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Twins Tavern

Bar, Pub, American
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1028 S 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115-4414
+1 815-756-9604
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the ambiance of this place. Best burgers in DeKalb! Try the onion straws, too. This is a lovely neighborhood gem.

Thank SThomson016
St. Charles, IL
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This lowkey bar and restaurant is a townie bar that serves pub fare such as burgers, sandwiches, fries, and fried chicken. The service is efficient, the prices fair, the atmosphere non-threatening (but decidedly local) and the chicken very good.

Thank OtherBeach
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Want a spot for food and drinks? Then Twins Tavern is your spot! Whether visiting Northern Illinois University, traveling on I88 or living near DeKalb, you won't want to miss delicious snacks and meals. The Broasted Chicken is superb. The burgers are delicious and the prices are low! Drink specials every day with very reasonable prices. Clean bathrooms and a... More 

Thank evesnoopea
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We met some friends for a birthday celebration lunch. We all ordered something different and all enjoyed the meal. Good food....GREAT service!

Thank cornfields
DeKalb, Illinois
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Typical neighborhood tavern with food. Wednesday night is spaghetti night and the 'all you can eat' option is most popular.

Thank stevenjohnson2016
DeKalb, Illinois
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The menu is general pub fare, much fried and grilled like burgers and fries. Over the years they have expanded the sandwich menu so everyone can find something to enjoy. Prices are reasonable and food is good quality. Friday fish fry is always busy but worth the wait for fried fish usually 5 different variety of fish. My personal favorite... More 

Thank Beth P
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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237 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Always have to eat here whenever we're in town. Twins is where I was introduced to the Gyro sandwich many, many years ago. Another favorite is their Italian beef sandwich--YUM! We live in SC and no restaurant knows what an Italian beef sandwich is! Twins would make a killing if they relocated to our area! (Hint, hint!) Myrtle Beach, to... More 

Thank Kathy W
DeKalb, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

You don't come here for the food so much as for the ambience; it is a real neighborhood bar, friends meet here, push tables together, and drink and eat. birthdays and holidays are celebrated. it is an everyone welcome bar, from families with chldren to seniors, townies and gownies. But it does have some special dishes, we especially like the... More 

Thank Irene R
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat in DeKalb. We each had something different. Beef brisket, Italian beef, and broasted chicken and it was delicious. If you have never been there, you should give the place a try.

Thank M B
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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416 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you like the bar & grill scene sans college kids, this place is for you. Located on the South side of DeKalb, you will find video games, TV good food and drinks.

Thank Michael H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 S 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115-4414
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-756-9604

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