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Mack's Golden Pheasant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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668 W North Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2129
+1 630-279-8544
11:30 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Germantown, Tennessee
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421 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Kind of a throwback to a Supper Club, this place has great food. Primarily a steak place there are many other menu items to choose.

Thank Jim R
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123 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much else to say, delicious food, fantastic service, and a cozy atmosphere. Shocked when the bill arrived, an unexpected bargain. This place has been here forever and will continue due to its dedication to its customers and great food. Can't wait to be back.

Thank John M
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Expected more menu items that were European. Schnitzel, Duck and roast pork were about it. Sides had more choices, sauerkraut, red cabbage, dumplings (the light bready kind) no spaetzle though. My trout was very good, had the bavarian sides: dumpling ok, kraut was tart and plentiful, loved it. Hubby's red cabbage was sweet w/o the clove flavors I'm used to.... More 

Thank nursenjm
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167 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Haven't been back to this restaurant for some time because of the smoky bar. Since smoking is not allowed anymore the restaurant is beautifully decorated in Old World German ambience. Had their Wienerschnitzel and was not disappointed. They have an extensive menu with a great beer selection. Everything from hamburgers to steak and great salads make this a great choice... More 

Thank tommyl024
Chicago, Illinois
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2,360 reviews
1,852 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We actually went for dinner to Mack's Golden Pheasant because we had read all of the reviews that talked about the German food, including spaetzle. What we didn't count on was that a lot of the German specials were for Oktoberfest and not in November. Located on North Ave., just west of 83, it is easily reached from eastbound North... More 

Thank Allen21096
Cary, North Carolina
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Felt like a real local bar with a cozy environment. The menu was 50% German/ Central Europe and 50% All American. Highly recommended, not too expensive not too fancy, but cozy, especially the bar area.

Thank SwedeinUSA
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I love the food at this place! It reminds me of childhood. Schnitzel is the best and the desserts are all made in house. The atmosphere is old and tired but the people and food make up for it. Even their hamburgers are the best. If you're in the mood for good food and a relaxed dining experience you will... More 

Thank Kristine V
Villa Park, Illinois
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had the opportunity to have brunch today at Mack’s Golden Pheasant. It was amazing it had everything from Ribs & Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Breaded Pork Tenderloin and Dumplings, Biscuits and Gravy. Cooked to Order Waffles, Omelettes, Pacakes and French Toast. Then there is the treat table with homemade Kolachky, Chocolate cake, Red Velvet cake and a new feature... More 

Thank MSchramka634
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Mack's Friday night fish fry is one of the best around. The ambience of an "old school" dinner club is warm and relaxing. The service is great and they always keep your plate full of fish.

Thank scooby5055
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great food options! The Czech beer was a great choice to go w/the dinner. The dumpling was more of a roll. I was expecting a knoedl. That said, save room for the fried cheesecake. That one was added & checked off the bucket list on the same day!

Thank SJW_Leader

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 668 W North Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2129
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 630-279-8544

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?