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Paradise Pup

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1724 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2253
+1 847-699-8590
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11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

having lived in Desplaines most of my life i have been to this place a million times, every time i visit it becomes better and better. This was the first place i visited when i came home from leave with the military since trying to find a good hot dog or Italian beef sandwich is hard to find in other... More 

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Thank airforcevet88
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my family, on vacation from Arizona. After reading reviews about the different places to try while in/near Chicago we decided to check out Paradise Pup. Everything would have been great if it wasn't for the incomplete order we received. When we tried to tell them an item was missing, they insisted it was in our bag.... More 

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Thank Barbara F
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here WAY more times then I should but it IS the best burger. It has been on DDD on Food Network, as it should because it is on of those hole-in-wall places you MUST check out. It's very small, always has a line out the door no matter what time it is but it's worth it!! The... More 

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Thank _chrissanchez96
chicago
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place on triple D on the food channel it is small but it's wonderful great place for lunch. Advice to go not during the noon hour because it's so crowded

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Thank 1098b
Des Plaines, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone who is alive and enjoys food will adore and delight in this place. Just remember to bring along cash, because plastic will not be tolerated.

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Thank sb79836
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food it's awesome there it's a little expensive but the food is very good you can even eat there outside they are always very busy we should you have plenty of time to wait cause they have a very big crowd

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Thank Maria P
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the Paradise Pub few times now. The place is open only during lunch time and accepts cash only. The place has a very little seating room and gets crowded quick. Having said that, the burgers are legendary! I tried few other items I've tried were also constantly great with exception of cheese fries. The cheese seemed rather... More 

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Thank jerzz
Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great burgers! The only bad thing i have to say about this place is that their hours are so short. Really enjoy the double with bacon

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Thank Arthur B
Chicago, Illinois
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280 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a small stand, and yet the taste and flavor are outstanding! When the weather is nice, they are lined up out the door to order, so be early, be late, or call in ahead of time. Dogs are good, fries are good.

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Thank Tom M
Des Plaines, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

we've been there one during summer time. Food was very good, a lot of people standing in line oytside iof restaurant. their cheeseburgers are like hommie food :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2253
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-699-8590

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