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Charcoal Delights On Oakton

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1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mount Prospect, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Des Plaines, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Chicago, Illinois
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Everyone says great broasted chicken, and I have had it before and it had been very good in the past. Until today. The broasted chicken that they served to me had to have been left over from yesterday. It was completely dried out and very tough, reheated the wrong way or something. I would rather that they had told me... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Every basic sandwich (burger, beef, polish, etc) I have had here has been good. The chicken is worth picking up for a crowd for dinner.

Thank Liz B
Falling Waters, West Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a great choice for a quick lunch when you get tired of fact food / chain restaurants. Very friendly staff and generous portions. Wide variety of selections.

Thank Michael V
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

it is just great charcoal grilling that is the best food is always cook perfect great cooks on hand you my watch them

Thank keith K
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

I live in the neighborhood and go there several times a year. One of my favorite sandwiches is the chicken kabob sandwich. The chicken is perfectly grilled over charcoal, the sauce is delicious as is the pita bread. They also have great burgers and hot dogs. Relatives from out of town request that I take them to Charcoal Delight's for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
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: 847-803-2777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?