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Old Town Restaurant

Polish, European
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113 Stephen St, Ste 1, Lemont, IL 60439-3408
630-257-7570
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classic Polish/German Food

My wife and I stopped here for dinner last night and were thoroughly impressed. An old style Polish/German type restaurant with very friendly and efficeint service, but more importantly, very good food. We both had soup (liver dumpling for me and beef barley for her) which was hot, fresh, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Arthur R
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West Chicago, Illinois
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West Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

My wife and I stopped here for dinner last night and were thoroughly impressed. An old style Polish/German type restaurant with very friendly and efficeint service, but more importantly, very good food. We both had soup (liver dumpling for me and beef barley for her) which was hot, fresh, and very tasty. My wife had the german plate while I... More 

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Nebraska
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Their atmosphere and food are obviously old school Polish and German, but they don't hold a candle to grandma's cooking! To start with, their dishes are too bland. And brown. And watery. The duck is good, as are the pierogi. Give them a try if you like Polish food, but be ready to carb load too!

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Chicago
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My mom is bohemian so I grew up and make the family version of this at home. The food is truely "homemade" so that in and of itself stands out. Traditional dishes such as roast pork, sauerkraut and dumplings are great! The meals include, soup, coffee and desert, you cant beat the value. And rye bread and a czech beer... More 

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stopped with some friends who picked Old Town to have dinner. They both had the fried white fish, my wife had the sauerbraten and I had the Lithuanian plate. All was very very good. Even the soup (mushroom barley) was extraordinary. The service and the atmosphere was also great. We will be back.

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Lemont
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When my husband and I go to Old Town we always say no menu please. The reason being I always have the pickled beef in sour cream sauce with dumplings and my husband has the 1/2 duck dinner. Very rarely have we been disappointed. The service is good and the prices are reasonable as well. Try their liver dumpling soup--yummy... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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106 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We really like Eastern European food having been raised with that type of food growing up. Having eaten in many similar style restaurants, we always do compare. I feel that this one makes the dishes similarly, but had a little better tasting meals like this in other Chicago area places. The other thing I noticed were that their prices are... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have had dinner there on at least a dozen occaisions...I would recommend the Potato Dill Soup the Pierogi's and espicially the Lithuanian Sausage, only thing I didn't like is the Bread dumplings, Bland and chewy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I went here last nite with a friend, i normally don't eat this type of food these days BUT i thought I would relive my past and what my mom used to make growing up. It was not disappointing, the pierog;s/ dumplings and bread were all home made and EXCELLENT. Highly recommend it to anyone who likes Polish food. I... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The family loves going to this place for Pierogis, potato pancakes and tripe soup. The service is always great and very friendly. It's especially great when it's cold outside…very hearty and tummy filling!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Small German/Polish restaurant that has great classic eastern european dishes. The server was Polish and so was the draft beer, both were great. I had the German plate and a friend had the Polish plate both were excellent. This was a good way to get a variety of entrees. They close early on weeknights so make sure to check their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 Stephen St, Ste 1, Lemont, IL 60439-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lemont
  • Phone Number: 630-257-7570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Polish, European
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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