About Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe - Burbank
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 to name just a few. 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 drink.
Burbank, IL 60459
Barbecue, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Regional Mexican
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:30am; Lunch/Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm, Friday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm - 9:00pm.
79th and Natchez
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Huge Mardi Gras Party, Cinco de Mayo and Cajun Fest parties. Bar special promotions nights. Daily menu specials with gourmet Mexican and Cajun foods. Check out our Facebook page for all events & promotions.
Barbeque, Mexican and Cajun are our specialties with packages available. Everything is homemade. Delivery avaiable. Onsite parties (where everything is grilled or smoked , with our large capacity smoking trailer, at your location). Corporate events. Visit our website for more details.
Large paved lot on site. Plenty of parking. Valet parking available on Friday and Saturday nights.
Pace bus stops in right in front of restaurant.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We always have specials/special events for holidays, check out our Facebook page and website for all details. Www.ChucksCafe.com
Chuck’s is the perfect venue for your upcoming event. Our courteous staff, numerous menu options and southern inspired décor allows your event to stand out from the rest. We offer a Private and Semi- private event spaces, accommodating 20-120 guests.
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe - Burbank Ratings and Reviews
We went to Chucks on a friend's recommendation. The menu had lots of good options. The Shrimp Quesdadilla appetizer was the best part of the meal . The portion sizes are very large. My barbecued chicken platter was tasty; I've had better barbecue elsewhere. My husband had a Mexican pot roast Sunday night special. The food and the sides (mashed potatoes and veges) were soggy and the entire meal looked as if it had been sitting in a pot for a long time. Our friends seemed to enjoy their meal The mac'n' cheese side was tasty. All in all, I think that this is an average neighborhood reastaurant and one can have a decent meal there.
Chuck’s serves great BBQ, no question about that! It is also the only BBQ joint I know of that has table service. That said, be prepared to slow down the pace of service, i.e, don’t order your entree until you have finished your soup, appetizer, whatever, and are ready for the meal. Hubby and I ordered cups of soup, which came out of the kitchen promptly. Silly us, we put in the dinner order when we ordered the soup (house made Brunswick stew and beef barley, both hearty and tasty!). I had only eaten a few spoonfuls (at least two thirds of the cup remaining), when the runner delivered our entrees. Placing his hand on the saucer, and spoon still in my hand, he asked if I was done with the soup! I said “No.” I wish they would pace their service a bit. While finishing my soup, waitress stopped by to ask how my as yet untouched dinner was. Too soon to tell, she never did stop back to find out (that is another story). Sides are House made, okay, gravy very salty. I recommend sticking with the BBQ dishes, and stay away from the specials du jour. Chuck’s has a full bar, wines and a HUGE beer menu. Live and learn, I guess.
I made our special occasion on a Saturday nite it was very busy we were 15 minutes early but the hostess directed us to our seats without a problem. The waitress was very pleasant and helpful and courteous, the food was good with large portions. I would recommend Chuck's to family and friends to have a special opportunity like we did.
In 2008, Chuck's was featured on WTTW's Check Please program receiving rave reviews from the dining guests. I, too, was delighted with my delicious, juicy, tender ribs the last time I ate at Chuck's. This time, not so much. My ribs were disappointingly dry, and tough. The sides were to be expected, typical canned green beans, but there was something strange going on with the coleslaw. The baked potato was, however, done well. I tasted my daughter's brisket and found it to be tender, juicy, and delicious. If I return, I will order the brisket.
As always, great food, service and atmosphere. Our waitperson made great recommendations and was very attentive. The prices are reasonable and the food portions are huge. I wish there was a Chuck's closer, but well worth the drive. We come to celebrate my deceased brother because Chuck's was his favorite restaurant. Thanks, Chuck's for maintaining the standard of a great restaurant!
Could not give full stars for food this time. Ordered a Caesar salad that came literally floating in dressing. I was very surprised since this type of salad is only supposed to be 'tossed' in the dressing. This has never happened before, and it considerably changed the taste of the salad - I couldn't eat it. The server did remove the charge. However, this has never happened before.
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