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Max & Benny's Restaurant

461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
+1 847-272-9490
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“corned beef” (45 reviews)
“soups” (42 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30 Hours
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a couple of funny characters, my wife and I decided to be “Elaine and Jerry,” and drive over to the best Jewish Deli on Chicago’s North Shore for breakfast yesterday. Correction: it is the best in all of Chicagoland! Amy kidded me that she...More

Thank M&ALongGrove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite place for corned beef sandwiches. Huge and tasty, they make their own beef, and yummy pickles

Thank alex m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 23 people in our group on Friday night. We did not have a reservation. They accommodated us with one long table. The server--Mariana-- was wonderful. She got all of our orders correct. She treated us with a smile. We had 13 separate checks....More

Thank 143cyndees
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant a few times, and it was pretty good. But one time I came here, we were running late for a Blackhawks game, and we were waiting for 45 minutes for our food to come, but it never came, and there...More

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on a recent trip. We went one day for lunch and returned the next day for breakfast. I just wish I could have carried this place home with me. The food is great. The service is to the point and the...More

Thank ambianze
Reviewed 23 May 2018

My gluten free wife loved the options here. My New York Jewish in-laws felt like they were back at home and sampled several items. My daughter loved the burger and I loved turkey club and the great desserts. Oh and the mushroom barley soup was...More

Thank Traderjoey
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love Good corned or brisket beef sandwiches! They have the best with a great potato pancake . Dine in or carry out. Best on the North Shore.

Thank K3626NIjameso
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My family likes to meet here because the menu is large, there’s lots to choose from, portions are large, prices are reasonable, service is fast and friendly, and there is a lot of seating. The bakery goods are good too. And the restaurant offers special...More

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The Jewish Deli is a dinosaur but for the most part, the survivors are great. Max and Benny’s could held its own with the best of the old timers. Great soups like cabbage, mushroom barley and of course matzoh ball. Big sandwiches, all on fresh...More

1  Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is always a hit or miss for me, and majority of the time is a miss. This time we were there for breakfast and had a horrible experience specially with the waitress. We asked if the oatmeal was wet or dry and she...More

1  Thank David S
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12 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from easyflier | Reviewed this property |
They do offer room for a Seder, however, it is not Kosher.
12 March 2017|
Response from fruemel |
Passover, 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-272-9490
  • E-mail
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