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Maxwell's Hotdogs

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551 S 8th St, West Dundee, IL 60118-2104
+1 847-551-8888
10:30 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Love their hots dogs, gyros and onion rings. Not a big fan of their version of "chopped salad' but its more the dressing that I dont care for.

Thank Sandy B
Clarkston, Michigan
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466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

First time here. It seems like someone trying to copy a Portillo's but the quality is not the same. They have a special on 2 Chicago Dogs with fries and a coke for $6.95. The price is good but the dogs are not as good as other places. The fries were good. It really does look like someone copying Portillo's... More 

Thank JeffreyTravel
Wheaton, Illinois, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Typical grill place, where you order, then pick up at the counter. They have a special on hot dogs this month. $1 if you buy something else. But they do not taste like the typical Chicago hot dog. Disappointing.

Thank Shephusky
Elgin, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

We used to frequent this location about twice a month. We were unimpressed with the way they appeared to become cheaper with their menu. We came in today after a few months of eating elsewhere. It was 1:40 PM and not very busy. We had to wait 13 minutes for two gyros and fries. They cut the meat off the... More 

Thank Greg N
Elgin, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

It does not have table service. But the process to place orders and pickup went smoothly. Have a special daily which we ordered as seemed like good deal.

Thank Richard A
West Dundee, Illinois
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Will never eat here again.. LOW COST== LOW QUALITY We had hot dogs and could not eat the toppings.. they tasted so GMO and no flavor.. even the pickles didn't taste like pickles.. topping were like eating water.. bun fell apart and hot dog was not VIENNA.. did not have a chicago flavor at all.. tasted like AIRPORT food..

Thank Paul B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Place going downhill, no pulled pork sandwich and No shakes cause machine being cleaned on a Sunday afternoon!!! Ridiculous

Thank mtnet
West Dundee, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

"Just not worth the effort" towards the customer seems to be the mantra of this place. The food, service, upkeep all an afterthought. A good place to take a pass on.

1 Thank bgriffb
West Dundee, Illinois
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

I don't like restaurants when you can see the help double dipping the salt out of the French fry bin ! That was the last time I will ever eat there .............

Thank GMAC6814
La Grange, Kentucky
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

We landed, grabbed the rental car and headed to Maxwell's! Great Italian Beef and gyros. I look forward to stopping there every time we are in Elgin!

Thank Susan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 S 8th St, West Dundee, IL 60118-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  West Dundee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-551-8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?