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281 N York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2726
+1 630-832-3535
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10:30 - 19:00
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Elmhurst, Illinois
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a corner hamburger stand. I went here over the summer.. The burger was fresh, done i record item. The fries were fresh, hot ,and crispy. Yes, The Root Beer Float was so worth it. They have outside seating. Friendly service. Yes I will be back!!!

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Thank empress5
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This hamburger stand has been around since I was very young. As kids, our family ate here often, a special place to go. The double burgers wth trimmings and secret sauce and crinkle cut fries, so tasty. You can eat at the adjoining picnic tables, or in your car, or take it to go. Happy to report that in this... More 

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My Mother took me to Hamburger Heaven years ago. It was her high school hang out. I go there for lunch. Double Hamburger, fries and a root beer float. Life is good! I believed it opened in 1948. Outdoor eating or in your car.

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Thank Roxanne1808
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great burgers and great root beer. Portions are generous, patties are 1/3 pound and topped with bacon, cheese, tomatoes, and even olives. Only outside seating is available in some old picnic tables, which is the one thing I'd improve on. Everything else was great.

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Thank lrojeda
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here as we got into town. Those who ordered burgers and fries enjoyed them. I ordered the chicken ceasar salad and it wasn't good at all. Homemade croutons that tasted like greasy balls of bread Something in the salad was rancid. I don't know if it was the dressing, croutons or something else, but something was not right. I... More 

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Thank Amber C
La Grange, Illinois
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Hamburger Heaven was featured as one of the best burgers in Chicago on WGN Channel 9 so I had to go there. I have to admit that I had driven by this establishment dozens of times and noted the old Richardson Root Beer sign. When I was in first grade 65+ years ago it was a family treat to drive... More 

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Thank James F
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Hamburger Heaven since I was a child and it is still a fantastic burger. I no longer live in Elmhurst but whenever I am near I stop for a double decker! Good food, fair price!

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Thank user119339
Chicago, Illinois
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2,601 reviews
1,435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,692 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Jim's Hamburger Heaven at 281 North York Street in Elmhurst reminds me of all the drive-ins located in every town in the 1950s that had car hops serving hamburgers and hot dogs and milk shakes and root beer. Yes, those were the good ole days. Jim's Hamburger Heaven is a dying breed, one of the last of its kind. It... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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139 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Best Rootbeer Floats ever!! Omg! all food is tasty. Just sit outside or take home. This place has been here forever. Has kind of odd hours. Great place in summer time.

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Thank cher h
Elmhurst, Illinois
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have been going to Hamhurger Heaven for 20+ years. Have always enjoyed the burgers and the root bear floats (Black Cows). The kids are grown and gone, but we still go there for a treat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 19:00
Thursday
10:30 - 19:00
Friday
10:30 - 19:00
Saturday
10:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 N York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2726
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 630-832-3535
Description
Since 1948, we've been proud to serve the village of Elmhurst some of it's favorite food. Along the way, we've managed not just to live history, but to see the young grow old and graceful. Nostalgia?...perhaps, but it's has been a true "Back to the Future" journey for all of our past & present friends. Thank you to all that have supported us through out the years. We truly appreciated it! We promised then and we promise today to make great food and link generations with every little bite.

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