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Max & Benny's Restaurant

461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
+1 847-272-9490
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“corned beef” (44 reviews)
“soups” (41 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is always a hit or miss for me, and majority of the time is a miss. This time we were there for breakfast and had a horrible experience specially with the waitress. We asked if the oatmeal was wet or dry and she...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Like to stop in for lox and bagels. Either to eat in or take back home and enjoy lazy afternoon. Easy, family style eat-in restaurant

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Exactly what you'd expect in a high-expectation, suburban deli. Prompt service, yummy extra lean corned beef, new pickles, and a massive menu if deli isn't your thing. The potato pancake was okay but seemed as if it had been sitting awhile, portions good-huge pancakes! Might...More

Thank familygalChicagoIL
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I went there with my family on a Sunday afternoon. There were 7 adults and a 3 year old. The waiter was very friendly, patient and charming. The food portions are very large, and are good. I had a skillet breakfast with bacon, ham and...More

Thank mjb6517
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Probably the best deli on the North Shore .One step below Manny's in downtown Chicago.Good soups,good bread on table.Standard deli fare.Always pretty busy and lively place.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Except for soups, and perhaps desserts this place is really mediocre. Contrary to what others wrote, bagels are of poor grocery store quality. Two of six of us felt ill after eating max and Benny fare.

Thank alsbergs
Reviewed 7 January 2018

It met and exceeded our expectations. It was our first visit but it won't be the last. Max and Benny's feels like the classic Jewish deli, with a bakery attached, too. The place was full at 1PM. The service was attentive and friendly. The vast...More

Thank BJ C
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Looks like everyone goes here as the essential Jewish style deli. The masses don’t always get it right. The food is average as was the take out section. Reminded me of a retirement home. Not bad but would not go again.

Thank averagehuman
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to Chicago I always make sure I visit this place a few times. The food is delicious, the service is outstanding. If you re in the area, and want a taste of New York, this is a must stop. I highly...More

Thank TennNole
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Authentic Deli, with all the appropriate specialties, including Fresh Corned Beef, dinners and Deli stacked sandwiches. Pastrami, many salads and dozens of Deli combos. Fresh daily soups and many bread and pastry selections. They also have a full take out Deli and bakery featuring fresh...More

Thank jtull54
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Questions & Answers
13 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from easyflier | Reviewed this property |
They do offer room for a Seder, however, it is not Kosher.
13 March 2017|
Response from fruemel |
Passover, 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-272-9490
  • E-mail
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