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Glenn's Diner

1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
773-506-1720
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Ranked #608 of 8,335 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
Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

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
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102 reviews 102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Tanque Verde
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Visited during a trip to Chicago because Glenn's had been featured on Diner's, Dives, and Drive-In's. We hadn't seen the exact episode. We got there at Noon for lunch, good waiter and service. We had jambalaya (lunch portion) and crab burger, ice tea, and split a piece of key lime pie. Jambalaya was perfectly spiced, not bland, not too hot,... More

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Genoa, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

we were a foursome and had dinner on Friday evening. The menu is posted on a huge chalk board. We all had some type of fish. We had a reservation for 6 PM and had no problem. The food was very good and the waiter knew his stuff. It's also BYOB so you can save a lot of money that.... More

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Attention owner of Glenn's diner. You have wonderful food, a terrific restaurant, and your waitstaff is horrible. Stopped in here for a late lunch about 2 PM with two teenage boys into adults. There was more waitstaff then customers in the restaurant but you would not know it from the poor service we all received. Unfortunately when you have great... More

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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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