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123 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191-1317
+1 630-694-9293
10:00 - 19:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Yummy! Everything you wanted in a barbecue place. Food and atmosphere were terrific. Servers were friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank David K
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182 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Nothing bad about this previous 60's hot dog stand. You can still eat outside in the summer but don't wait to try their numerous daily specials. Shorty provides some specials with a Greek style flair. Not your chain hot dog stand.

1 Thank tommyl024
Wood Dale, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A good quick food spot, great for gyros. Try Shorty's for a great gyro or combo plate. Burgers are good, but his Greek specials are the best and highly recommended. I stop there at least once every three months.

Thank gaffneymich1
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

IN town on business and just looking for something near hotel. Stumbled upon Shorty's and was not disappointed. The stuffed burger with Jalapenos was prepared to perfection. The draft selection was ample, with good selection. The bartender was professional, helpful and very friendly. Give this place a shot when you're in the area. Cheers.

Thank CheerfulChow
Wood Dale, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This place sends fast food places running! Shorty's provides fast basic food with quality and great prices! Don't judge the place by its looks. The building is right out of the 50's or 60's, but the food is worth the Time Warp Trip.

2 Thank DavidC201457
Wood Dale, Illinois
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

My favorite here is the foot long polish sausage. Fries are ok. Not a place to sit and eat unless its nice outside. Then you can sit in their patio. Unfortunately Irving park road is loud.

Thank Joseph L
Wood Dale, Illinois
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I was there for lunch yesterday. Great inexpensive food. They always have daily specials. They have eat in. out door seating and a drive through.

Thank Jack M
Wood Dale, Illinois
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

There were two people enjoying their meal when I walked in - no one at the drive-thru window. It took me about a minute to figure out what I wanted since they have such an extensive menu. I basically decided on the $4 hot dog, fries and drink special and took a seat at the counter and passed the time... More 

Thank Ron S
Wood Dale, Illinois
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Shorty's had some of the best deals in town. They use to have a 'hot dog, fries, drink' special for $4.00. This was a smokin good deal and only last year did they add on another $1.00 and make it a $5.00 special. Perhaps if he had moved incrementally it wouldn't have come as such a shock. It actually drove... More 

Thank pjungel
Villa Park, Illinois
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Was driving by this place and was looking for a really good hot dog......bun was cold and had no taste..condiments were thrown on and the hot dog was tasteless...think I could have had better food at home. The help could care less.....I should have passed this one by....

Thank Sweetie333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, American, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Wood Dale
  • Phone Number: +1 630-694-9293

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