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Dunton House

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11 West Davis Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
+1 847-394-5885
06:00 - 21:00
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in with family on a Saturday night. The restaurant reminded me of a Greek Style breakfast shop. The variety was good and it offered breakfast even in the evening. Variety was great, with pork chops to wraps to French Dip to kids meals. There was a salad bar that looked sub par and I didn't wanna even try. I... More 

Thank Denny D
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138 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a great place for Breakfast at a reasonable price crepes and omelets are our favorite. The prices are much better than the Egg place down the street.

Thank havefuninthesun
Wayzata, Minnesota
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Was brought to this place by a local. This is a really good place to get a breakfast meal. Enjoyed the bread that they had. Ordered 2 scrambled eggs and sausage.

Thank justin l
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

My family stopped in here to try the food and we were pleasantly surprised. It's an older diner and most of the patrons looked like they had been dining there for a very long time. The atmosphere wasn't amazing - there was a tv on the wall playing a soap opera which I wasn't a big fan of. The service... More 

Thank JThor84
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

prices are reasonable. Food good. Now a diner can have a choice of soup or salad with the meal. Menu is the same, except the board specials change. Desert does not come with the meal except with full dinner. Location great for taking the train, bus or walking in the downtown Arlington area. Not far from Metropolis or Arlington Star... More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Dunton House is a very good diner style restaurant that is one of my favorites for breakfast. They excel at pancakes and their home made corned beef hash. My "go to" order is a fried egg sandwich with a side of corned beef hash. Solid family owned and run treat in downtown Arlington Heights.

Thank Keith C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Dunton House is a good "comfort food" restaurant. The staff is friendly. Lots of good food for the price. It's one of our favorite "go to" places.

Thank Phaerr1
Chicago, Illinois
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2,506 reviews
1,964 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

We were in the area and thought we would try Dunton House. It is certainly different than some of the other restaurants in the immediate area. This is your average local neighborhood diner, where everything is reasonably priced. The menu does include some Greek items, but we ordered a corned beef sandwich and also the daily special of chili in... More 

1 Thank Allen21096
Des Plaines
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We ordered a tuna melt. When it came it smelled rancid and tasted the same. The server said the "chef" made it that day. There was no way it was fresh. She argued with us and didn't offer to make amends. They also use the vacuum while you're eating. Very disconcerting and unappetizing.

1 Thank TreedDesPlaines
Lake Villa, Illinois
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136 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

Everyone knows it, it is not fine dinning... it is just a good place to get a good home cooked meal and chat with the wait staff (whom most have been there for decades) for a reasonable price. I love going there. I have been for 30+ years. Never a bad meal. If your expecting fine dining go elsewhere but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West Davis Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-394-5885

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