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Max & Benny's Restaurant

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Sandwiches, 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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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Great potato pancakes

For deli food, it's the best on the north shore. Try the pastrami, potato pancakes and cheesecake. You will not be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Wheeling, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

First of all their regular menu is out of date , it had Turkey Meatloaf listed as the daily special . no longer the special. Ordered the chopped steak it was tasteless also seems that the veggies they serve is broccoli and carrots

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

For deli food, it's the best on the north shore. Try the pastrami, potato pancakes and cheesecake. You will not be disappointed.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Always a full menu and variety. Haven't had a bad meal. Large portions, good prices. Soups excellent, especially like their Ruben sandwich and Rubens Paninni. Chicken and skirt steak also good portions and tasty. I may like more highly seasoned food (hot) but that can always be added. Their Barbecue sauce is excellent.

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Gurnee, Illinois, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Max and Benny's is great for just about anything you crave when it comes to a Jewish Deli. My only criticism, is that I wished they new how to make eggs and fluffy omelets. But the service is great (especially Janice in the mornings). Can't wait to go back next week!

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Northbrook, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

One of the better Chicago area deli's but does not compare to Kaufmans in Skokie or delis in New York.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I order the same thing each time, the sweet and sour cabbage soup. All meals served here are large helpings and i have learned i can get filled on just the bowl of soup! it is good. I hear the serve bagels too :-)

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This restaurant is a typical deli with a big menu and lots of choices. We sometimes come here for family holiday dinners. Prices are reasonable. But the food can be kind of bland. And the floor was exceptionally sticky at this last visit. Waitstaff is friendly and eager to please.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This place is great for breakfast lunch and a late nite after movie snack. They also have good bakery and take out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I ordered the lake perch, and though the fish was good, the breading was way too salty. The kishke was mushy and low on taste. I applaud the effort on the vegetables, especially the fresh pea pods, but they were too mature and I had to remove the strings to make them edible. The high point of my meal was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Whenever I am in the mood for deli food I head over to Max and Benny's. Service and food is consistently top notch and we are always greeted like family. My favorites on the menu are the soups, veggie panini and veggie wrap, turkey leg with barbecue sauce, chicken fingers, and roast chicken. Really everything on the menu is great.... More 

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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, 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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