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Chessie's Restaurant

) #7 of 61 Restaurants in Barrington $$ - $$$ American,
200 Applebee St, Barrington, IL 60010-3063
+1 847-382-5020
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (8 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
200 Applebee St, Barrington, IL 60010-3063
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Part of Chessie's is an old train dining car. We were a party of four who arrived after 5:00 pm on a Sunday evening. We all had something different from a large varied menu. I always have the crab sandwich which is large and good....More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We just enjoyed a delicious early dinner for 10 people at Chessie's prior to our daughter's high school graduation. Our server, Sarah, was AMAZING. She did not even skip a beat when my husband emphasized a little too firmly that he and our daughter had...More

Thank Lisa H
Chessies R, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Congratulations to you daughter on graduating! We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your dining experience at Chessie's Restaurant. We take great pride in our outstanding service and menu. We look forward to serving you and your family in the...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and decided to stop in for lunch. We had our choice of eating in the train (yes it's a real train car!) or the lounge. As we were with our granddaughter in a stroller we opted for the lounge since...More

Thank Susan L
Chessies R, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for dining at Chessie's Restaurant. We are so happy that you enjoyed your lunch! We look forward to your next visit for lunch or dinner. Call for reservations to ensure that you have a table in the vintage train dining car. Your granddaughter...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our group of 56 had reservations in Chessie's Diner--a rail car in the restaurant. Great service. My Chicken Parmesan tasty.

Thank Jean K
Maria S, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

So glad you and your group enjoyed your meal and visit! We look forward to seeing you again at Chessie's!

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Ate in the 1920's passenger train car. Food was excellent, everything homemade. Even the chicken tenders and honey mustard. Personal opinion is that both calamari and tenders breading should have a bit more salt. Pretty dead on a Sunday evening but this is Barrington after...More

1  Thank Jason T
Chessies R, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Chessie's Restaurant. Please come back and visit us soon!

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for dinner with friends and family very reasonable portions good quality food our server was excellent .

1  Thank Gene B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Chopped salad was good. My family like the Chicken Parmesan and Ahi Tuna Salad. Server was very friendly and very responsive. Little bit more expensive than your average restaurant but worth a good lunch.

Thank Rasutton
Chessies R, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your lunch at Chessie's Restaurant. We always have new specials added to our menu. We hope you and your family dine with us again for lunch or dinner!

Reviewed 8 February 2017

My wife and I used to come here many years ago and even before we were married. We were close (and hungry) this past week so we stopped in again and ate inside the railroad car. Salads for both of us, a chicken & pasta...More

Thank KenL60089
Chessies R, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for dining with us. We are so glad you and wife enjoyed your meals while dining in our vintage railroad dining car! Please come back and to dine for lunch or dinner, we always have new specials on our menu. Our patio is...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We picked a great day to go. Their burgers were half price and they are delicious. With the money we saved on the burger, we had dessert. So good!!! If there is room, ask to eat on the train car. Fun!!More

1  Thank Francy P
Chessies R, Public Relations Manager at Chessie's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for dining with us! So glad you enjoyed our Tuesday Burgers! We think they are the best in town! We agree our vintage railroad dining car is a unique and fun way to dine for lunch or dinner! Hope to see you very...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I am 39 and I have been coming to this restaurant for 25 years!! Ups and downs but consistently more ups and most recently a great experience! I just brought my in laws and 10 and 7 yr old children for dinner and everyone really...More

Thank Bobbie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Applebee St, Barrington, IL 60010-3063
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 847-382-5020
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Description
Chessie's Restaurant offers an outstanding menu and service. Since we opened in 1978, we have provided excellent service to our customers. We are located in the Ice House Mall in downtown, Barrington, Illinois. Chessie's Restaurant has several dining rooms; an original Illinois Railway train dining car, our pub/bar, atrium dining and our private banquet room. Plan your next special event with us!
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