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Johnny's Beef & Gyros

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3567 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431-4708
+1 815-725-1590
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Channahon, United States
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't be in a hurry ... but usually it will be worth the wait. Decent burgers, good gyros. I suggest take-away as the dining room is not well cleaned or in great condition. Best to order and go and not look too closely at the restaurant.

Thank Craig N
Roscoe, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I personally did not eat here, but part of our large group did. They loved it so much on Thursday night, that they went back there on Saturday afternoon. Italian Beef was the fav!

Thank JDSmom122602
Oswego, Illinois
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165 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Only place in Joliet area that has hummus and falafel, not as good as Naf-Naf, but pretty good. Gyros fresh off the spit. Great hot dogs and burgers too. Great local hot dog/Mediterranean take out.

Thank DisneyDad21
Stanfield, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had a very good experience. The Chicago hotdog with Vienna beef was perfect as well as the Gyro my son had. Food was prepared fast and delivered fresh and hot

Thank shaneariz
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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

That stretch of I-55N between St. Louis and Chicago is a wasteland of food, nothing but fast food joints, and not even many of them. Johnny's might be the only oasis in that desert. Their burgers and fries are good, gyros average, but their fried pickles are simply the best I've ever had anywhere. If the Blues Brothers were getting... More 

Thank M.A. D
Buffalo, New York
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339 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Visiting relatives and hankering for an iconic Italian beef sandwich we were steered to this small restaurant with some inside seating and a pleasant patio. It's a order at the counter, plastic plate kind of place. We had two beef sandwiches...both generously served with lots of sweet and hot Gardinera as requested. I ordered mine with a grilled Italian Sausage... More 

1 Thank bflobear11
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199 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Accidentally found this place on a Sunday driving home from Chicago. They were closed, but the place looked good. Every time we would go to Chicago we would drive off at the side towns to try to find it again. We never could. So---we were staying at the Hampton on I-80 for a night and went driving around Joliet looking... More 

Thank 52761
Arnold, Missouri
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've been to this little gem of a place 4 or 5 times now since living in Joliet. I typically get the gyro combo, which is really good. The meat tastes excellent and the cucumber sauce is just perfect. Their fries appear to be homemade, but could really use salt. That's no big deal, though. I got the italian beef... More 

Thank Zach A
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Got the Greek salad and added gyro meat. Very satisfying, healthy, good quality ingredients. Looking forward to my next visit :)

Thank Lewis H
Rochelle, Illinois
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445 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I've been wanting to try this place for a while, since they have a souvlaki sandwich on the menu. Okay, I tried it. It was in late January 2016, outside air temperature of around 35 deg F. The inside was at least 67 or 68 deg F. We ate with our coats on. Maybe it was to keep the players... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3567 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431-4708
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-725-1590

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