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Max & Benny's Restaurant

461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
(847) 272-9490
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Ranked #8 of 105 Restaurants in Northbrook
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Delicatessen, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Good deli food, whether eating in or carrying out. Not New York deli but reliable deli fare. ..corned beef, pastrami, lox & bagels. Normal deli service table side or at the to - go counter.

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142 reviews 142 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went here for what was dubbed as Rogers Park Night. It sounded like they were going to have a menu of the iconic foods of the 50's, 60's and 70's era Rogers Park restaurants. Instead they had 4 items that they normally have on the menu. That was a bit disappointing. I order Nova on a... More

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Three Oaks, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Fresh baked breads and pastries, ample portions and pleasant service! Breakfast was quickly prepared and a great value. Service was prompt and amiable. The host was especially welcoming. The deli section featured a large variety of quality items. Although the room decor was dated, the dining area and menus were clean.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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288 reviews 288 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Wonderful, reasonably priced deli. Fantastic soup with kreplach, just like Bubbie used to make. Large portions, excellent service. If you aren't in the mood for Jewish deli fare, they have salads and other kinds of food. Free, assorted rolls were fantastic! Wish we had a deli this good at home!

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Northbrook, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Max and Benny's is expensive but the food is very good. It's authentic deli food all the way. The desserts are yummy too but costly. It's very easy to park here also. Waiting in the take out line can take a long time but that's because it's good quality food. The interior hasn't changed much over the years . It's... More

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Northbrook, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've been going to Max & Benny's since they were at Willow & Pfingsten in Glenview. Great chopped liver, corn beef, potato pancakes, soups, salads, breakfast served all day. Something on the menu for everyone. Friendly service.

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Detroit, Michigan
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79 reviews 79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great lunch had by all in our party. Rubens, tuna, and pancakes were all fantastic. Very large portions so you won't leave hungry. The bakery is also great lots to chose from. Can't wait to go back. We also had very fast and friendly service.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This restaurant has been here for a long time. I am amazed. The food is ordinary, the attitude of managers and sowers is not customer friendly. I haven't eaten at the restaurant for at least ten years, because we were treated rudely by an owner, and thought maybe ours was an isolated incident, but recently I have heard similar complaints... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

...or maybe even east of the Hudson River. Food is always excellent, portions much more than adequate, service has never been less than perfect. We live in Wisconsin and plan our trips through Chicago so that we stop for lunch or dinner at Max & Benny's. They also offer a deli counter and a fully stocked bakery. We also take... More

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Northbrook, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Max & Benny's does corned beef and homemade soups like no other! Reminds me of the great deli's in New York -- and it is right here in Northbrook. I like that the wait staff are older and more experienced.

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