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American, Fast food
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

This was my 1st experience here. I almost ordered a burger and my bf has reassured me to try there beef! So I got a mini cheese beef and fry and it was so tasty and perfect portion! The staff was very welcoming! The seating...area was nice and clean..it’s not to small and not to big! I would def recommend this place, also will be going back when I am in the area!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 6 January 2020

Upon arriving in town we stopped here for lunch. I had the Chicago dog with fries and soda, my wife and daughter had the chicken burger. Everything was made fresh and was very authentic. Service was friendly and prompt. Cost was more than fair. Ample...parking available. Good eats!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2019

The Beef Shack on Lake Street in west Elgin is a great place to enjoy a quick sandwich, drink, and some fresh cut fries! The tables and floors are always clean and the staff gets your order up fast. They even have mini beef and...sausage sandwiches if you want to keep the calories down.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

I love the Beef Shack's italian beef sandwich and hand cut fries. I think it is better than the local favorite, Portillos. And that is saying something!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

The Italian Beefs are great here. The taste is unlike any other beef place. The cheese fries are yummy ;) Definitely try them if you like cheese fries!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

Best beef sandwich. Fries were great Overall better than Portillos. Service was fast and the staff was friendly. First time I tried it

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Too many people are trying to make restaurants more than they are. They wonder; do they have vegan menus, vegetarian, low salt menu, heart healthy? This is exactly what it says it is—beef shack! It’s a carnivore delight without apology and it’s very good! When...you’re ready to eat a great Italian beef sandwich, really good hot dog & tons of excellent fries—try the Beef Shack, you’ll be glad you did.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

good food/prices--if you order a Chicago style dog fries come with the order--so if you want two hot dogs, you get two fries, option to change order if you don't want double fry order, you can tell them to save the fries or throw them...away--no price reduction--I don't understand that marketing approach.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

For the greasy just want to clean out your system enthusiast--this is the place to go! Everything that you get here seriously tastes like beef even the french fries! The location isn't exactly the easiest to get in and out of- its right off of...busy 64...pretty order and pick up!More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is the first time we have ordered from Beef Shack. It was a little hard to figure out the web site menu but we did and placed an order. It arrived on time and was hot. The food had a good flavor and we...liked what we ordered. Will order from here again.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

This was my first visit. It was very good. Just a basic limited menu but it was so good. Can't wait for the one in DeKalb to open.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Try your sandwich on garlic bread! Delicious! Their fries are good, too. Not much to offer for gluten free diners, though.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great garlic Italian beef sandwiches. Great home made fresh french fries. Large drinks. Just off rt.64 east of randall rd.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great beef sandwiches and combos. This is big to say as there is some great competition for beef sandwiches and similar fare in town. You won’t be disappointed but it does get pretty busy! Enjoy the good service!!!

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Wow. Took a chance on a Restaurant. Com certificate and boy did we strike gold. First off the place is very basic but boy does it deliver the best sandwich. I order a Combo and my date had the Beef with Cheese. The price is...competitive with nearby more known establishments however, what makes them stand out are the hand cut fries and the sandwich size. Oh and you can actually see the meat on this sandwich. Service is friendly and fast. Food quality is up there and for us we are making this our go to place. We suggest you try and decide for yourself.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Yes, Beef Shack offers takeaway services.

Beef Shack is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5