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The Patio

2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
+1 630-627-2600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (37 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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American, Fast Food, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
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21 - 30 of 142 reviews

Reviewed December 31, 2016

I love eating at The Patio after we arrive in Willowbrook (flying from CA and then driving.) They are casual and fast, which is important to travel-weary diners who need dinner before bed. The food is excellent, which is also important as we have probably...More

Thank KarenB_California
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We had 10 in our party and as always they accomodated us with a table for all....food was great barbecue for the money, cheaper than most of the downtown rib joints, and other items on menu were as great as the ribs....orders are made at...More

Thank cubfan13
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We come to the area at least once a year. This is a great place for lunch and even on this trip a great dinner when we had little time for a full meal. Plenty of choice freshly cooked, polite friendly staff.

Thank alistair_hOrd
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

My friends came to pick us up for dinner here as We we're staying nearby at the Westin hotel. There were better places for ribs and This was nearest so We can rest early for sightseeing the next day. The combo meals were interesting and...More

Thank ccalcf
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Large menu with really good food. My faves are the rib dinners and the fish sandwich. You order at the counter, get a table and your delicious food is brought to you.

Thank kpieranunzi
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Love this place. The ribs are tender and juicy. A good size rack of ribs. Also really like the barbecue chicken. Never dry...extremely juicy. Barbecue sauce is one of the best. Can also buy it bottled for home use. Large dining area with great service....More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed October 20, 2016

You can't beat "The Patio" for a quick, yet delicious meal! If you don't mind walking up to a counter and ordering your food, getting your own drink, and then sitting down and waiting for them to bring you your meal then this is the...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Compared to fast food restaurants this place is OK. I don't quite consider it a real restaurant, it's upscale fast food. Having said that, the food was OK. The atmosphere was nice. And the prices were relatively inexpensive.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

So many great options and the staff is always so friendly. I look forward to eating here every time I return to Downers Grove!

Thank Dan H
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch at noon on a Wednesday. Lots of traffic around the mall but plenty of parking at the restaurant. Menu is on the wall as you walk in with huge number of choices in every category - pork, chicken, burgers, salads, etc....More

Thank Sherry K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
  • Phone Number: +1 630-627-2600
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Part of a chain in the Chicagoland area.
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