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8150 S Cicero Ave, Burbank, IL 60459-1509
+1 708-424-5884
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 23:00 - 22:30
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Burbank, Illinois
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Good steaks and salads. Friendly service and atmosphere. Good parking and easy access. Coupons are available for discounts.

Thank larryoldenl
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

My mom enjoyed a late lunch for her birthday. She really enjoyed herself. She said her cocktail was magnificent. I really enjoyed my food.

Thank Celine B
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Mattson's is on our favorite list of restaurants with one of my friends, but we only get together about every 4-6 months. After dinner, we agreed that this was probably not our favorite visit (May 29) to Mattson's . The 12 ounce steak was requested to be medium, and it was well done. I will eat a well done steak... More 

Thank Ann K
Tinley Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2015

No other garlic bread comes close. I remember coming here for the free ice cream with meal and reordering garlic bread after garlic bread, made fresh and instant. The salad bar and ice cream are staples in this rundown family favorite. You go in here and go for the experience, nostalgia and for the staples which I have listed below.... More 

Thank Chris P
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We stopped in to enjoy one of their steak specialties - Ribeye, Sirloin-T-bone after a Thanksgiving trip to Indiana. Several years ago we moved from the Bridgeview (Southwest Suburb of Chicago) to a far Northwest Suburb and it has not been convenient to stop at Mattson's on a routine basis like the past. Mattson's was our favorite place to go... More 

1 Thank Michael J
Burbank, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The salad bar was warm! Could not have possibly been anywhere near regulations! The steaks themselves were ok, mine had a little too much fat on it than I would have liked. But the room has not been updated since the 70's! The lights are always dimmed low so you cannot see the stains on the floors and walls (believe... More 

Thank emailsynn
Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Stopped in to get something to eat before I went to class. The cashier told me I couldn't use my coupon because the man in front of me just used the same one. She said "I'm assuming he's your father and it's one per party". I told her I had never seen this man before in my life. She said... More 

Thank Lynn T
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

From the outside it looks interesting enough. The decor and exterio might make you think "upscale Ponderosa" with food that's about the same. I enjoyed the salad bar and the sundae bar was nice for dessert. But when you call yourself a steak house you should nail the steak. Mine was pretty lousy--even dousing it in salt and A1 couldn't... More 

Thank Steven G
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2014

You'd think a steak house would have half way decent steak wouldn't you? this was by far the worst steak I ever ate.

Thank Jay A
Jonesboro, Georgia
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274 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Mattson's was my favorite place to eat growing up in Chicago. The food was awesome and the service was good. Times have changed. Now the food is decent and the service is okay. The hike in food prices doesn't help either.

Thank James B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
23:00 - 22:30
23:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 S Cicero Ave, Burbank, IL 60459-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 708-424-5884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?