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Back Abbey

128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
909-625-2642
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Ranked #1 of 106 Restaurants in Claremont
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Claremont, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not only the Back Abbey's famous Pomme Frites and succulent salads, but beer for those wheat-allergic amongst us. All you need to do is Ask.

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Read such glowing reviews and the number one rating...This was the first restaurant we visited in Claremont. We were one of the few customers there for an early weekday lunch. The waiter was polite and service quick. The menu offerings limited, but we were there for great burgers. We ordered a speciality of the day and backyard burger, both medium.... More

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california
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Love this place. Great food quality, great burgers, world class fries, tasty mussels, everything I have tried has been excellent. The ingredients are first class, even their breads are wonderful. One of the best selections of beer I have ever seen, Belgian ales are well represented, as well as other gems. Truly outstanding in both food and drink departments. The... More

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Claremont, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Back Abbey is a favorite for both native Claremonters and visitors. I strongly recommend it--especially the mussels. It's not cheap, though.

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Claremont, California, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Since it opened, this has been my favorite Claremont restaurant. The food is fabulous--which has an expanded menu since it first opened--and the service outstanding. While it may be sometimes too noisy and too crowded on weekend nights inside, try the outside area.

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Los Angeles
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The Back Abby is a real gem. Probably the best overall in Claremont. The Duck Fat Fries are worth the premium price. Be advised chef does not permit substitutions. The dishes change a bit with seasons are well constructed and of great value. Beer selection is passable for a small pub. Outdoor dinning is very pleasant.

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Claremont, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Whenever we are craving a really decadent burger and fries we go to Back Abbey. The place can get crowded and there is no place to put your name. We usually go at off times so we don't have to wait. They have a wonderful selection of beers as well.

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Claremont, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this place, but have gone less lately just because the wait is too long unless you time it just right or you go at off hours, and there are so many other great places nearby.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this restaurant. The food is phenomenally prepared. The atmosphere is great, but its a bit of a small place. If you want to avoid a crowd then try going on a weekday, but you'll still likely see it busy! One of the few places where I actually recommend having a burger!

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Redlands, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Glorious spring salad with pea tendrils, arugula, mint to counter the oh so very good fries...lovely belgian beer with loads of options. I love how this place is tucked away too. Definitely recommend a stop.

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