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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 good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (43 reviews)
“soups” (42 reviews)
“bagels” (30 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1232
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a throw back and classic Deli and restaurant, serving all of the traditional deli dishes, and much more. Small plates to full breakfast, lunch and dinners, each one bountiful and prepared very well. Great service, and usually with a "mature" server, adding to...More

Thank rwolfson1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son recently took me to this fantastic deli for a late breakfast. I found a huge selection of prepared foods, deli favorites and tasty pastries all to go. And a full sit-down restaurant with excellent service. The menu offers breakfast fares, lunch and dinner...More

Thank dnh1940
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to dinner on Yom Kipper and was shocked by the worst deli food ever. It consisted of a cold cut buffet at the outrageous price of $37.50 per person. What you got was basically an ice cold deli sandwich. Bad, bad, bad service and...More

Thank cruiser4270
Jon S, Director of Catering at Max & Benny's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cruiser4270, Our Break the Fast in-house event was advertised as a self serve open seating event for $32.00 per adult and $16.00 per child under 10. We had bagels and cream cheese, nova lox (with all the veggies) egg salad molds, tuna salad molds, whitefish...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attend one meeting per month here and generally we use one of the two meeting rooms on the west side of the restaurant. The service is good and the food also. The best thing about Max and Benny's is the location at the top...More

Thank RickD774
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just had lunch at Max and Benny's. You can not beat their Rueben sandwich. It's the best on the north shore. I have it with extra lean corned beef. My husband prefers the regular. We both enjoyed it immensely, along with...More

Thank sicilian1535
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The Jewish style deli still exists in very limited numbers. This has all the traditional elements. Great sandwiches, soups salads and entrees. Why have a plain omelette when you can have a Hoppel Poppel? They also have a wonderful bakery of fresh delicacies.

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Was at Max and Benny's with my husband and a friend on 8/22. I enjoyed the mushroom barley soup. Grilled vegetable sandwich was so so. It was too much bread. Would have been better on grilled sourdough bread. Service was good. Our waiter, Victor was...More

Thank esteachk
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Max and Benny's is a local "institution". It is great takeout - order ahead. The restaurant is fairly large and can get very crowded. Many people take long, slower meals so be prepared. But the staff move tables as best they can. Because it is...More

1  Thank nlman1985
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Kids were hungry after visiting nickel city. Remembered hearing the commercials on the radio on the score and decided to try it out. Not a very warm reception upon arrival it was after the lunch rush around 140 pm. The person who waited on us...More

Thank lovetheopenroad2016
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Max & Benny's is noted by many as among America's best delis amd they make their case every day with sitdown and take out and bakery to rival any and all.

Thank scottagordonsg
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12 March 2017|
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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
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