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Johnny Brown Bag

5406 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-1210
+1 773-270-2522
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
25 Sep 2016
“short, black hair in sandwich”
6 Aug 2016
“Cozy little Italian joint”
Closed Now
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5406 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-1210
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

I got the slice and coke special. The slice was good, and big, so I shared it with my daughter, who got a sandwich, and she gave me half of hers. I took two bites, and then I saw a short black hair mashed into...More

Thank lchicagolaw
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I went here and sat at the bar during the dinner rush Saturday night. The other patrons were friendly and sociable as well as the staff. I ordered the melanzana con formaggi "eggplant tower". It was very good and filling. This place serves wine and...More

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Last night in Chicago just wanted some local takeout. They have a great website and can order online but don't expect to get what you asked for or even enough to feed everyone. Totally screwed up the order. What we did get was pretty good....More

Thank phxaz54
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Stopped in for dinner last night. Didn't expect a lot, but was I surprised! Food is take-out, delivered or eat-in. Quality of the food is high and the service is fast and friendly. Had an Italian sub with a house salad. House salads are usually...More

Thank Edgar B
Reviewed 10 February 2015

"Johnny Brown Bag" has it's name for a fun, historical reason; read the menu to dive into the owner's history. It's a mouthful and comes across as temporary, lunch focused, or trivial. To the contrary, Johnny's is the perfect midweek meal for locals. Mini pizzas...More

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We walked by this place, saw the sign of Johnny Brown Bag, and passed it right up. After walking down the block and crossing the street, we noticed their awning said that it was an Italian eatery. So, we went in to try this place...More

Thank DrCUR
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Love this place. We go there once a month or order in. Very delicious home made Italian dishes. Pasta, and paninis are great. Nice staff. Affordable price as well. Highly recommend.

Thank LauraL_M75
Reviewed 9 May 2014

The food is great here. The staff gets to know you very quickly and are always friendly. Even the cooks are pleasant to deal with. The menu selection is incredibly extensive for such a small place. Food is ready quickly and can be taken to...More

Thank RoomZoom
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Really, the simplest foods can be the hardest to prepare superbly, you know? It does take a lot of care to make perfect grilled calamari, and this tiny little spot will do so for you, and they'll grill some excellent bread for you to sop...More

Thank Fussy_Janet
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
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Delivery, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5406 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-270-2522
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