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Johnnie's Beef

1935 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4017
+1 847-357-8100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“watermelon” (11 reviews)
“italian ice” (27 reviews)
“lemon ice” (10 reviews)
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Fast food, American
1935 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very limited menu. I can only attest for the Italian beef and sausage. Never had there dog. Best beef with just the right amount of spice. The sausage can be dry at times. Don't forget to try there Italian ice.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I were in Chicago for the 4th of July and needed to get our Italian Beef fix. We stopped in with a local friend for a quick bite before hitting Frontier Days. The place was packed and the line long. Watching the...More

Thank Toddb62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Johnny's is focused on doing a few things really well. For me, it is all about the Combo Hot. Italian beef and Italian char grilled sausage on Italian bread with hot peppers. Not a hard sandwich to find in the Chicagoland area, but hard to...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Johnnie's Beef and had a Juicy Italian Beef sandwich with fries and a Frozen Lemonade.. It was delicious. The place has indoor and outdoor seating. They also had Hot Dogs on their menu all at very cheap prices. We will Return!

Thank 1RealReview
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I do not see how anyone can like this beef sandwich. I ordered 2 beefs with sweet peppers and I received more peppers than beef on my sandwich. Absolutely no taste to the beef, was very bland. I paid $4,50 for a bread & pepper...More

Thank Colonel_Klink_10
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Not as good as Elmwood park Johnnies!! Beef is good, Sausage not so good👎 service is quick not so friendly! Good Italian ice for suburbs😊

Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

AND NOT FOR THE GOOD. They have made the sandwich larger - great! BUT the bread is awful and the beef isn't as flavorful. They comprised the flavor of the beef to make it larger so they cam compete with Portillo? Not a good idea....More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I've lived in Chicago my whole life and have tasted numerous Italian beef sandwiches through the years. I was in the area of Johnnie's Beef in Arlington Heights and stopped for lunch. I've heard a lot about the Johnnie's on North Ave and have never...More

Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Johnny is a nice guy and so are his sliced beef sandwiches. Lemonade ice slushy drink was great! Yay Johnny!

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I always wondered how this establishment survived. Now I know. Genuine tasty Italian beef. The sandwich was massive. We visited for takeout and will return.

Thank ProteusF
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4017
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-357-8100
great italian beef and awesome italian ice
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