Iconic Eats At Dell Reha’s Chicken Basket

Willowbrook’s Famed Route 66 Chicken Restaurant

Get your ‘Chicks’ on Route 66!

Want to sample some real Americana? Travelers and locals alike have been doing just that at DELL RHEA’S CHICKEN BASKET SINCE THE EARLY 1940′S. Inducted into the Route 66 “Hall of Fame”, this American icon has been serving up chicken, cocktails, and other farm house recipes in a traditional supper club atmosphere for over the past 60 years. Originally a gas-station-come-restaurant, its popularity grew along with its popular location. In its heyday, Americas “Mother Road” brought tourists from all over the USA and now you can experience that same feeling from the 40′s today.

DELL RHEA’S CHICKEN BASKET is still serving up its famous fried and roasted versions today! You’ll be pleasantly surprised by other nostalgic offerings as;

  • Corn fitters
  • Baby back ribs
  • Homemade mashed potatoes
  • And the legendary CHUBBY CHICKEN SANDWICH

Top that off will an all-you-can-eat salad bar, great desserts (did somebody say homemade bread pudding and pies?), all at surprisingly low prices.

Family and kid friendly, dine inside or carry out. But why miss the experience? DELL RHEA’S CHICKEN BASKET is a Route 66 bucket list destination. Only 25 minutes from the heart of Chicago with Easy-On/Easy-Off access from Illinois Route 55. With upwards of 2,000 positive on-line reviews boastings a satisfaction rating of 4.5 stars, the subject of multiple television shows, accolades and awards, DELL RHEA’S proves that hard work and good food at reasonable prices is a winning combination that will keep the customers coming back again and again…for over 60 years!

Find out why they say… ‘GET YOUR CHICKS ON ROUTE 66’!

Nearby Attractions To Explore:

  • Glen Forest Preserve Waterfall
  • Harvester Park Wetlands
  • Bemis Woods
  • Salt Creek Trail
  • Gregg House Museum
  • Go Ape! Zipline & Adventure Park


645 Joliet Road I-55 & Route 83 Willowbrook, IL

(630) 325-0780



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