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Back Abbey

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128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
909-625-2642
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Small but good

Back Abbey is the best gastropub in Claremont. Ever since Eureka Burger moved into town, Back Abbey lost some of its luster but don't let people tell you that Eureka is better...it is not. The food at Back Abbey is really good and you can't go wrong with the Back Yard Burger. They also have a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Jason R
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Back Abbey is the best gastropub in Claremont. Ever since Eureka Burger moved into town, Back Abbey lost some of its luster but don't let people tell you that Eureka is better...it is not. The food at Back Abbey is really good and you can't go wrong with the Back Yard Burger. They also have a very good selection of... More 

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Southern California
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Best burgers ever! It is well worth the wait to get a table. The patio is the best place to sit and have food & drinks, but it is sometimes a longer wait in the warmer months. They have an amazing selection of beer, and also decent wines. The fries are also fantastic. We come here a lot, our kids... More 

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Claremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The schnitzel salad is really good and is something you probably won't find anywhere near Claremont.

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Washington, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a very lively college town bar and grill with some interesting European beers, but it is very small and not good for large groups, especially those with kids. More appropriate for adults, don't bring kids here unless you sit outside. Some of the folks in our group loved their food, some did not. The burgers overall were somewhat... More 

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Claremont, California
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We ordered nuts and olives and one beer at 10:35 pm which almost closing time, $21.00 plus tip. Waste of money and awful service!

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Claremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

The best. Always very crowded b/c of colleges. Too small but great food. Try to go often. Getting fat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Delicious burgers and Wienerschnitzel salad! The fries are absolutely awesome as well, with a great beer menu to complement any food you get there.

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Claremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This place is dirty and overpriced. We went in on a Friday night just before 5pm. We ordered 2 beers, which came in, what I can only describe as a small glass meant for champagne. The bill for 2 beers was nearly $20.00. We thought we were going to eat but the menu itself was so dirty that we could... More 

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This restaurant is clearly popular with the younger crowd in this exciting college town. The atmosphere is very good and appears to be a fun place with a fun crowd. However, the food is not good and ok at best, and the prices sort of reasonable, but I must admit, I can get a much better burger for $14. First,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were in Pomona for a show at the Fairplex, and the clerk at the hotel desk recommended a short (15 min) drive to Claremont and the Back Abbey. Claremont is a great funky little town with lots of great old architecture, unique little shops, etc. The Back Abbey really personified the quirkiness of this great place! Set in what... More 

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Additional Information about Back Abbey

Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
Phone Number: 909-625-2642
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: 909-625-2642

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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