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Johnnie's Beef

7500 W North Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707-4140
+1 708-452-6000
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“italian beef” (49 reviews)
“italian ice” (59 reviews)
“sausage” (29 reviews)
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7500 W North Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707-4140
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Johnny's has been around forever and hope they continue to. They have the best beefs, even better than Chicago.

Thank Fodder4B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I worked at Johnnies back in 1990. Am I biased? I really don't think so. My taste buds do the judging. Portillos might be the only other place that has a decent beef. But Johnnies takes the cake (er, actually Portillos is the one with...More

Thank new waver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going here for 25+ years. Best beef. Treat yourself to an Italian ice, especially if you add hot peppers to your sandwich. They also have a great pepper and egg sandwich on Fridays. I believe the are still cash only.

Thank Z8493UQcarolt
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The best beef,sausage and hot dogs in town nobody in the entire Chicago area and suburbs couldn't beat the great taste of Johnnys.

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Flavor,quick,great lemon ice,grilled sausage!!!Skip next door fancies and bring cash for this guilty delight.

Thank boemiana
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Johnnie's Beef is located on the northwest corner of North Ave. and 75th Ave. Part of the reason that the beef is so good, is that Johnnie's Beef is competing with about six or seven restaurants within one city block. There is parking for Johnnie's...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place!!!! Best Beef sandwich in Town-worth the Saturday afternoon line! But- remember cash only!!!

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I(t's worth standing in line for this gynormous beef sandwich. Forget fries because you'll never make it that far.

Thank Maga48
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The Italian beef " juicy hot " is out of this world Get it Juicy (they dip it in the sauce they cook the meat in)and hot (if you like hot jardiniera or mild if you don't want spicy jardiniera)

Thank Travelgirl0007
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've been coming here for over 20 years, and they are still the best beef in town. Must visit this place.

Thank amarrero38
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29 July 2017|
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Response from Alice B | Reviewed this property |
I would order from Portillo a Chicago restaurant. Much better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7500 W North Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707-4140
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elmwood Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-452-6000
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