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7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
708-771-7798
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11:00 am - 10:00 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: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Overall nice experience

Was there on a Wednesday, got seated right away. Ordered drinks, then food. I had smelts which were delicious. Others had baked onion soup and loved it. We were 4 ladies so we didn't order a full dinner. I would go back and try their steaks which is what I have heard they are noted for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
sharon g
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Countryside, Illinois
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Countryside, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was there on a Wednesday, got seated right away. Ordered drinks, then food. I had smelts which were delicious. Others had baked onion soup and loved it. We were 4 ladies so we didn't order a full dinner. I would go back and try their steaks which is what I have heard they are noted for.

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Chicago, Illinois
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

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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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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Additional Information about Golden Steer

Address: 7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
Phone Number: 708-771-7798
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
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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  • 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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