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Charcoal Delights On Oakton

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1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
+1 847-803-2777
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“gyros” (4 reviews)
“italian beef” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Fast Food, Greek
1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Love the char dog and the burgers. Everyone is nice. The drive thru land wait can be pretty long. Great variety and never had anything I didn’t like.

Thank prpr17
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We stopped here for a lunch takeout. Ordering was quick and efficient and both of our sandwiches were very good. We had an Italian beef with peppers and a gyros sandwich.

Thank sl0tta
Reviewed April 12, 2017

I've only ordered via drive-thru and the service is always pleasant. The order is always correct and quick. Burgers are cooked to order and always turn out juicy. I order mine medium and they get it right. It's an affordable 1/2 lb. burger for under...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Eaten here a few times. I always seem to give it another chance or if they have an interesting special on the advertising board. The gyros are small and the cheese for the fries is funky. The hot dogs are ok but nothing special, considering...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed November 17, 2016

This little place looks like nothing as you drive by , but don't drive by ! It's a hidden treasure. I think it's family owned ? The service is friendly ( when the girls behind the counter aren't busy flirting with a cute guy who...More

Thank NinaZiggy
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Freshly made fried chicken or grilled over charcoal chicken in parts ! Freshly made everything ! The menu is extensive and takes longer but it's worth it !

Thank Bob M
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Get a little of everything at this nice greek place on Oakton! Burgers, chicken gyros and more! Friendly staff and owners!! Been a staple in Des Plaines for many years!

Thank JakesMom2016
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Love this place. Their rice is great. Also, their soup is outstanding. The grilled pitas are good too. So is their brekfast

Thank PATTIB113
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Ordered 20 pieces of chickens for a party we were going to. They were ready on time and delicious!!!!

Thank Amy M
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Whether you go in or try drive through, staff is not good at taking orders, wait for food is very long and food is mediocre at best. Other location in Chicago is far superior.

Thank Fred G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-803-2777
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