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461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
+1 847-272-9490
07:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Mundelein, Illinois
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I do mostly takeout. Superb deli meats.Love their soups.Great corned beef and pastrami. Superb Ruben egg rolls. .

Thank Stan K
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Max and Benny's is consistent and a good choice for breakfast or lunch. Portions are generous and the soups are usually really good with lots of them to choose from which is great in winter time. Good chicken soup for carryout during cold and flu season!

Thank PennyG338
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always tasty and fresh whether you order corn beef or French toast. Our server, Lucy, who remembers everything we like is friendly and warm plus efficient and professional. So with great food and great service - it is a pleasure to eat at Max & Benny's.

Thank sparets1127
Willow Springs
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may be my favorite restaurant in the area! There is a big menu but the corned beef is excellent! Many choices of sandwiches and also dinners. I had the turkey dinner and loved it! Huge portions. It is usually crowded but worth the wait and you have to stop in the deli when you finish eatting! They bake everything... More 

Thank Thomas R
Northbrook, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Max & Benny's has been around for many years, and proves that good service and delicious food is the best combination to keep you going. The restaurant serves any kind of food you can think and all of it is delicious. Try stopping by their bakery section for a cookie or pastry after your meal.

Thank Henry F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Wonderful selection of food choices. Gives you deli choices like pastrami or brisket that remind you of the first deli experience. Remember to ask for a dessert especially the brownie. Before you leave check out the sweets located in the front of the restaurant.. A must if you are visiting the North Suburbs of Chicago.

Thank stanley c
Northbrook, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great Jewish food and has everything except Patach (My grandmother's favorite). Matzah ball soup is good but not so great on Rosh Ha-Shaannah. Could because used bad catering that day. Wonderful Jewish Deli. Makes feel like a his again, They make bagels that are quite good I wish they would add blueberry. If you don't enjoy your food here you... More 

Thank donnajkahn
Palatine, Illinois
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was the first time I ate at this restaurant. I had the Pastrami sandwich with a side order of fries. Both were really good....a big portion of pastrami and lots of good fries. Service was friendly and no problem getting seated (Sunday afternoon). I did not get anything, but the pastries they had there looked very good too.

Thank Rick K
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I like to share Max and Benny's with out of town guests. I've been a fan since they were in Plaza del Prado: Willow Road and Pfingsten in Northbrook in 1990. Now they are on Waukegan Road, just north of Dundee. My late father was thrilled to have the pastrami with liver pate (spelling?). I prefer the breakfast plates: vegetable... More 

Thank RickandRose
Highland Park, Illinois
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531 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I really like this place because it reminds me of the famous "Canters" in Los Angeles that I used to go to with my grandfather. Not quite as good but old timey feel and deli meat smells that hang in the air are like comfort food for my soul. Upon sitting down we were presented with a basket of different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
American, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-272-9490

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