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The Patio

2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
+1 630-627-2600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (37 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When I was there on Saturday night, the place was hopping. They do have staff to help you find tables when they're very busy. My rib dinner was good, not exceptional but good and cost $23 without a drink.

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu options. This place is like a food court in the Mall - self serve. So it is a fast place and usually around noon crowded. So come here around 1pm not sonet. Very popular place. I will come back here too.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a bus trip, stopped at The Patio for dinner. My..my..my! Ordered the BBQ 1/2 chicken (leg, thigh, breast) and could not believe my taste buds. The chicken was tender, juicy, and the sauce was "on the money". It was the best chicken I had...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first impression of The Patio was of a very nice building and grounds. Robin has been here before and she recommended this place. The inside seemed at first chaotic and almost like a free-for-all. I thought a restaurant this nice was a little better...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Decided on ribs today half slab baked potato and slaw husband had italian sub very good will return. 35 dollars out the door

Thank CC2U
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Another great rib night out. Great spot near shopping mall, hotels and movies. Been going to the Patio for years. ..ever since they were on 95th and Harlem area in Chicago. Great service and atmosphere. Still best ribs around.

Thank travlerlab1
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Friday night shopping in Lombard, tried to find somewhere to eat around 7pm. Every restaurant we called had a 20-45 min wait for a table. The Patio was nearby so decided to try it. There was a line to place to place your orders @...More

Thank gasjoliet
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Patio is a Chicago area tradition. It has been in business for years and is always busy. I ordered the ribs with a baked potato and slaw. Thought the ribs were average and not very tender. Potato and slaw were good. You order at...More

Thank dsjhoward
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Love this restaurant the food is so delicious, big menu of barbeque ribs, chicken and pulled pork sandwiches and much more Full bar if you would like a drink. Very casual dining

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

They have great food.. And the atmosphere is great!! I always get the rotisserie chicken.. It's delicious and my son likes the pulled pork!

Thank julie c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 S Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148-5301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
  • Phone Number: +1 630-627-2600
  • E-mail
Part of a chain in the Chicagoland area.