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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.

6501 W. 79th street
Burbank, IL 60459
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
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.

Cross Street:
79th and Natchez

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(708) 229-8700

Website:
http://www.chuckscafe.com/

Entertainment:
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.

Catering:
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.

Parking Details:
Large paved lot on site. Plenty of parking. Valet parking available on Friday and Saturday nights.

Public Transit:
Pace bus stops in right in front of restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Charles Pine

Additional:
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

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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We are Open For Breakfast till Noon and Catering Pickups 10am- 3pm. Order up our Holiday Feast Catering Package starting at $15.99 Per person with the Turkey and all the Fixins'!! Call or check out our Website for Details!

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Details
Mon - Tue 7:00AM - 4:00PM

Wed - Thu 7:00AM - 11:00AM 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Private Dining

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

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4.7

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4.5

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100% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Birthdays (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
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Sunday Lunch (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Fun (8)
Good for a Date (8)
Kid-friendly (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Authentic (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Spicy (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Tapas (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Great Beer (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Cozy (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Business Meals (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Sports (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 4, 2017

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.

Tags: Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Outstanding!! The nachos and pulled pork quesadillas were awesome. Customor service was stellar.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

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.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Great Beer
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

It wasn't very crowded but it was a good place fir the family. I liked the food. Service was amazing.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

This was my first time trying the food. The Thanksgiving buffet was very good!! My son and I were very pleased.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

We have heard about Chuck's for years. Finally decided to meet a friend there for dinner. Very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Authentic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Voodoo Original Margarita tasted like a lemonade with a slight taste of alcohol.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 13, 2017

The full slab is always a mission! Love the ribs, yummy!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Tapas Tuesdays are where its at and Chucks is where you find it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great food! Great drinks!

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Chuck's never disappoints. Food is always good. Never had a problem with service, the staff is always pleasant and willing to accommodate requests.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Omelets awesome....Too much to finish. Went for the monthly beignets. You get 5 beignets with chocolate sauce and custard sauce for dipping.

Tags: Cozy, Kid-friendly, Spicy, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Enjoyed dinner - can' decide which I like better - breakfast or dinner!

Tags: Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I've been dining at Chuck's since the beginning and somehow it just keeps getting better!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Fun, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Spicy
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great food, great service and just plain great!!! Will definitely be back!

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Live Sports, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Breakfast at Chuck's was especially delicious. Great pancakes! Loved the off the bone ham - we could smell it from the parking lot. A bar-b-q restaurant that makes great traditional and Mexican breakfast dishes is a plus. Enjoyed it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Outstanding food! We had the Thursday special, Cajun Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and Cajun green beans. AWESOME!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Awesome food, awesome service, awesome price! Can't wait to go back!!

Tags: Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Chuck's is my favorite BBQ RIB place and the fries is the best complement of the BBQ RIB so gooooddd!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Authentic, Spicy, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 22, 2017

They always have very unique daily specials!!!!!!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Cozy, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Casual, Tapas, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

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.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Excellent food and wait staff! Our favorite place for family Tapas.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great food, wonderful service, and reasonable prices. Just an overall wonderful dining experience of creole dishes.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Very good food. Friendly staff even after adding two more to my reservation. Sister was nice but maybe a bit too energetic but it was ok. Would definitely go again.

Tags: Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Good food and good value? The jalapeño pepper cornbread a must try appetizer. Was please with the quality of the authentic Mexican dishes. Will come back again in the future.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Casual, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Loved the use of vegetables from Chuck's garden! Delicious quesadilla and shishito peppers! Entrees BBQ sausage and shrimp jambalaya

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 6, 2017

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.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 30, 2017

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!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Worth the Drive, Fun, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Chuck's was outstanding! Everything we ordered was fresh, hot and delicious. We were starting to get concerned about our experience. This visit made up for it. It was a great meal and a great evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 27, 2017

As always, Chucks was great.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Second time at this place. The bbq is very good but the jalopeno cornbread is out of this world!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Food great,service not so great. Loved the watermelon cucumber salad

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on July 25, 2017

I'm not a big Seafood or Barbecue eater so I was a tad bit nervous... However they have a pretty decent variety to chose from and their chicken and rice soup is amazing. I'll definitely be going back!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Casual, Great for Lunch, Spicy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Consistently good food and there is a gluten free menu and plenty of food.

Tags: Fun, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Appetizers from Chucks Garden. Swordfish and shrimp kabobs and homemade ice cream can't beat Chucks

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 12, 2017

The food was great, the service was ok, had to ask for a glass of water.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 3, 2017

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.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Service was a bit slow for breakfast. It wasnt that busy when we went so a little disappointed.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 27, 2017

The good was good. I booked a 1,000 pt reservation, received 100. Would like to know why there is a discrepancy.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We had a great time at Chucks. The food was great and the service was awesome!!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Fun, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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