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Michael's Chicago Style Red Hots

1879 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3113
+1 847-826-9021
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“italian beef” (5 reviews)
“char dog” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food
PRICE
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LOCATION
1879 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3113
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Good place to take the kids. Hot dogs, hamburgers, fries & onion rings are the standard fare, but they have a great salad bar, if you want to eat healthier! Order your food up front, then grab a table in the back and the food...More

Thank honeybee1951
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Eight of us for lunch. I had a simple meal this time-just the charred hot dog and a fountain drink. Asked for extra dill pickles. Yummy.

Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I used to eat at Michael's all the time. The Asian salad with chicken, grilled chicken sandwich, fabulous burgers, wonderful salad bar, and just as important, great service with friendly people. They were always packed, but the line moved at a reasonable pace, and their...More

Thank doglover7254
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the dogs, but second time we were there and did not get it as ordered. Since we got carry out we did not realize until we sat down to eat. Would eat there next time to make sure! Salad bar looked amazing! Busy...More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food and menu makes you feel young again, all the fabulous dogs, burgers, sandwiches, pickles, salads you used to eat as a kid, are back again and it doesn't get any better then this....Trust me, we make it a point to stop at Michaels...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was there yesterday a little before 4 pm. I suspected trouble looking at the prices: $3.59 a dog ($3.92 with tax) and $2.49 for fries. The customer before me got into an argument with the one of the counter guys, something about putting 3...More

Thank DePaulAlum
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

For decades this fixture in HP has been home to many family gatherings and special occasions along with a quick lunch or dinner..... Char dogs and the burgers are excellent as are the baked potatoes with toppings. Salads are consistently great with fresh ingredients and...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Michael's changed owners and the menu changed. They no longer offer Italian Sausage, thus I cannot order one of my favorite Chicago sandwiches there anymore...the Combo...Italian Beef and Sausage which they formerly served so well. Goodbye. Won't be back soon.

Thank Charles043
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A well-known hot dog place with all the trimmings and great fries. Also hamburgers, buffalo burgers and chicken sandwiches. Fabulous salad bar where they make the salad of the ingredients that you select. Good buns, drinks, etc. Eat-in , carry-out and outside dining win good...More

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ever since I began writing restaurant reviews for Tripadvisor, I've blinked every time I read someone else's review that criticizes a restaurant's decor. What's more important, the color on the wall or the taste of the food? Why do you choose one restaurant over another?...More

1  Thank Taylor B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 19:30
Saturday
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1879 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-826-9021
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Description
We've been serving the community for over 40 years. We recently renovated and offer accommodations for private events 7 days a week. We are open for lunch & dinner and serve beer, wine & signature cocktails everyday, all day! Our space and menu and kid and family friendly and our large menu offers options from everyone. Gluten-free options are available!
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