. We arrived around 11:30 on Friday and the parking lot was so full we were sure we were in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Expect to spend around $50 to feed a family of four. This place has a "can't miss" menu with something for every taste. I highly recommend the pulled pork sandwich and Patio Burgers.

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Batavia, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The Patio is a great place to go for lunch with the various selections of food on the menu. The fries are very tasty and the salads are delicious. The food is brought to your table immediately.

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Chicago, Illinois
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654 reviews 654 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
432 helpful votes 432 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

For over 35 years, the folks at Patio restaurants in Chicago's south and southwest suburbs have produced top-notch barbeque, home-made soups, salads and sandwiches. I don't know if their motto of "home of Chicagoland's finest barbeque" holds up in a town overwhelmed by good barbeque joints. But whether you choose to dine in or drive through or carry out or... More 

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The sandwich and fries I ate here for lunch tasted good. I will eat here again. A very classy looking sandwich shop with pricing reflecting that too. The dining room was large and could fit large parties easily.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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110 reviews 110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The food was pretty good and the value factor is also good--although when you add it up it's not as great as first imagined. Order from the counter and they bring it out to you. Service was quick and friendly. Ambience was a bit more like a "better" fast food place than a sit-down restaurant. We'd likely go again, but... More 

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Orlando
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have been going to this place since it first opened back in the late 70's. It was just a little place back then but the food was always outstanding and John (the owner) was always around with a kind word for his regulars. It has grown up a lot since then and although I now live out of state... More 

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Oak brook
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

First the prices are very low and on top of that the loyalty program brings the price down even more and not just the prices are good the food is also very good

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Lombard, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We love the pork BBQ at the Patio. The service is good (we usually order by phone and pick it up at the carry-out window) and the pork is tender and tasty.

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have eaten dinner at The Patio on numerous occasions. My personal favorite is the Chicken Oreganato dinner. It is a half chicken that has a very good taste and has always been very moist. All of our food has always been served hot. We can't help but notice that a particular manager is always on duty. We have watched... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2780 S. Highland Avenue, Lombard, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Part of a chain in the Chicagoland area.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?