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Charcoal Oven Restaurant

4400 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL 60076-1202
+1 847-675-8062
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Greek
$$ - $$$
4400 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL 60076-1202
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

It's a GOOD thing I didn't pay attention to all of the FALSHOODS associated with this restaurant! Because I discovered a DYNASTY of DELIGHT...all through the night! The GRECIAN Chicken is an oversized portion...the seasonings were exquisite. The patrons, owner and servers were pleasing and...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Franko the owner works the bar and is a joy. Amazing good!!!!!!! You must go here.

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been driving past this restaurant for the past 30 years and have always wondered what it was like. Finally made reservations and went for dinner on Saturday. Quite a pleasant surprise. The theater crowd had just left and the staff were great at...More

Thank DellG2407
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I have been driving by this restaurant for the last ten years but have not eaten their for at least fifteen years. The truth is the restaurant is in need of a face lift. The service was extremely disappointing and the food very inconsistent. We...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This a restaurant is a step back in time. It feels like a classic Wisconsin supper club with a Greek chef. The drinks were great. The food was outstanding although the side dishes are very limited. The service and ambiance were great. Don't be in...More

Thank CandaceDIL
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I drive by this place twice a day. For two years I've wondered about it. I wish the owners had the guts to really blow it out of the water. This place is iconic and could be so campy and trendy now if they just...More

Thank Kacey811
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Gave this a big thumbs -- at one time. Went 3/4/16 and unfortunately not likely to go again -- at least not for dinner. Same décor, similar menu as last visit, but the place smelled a bit like my grandmother's basement and the food was...More

Thank J E
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We and some friends have passed by this place for years and years. Amazing vintage sign--and we heard the inside matched. It does; so if you want an experience that will but you back a few decades time-wise, it's interesting. But the food was mediocre....More

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I went there with my college age son for dinner. We did not see a filet on the menu but asked and they said they had it. We think the steaks had been in the freezer for a long time and were put in the...More

Thank kmg62
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We were a little hesitant walking into this restaurant, with the 70's decor and grim surrounding neighborhood. The neon sign out front looked straight out of a cheesy Vegas movie. However, the online reviews were very good, so we gave it a try. One of...More

Thank jaybug7
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13 November 2015|
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Response from jaybug7 | Reviewed this property |
While I didn't see any main entrees for as little as $15, most hovered around $25-30. The special rack of lamb I had was $50..very high, but it was the most delicious lamb I have had in a restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4400 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL 60076-1202
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-675-8062
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