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2780 S. Highland Avenue, Lombard, IL
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10:30 am - 10:00 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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Part of a chain in the Chicagoland area.

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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 of 5 stars
Great casual barbecue

I happen to live in Lombard and every now and then have a taste for barbecue. The great thing about Patio is that they have a broad selection of barbecue dishes. I especially liked the pulled pork tacos. It was very unique and very flavorful. For those not into barbecue that night, they also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
James C
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Lombard, Illinois
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Lombard, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I happen to live in Lombard and every now and then have a taste for barbecue. The great thing about Patio is that they have a broad selection of barbecue dishes. I especially liked the pulled pork tacos. It was very unique and very flavorful. For those not into barbecue that night, they also have a really good selection of... More 

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arlington heights, IL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Good food, BBQ fresh, tender and delicious! Extensive menu for everyone. Nice, contemporary seating and a little bar that's nice, too. Very fast service. Food is delivered fresh and hot. Servers very well trained. I grew up 30 miles away from Lombard where the original Patio started. After 30 years, they still always do it right! Congratulations to a place... More 

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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

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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772 reviews 772 reviews
481 restaurant reviews
546 helpful votes 546 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?