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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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300 reviews 300 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant brings you back to the days of the Wisconsin supper clubs, especially with the fish on the walls. The seating area can be a bit cramped and you may have to wait for a table. There are no menus, so be sure to look at the menu that is in the corner to the left of the bar... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This place is easily on my list of the top cheeseburgers ANYWHERE in the world and makes most friends I know who are lucky enough to have been introduced to it. Place is incredible. Don't change a thing about it- old school hole in the wall bar. Total gem of an establishment. I actually don't know how they can possibly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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151 reviews 151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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