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7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
708-771-7798
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Throwback Thursday every day

If you are looking for a restaurant with decor that flashes you back to the 1970's, this is your place. And that is exactly what we were looking for.... a reasonably priced local kind of place that is not striving for a hipster population. Everyone enjoyed the food and we had a variety from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

If you are looking for a restaurant with decor that flashes you back to the 1970's, this is your place. And that is exactly what we were looking for.... a reasonably priced local kind of place that is not striving for a hipster population. Everyone enjoyed the food and we had a variety from sandwiches (burger/reuben) to fish (tilapia) to... More 

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Shorewood, Illinois
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174 reviews 174 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This place is known for their beef, and it is consistently awesome, but don't underestimate their chicken! I had the Francesca last night - wonderful! Their French onion soup is simply a must. A small intimate setting, I definitely recommend getting a reservation if you plan to go. It takes us over and hour to get there, but it's well... More 

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Downers Grove . IL, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We grew up in the area and I have been coming back here for 30 years. Very reasonable prices, Great Food. Start with the French Onion Soup, hot, cheesy, absolutely delish! I've NEVER had a bad meal, but some dishes stand our, Filet (HUGE and tender) Pork chops (You get 3, one to take home) Fried shrimp (Crisp and yummy)... More 

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Martinez, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Got a recommendation for this place from a bartender in our hotel. 1st the good. The shrimp de jonghi appetizer was excellentl as was the French onion soup. The house salad was simple yet crisp and well dressed. Now the bad. The music was a radio station that was too loud for a dining area and just inappropriate. My wife... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

I'll let the others speak to the food which is terrific with one glaring omission: the Shrimp DeJonghe. This appetizer is apparently a Chicago creation. No matter. I'd have it regarless of it's origins. Shrimp casserole crusted with garlic and sherry breadcrumbs and a hint of lemon. Luckily they bring a loaf of warm bread for the drippin's. No doggy... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous place to eat. Family favorite for decades! The soups is to die for! And don't forget the soup

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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Now that I have moved from Chicago to Dallas on each trip back I think hard about which of the many favorite restaurants I want to visit. Last week it was Golden Steer on maybe my 8th visit over the last 20 years. It is just so good and so consistent. Here are six reasons why you want to come... More 

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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Don't let the location and side entrance intimidate you. Warm friendly hostess and wait staff treat you like family. Regulars all dine here frequently. Superb French onion soup, prime rib to die for, and service so attentive you think you were part of the family. Decor never changed but that's ok. Look for the backward clock on the wall. One... More 

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Forest Park, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food, staff is OK, atmosphere a throw back to the 50s, in a good way. They used to call this food 'stick to your ribs." Try the French Onion soup.

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Forest Park, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Have been eating at this restaurant for about 20 years. It is my son's favorite place and it was my husband's. Our favorites are the prime rib and butt steak with the french onion soup or the cream of chicken soup and a salad. The portions are very generous and most people are able to bring a bit home for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: 708-771-7798
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?