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Ken's Diner & Grill

3353 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60076-2411
+1 847-679-2850
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“veggie burger” (3 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:45 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Kosher
$$ - $$$
3353 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60076-2411
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2017

I went back after a year-long hiatus. Same great food and ambiance. Great burgers and sandwiches. Ken's has been around for about 40 years and I go every year that I'm back.

Thank Benjamin W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here many times. Friendly service. Excellent deli food plus good soups. Sandwiches are generously stuffed. Fries are superb. Great place for lunch. Midrange prices. Kosher. Recommended and shall return.

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had a family reunion lunch at Ken's. Delicious food, reasonably priced, excellent service, and Kosher. What more can you ask for? I had a delicious juicy turkey burger (I don't eat beef) and my teenage daughter had a veggie burger (she's a vegetarian), and...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 6 November 2016

we ate at this classic diner last week, the booths were just like out of a movie, place was clean . food was outstanding, we had a corn beef sandwich -delciious and the signature dish the burger buddy, we were not disappointed great food ,...More

Thank benjyb123456
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Ken's Diner makes the best hamburger I have ever had. I crave the Burger Buddy when I am away from Chicago and compare every burger that I ever have to it.

Thank Ya'el M
Reviewed 25 March 2016

First its Kosher. So the meat is by far better!! Ken's is closed on Saturday. Credit cards are taken. There is no wait service. Pick a booth, go to counter and order. Place is in a strip mall. Kens's has a retro theme from the...More

1  Thank NTVBOB
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you're looking for a solid burger/pastrami/chili on the North side of Chicago with a classic atmosphere- this is the place.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Located in a small strip mall along Dempster St. in Skokie, you will have to look a little for this one. But it will be worth the extra look. When you first walk in, you are struck by the interior which is really like a...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This restaurant was an instant hit when it started as a 50's themed diner. The great food is now combined with 50s and sports memorabilia, live sports on the TV, and the owners are friendly and shmooze with the customers. And it's Kosher too!

Thank JBH613
Reviewed 1 September 2015

There is a nostalgic feel to the place. The food is fresh and well made. Basic menu with some healthy alternatives. I like the burgers and Italian beef. There is a back room for groups. Sometimes there is a guy playing guitar (folk, rock, etc).

Thank Ed C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3353 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60076-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-679-2850
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