Jack In The Box
Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: tomcat630 ()
Date: March 30, 2012 02:36AM

They have a good 1/4 lb. burger, on sourdough bread and jack cheese, yum!

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: telefrank ()
Date: March 30, 2012 10:35PM

For all you taco fans go find a Burger King. They sell a taco that is very similar to Jack in the box.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Chipast ()
Date: March 31, 2012 09:54PM

The Jumbo Jack I was referring to, Actually.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: murphman ()
Date: January 01, 2013 06:02AM

Always went to the one on Western and Addison. Now occupied by Popeyes. Always had the tacos which were fantastic, at least to a ten year old. Also loved the "steak" sandwich. whatever the hell that was! Also, after reading these posts I have to wonder why any one would get nasty. I think this is about Forgotten Chicago and things and places that no longer exist. Memories and reminiscing are the only things that really matter here. That is the only reason we are here, to savor the past and tell our stories in snippets that may interest someone who is interested. To those who don'[email protected]##$$%%% you!!!!! Thanks for listening LOL!

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Diogenes9561 ()
Date: January 04, 2013 02:22PM

Back in the '70s, I played in a few R'n'R bands and still remember stopping at Jack in the Box for Breakfast Jacks ( similar to an Egg McMuffin but on a hamburger bun) and onion rings, a very complimentary taste combination, in the wee hours after playing a gig.
When J in the B closed up, White Castle was the only convenient alternative but I still remember suffering for that choice the next day.
Now, just talking about onion rings or White Castles at 3 AM can give me indigestion now.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Cragin Spring ()
Date: November 12, 2014 11:41PM

Jack in the Box still going strong out west. There was a Jack in the Box in Arlington Heights on Rand & Palatine Rds. Closed in the mid 1970's.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Chistorian51 ()
Date: November 13, 2014 11:42AM

Deep fried tacos can be had at any nieghborhood taco joint, theyre called Flautas

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: mikbasile ()
Date: November 13, 2014 10:00PM

62nd S. Western, we would ride our bikes there. Stopped at the jack in the box for a taco on the way home from Gage Park swimming pool, Boys swim tues, thurs, and sat.About 3.30 in the afternoon,just before rush hour,drop our bikes out front and sit down in side.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: November 17, 2014 05:53PM

Where was the Jack In The Box on Irving Park Road? Was it near Kedzie?

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Jeff_Weiner ()
Date: November 17, 2014 05:57PM

rjmachon Wrote:
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> Where was the Jack In The Box on Irving Park Road?
> Was it near Kedzie?

Southeast corner of Kedzie and Irving Park. Later, it was Duks.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: November 17, 2014 06:09PM

Thanks Jeff.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: 222psm ()
Date: November 18, 2014 09:53AM

Jeff_Weiner Wrote:
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> rjmachon Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Where was the Jack In The Box on Irving Park
> Road?
> > Was it near Kedzie?
>
> Southeast corner of Kedzie and Irving Park. Later,
> it was Duks.

I lived in the area from 1968 to 1988 and i dont remember seeing it. What years was it in operation?

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: gman ()
Date: November 18, 2014 04:50PM

There was one at Kedzie and Foster, but I don't remember one at Irving/Kedzie.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: November 18, 2014 05:28PM

There was never a Jack In The Box at Kedzie and Foster. A McDonald's was, and is on the northeast corner. Jack In The Box on Kedzie and Irving Park was open around 1973. I don't remember when they closed and turned into a Duk's.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Jeff_Weiner ()
Date: November 20, 2014 11:53AM

rjmachon Wrote:
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> There was never a Jack In The Box at Kedzie and
> Foster. A McDonald's was, and is on the northeast
> corner. Jack In The Box on Kedzie and Irving Park
> was open around 1973. I don't remember when they
> closed and turned into a Duk's.

I noticed I had made an error when we were driving east on Irving Park yesterday. The Jack In The Box was at Kimball and Irving Park, on the southeast corner. Duks took it over later, and it now houses a Subway and a T-Mobile store.

Getting old sure messes up your memory!

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: November 20, 2014 03:28PM

The areas have changed so much over the years, I don't even recognized them anymore.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Jeff_Weiner ()
Date: November 20, 2014 11:43PM

rjmachon Wrote:
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> The areas have changed so much over the years, I
> don't even recognized them anymore.

Tell me about it! We spotted a whole lot of newly-constructed condo buildings along Irving Park. A lot of that property had small businesses.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: tomcat630 ()
Date: December 15, 2014 03:03AM

edit: oops previous car dealer post was in wrong forum,

Back to topic:
Jack In the Box is doing great in the Southwest and St Louis region.



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Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Dunning1 ()
Date: February 10, 2015 03:54PM

You know, I was looking at some pictures of Michigan Avenue, now and then (on February 10, 2015) and it dawned on me that one of our favorite hangouts when we were in high school was a Jack in the Box that was on the south side of Chicago Avenue, just west of Michigan Avenue. It was a two story operation, and it was nice that you could sit on the second floor and not "be under observation." A big night out was riding the 152 Addison bus downtown, stopping in at the Central Book Store on Michigan, north of Randolph, and buying a few books for a few dollars, and then walking up to the Jack in the Box before heading home.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: SWEDE ()
Date: February 10, 2015 10:58PM

Jack In the box just opened a place in Indianapolis at the boarder of Greenwood Indiana.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Hugh ()
Date: February 11, 2015 08:09AM

There use to be one at the corner of Clark and Peterson, behind my old high school, Senn High, back in the late 70's early 80's when I was there. It had that big box and jack sticking out of it. Funny now that I think of it.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: February 11, 2015 07:34PM

Hugh that one is gone now. The property became part of the school park. I believe that one also became a Duke's Drive In. I was a Amundsen Viking! You have to remember Carson's Ribs accross the street?

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: shoreline ()
Date: February 13, 2015 12:18AM

Hugh/rjmcahon,
The Jack at Ridge and Clark was a favorite fast food spot and across the street prior to Carsons was the very popular Town and Country restaurant.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: February 13, 2015 05:14PM

I can remember the Town & Country as well. They had one on North Av. and the Kennedy. It turned into a Blockbuster but I am not sure of what it now!

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: PKDickman ()
Date: February 13, 2015 05:38PM

rjmachon Wrote:
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> I can remember the Town & Country as well. They
> had one on North Av. and the Kennedy. It turned
> into a Blockbuster but I am not sure of what it
> now!


They tore it down several years ago.
It's a 4 story Mercedes dealership now.

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: February 13, 2015 05:42PM

Thanks PK!

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: hardwareman ()
Date: February 16, 2015 01:52PM

There was a 'Jack In The Box' in Melrose Park at Lake St. and Broadway, (19th Ave).

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: Artista ()
Date: May 26, 2015 11:03PM

[b]Hello everyone,,[/b]
(its been a while since last time I was active here.
Ill try to stay busy again..)

There were two[u]Chicago area 'Jack In the Box' restaurants that I use to go to...
the one on [b]North Ave. and Belleforte Ave[/b]. approx 1 block east of [i]Harlem Ave.[/i]
and the one on
[b]Pulaski Rd. and Milwaukee Ave[/b]., the westside of Pulaski [b]across from the (long gone) Milford Theatre .[/b]
There is someone on FB that said there use to be a 'Jack in the Box' on
[b]Pulaski and Fullerton[/b]
[b]I do not remember a 'Jack In the Box being at Pulaski and Fullerton.[/b][/u]

[b]What do others here think?[/b]



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Re: Jack In The Box
Date: May 27, 2015 01:50AM

Still remember the sauce. They have changed it a lot (was at Jack in Irvine, California). ANyone know what the original sauce recipe is?

Re: Jack In The Box
Posted by: 222psm ()
Date: May 27, 2015 09:38AM

Artista Wrote:
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> Hello everyone,,
> (its been a while since last time I was active
> here.
> Ill try to stay busy again..)
>
> There were twoChicago area 'Jack In the Box'
> restaurants that I use to go to...
> the one on North Ave. and Belleforte Ave. approx 1
> block east of Harlem Ave.
> and the one on
> Pulaski Rd. and Milwaukee Ave., the westside of
> Pulaski across from the (long gone) Milford
> Theatre .
> There is someone on FB that said there use to be a
> 'Jack in the Box' on
> Pulaski and Fullerton
> I do not remember a 'Jack In the Box being at
> Pulaski and Fullerton.
>
> What do others here think?

Holy smokes, Artista! you've been MIA for a long time! I was worried about you my friend, glad to see you back. I had missed your posts.



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