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3602 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60076
+1 847-673-0100
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“char dog” (4 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
3602 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60076
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This small unassuming spot is always busy because its food is truly delicious. Their Hot Beef Sandwich is juicy and mouth-watering. I love their Veggie Burger which is huge and so tastey. Poochies is a treasure!

Thank helenel820
Reviewed 7 November 2017

You know it wasn't bad! It was my first time, I'd never heard of Poochie's before yesterday. We went for lunch and both got the Cheddar burger. They call you up when your burger/dog is ready and ask what toppings you want. That was a...More

Thank Jenessa D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This a Skokie Classic. They make it all fresh for you. They put together a great hot dog. The sweet potato fries are terrific good. I had an excellent chicken salad. It was well worth the visit.

Thank Nardiesally
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A Skokie landmark, Poochie's has great burgers and fries. Truly "old school". The special meal options are a great value. Even when you call ahead, you still have to wait, but it is worth the wait.

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 31 January 2017

After growing up in Chicago and then moving away, the first item that we eat is a Chicago hot dog. Poochie's are some of the best. They have all the original components, not like the ones that you get out of town without the right...More

Thank QueenMimi
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Sure there are lots of options for 'Chicago fast food' but this one is right at the top...... Excellent char dogs, hand cut well done fries and great char burgers. No Portillo's boiled dog or frozen fries here! Authentic local fare in a nicer than...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have not been to the Chicago area in a couple of years but was just there visiting family and had to go to Poochie's for a grilled dog. It did no let me down. Dog was great and the cheese fries were were good....More

Thank texasd2014
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped in once for a quick carryout meal and watched a worker ringing up sales at the cash register, then without donning gloves or washing her hands, she started picking up sandwiches with those same hands and wrapping them. either management approves of this lack...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I have never had a better burger. This is, of course, a matter of opinion, but that's mine. I grew up in the neighborhood, my parents took me to Poochies and I've never stopped coming. The service is fast, the place is clean and the...More

Thank Lesli Z
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It is more than just a hot dog restaurant. They also serve hamburgers, veggie burgers, etc. Hot dogs come with many toppings. Good Vienna brand hot dogs. This is a classic Chicago hot dog place. Cute Chicago sports memorabilia.. Our granddaughter loved the milk shake...More

Thank slr_7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3602 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60076
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-673-0100
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