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Merichka's

604 Theodore St, Crest Hill, IL 60403-2437
+1 815-723-9371
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“poor boy” (37 reviews)
“poorboys” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
604 Theodore St, Crest Hill, IL 60403-2437
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was introduced to Merichka's over 55 years ago. Then it was a miracle for a poor college student (Lewis College '65). Holy cow, you could get a salad and a poor boy sandwich and a beer for under $5. Not surprised here that over...More

Thank bensson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wife and I joined our best friend and his family for a luncheon. The hostess sat us promptly, the waitresses were attentive and took our orders. The was cooked to everyone liking and it was good. My wife and I ordered their famous Poor...More

Thank 902Jose_R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here in Crest Hill today, after a business trip in Joliet, IL. This restaurant has been in business since 1922, I believe. Clean, with a friendly staff, and food that was delicious and plentiful! We started with an "appetizer". . . Onion rings and...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The poor boys are very delicious. Restaurant is like old fashion but nice and clean.. I love the atmosphere.

Thank 150susanv
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have went to Merichka's several times and really had excellent poorboy with double baked potato,cannot beat the food but high priced for a poor man!

Thank Q3039LGdavidp
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a great sandwich. Merichka's is family owned and steeped in tradition. They have served the same amazingly yummy sandwiches for years. I had them cater my sisters bachelorette party and they could not have been easier to work with. Everyone loved the sandwiches....More

Thank mswhizzy2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Lively and crowded, Merichka's has a loyal following - and for good reason. We've been there many times over the years and always enjoyed the poor boy sandwiches. I remember the great flavor and, gotta admit, sometimes the garlic sauce that sort of dripped down...More

Thank kaje54
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my ribeye which was cooked medium-rare as ordered. The twice baked potato had no taste. Service okay but not great. Setting is dated. Prices in line with above. They have been in business for many years but I wonder if they are outliving...More

Thank patcal4
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Joliet area families have been enjoying this restaurant for more years than I can remember. Folks from around the Joliet area have celebrated many special occasions here, and continue to do so. They have redecorated the entrance recently,and over the years added on to the...More

1  Thank William J
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this restaurant for years but moved away several years ago. This was our first visit back and the quietly of the food has not changed ! The poor boys are excellent! As well as the onion rings. The service is always...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Cube steak
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2 November 2015|
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Response from Phyllis V | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware, but I never asked. Best to call the restaurant directly for the best info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Theodore St, Crest Hill, IL 60403-2437
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crest Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 815-723-9371
  • E-mail
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