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Charlie Beinlich's Food and Tap

290 Skokie Boulevard, Northbrook, IL 60062
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Very limited menu (off old style black letters plugged into white menu board), table or bar sitting. The hamburgers are the specialty (with grilled or raw onions), with fries. Somehow the hamburger is so good (melts in the mouth like), and once I tried the "double" but that was way too big for one person. Soda is served out of... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

While the burgers and fries are top notch, I have a hard time getting past the bathrooms which have not been updated since 1950 when Beinlich's opened. Trust me, upgrade that. While the style is old and rustic, can't it be modernized just a tad? There is no room to move around the restaurant. You go here knowing you will... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

First let me say that I've been here many times, but it's not a regular stop due to the high prices for a burger but I really like it here. It's like a special treat place. We always sit at the bar. Now they have a big flat screen TV behind the bar. Yes only one TV. The look is... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

So expensive! $5.95 for a cup of COLD Chile. Ordered Hamburger Medium it was Bleeding! Waiter dropped the food off with the Check! $11 for a horrible burger and bad service. The resturaunt was empty! Never again. We will go to blackies or carsons!

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Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews 147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great old place for a good old fashioned burger and a straight up beer. This is like throw back to the 60's experience.

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Petersburg, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

By far the best burger I have eaten! Couldn't of had a nicer waiter . Old style bar type place, you won't be disappointed.

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Chicago
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Loved the seasoned burger. Cash only. Family friendly and a little slice of Wisconsin supper club on the North Shore - great place to stop in for a bite to eat if you are shopping at all the popular places across the street.

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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Special bar that has been around for decades/ cheeseburgers and shrimp cocktail are the best. Good service, great atmosphere

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chicago
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The concept is this: Do not change anything. Leave it as it was when it opened in the fifties. The menu, with one exception (a Chicken Caesar wrap has been added) has not changed ever. The sign with the menu is the same one as when it opened. The style of cooking has not changed either, it appears. The hamburgers... More 

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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a bare-bones tavern, cash only. They have one of the best burgers I've ever had. Even medium-well is tender & juicy. Grilled onions are good, too. We don't live in the area, but when we are visiting, we always stop here (twice this last time!).

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Additional Information about Charlie Beinlich's Food and Tap

Address: 290 Skokie Boulevard, Northbrook, IL 60062
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Cuisine: American

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