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The Patio

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2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
+1 630-627-2600
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Joliet, Illinois
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134 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friday night shopping in Lombard, tried to find somewhere to eat around 7pm. Every restaurant we called had a 20-45 min wait for a table. The Patio was nearby so decided to try it. There was a line to place to place your orders @ the counter, but the line moved efficiently. Large variety of items on menu board- sandwiches,... More 

Thank gasjoliet
Midlothian, Virginia
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Patio is a Chicago area tradition. It has been in business for years and is always busy. I ordered the ribs with a baked potato and slaw. Thought the ribs were average and not very tender. Potato and slaw were good. You order at a counter and food is brought to your table. Restaurant is clean. Did not see... More 

Thank dsjhoward
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this restaurant the food is so delicious, big menu of barbeque ribs, chicken and pulled pork sandwiches and much more Full bar if you would like a drink. Very casual dining

Thank Ruth C
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

They have great food.. And the atmosphere is great!! I always get the rotisserie chicken.. It's delicious and my son likes the pulled pork!

Thank julie c
Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I don't know if anyone would be unhappy eating at the patio! There is something for everyone! We had a very large group and they were able to accommodate us with quick service. Everything that was ordered was delicious! Recommend the pork barbecue sandwich and sweet potato waffle fries.

Thank Sandy K
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Patio always has space, always has quick and great service, and always has amazing food ready to eat. They have a large selection of food but I enjoy their ribs and pulled pork more than anything else. Great for a quick lunch or dinner or to bring the whole family, sports team, or friends.

Thank Eric H
Woodridge, Illinois
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178 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Good food, quick service. It has been around for a long time & that's the reason. Extensive menu. Everyone in our party had something different, so we had a nice selection.

Thank Barbara W
Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The food at this restaurant is incredible. If you're in the mood for hamburgers, ribs, chicken or even a bowl of chili. Everything taste amazing. If it's a date night with your spouse or dinner with the family this place caters to all. Next time your in Lombard give it a try, I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

Thank Debbie8286
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132 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great food, fast and good service. The whole menu is fantastic. Great place for large groups, or if you are on a hurry.

Thank Jesco74
Villa Park, Illinois
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant at least 20 times and usually have been happy but not this time. We thought we would treat ourselves to Ribs. We ordered and we received the worst Ribs ever! At almost 20 bucks for a full slab it was a total rip off. The Ribs were prepared incorrectly as you had to try... More 

Thank Sweetie333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
  • Phone Number: +1 630-627-2600
Part of a chain in the Chicagoland area.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?