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8150 S Cicero Ave, Burbank, IL 60459-1509
+1 708-424-5884
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 23:00 - 22:30
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

My mom enjoyed a late lunch for her birthday. She really enjoyed herself. She said her cocktail was magnificent. I really enjoyed my food.

Thank Celine B
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Mattson's is on our favorite list of restaurants with one of my friends, but we only get together about every 4-6 months. After dinner, we agreed that this was probably not our favorite visit (May 29) to Mattson's . The 12 ounce steak was requested to be medium, and it was well done. I will eat a well done steak... More 

Thank Ann K
Tinley Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

No other garlic bread comes close. I remember coming here for the free ice cream with meal and reordering garlic bread after garlic bread, made fresh and instant. The salad bar and ice cream are staples in this rundown family favorite. You go in here and go for the experience, nostalgia and for the staples which I have listed below.... More 

Thank Chris P
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We stopped in to enjoy one of their steak specialties - Ribeye, Sirloin-T-bone after a Thanksgiving trip to Indiana. Several years ago we moved from the Bridgeview (Southwest Suburb of Chicago) to a far Northwest Suburb and it has not been convenient to stop at Mattson's on a routine basis like the past. Mattson's was our favorite place to go... More 

1 Thank Michael J
Burbank, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

The salad bar was warm! Could not have possibly been anywhere near regulations! The steaks themselves were ok, mine had a little too much fat on it than I would have liked. But the room has not been updated since the 70's! The lights are always dimmed low so you cannot see the stains on the floors and walls (believe... More 

Thank emailsynn
Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

Stopped in to get something to eat before I went to class. The cashier told me I couldn't use my coupon because the man in front of me just used the same one. She said "I'm assuming he's your father and it's one per party". I told her I had never seen this man before in my life. She said... More 

Thank Lynn T
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

From the outside it looks interesting enough. The decor and exterio might make you think "upscale Ponderosa" with food that's about the same. I enjoyed the salad bar and the sundae bar was nice for dessert. But when you call yourself a steak house you should nail the steak. Mine was pretty lousy--even dousing it in salt and A1 couldn't... More 

Thank Steven G
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

You'd think a steak house would have half way decent steak wouldn't you? this was by far the worst steak I ever ate.

Thank Jay A
Jonesboro, Georgia
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268 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Mattson's was my favorite place to eat growing up in Chicago. The food was awesome and the service was good. Times have changed. Now the food is decent and the service is okay. The hike in food prices doesn't help either.

Thank James B
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

We 've never been in a worst place. Awful smell, terribly dirty tables and dishes and lazy, really lazy stuff. We will never go there agan!

Thank Barbara2647

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
23:00 - 22:30
23:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 S Cicero Ave, Burbank, IL 60459-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 708-424-5884

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