DELICIOUS Food

A family friendly sports themed bar and grill

When the doors to the Penalty Box were reopened under new ownership, we were on a mission to offer something for everyone. First, our menu hand crafted with some traditional options re-imagined with mouthwatering combinations you would never expect. Yes, we really do serve the soon to be legendary Maine Lobster Mac'n'Cheese at the Penalty Box. Our desire is for our customers to keep coming back not just for our excellent food choices or well-stocked bar but also for our relaxed decor complete with sports viewing options from every spot in the restaurant - our big screen TVs are strategically placed to offer you the best possible experience.


At the Penalty Box, we take good food and good entertainment seriously so that you can unwind and enjoy yourself in the company of your family and friends while cheering for your favorite teams. We can't wait to impress you on your next visit to the Penalty Box.

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Choose from Buffalo, BBQ, Garlic, Lemon Pepper, Sweet Heat and Parmesan Garlic. Served with celery sticks and your choice of delicious ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing.

These are not your Mama's Mac & Cheese. All of our mouth watering Mac & Cheese combinations are made with the finest Wisconsin cheese.

Come on in and get started with a very generous portion of delicious nachos topped with nacho cheese, chili, diced tomatos, sour cream, shredded lettuce & jalepenos.

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    We had heard that the penalty box was under new ownership, management, and had a new menu and reopened recently. We ordered the Maine Mac which is mac n cheese with lobster. The Maine Mac is heavenly. Every bite is amazing. It warms your soul while hitting every pleasure center in the brain. It's super cheesy but light, there is hunks of lobster that are cooked to perfection.

    Chris J.
    Joliet, IL

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    The new Mac and cheese selections are nothing short of amazing and the wings we're fantastic. I'm also in love with the new fries as they are crispy, with a slight spice to them, But clean finish, not oily.

    Tony F.
    Plainfield, IL

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    We happened upon this place. The food was so good and very well priced for the quality and amount. Staff was very friendly. Had the pork tenderloin sandwich and French onion soup. Delicious. Try it!!!

    Molly O.
    Romeoville, IL