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What's the Beef

View Map1863 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago
Tel: (773) 477-7200
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The pint-size chalkboard leaning against the front window plainly states "Eat Here." So why don't you? You'll quickly be catapulted back to grill-filled summer days, though thankfully, here you're armed with a bottle of ketchup, not a spatula.

Bring a group, or just join one, when you grab a few inches of bench at the larger-than-large indoor picnic table. Get ready to dig in. Using beef that's always fresh, never frozen, you'll have your choice of meat prepared in more ways than you can imagine: Italian beef sandwich, BBQ beef sandwich, fresh ground beef burger (with a warning: "Better be hungry"), homemade chili, cold roast beef sandwich, gyros and more.

Non-beefeaters will have no problem picking between options like a veggie burger, chicken kabob pita and pepper and egg sandwich on toasted garlic Italian bread. In a bind, there's the ol' standby: fries smothered in cheddar cheese. Delivering and "beef for your party" available.

Average cost: <$10

Centerstage Reviewer: Kate Schwartz

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Virtual L: North/Clybourn , 11/20/08
Putting the "Clybourn" back in the stop.


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