Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe - Burbank

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Our acclaimed menu and warm atmosphere makes this a favorite among southsiders and northsiders alike. Accolades for Chuck's have been received from Chicago Magazine, ABC-TV, Hungry Hound, Check Please!, Chicago's Best TV, Windy City Live and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Arrive early or after finishing your meal head into the Voodoo Lounge for all the televised sports events or or just to relax and have a hand-crafted cocktail or one of over 120 craft beers selections.
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Mon - Tue 7:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 4:00PM
Wed - Thu 7:00AM - 11:00AM 2:00PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 4:00PM

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CJ
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Brisket was over cooked

JL
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food and staff. Variety in drinks. I asked for 2 high chairs as special request during reservation and once we got there the chairs were set up already.

OT
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Chuck always has my favorite plates - full of flavor. I never leave disappointed and always look forward to my next visit.

OT
Chicago
27 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Chucks is very consistent. Always a good meal.

S
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and excellent service. You also receive large portions for a reasonable price.

L
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice menu, quality food, very consistent all around.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent and food was good. We enjoyed our dinner as a family and I must say those bread rolls are amazing!! As well as their brisket (yummy!)

K
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is always good! Service was friendly and efficient! Will definitely return again!

T
Chicago
59 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Food was mediocre at best. Service was non-existent. Memorable dining experience but not in a good way.

ZV
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

Have been here several times, and every time we go, we are waited on way after others that get there before us. I thought we just had bad luck the first couple of times, but is happened again this weekend and it wasn't even busy. Three families that were sat after us, had their orders taken right away yet almost 10 minutes for our order to be taken. The food is really good, we finally made it for Beignet, however if you are looking for something similar to Cafe Du Monde, this is not the place for them.

JB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

The meatloaf I received was great until I went to eat the 2nd piece and it was raw.

L
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent food and service with outstanding specials

OT
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My first time at Chucks & it was a very enjoyable experience. Great service & delicious food! Will definitely go back soon.

KQ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delicious, always a nice visit. Service is great and food and drinks are outstanding!

t
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Get out to Chuck's!! The brisket was done to perfection, the smoked chicken was excellent and the ribs were mouth watering! Our server Annie P. , made menu suggestions that were spot on and helped us choose from items agreeing with everyone's diet restrictions. The atmosphere is upbeat and fun. We will go back.

AW
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never a disappointing meal here and service is always top notch!

s
Chicago
34 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was delicious and the service excellent. We were a large group and everything was great.

TO
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Adrian was outstanding

M
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent service and amazing breakfast!

C
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappoints- love the new furniture outside

D
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Fathers Day treat! Great options and something for everybody!

OT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Keep dreaming that the food would be as good as it used to be. If I go again, I will get soup, which is still wonderful, and a few sides. The sides, especially the apple coleslaw are good. Ordered a piece of coconut banana cream pie to go. It had an odd texture, like it had been frozen and thawed. The bananas on top also had a odd texture. Threw it out. Very disappointing, it used to be a great place for fresh food.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The new outdoor area is simply lovely and comfortable.

KM
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice place for breakfast the patio looks nice although it was a bit too chilly for me, being from Atlanta. I would recommend this place to anyone. The service was fantastic and the neighborhood surrounding was very pleasant. 😁😁

j
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server, Carlos, was magnificent. Kept the coffee hot and coming. Enjoyed it very much!

1
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always love Chuck’s. Please bring back some Mexican food!!

J
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Any time Chuck does tapas, you should go. Every single taste is amazing. The variety is almost too vast but there’s something for everyone. Great way to try all kinds of yummy things in small portions for a reasonable price. The chorizo sprouts with bacon jam were INCREDIBLE, as were the lamb chops, but honestly, every bite was delicious.

A
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Flavors were delicious and on point. Still remains one of our favorites in the area. Well done Chuck!

S
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding barbecue and fantastic service! It's always crowded, but there is never a wait for your food.

L
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time for me, but my friends have been often. Great smoked meats with a variety of sauces to choose from. Marissa, our server was wonderful. She did separate party checks with a smile.

MH
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great bbq and fried chicken. This is my new "neighborhood" spot. Adrian, behind the bar, is my guy.

MR
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

The pull pork was tender and jut perfect. The rib tips had that perfect smoke ring. Everyone enjoyed their meal. It was great experience for all of the first timers.

RP
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chuck’s offers a warm, comfortable ambience that is very enjoyable as well as family friendly. Wait staff is very friendly and quick to provide excellent service. The menu offers a great variety of foods to choose from. Our dishes were very tasty. We would eat here again! Jambalaya with chicken, BBQ pulled pork, nachos with pork and chicken and Korean BBQ tacos were all very tasty; everyone was satisfied!

OT
Chicago
44 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

We went for brunch on Sunday and were blown away by the food quality. The coffee was excellent to begin with strong Carmel undertones and often refills, each pot as perfect as the last. I had the huevos a la frontera and just wow, even the Spanish rice side was the most flavorful thing I’ve eaten in quite a while. Well done all around, thanks!

A
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome breakfast!

KI
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was delicious but the waitress literally forgot about us once our plates were taken away. We waited for the check for 10 minutes trying to get her attention. Then to pick up the check we waited again but this time asked another waitress for help. It wasn't that busy where she was overwhelmed.
Oh and we didn't have silverware at the table, except for knives. hhmmm.....

V
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

good food at reasonable price - Cajun steak and cochinita were very good! crowed during peak dinner time on Saturday

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

BBQ ribs was excellent! I suggest getting them with out sauce(great without!), if it is your first time going and try the sauces separately on the side.

OT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 3

Have been going here for well over 10 years. Lately, food is not up to par. Arrives cold, and not as good as it used to be. When the food does arrive, a busboy on speed mode drops it off. The waitress does not come by to see if it’s ok, maybe she knew it was cold. This was always a fabulous restaurant. Hoping it goes back to how it used to be.

TO
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Adrian was outstanding with food suggestions

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