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8832 W Dempster St, Niles, IL 60714-5109
+1 847-795-0700
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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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Morton Grove
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We come here for a quick bite. This time we ordered spaghetti. NOT al dente. And the sauce was sparse. The restaurant was busy and extremely loud.

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Thank Sidrasmom
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I especially love their pastas Made fresh and served a piping hot. I've tasted several different pastas and each one is better than the next. The ribs are great too! They are always crowded but the service is so fast and it's just amazing that there's always a table available before you get your meal.

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Thank William T
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The food is great and the service is friendly. But they are constantly BELLOWING what they consider witty, rhyming notifications that your order is ready, and it is extremely nerve-racking. I do not exaggerate when I say that you cannot carry on a conversation. The person talking has to stop speakjing every time a number is announced, as you cannot... More 

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Thank MaryW2
Chicago, Illinois
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2,761 reviews
2,142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Barnelli's is one of two restaurants located in the same building - the other being Portillo's. This particular Barnelli's is located directly across from Lutheran General Hospital which is nice if you are spending some time with family or friends at the hospital. There are actually two lines when you go inside of the restaurant. One line takes you to... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Been to Barnelli's and Portillo's several times when I visit this area to see family and friends. This location is special because it has the Italian dishes in addition to the usual, excellent hot dogs, burgers and Italian beef sandwiches which are unique to Chicago and something I crave (but can't get)when I am in my adopted home in New... More 

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Thank Dave M
Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Love the ribs, they literally fall off the bone. No need for utensils here! Any of the salads are yummy as well as the Chicken Caesar wrap.

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Thank Kimberly S
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013 via mobile

They have the best chicago style hot dogs and maxwell street polish on their portiolo's side, i'm here almost everyday, my kid is addicted to their hot dogs,

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2011

This place is very busy for a reason. Service is quick and the pasta pesto was really good. Portillos is connected so you can't go wrong with what food selection.

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Thank Aleeen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:30
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8832 W Dempster St, Niles, IL 60714-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Niles
  • Phone Number: +1 847-795-0700

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