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Buffalo Joe's

812 Clark St, Fl LOWR, Evanston, IL 60201-5615
+1 847-425-9740
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo wings” (8 reviews)
“waffle fries” (4 reviews)
“suicide sauce” (3 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
812 Clark St, Fl LOWR, Evanston, IL 60201-5615
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure why this place is so highly rated. Food is ok but because of the lack of cleanliness and temperature control in the dining room we won't be back. Bathrooms were dirty and had no option for hand drying. There was an electric hand...More

Thank travelingtrio2010
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at Buffalo Joe's on a Sunday evening in early June 2017. I love wings and looked forward to trying out the fare here. Other reviews mentioned limited seating and having to sit on stools while eating their meal. I found a dining...More

Thank dave1013
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I have heard about Buffalo Joe's since I moved to Chicago many years ago. It took me over a decade to get to the Clark location in Evanston, and I was so looking forward to Wings that are close to the original formula of Buffalo,...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We came on a Friday evening after work. The restaurant was crowded but the employees were calm and getting orders together with ease. We perused the menu and order a double of the wings with buffalo sauce, a baked potato with everything and two beers....More

Thank Tomasz S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I've been eating at Buff Joe's since 2000, and it has never let me down. The wings are fried to perfection and the sauce is just incredible. A big wow every time...

Thank Jawdat S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I must admit that the only reason we went there today is returning back to Northwestern University for a visit. I remember eating there all the time decades ago. First of all bring cash. No credit cards are accepted. This is in the same location...More

Thank RjessMMM
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Not the fanciest place. You walk in, place order at counter, wait for them to call your order and you pay. Grab a table, and go crazy! I get the suicidecwings, which despite their name, are tame. But friggin delicious, oh yes!!! Pickled jalapeños and...More

Thank tmatta
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I'll first say that I am not a connoisseur of Chicken Wings like some of you are... however one night about two weeks ago on a Saturday my 12 year old approaches me and says's "Dad, can we go get some chicken wings?" "hmmm" I...More

Thank Availiam
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Okay. Like most evanstonians, north shore residents, chicago foodies, and amateur or professional critics I, as well as them, LOVE buffalo joe's. This is the location which has the waffle fries, the howard and green bay road locations have WEDGE chips. I have a go...More

1  Thank broseph_von_bro
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Best in the world but take out it is so gross in side workers are really gatto But the food omg turkey club suicide wings baked potato with broccoli and cheese is fabulous will find no better but you can't eat it is totally gross...More

Thank Theresa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Clark St, Fl LOWR, Evanston, IL 60201-5615
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-425-9740
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