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Max & Benny's Restaurant

461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
+1 847-272-9490
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“corned beef” (38 reviews)
“soups” (34 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a Jew who lives no where near a good Jewish Deli, it's always a treat for me to come to Max & Benny's in Northbrook. Good corned beef piled high on fresh rye! Matzo Ball Soup better than most. The bakery goods are 2nd...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... people from the southwest who have gotten used to thinking a Jason's does a good-enough job on corned beef sandwiches. The food was really good, and the sit-down service was attentive without being intrusive.

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Max and Benny's is the best place around, if you are looking for typical Jewish food. The corned beef, pastrami, and salami are great, as are all the soups. I also love that they always have a turkey dinner, for those times you are craving...More

Thank 291murielb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here a week ago -- and for the first time I was not happy with my corned beef sandwich. I have been ordering corned beef sandwiches here for about 20 years -- and never ask for "extra-lean." (extra charge) This sandwich was...More

Thank tennisplayer823
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's better than most and is always busy for a reason ,"good Deli Food!". Corn beef is excellent and the sups are delicious. Potato pancakes could be smaller and cooked a little more. yes I do go there often the grandkids love it.

Thank PeterH001
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Their specialty is Jewish style food and they do it well. Kishke, knishes, kreplach, kugel and kasha, for example, are all offered on their extensive menu. Besides serving breakfast and breakfast sandwiches any time of day, they have other huge sandwiches, paninis, burgers and wraps,...More

Thank Ferns444
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Everything was amazing. The matzoh ball soup was to die for. The brisket and Reuben sandwiches were massive and perfect. Service was fast. I stocked up on brisket and formed beef in the deli as well as their frozen Chicken in a Pot soup. If...More

Thank NesofOklahoma
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Every time I come to see relatives in Northbrook I eat at Max and Benny's. I eat here at least 2-3 times per visit. Food is delicious, menu is varied and impressive. Service is very good. I just keep coming back!!

Thank TennNole
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Enjoyed a huge meal with friends here: Omlettes, Sandwiches, Salads, Soups, etc. Overall, everyone seemed pleased with their Food. There's a bakery & deli too. Lots of American standards & Jewish food - yum! 2 of us had the Sweet Sour Cabbage soup - it...More

Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Never been there before...walked in and the place was dirty. Not very well decorated either. Very dated and unwelcoming décor. Probably should have left. The usual spot where the server doesn't greet you; just takes your order. Then they come with several plates lined up...More

Thank TreedDesPlaines
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12 March 2017|
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Response from easyflier | Reviewed this property |
They do offer room for a Seder, however, it is not Kosher.
12 March 2017|
Response from fruemel |
Passover, 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-272-9490
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