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Al's Beef - CLOSED

28 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2263
+1 312-461-9292
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good17%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Apr 3, 2017
“Al's Italian Beef is the True Chicago Can't Miss Meal”
Jul 6, 2015
“A must stop”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
28 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2263
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

If you visit Chicago, you MUST go to an Al's Beef location, order the Italian beef sandwich, and order it "dipped." This means you will have a slow-roasted Italian beef sandwich submerged in the beef drippings. You will not be sorry.

Thank BrandiStacey
Reviewed July 6, 2015

Beef & Sausage - nuff said, get the gravy - it was an experience I would not have wanted to miss - you will not leave hungry - the fries were a low point - it is what it is, and glad I went

Thank Travelinscott29120
Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Quessential Italian beef sandwich. I prefer a different hot pepper mix, but the beef and gravy are quite good. Very causal dining, good for lunch, a Chicago experience.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed May 21, 2015

I always swing by AL's when I am visiting Chicago. This place is always on point in regards to the signature BEEF DIPS. The price is reasonable for the amount of food and the atmosphere is clean and welcoming. A lot of history and quality...More

Thank RamadaDenver
Reviewed January 22, 2015

stayed for 4 days in Chicago and went in every Al's Beef we crossed - I just love the Beef dipped with hot peppers and the fresh cut fries! Would do it again + again

Thank Isabel S
Reviewed May 30, 2014

While watching "Diners and drive ins" I saw a review of Al's. It was highly recommended in a contest of " Best Roast Beef Sandwiches". We made it a point to stop there while in the City. This is not a big or fancy place,...More

Thank vincetheelder
Reviewed March 27, 2014

This beef was incredible but it seems that customers are having to pay $8 just for a beef sandwich, very high priced. They should offer customers a payment plan to eat there beef. It's not the custom fault that they are in a high rent...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed January 16, 2014

I was in Chicago for business and I followed co workers over for lunch. Had an Italian sausage. Sausage was pretty bland, peppers that could've choked a horse and onions that were well Undercooked. Fries were the best part and I'm not really fond of...More

Thank Todd D
Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

We were visiting Chicago and decided to drop in on this famous, diner atmosphere type restaurant that sports a fast food feel type of menu, and let me tell you, WOW !!! What a beef sandwich they put out!! It's yummy! It's tender! It's dipped...More

Thank michaelpoto4
Reviewed May 6, 2013

THIS IS NOW CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT AND WILL NOT BE OPEN MID TO LATE 2014. SHAME AS IT IS ONE OF THE BEST. There are few others that you can visit to get your fix. I like the one at 601 West Adams which is...More

Thank Joe K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$4 - $7
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2263
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-461-9292
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