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Jimmy's Charhouse

2290 Point Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123-7862
847-783-0200
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Ranked #23 of 175 Restaurants in Elgin
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Granite City, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

You would think a place with "char" in its name would serve up smoked meats, not necessarily so, apparently. The chopped steak dinner I ordered served up a non-smoked meat-like dish that tasted more like soy burger meat than than chopped steak, and not even a good soy burger. My companion tried a cheeseburger and found it sour-tasting and hated... More

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St. Louis, MO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Disappointing, and especially for the price. Pretty place though and the service was great. French onion soup should be renamed 'onion water'; burger looks much better than it tastes, and soggy fries. So glad we didnt buy a steak, if they cant make a tasty burger, its not that hard. Good bread and butter. Appearances can be deceiving, and unfortunately... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Friday night I went to dinner with a good friend, his wife and son. Jimmy's was pretty full but we had no problem getting served promptly. I will say the service was just fine but the food was junk. House salad - no problem. No apps, straight to the main courses. By the way cut the bread better. Even though... More

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El Paso, Illinois
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184 reviews 184 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you are looking for something a bit out of the norm , don't hesitate to try baked Grecian chicken which is moist and flavorful, comes with some terrific potatoes and service that will bring you back a second time to try the extensive menu.

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ate here for lunch, it's right off I-90 and Randall Rd. OK menu selection, my food was pretty good though nothing spectacular. Service was good too.

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Elgin, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We eat here on a monthly basis and are always satisfied! The staff is always very friendly. Special attention to my grandchildren is important!

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Elgin, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I go to Jimmy's roughly twice a month on average. Jimmy's has a nice variety to their menu. Recently they've updated their menu and I'm very pleased with the changes. There are a few items on the menu I've regretted ordering, but for the most part, I tend to leave Jimmy's happy. Their pricing is reasonable for the amount of... More

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My daughter and I had a great experience at Jimmy's. The place was not crowded and the servers were spot on. Our food was very good. We will return soon.

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Eastvale, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I recently went to a business meeting in Elgin IL and I arrived a little early for my meeting. I had enough time for lunch so I went to this nice looking building off the exit if the express way. The restaurant was big and inviting. The staff was friendly and helpful on picking something good for lunch. The charbroiled... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The food is excellent and the portions are generous. The service is very good. It's located right off the tollway and there is a hotel right next door.

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