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604 Theodore St, Crest Hill, IL 60403-2437
+1 815-723-9371
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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604 Theodore St, Crest Hill, IL 60403-2437
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch with family from out of town, always a great tasting poorboy and onion rings are fantastic, other menu items are also very good choices and goid service too.

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit Merichka’s every time I’m in town, and it never disappoints! So good! And now they sell them frozen so I always get a few to take back home!! Looking forward to my next visit !!!

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family recently got together for a night out at Merichka's. Once we were seated, we gave orders of basic sandwiches, for the most part poorboys. Surprised when it took 45 minutes to receive our food. Not many complaints about the food, except a couple...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Still the best place for poorboys! Wish they weren't so expensive so we could visit mor often, but definitely worth the price. They've changed their blue cheese dressing, so that's as good as it use to be, but their double baked potato is still the...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Been around forever and always nice to get a poor boy ! Not like the old days but still an awesome meal. Also the double baked potato is delicious!

Thank danity1202
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Only place to even try a poorboy in our families opinion. Double baked potato is a must. Special occasions call for a great steak and the filet doesn't disappoint. Get it bacon wrapped-it's complimentary! Fried chicken Mondays are a must as well.

Thank Watfamchicago
Reviewed 26 February 2018

They have the best Poorboys anywhere not to mention their double baked potatoes. I do need to say that our service wasn't that great. It was very crowded and waited over an hour for our food and never received refill's on our drinks. That is...More

Thank JDec823
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very good food, try the wagyu steak! Drink prices are reasonable, excellent food and ample parking. What more could you ask for?

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has the best Poorboys! Get them for takeout or go to the restaurant for a lovely lunch or dinner. They also have great steaks, chicken and fish! We ordered the combo appetizer and got a huge amount of food, (The onion rings and...More

Thank Rachael T
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Merichka's was my parents favorite restaurant in the late 1950's. I took my son there for a very enjoyable lunch. Sandi was an awesome and friendly server! My ice tea was never empty. My son had a burger that was too big to finish. The...More

Thank Bob T
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Cube steak
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Not that I am aware, but I never asked. Best to call the restaurant directly for the best info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Theodore St, Crest Hill, IL 60403-2437
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crest Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 815-723-9371
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