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Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe

6501 W 79th St, Burbank, IL 60459-1137
+1 708-229-8700
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
“rib tips” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6501 W 79th St, Burbank, IL 60459-1137
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Chucks is an excellent establishment for lunch or dinner! Great southern style joint! Excellent staff as well.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from a convention with the family because it was on the list of Diners Drive-Ins and Dives restaurants. We were seated right away the service was a little slow but the food was spectacular. I had Cochinita pibil which...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Too many choices...BBQ, Cajun, Creole and Southern style. Along with the variety of dishes that are offered as daily or monthy specials. The food is always delicious, portions are large. prices are great and friendly service. A must try are the Quesadillas De Acelgas, quesadillas...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We are here while visiting Chicago. It was our family of 4 and my in-laws. All 6 of us LOVED the food! We started with the bar-b-q nachos and then had an assortment of plates ranging from a burger to brisket, ribs, pulled pork and...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

We ate breakfast here three times over a five day stay, and the food was so good. Portions were huge, everything cooked perfectly, tasted great. We also came for dinner one night and again, huge portions and great taste. Everything we ordered was delicious. Service...More

Thank DnBEno
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Our dinners and appetizers were plentiful and tasty. We ordered a rack a ribs and they were out of ribs, a primary offering at a facility like this. Service was consistantly slow at the table; the bar staff provided more timely and attentive service. It...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I went here with my Chicago family and will definitely go again. Huge menu, heavy on bbq, good southern style, not vinegary North Carolina stuff which I hate. I had a pulled pork special that came with rice, beans and tortillas and was delicious. I...More

Thank NorthCarolinaSandie
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We host an annual Mardi Gras party. After hearing, "This place called Chuck's has gumbo almost as good as yours," we knew we had to check it out. It's not fancy - it's just good. Come as you are and prepare to eat. A lot....More

Thank fo-n-amy
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a wide variety of apps, sandwiches, and entrees. Reasonably priced and the service was great. Dinner was about 3 hours long and we weren't shuffled out.

Thank lucasmZ1539OX
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We are Cajun/Creole fanatics and really want to like Chuck's. It's always just average. On weekends the service is fast -turn those tables. The "handlers" run around with iPads. Last night (Monday), the service was slow and actually lazy. The food is passable, but not...More

Thank goodlittleeater
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Rosanne B
August 22, 2017|
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Response from Cynthia K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a gluten free variety of food.
October 14, 2015|
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Response from ChucksCafe | Property representative |
Hi Amanda, We do not have a milk gravy, only a sausage gravy, which is made fresh from scratch. We do have Egg Beaters and/or egg whites as an option for omelets. If you have any further questions, please let me know.
Louie C
August 25, 2015|
Response from Chucks C | Property representative |
We do have salads and often some non meat dishes on special, you would just have to visit our website upon coming to see what we have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6501 W 79th St, Burbank, IL 60459-1137
    (79th and Natchez)
  • Public Transportation: Pace bus stops in right in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 708-229-8700
  • E-mail
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe is a family owned and operated business for 20 years. With 2 locations- Burbank and Darien...We specialize in slow smoked BBQ, Cajun/Creole and Southern Specialty Dishes. In addition, we are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We do carry out, delivery, caterings, banquets, private parties, on-site cookouts and so much more!
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