93.1
TVFScore

Paradise Pup

1724 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL

Summary

Paradise Pup in Des Plaines, IL is a family-owned and operated restaurant that has become a local favorite. They serve classic American food like burgers, hot dogs, and fries, and they have been featured on the TV shows Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

Seen On

DDD

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

Family Owned 11-23-2007

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Cuisines & Features

  • Hamburgers
  • Hot Dogs
  • Local Favorite
  • Lunch Spot
  • Cheap Eats
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Family-Friendly Dining

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