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Barnabys of Northbrook

960 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL 60062-4005
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Ranked #16 of 105 Restaurants in Northbrook
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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72% Recommend
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Fort Myers, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Barnaby's has crust that no other pizza place can compete against, it's really good. They have a small layer of corn meal that the pizza dough is placed on top of before cooking, it has a really good taste. The pizza sauce is delicious too, and they don't scrimp on the toppings. Big hearty tomato slices, plentiful veggies, tasty sausage....... More

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292 reviews 292 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Barnaby's has been in the same location for over 40 years. It is not my favorite pizza, but those who love it really LOVE it. The pizza is a corn meal, thin crust with crimped edges. They offer a small 10" and a large 14". The standard choices are cheese, mushroom, sausage and pepperoni, -- plus a dozen or so... More

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Northbrook, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you want a fast meal that is not McDs Barnabys is a good place to go. Pizza will take a little longer unless you call head. They some of old favorite sodas Green River, an old fashion root beer, and cream soda. The wine is inexpensive. We eat there about twice a month.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Warm atmosphere but a very isolated location. Good Root Beer here too. Serviced could be a bit more friendly.

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102 reviews 102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Odd way to order. One side for food (and pay for) and the other side pay for drinks (and pay for) The chicken sandwich was good but would have been much better if the bun was toasted. But it was within walking distance.

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Northbrook, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've been enjoying this pizza for years. When people visit from out of town, I'll take them there. Every visitor that has come back to my house has asked to be taken back to Barnaby's for the pizza…… Staff is GREAT!!!

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I grew up in Gurnee, IL, and one of my favorite hang outs after a game was at the Barnabys in Waukegan. Well that has long since closed down, but to my pleasure, there is a surviving member of the Barnabys family in Northbrook--and it's pretty much exactly as I remember the one from my youth. OK. This place is... More

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Ashland, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This place has been around for over 40 years. Been going there since i was a kid..lived about a block away when it first opened. Their pizza crust is made fresh daily, the ingredients are fresh, the sandwiches are made of real beef, but it is a frozen higher restaurant quality meat. Most all sandwiches are char-grilled and tasty. Their... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Basic Italian fare. Had a pizza, they specialize in thin crust. Pizza was average at best. Stay away from the cheese bread, as it was not good. It was fast and across the street from the hotel I was at.

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

The Barnabys location has the best thin crust pizza in the area hands down. I agree with the other reviewer for some reason it is best at this location. My wife remembers as a child stopping here for pizza or sandwiches after visiting her great grandmother in the nursing home. They are a fixture in Northbrook. It is dark and... More

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