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Johnnie's Beef

1935 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4017
+1 847-357-8100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“italian ice” (29 reviews)
“watermelon” (11 reviews)
“lemon ice” (10 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1935 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food came faster than we ordered it. They took cash only. Great watermelon and Italian lemon ices. Always busy.

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny's used to be a favorite. Combo hot is my go to sandwich. It used to be outstanding. A full sausage reaching just past the ends of the roll, filled with Italian beef and topped with girdineria. Over the past year, the sausage has gotten...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Johnnie's has been around for decades. Started going there in the 70's at their original place on North Ave. in Elmwood Park. On any given night in the Summer, there is a line out the door, most are getting their signature Italian lemonade. This is...More

Thank Michelangelo S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome yet unpretentious place with fantastically superior Chicago Italian sausage sandwiches. Get the combo with a lemon shaved ice. I don't recommend this to vegans, vegetarians or anyone else of that leaning, but if you're looking for an outstanding taste contribution to...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very limited menu. I can only attest for the Italian beef and sausage. Never had there dog. Best beef with just the right amount of spice. The sausage can be dry at times. Don't forget to try there Italian ice.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My Wife and I were in Chicago for the 4th of July and needed to get our Italian Beef fix. We stopped in with a local friend for a quick bite before hitting Frontier Days. The place was packed and the line long. Watching the...More

Thank Toddb62
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Johnny's is focused on doing a few things really well. For me, it is all about the Combo Hot. Italian beef and Italian char grilled sausage on Italian bread with hot peppers. Not a hard sandwich to find in the Chicagoland area, but hard to...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Johnnie's Beef and had a Juicy Italian Beef sandwich with fries and a Frozen Lemonade.. It was delicious. The place has indoor and outdoor seating. They also had Hot Dogs on their menu all at very cheap prices. We will Return!

Thank 1RealReview
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I do not see how anyone can like this beef sandwich. I ordered 2 beefs with sweet peppers and I received more peppers than beef on my sandwich. Absolutely no taste to the beef, was very bland. I paid $4,50 for a bread & pepper...More

Thank Colonel_Klink_10
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Not as good as Elmwood park Johnnies!! Beef is good, Sausage not so good👎 service is quick not so friendly! Good Italian ice for suburbs😊

Thank Claudia R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4017
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-357-8100
great italian beef and awesome italian ice
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