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3550 N Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL 60634-3629
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Chicago Dog and Fries. You cannot get more simple than this. No poppy seed buns here though. Steamed buns and Vienna beef wieners. Have a Classic Coke and this is an iconic Chicago dish.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Franksville dates to the 1960s and it made its reputation as one of the top 10 hot dog stands in Chicago. So who would think that the popular fast-food joint at 3550 North Harlem Avenue, at the corner of Harlem and Addison, in Elmwood Park, would produce the best-tasting gyros in town? That's right, gyros. Franksville's gyros ranks with Athenian... More 

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Jamaica Beach, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Place is great ..awesome food and good prices ...ordered my food and was out the door in ten minutes ..fast service ...just wasn't really impressed with the extra charge for hot peppers for my Italian beef .... Should be included...

Thank ChicagoKnown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Best gyro I have eaten in my life. They don't skimp on the portion size either. Definitely going back next time I am in Chicago.

Thank Chris E
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

My family loves the hot dogs, I loved my grilled cheese. There were several other vegetarian choices. We have been here several times and also experience consistent quick service and good food. Reasonable prices too!

Thank LovesTheSunshine137
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Great gyros and ribs one of my first stops when I am in Chicago.Place has been around for years with the same owners.

1 Thank Richard H
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Aug 17, 2012 Ordered the #4 Chicken Meal Chicken - well cooked but mishapen. Fries Crispy, not Soggy. Coke - Small In business since 1964, Indoor dining, drive thru, no outdoor seating that I saw. When I bit into the sandwich I must have bit the middle that held the two halves together. Both halve of the chicken fell out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2007

My boyfriend grew up on Franksville. I went with him and can see why he loves it so much. I have been going to visit many times since. The owner George is very SWEET

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2007

A last resort option. Shrimp basket/ ribs are OK.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2007

Gyros are good w/ the cheese fries. Plus they serve alcohol if you dine inside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Greek, American, Barbecue
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 N Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL 60634-3629
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 773-237-5848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?