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Bo-Bo's Gyros

280 Hawthorn Village Cmns, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1519
+1 847-680-8900
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“gyros” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
“rib tips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Fast food, American, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
280 Hawthorn Village Cmns, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1519
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Reviews (21)
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Can't believe I've been a BOZO and not try out BO-BO's famous Gyros. Now you know a GOOD Gyros starts off with if you need a fork to pick off the meat to hold in your hand. Well, trust you need a fork to start...More

Thank Floyd G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

50's diner decor -- wall murals with James Dean, Marilyn and Elvis in one booth; Danny and Sandy (Grease!) in the next; and Richie and Potsy in the third booth -- turquoise vinyl booths and chairs with authentic-looking formica table tops. Homer's Ice Cream --...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The place is 1950s cute. Order the gyros and sweet potato fries. Other half of the restaurant offers delicious ice cream.

Thank ohtourist2017
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The gentleman working the counter was very nice and made this better. I ordered the shrimp. They were just not very good. My friend ordered the soup and didn't like it much either. So I was not impressed with the food. The service was great.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Bobo's has coupons but they never seem to dent the bill. Don't expect savings but plan for the posted prices. The gyros is good, the burgers tasty and the fries are fresh. Inside and outdoor seating is nice. Ice cream is available too. Don't hope...More

Thank 41christined
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great local place! I love the decor. I ordered the rib tips and salad and I didn't expect the tenderness of the ribs. It's hard to place a place that the ribs are not to chewy. They also sale Homer's ice cream...More

1  Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Great ice cream joint. We took lots of photos. There was many choices of ice cream and cones. Located in a strip mall. You can try samples before purchasing.

Thank nycgirl65
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Not so fast even when the place was fairly empty. (About the same as ordering from a waiter.) Definitely a poor imitation of Greek food. The chicken gyros was some kind of chicken lunch meat that was sliced thin and fried....reminded me of fried bologna....More

Thank puertovallartacondos
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Bo-Bo's is a 50's themed restaurant in Vernon Hill, Illinois. Jimmy Dean, Marilyn Monroe, and others decorate the walls along with cars with big fins and carhops of the past. It is just an interesting place to eat. Food is American diner specialities like burgers,...More

Thank jpaulson716
Reviewed 22 March 2013

We ordered from Bo-Bo's in March 2013 and had food delivered the next day for a lunchtime meeting. Gus is wonderful at customer service, but the food was just average. Gus made sure that everything we ordered was there exactly on time, and he even...More

Thank DJ3423
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Hawthorn Village Cmns, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-680-8900
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