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Jameson's Char House

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1331 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1423
847-392-7100
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great for the price

Food is very good. Full dinner of soup, salad, potato and entree. Make sure you go hungry. Steaks are great, but so is the chicken or pasta.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
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English first
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Food is very good. Full dinner of soup, salad, potato and entree. Make sure you go hungry. Steaks are great, but so is the chicken or pasta.

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Warsaw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Nice restaurant with an extensive menu. Lacks a little ambiance but overall a good place to eat. The bread is served nice and warm and is very tasty, salads are very fresh and enjoyable. The entree portion sized are huge and you will see most guests leaving with "doggy" bags. ( I had to ask for a bag too) The... More 

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Upstate NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Stayed at La Quinta next door that was better than expected. Tired after long day driving so happy to walk across parking lot to Jameson Charhouse, despite some negative reviews on Trip Advisor. Place a little dark, but could still see fine. Enjoyed a sautéed whitefish ($14.95) with a bass ale ($5.00). Whitefish done beautifully; large serving of large broccoli... More 

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is one of our go-to places. We know we will get a good steak and friendly service. There is a fireplace in the main room that lends a nice feel on cold nights. There are booths if you want to be cozy. It is a great place for conversations. Soup, salad and potato included in the entree price. The... More 

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Cary, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The menu is very acceptable; As soon as the food was served, the manager came to the table to check , Asked if we needed more sauce, butter, etc. That has never happened ever: It was great: The food was extremely good tasting, presentation was stunning, and more than enough to fit any appitite.

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Troy, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was apprehensive about eating here based on a few previous reviews. I was impressed with the prompt and attentive service as well as the quality of the food. I had a special of fried shrimp and ribs and was not disappointed. The special came with soup (chicken noodle) and salad with fresh bread. All very good. The fried shrimp... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited Jameson's last night to have dinner with the family whilst in Chicago on holiday.We were quickly and efficiently shown a table and presented with the menus which were plentiful,all tastes catered for.We all ordered different things and all the meals were tasty,flavoursome and filling.This place is a great find as it is reasonably priced,the service is great and... More 

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Arlington Heights, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We frequently go there for the quality of the food knowing our doggie bag will provide another at home meal.. I love the beef kabob. Excellent fish. Service gracious. An older crowd for the most part but that assures a quieter ambiance...NO blaring music!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was our first visit to this restaurant, although I have lived in the area for 30 years. I was hardly impressed with this restaurant. It had the look and feel of a gothic mansion inside....dark, dreary, and desperately needing lighter, fresher decor and remodeling. The table we sat at was comfortable, ...however,...within minutes of sitting, we both had a... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Our group of 5 went there on a weeknight. There was no wait. Our server paced our meal well. We all had a delicious dinner. I had the filet, it was cooked just how I like it and very tender. For dessert we spilt a flourless chocolate cake with the raspberry sauce. It was absolutely the best dessert I have... More 

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Additional Information about Jameson's Char House

Address: 1331 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1423
Phone Number: 847-392-7100
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1331 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-392-7100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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