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Lindy's Chili Gerties ice cream of Bridgeview

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7220 W 87th St, Bridgeview, IL 60455-1822 (Formerly Lindy's-Gerties Restaurant)
+1 708-430-0019
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 10:00
Fri 11:00 - 11:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Chicago
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

So they closed the one closer to Berwyn and we had to come here. Still the best chilli ever. The taste is excellent and just the right amount of spice. You can get it with or without beans. The ice cream is excellent. My wife and I had our first date at another one of their locations and we have... More 

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Thank rpm1774
Burbank
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Talk about retro, this was like revisiting my youth way back in the 50's. I just loved it. It was busy, it was fun and the food was delicious. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. I had a hamburger,chili, fries and a medium drink at a very reasonable price.The menu is very varied and at the end I had eaten... More 

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Thank A5685UIcarolg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We go to Chicago 2-3 times each year must visit Lindy's Gerties each trip or my daughters are disappointed! The shakes, ice cream and chili are the best! And I have to drink a Green River to relive those childhood moments!

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Thank G8478KOrobins
Seminole, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Had lunch there last week and the Chili was great. We have been going there for years when we visit our family in Chicago and the food seems to only get better. We can always count on a great bowl of chili and their hamburgers and fries are top notch too

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Thank EBEAR3
South Beloit, Illinois
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This is a weird restaurant. The booth has a velvet backing. There are stuffed animals hanging from the ceiling that are for sale. The food is good but there was one server for 14 tables! The slowest service I've had in years. I had to go to the counter to order my dessert and ask the dessert girl to get... More 

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Thank Ashley D
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Have loved Lindy's (Gerties) for as far back as I can remember. The Sweet Sixteen sundae is absolutely awesome. Definitely recommend it.

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Thank sdr123452015
Bridgeview, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

One of my favorite places to go to for a burger and chili. I also love their chili mac, that's chili with macaroni.

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Thank Mombacho_Gabe
Round Lake, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

I've been going to this Lindy's/Gertie's since I was a little kid. We would come here after school for a quick lunch and dessert. The food has always been good, no complaints there. The staff service is decent... nothing really to complain about, but I do want to mention the condition of the restaurant itself. It's been the same set... More 

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Thank Nora K
Chicago, Illinois
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

We love the ice cream and chili from here. Best place for sundaes on the south side! Their prices are fair and get your orders to you pretty quickly. It just has to be said, we were there this past week, and I love the old fashioned feel to it- but this place is in serious need of some remodeling,... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

They are great at their specialties, chili and ice cream. They make real chocolate malts that are scrumptious!

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Thank Helen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 10:00
Friday
11:00 - 11:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7220 W 87th St, Bridgeview, IL 60455-1822 (Formerly Lindy's-Gerties Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bridgeview
  • Phone Number: +1 708-430-0019

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