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Glen Prairie

1250 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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Ranked #7 of 81 Restaurants in Glen Ellyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $40
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Finley
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Ashland Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Since breakfast was not included with our hotel room, we ate here for convenience one morning. We both had pancakes which were good. We were the only two people in there at the time and along with pancakes we ordered two juices and a glass of milk. They brought the pancakes but no juice. The young man, not our waiter,... More

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Batavia, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I met a friend with 2 young children at Glen Prairie for breakfast. We chose it because it serves organic eggs. The food quality and service were very good. It can be a noisy venue or very quiet depending on the clientele at the time. The staff was not flustered by the children and remained attentive. I do not eat... More

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Seattle area
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Glen Prairie is attached to the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The food quality was high, as was the bartending quality. There were few vegetarian options, and no vegan options. Since this is in the Midwest, that's not too surprising, but it would still be nice to have more than just one pasta dish. Portion sizes were generous. I'd recommend it particularly... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This tucked away restaurant has an excellent and varied menu, from the starters through the main course, using locally grown ingredients. The beer, wine and cocktails selection were surprisingly broad. The prices were very reasonable. The service was a bit unsteady. Getting a reservation on a Saturday night was easy. This is definitely a great option in the Western Suburbs.

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Just wonderful! Shrimp and Grits app was delightful. Pork Tenderloin and sweets was outstanding and side of mac and chse topped with buttery crackers was decadent. Burger on Brioche was an American Classic. Even the mini dessert collection was terrific! Love that we found this place!

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Huntley, IL
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This was an excellent place to meet friends who eat gluten free. Many of the menu items can be prepared gf. Menu is imaginative and offerings are fresh and seasonal. Wine choices were good and thoughtfully chosen. My husband had fish which was delicious and our gf freind had excellent pork. My friend and I had pastas which were very... More

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Glen ellyn
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Located next to the crowne plaza hotel, this restaurant shines! Great customer service, ask for "Kat". The menu is eclectic and tasteful. I chose the shrimp and grits as an appetizer, the bison with whipped sweet potatoes and asparagus. And the mini portions are just right for those that need sweet but not an overload. The bar service was busy... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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140 reviews 140 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It is hard to find a consistent good meal along with service in Glen Ellyn! But this place always delivers. From Jaclyn, the hostess, to Alex, the bartender, this place not only delivers a quality meal but great service to go with it, from the time you enter the door(Jaclyn) to the service at time of the meal. Keep up... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Enjoyed grass fed beef steak and fine wine. Cozy and inviting atmosphere. A nice place to enjoy with somebody special, or friends.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food tends to be very good and relatively creative. However, I never been impressed with the service. Meals often come out and you can tell they've been sitting under a hot lamp as the plate is burning hot. All in all, good food compare to the other options in Glen Ellyn but not on my list of places to... More

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