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231 E North Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181-1210
+1 630-832-0435
09:00 - 23:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we stopped at Strat's we found that we had missed one of the cruise nights that often takes place there. Strat's is a throwback to the 1950's and is fun, especially, if you are from that era. There is a lot of memorabilia, some would say too much, but others, including myself, think that this is what makes Strat's... More 

Thank Allen21096
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

First time visit here. We probably would not go out of our way to come here to eat again. The burger is just average, especially with other places nearby. We also got the ribeye steak sandwich which was decent. Just a bit salty. What we liked the most was the fresh cut fries. We did not like the taste of... More 

Thank Xpressive
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

In an area where great burgers and italian beef are very common, these guys stand out. Crispy, "well done" fries, juicy burgers, and loaded italian beef sandwiches with all the trimmings make this a great place for lunch if you're around. A staple in the community for decades, the memorabilia inside just makes it better. Service is awesome. Must try.

Thank lrojeda
Chicago, Illinois
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Thank you Mr. Strat Matsas, and Rebecca for the best BBQ BEEF & FRIES in Chicagoland! Worth the drive from anywhere. Sorry my friends from Rockford didn't make it tonight.

Thank jdbuller
Chicago, United States
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is the classic diner joint, but it lives up to what a classic diner should be. The food is good, hot, made to order... and at a reasonable price. It is clearly a family-run business, and I appreciate that. The owner was floating behind the counter, made suggestions, and came out from behind the counter to chat a bit.... More 

Thank Lou L
Carol Stream, Illinois
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

The food is okay and the past two times I have been in there the item I wanted to order they were out of at DINNER TIME 5pm. So I do not think I will go there again especially when the manager does not try to offer something else comparable to what I wanted . So I ordered a hot... More 

Thank Kathysfun
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped in and had the best BBQ Beef, fires & loaded chili in Chicagoland. Thanks Strat! Keep up the great food, fast service & friendly prople.

1 Thank jdbuller
suburban Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

I've been here several times recently. Sausage sandwich is good and how do you screw up a hot dog. My favorite is the hand cut fries they serve. They're greasy and great.

1 Thank flavere
Chicago, Illinois
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137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

I have been here twice now for lunch and had the steak sandwich and cheese fries. The steak sandwich is wonderful. With well cooked flavorful peppers and cheese on soft crusty French bread. The French fries were great the first time and just okay the second. You can see they are cutting fresh potatoes back there and they looked good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E North Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Villa Park
  • Phone Number: +1 630-832-0435

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