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J Alexander's Restaurant

4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
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Ranked #13 of 104 Restaurants in Northbrook
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pointe Dr.
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 NEW

Have been here a couple of times now, and each time it's been good. Wouldn't say 'great' as there are many 'great' places to rave about, but this is OK. It's a very big place, and obviously very popular as it always seems to be very busy. The menu is good, with lots of choices to suit all. The staff... More 

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126 reviews 126 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My wife and I brought our 2 sons (14, 16) here last night for dinner. Of course my sons ordered cheeseburgers (okay, they're actually pretty adventurous when ordering but they were in the mood for burgers and they did look very good). My wife ordered a chicken Milanese (a sort of schnitzel-like creation) which came with some cous-cous and it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

As much as I hate to write negative reviews, this seems necessary. I've eaten here several times over the years, and each time it seems to decline a little. It's finally reached bottom. The services is indifferent, the food ill prepared, flavorless, cold, and overpriced. While the managers/floor people do the best they can to resolve problems quickly, it should... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My colleague and I arrived 20 minutes before closing and were not rushed in any way to order or to speed through our meal. I normally don't order fish in less urban locales, but the server assured me the fish was fresh, not frozen, and it was fantastic. My colleague had a great rib eye steak and a tasty mac... More 

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Morristown, Tennessee
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121 reviews 121 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We had a late lunch last week and as usual the food and service was excellent. The food was wonderful and the service was just as good. Everyone in our large group raved about the food. I highly recommend the carrot cake!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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143 reviews 143 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Have been to J Alexander's in Pembroke Pines, FL many times and this is the first time I ran into a location elsewhere. We immediately chose this for our dinner reservation due to the good prior experiences, As expected the meals were delicious and well prepared, service was great and the drinks were good. Would definitely recommend this location.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been here many times for lunch and always find the staff friendly and the food tasty. I suppose there is nothing on the menu to rave about, but everything I have ever tried comes as described. They get you in and out without making you feel rushed. The do take Open table reservations, which I would advise if... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have driven past this restaurant 100 times and never stopped--now I know why. We decided to give it a try on a Friday night at 6pm. This restaurant has a terrible wait staff and the interior looks like a fancy Denny's. The hostesses were snotty, our waiter could barely speak English and the place is just gross. The prices... More 

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Russellville, Arkansas
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I used to work across the street and ate there often for lunch and dinner. I was back in back in town this weekend and had dinner there. You can always count on J Alexanders to have great service and great food. I have never had a bad meal there. The mac and cheese is excellent and other notable favorites... More 

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Beach Park, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

The appetizer of deviled eggs were fabulous, as was the main entree of prime rib. The creme brûlée was delicious, but should be shared. The pomegranate martini was fresh & fruity but was skimpy on the vodka. I would probably order wine next time. Overall excellent meal and will definitely frequent this restaurant.

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Additional Information about J Alexander's Restaurant

Address: 4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
Phone Number: 847-564-3093
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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