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Charcoal Delights On Oakton

1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
+1 847-803-2777
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“italian beef” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Fast food, Greek
1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good American and Greek Food. Cooked on carcoal grill. Reasonable. Gus the owner is around most of the time and he will give you a free bowl of soup

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChicagoBob18
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We go here a lot from work. They have a wide variety of food and it is reasonably priced. They get you in and out fairly quickly. I have never had anything bad.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jameslynch2018
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Love the char dog and the burgers. Everyone is nice. The drive thru land wait can be pretty long. Great variety and never had anything I didn’t like.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank prpr17
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We stopped here for a lunch takeout. Ordering was quick and efficient and both of our sandwiches were very good. We had an Italian beef with peppers and a gyros sandwich.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank sl0tta
Reviewed April 12, 2017

I've only ordered via drive-thru and the service is always pleasant. The order is always correct and quick. Burgers are cooked to order and always turn out juicy. I order mine medium and they get it right. It's an affordable 1/2 lb. burger for under...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank X3034UZvanessac
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Eaten here a few times. I always seem to give it another chance or if they have an interesting special on the advertising board. The gyros are small and the cheese for the fries is funky. The hot dogs are ok but nothing special, considering...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Dan A
Reviewed November 17, 2016

This little place looks like nothing as you drive by , but don't drive by ! It's a hidden treasure. I think it's family owned ? The service is friendly ( when the girls behind the counter aren't busy flirting with a cute guy who...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank NinaZiggy
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Freshly made fried chicken or grilled over charcoal chicken in parts ! Freshly made everything ! The menu is extensive and takes longer but it's worth it !

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Bob M
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Get a little of everything at this nice greek place on Oakton! Burgers, chicken gyros and more! Friendly staff and owners!! Been a staple in Des Plaines for many years!

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank JakesMom2016
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Love this place. Their rice is great. Also, their soup is outstanding. The grilled pitas are good too. So is their brekfast

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank PATTIB113
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2033
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-803-2777
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