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1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
773-506-1720
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Ranked #519 of 8,418 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Wiesbaden, Germany
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Spent a night with friends at the diner after watching Guys Drive and Dine show which talked about fish. Love the Marlin and tasted my friends plate, food was spot on and was not disappointed at all! This is my new seafood place to eat on Chicago.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Finally came to check out Glenn's after hearing many friends raving about it. Most people seem to suggest it for weekend brunch - but its great for any meal, we had early dinner and it was wonderful! We had the shrimp-cargot as an appetizer (perfect to share), the swordfish & their amazing lobster fettuccine Alfredo. All of these were very... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were told Glenn's had the best Bloody Marys in town, and it's true. It's like a shrimp cocktail and bloody mary put together. And at $8, what great value. It was so filling, we had difficulty finishing our entrees. Be prepared to wait for a table, but definitely be patient. The Bloody Mary was worth it!

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Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Don't know what world some of the reviewers came from who complained about service at this restaurant. Six of us arrived from Baltimore to visit Glenn's. We had reservations and were quickly seated. We ask if it would be possible to order to share between us (like tapas) because we wanted to taste as many dishes as possible. She said... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Don't know if the food is any good. Stopped by at 5:30 Sat. A couple of tables with patrons. The majority empty with reserved signs for later. Popular places could be more profitable if they limited reservations. We did not eat there. The owners lost revenue by keeping tables empty for 30-60 minutes. The hostess had zero personality. Clearly indifferent... More 

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Wilmington, DE
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were in Chicago for our Anniversary in Late October. We're Triple D (Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives) fans and this was a "can't miss". We're very glad we went. The Blackened Australian Bahrunddi was fantastic. My wife had the Seafood Pot Pie. Excellent choices, both. The value for the $$ was excellent. Also available on the Open Table app. If... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wow! I had the tastiest breakfast in many weeks, yesterday. I was at Glenn's on a typical Sunday morning as I have been many times before. I have never ordered "Mom's Appleishush" Pancake, before. I intend to order it again! It is the perfect combination for a Fall day: Apples, cinnamon and sugar. It is not too sweet. No syrup... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Was going to be a significant wait on a Saturday night but our party was seated much sooner than anticipated... There were many options to choose from... Everyone was delighted in our party with their food choices which ranged from Salmon to Burgers. Food is prepared to perfection. Very tasty. Creative energy and atmosphere..... And guess what... here is a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There is a reason this place is busy all the time. Everything is fresh and always perfectly cooked. The place doesn't look like much and I wouldn't go for a romantic or fancy date night. Go for the food. Brunch and dinner are both equally good!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Not only great for any kind of seafood but an extensive array of cereals to take you back to your childhood.

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Additional Information about Glenn's Diner

Address: 1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
Phone Number: 773-506-1720
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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