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Lindy's Chili & Gertie's Ice Cream

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3685 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60609-1058
+1 773-927-7807
10:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Howell, Michigan
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Had a 1/4 lb burger Dream Meal. It includes fries, cup of chili and a drink. I upsized the chili to a bowl fo 50 cents more. The chili was a little sweeter than I'm used to but good. I added onions and mustard. I was questioned why mustard. Just try it! Had a chocolate shake... More 

Thank Gary P
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Need a place for the family to have a cheap and delicious lunch? You found it here! Dogs, burgers, sandwiches, and of course the best chilli I ever had and the greatest ice cream sundaes! This location is the original Lindy's Chilli bar and grill and they have merged with another Chicago icon Gertie's ice cream and what a wonderful... More 

Thank G4034CAedwardb
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Went in here for a banana split ..can't really mess up ice cream. Service was good.havent Bern in there since the remodel

Thank Dawn V
Syracuse, New York
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We just stopped in for take-out chili. The menu was extensive and the prices looked reasonable. We wish we'd had time to go again. Casual, diner-like atmosphere. The chili was delicious!

Thank coralsgot2go
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Had a reunion with my chili and burger at Lindys ,had not been there in a very long time and they are still as good as they were then. The last time I was there they weren't a sit down restaurant or we would always take out our orders. The burger was excellent,just the way I like it. Toasted bun... More 

Thank Cowboygeorge
Franklin Park, Illinois
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333 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 683 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2011

Went to Lindy's & Gerties to try the chili I had heard so much about. I was not disappointed,I also had a shake, great atmosphere and I will definitely go back!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3685 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60609-1058
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Southwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-927-7807

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