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Max & Benny's Restaurant

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Sandwiches, Bakeries, Delicatessen
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461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
(847) 272-9490
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
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I have been a customer of this restaurant since their first location. The food is always consistently good .. If you are looking for good Jewish deli style food..this is the place. I do think that over the years prices have gone up a lot. I miss not having bagels in the bread basket.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Lerlene2015
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Northbrook, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Usual "diner" menu. Easy parking and wifi available (probably the only redeeming features of the place). Food sloppily presented and service very hit and miss. I usually ask to be seated in the service area of the known better wait staff. Owner always visible but never walks around to greet diners. I avoid this restaurant actively b

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Northbrook, Illinois
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been a customer of this restaurant since their first location. The food is always consistently good .. If you are looking for good Jewish deli style food..this is the place. I do think that over the years prices have gone up a lot. I miss not having bagels in the bread basket.

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Evanston
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Max and Benny's is a throw back to local delis of the past. The selection is great and the food is very good. The service can be slow. There is no shortage of staff behind the counter but the process is agonizingly slow.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I always stop by here if I'm in the area and order some soup to go. I get the mish mosh soup and it never disappoints. My brother loves the original kugel cups and we both love the mini challah rolls. The staff is always very friendly. It is a bit pricy for my taste, but the quality of the... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

you will relive all the tastes of years gone by from the good old days of Jewish cooking. Max & Benny's is the place to go for tasty, well prepared and served deli. a credit to the suburban restaurant scene. fair priced and a treat to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great neighborhood deli. Their menu is full of surprises. They have specials that are Good and filling on a daily basis. Th menu is full of surprises.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Dined here from out of town and it was very filling - we had the turkey with stuffing and roasted vegetables. Turkey was very moist and good. They give you so much with the dinner entrees! We also tried a dish called Kugel, which was different and interest for us.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I was quite impressed by the large menu, and service which I can best describe as friendly and efficient. The food was good, but by no means exceptional. This is convenient place for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.

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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great traditional deli food. Portions are large, but save room for dessert. It is often the best part of the meal.

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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I have been eating at Max and Bennys for the past 20 years and the prices are as ludicrously high as ever while the quality of food has continually gone down. I'm okay with paying $17 for a Pastrami Pizza Bagel but only if it's going to have top quality ingredients and served to me hot and fresh like this... More 

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Additional Information about Max & Benny's Restaurant

Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
Phone Number: (847) 272-9490
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Bakeries, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: (847) 272-9490

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Bakeries, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?