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Max & Benny's Restaurant

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461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Queen Creek, Arizona, United States
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There recently with a party of more than 20 cousins. The staff was great and the food was incredible. Kudos to the manager Bob Eisenstein and thanks for making my trip back to Chicago even more memorable!

Thank Sheri D
Winnetka, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are longing for that Mahatten deli, with large portions, tremendous variety, excellence in every dish...then look no further then Max and Benny's in Northbrook. Exceptional service and reasonable pricing along with always consistently good cuisine, makes this a restaurant not to be overlooked.

Thank jsr475
Park Forest, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lucy "The Super Server" was fantastic. Her attitude, smile, and knowledge of the extensive menu is just a part of the reason I keep coming back to Max and Benny's, the great food is the other. The mushroom barley soup is to die for. I never had a bad meal, and I have tried many of their menu items. Michael... More 

Thank BigEaterMichael
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260 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passed by many times and finally went with a couple of buddies for lunch..... Unfortunately placed near a service area where the main goal of the staff seemed to be clanking as many plates together to make as much noise as possible.... Perhaps they are trying to imitate some old school service attitude where the servers are dismissive, unsmiling, terse... More 

Thank Chicagonative_7
Libertyville, Illinois
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a special diet, they were able to accommodate my needs with no problem( and no additional charge). As a coffee drinker, my cup was never empty. The food is served at the appropriate temperature. The food is also very good! Eggs not runny, nor dry...just right. The sides were fresh, the breads! Well, the breads are fantastic. Service? Always... More 

Thank Isabel G
Northbrook, Illinois
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

M & B's brings to mind the great delis of old, which are sadly fading away. Okay, so maybe it isn't too healthy to eat a huge corned beef sandwich and potato pancake, but if you have the craving, this is the place. The chicken soup is flavorful, and the matzo ball might not be like Mom's, but it's pretty... More 

Thank KaneCountyCritic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was top notch. Scott, the server was great. He knew the menu, made suggestions, was very attentive and he had a sense of humor. Scott came by often to see if we needed anything. He did not rush us.

Highland Park, Illinois
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is fun and the service is family. It is as if you eat there every day. They make sure you are served a full basket of rolls and bread when you walk in. The soup of the day is always unique and well prepared. I am a fan of the chicken gyros. Comes with pita, cheese and spices.... More 

Thank Doug H
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu of Jewish Style foods. High quality basics provide the foundation .of solid dishes. While prices are not cheep, they are competitive for the North Shore. Service is what you would expect from a busy deli. The one area in need of improvement is their coffee, hopefully this will someday improve--then it will go from my four star rating... More 

Thank wsweet43
Highland Park
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local restaurant that the area residents know to come to as dependable. Their is a wide variety of food choices...from breakfast offerings to salad to sandwiches to dinner entrees. The food is basic, fresh and tasty, though it is not really gourmet fine dining. The service is fast and pleasant. The best part of the meal may be the... More 

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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
Average prices
$8 - $20
American, Gluten Free, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: 18472729490

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