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The Works

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2676 Golf Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-4744
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The burgers and gyros are fantastic. The portions are very filling and it's a great value. If you have room for dessert try any of their ice cream to cap off your meal.

Thank Rodney B
Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great gyros and fantastic french fries are my secret vice if I want a lunch out that is different from what I have at home in the frig. Almost expect them to say "cheezborger, cheezborger," as it has that kind of atmosphere.

1 Thank dreytuch
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We got a lot from here for a just a little. We ordered the 1 lb gyro and the Italian Beef sandwich for the main

1 Thank Steffani P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

To get into the Vienna Beef Hall of Fame, a hot dog place or deli has to have been in business a long time and have great customer service. The Works opened in 1978 and is serving third-generation customers. They have a full menu which includes Greek specialties, chicken, salads, hot dogs, burgers, Italian beef, Polish sausage, and all the... More 

Thank illinois travelere
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Took the whole family to 'The Works' and food was GREAT! Place was fun, friendly & staff very personable. My husband can eat plenty & he was stuffed with their gyro sandwich--- had lots of meat on it. If you haven't been here-- it's a must.

Thank km0822
chicago, Il
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

i went to the works today for the first time. I ordered for pick up and took the food home. I ordered a pound of gyros with all the fixings and a whole Athenian chicken. The food was just ok and it was all over cooked and dry, the few slices of gyros that were thicer were better but most... More 

Thank tennisdir
chicago, il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you are in Glenview don't miss this place. They serve classic Chicago greek/american fast food and they've been rocking it since 1975. I've been eating here since 1980. Big bomber size Italian beef sammies, Italian bread pulled high with tender sliced beef, sweet or hot peppers and loads of au jus. The gyros, chicken on pita, and tuna of... More 

Thank alltimerusher
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121 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

I have always love this place since my first visit decades ago. On this visit though, I ordered my usual and there was not as much food for my gyro plate as in the past. That was the disappointing part. Overall taste still seems the same. Maybe when I go again it'll be different (hopeful thinking). I'll post again if... More 

2 Thank Xpressive
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155 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The works is great because it is an old fashioned Chicago-style place to get your hot dogs, Italian Beef, and Gyros. The staff there is extremely friendly and have the most amazing memory! Even if you are a party of six, the cook behind the counter can remember your complete order, even when you special order! I no longer live... More 

Thank ut_jd
Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The best Gyro's you'll ever have. As good or better than any Greek food in Greektown. Gyros are fresh and homemade, tzatziki sauce is the best ! No yogurt here. Sour cream and fresh herbs dominate with lemon juice and garlic....... Fantastic Now mind you, this place is not fancy, the Works is fast casual with excellent homemade food. Come... More 

Thank misohawnee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Fast Food, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2676 Golf Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-4744
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: 847-724-0616

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