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“A+++ Beef & Italian Ice!!!”
Review of Johnnie's Beef

Johnnie's Beef
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: great italian beef and awesome italian ice
Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A+++ Beef & Italian Ice!!!”
Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Best beef you can find around the Northwest suburbs. Their Italian ice is probably the best you can find within 50 miles. Order a "Beef Sweet" and Italian Lemon Ice "No Top" and you'll be thanking me later.

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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Just average Italian beef”
Reviewed April 3, 2014

Been wanting to try an Italian beef here. The price is good and there was a good amount of sweet peppers for .32 on the sandwich. However the sandwich overall was just average, a bit spicy. Will try the location on North Ave, but I wouldn't go back here. There are much better beefs at other restaurants known for their beef sandwiches. Also they were cleaning the floors with customers sitting there and the smell was not appetizing.

  • Visited April 2014
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Brentwood, Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fast Food Sausage or Hot Dog at it's Best”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

This place has the best Italian sausage sandwich I have ever had. The sausage is grilled to perfection - served on a great Italian bread and is great with peppers. The Hot Dogs and fries are also very good.

Visited December 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
281 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Italian Ice”
Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Johnny's beef has been a Chicago tradition. This is their 2nd location
Just as good as the original . Beef . Sausage, combo, sweet and hot
With an extra dip done just right. Don't leave without the lemon Italian ice to go get the large. It's hard not to eat it real fast but if you do you will get a freeze in the head

  • Visited August 2013
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Siren, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“AWESOME COMBO SANDWICH”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Five of us guys stopped in this week for a beef sandwich due to limited time. THEY SERVE UP THE BEST COMBO BEEF sandwiches in CHICAGOLAND...and did mention the SHAVED ICE DRINKS...LEMONADE AND WATERMELON....THE BOMB!!!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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