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4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101 (Pointe Dr.)
847-564-3093
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Upbeat and Trendy

When we arrived at 5:30 the bar was full of after work folks enjoying a libation before heading home. The tables and booths were mostly empty. But we had good service and the food itself was trendy, in keeping with the ambience. Sort of bistro feel with fine presentation and solid preparation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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South Dakota
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South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When we arrived at 5:30 the bar was full of after work folks enjoying a libation before heading home. The tables and booths were mostly empty. But we had good service and the food itself was trendy, in keeping with the ambience. Sort of bistro feel with fine presentation and solid preparation. The tables filled as the evening went on.... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place to hangout.most of the people are ages from 35 to 60sh. Great food:up scaled fast food like ribs,burgers,sandwiches.very good starters.i love salmon dip and artichoke the most.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went to lunch with another couple, ate outside on small patio, was nice and had reservation for outside. Appetizers were good, deviled eggs and salmon spread, all four of us had prime rib sandwiches which were very tender. While food was great, drinks were expensive though, bill for four of us before tip was $250.

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Long Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Ate at J Alexander's last night. Had a nice table and was seated right away. Ordered salads and entrees. We asked the person who brought our salad for bread and did not get it. When our waiter stopped by we again asked for bread and he snippily answered that they only serve bread upon request and we hadn't asked him... More 

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Salt Lake City, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This dish is delicious. I have it as my meal and am totally satisfied. The olive oil, herbs and parm is perfect.

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Northbrook, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I would give this place a 5 star rating but the menu never changes. I have been here over 10 times over 6 years. I know if I go the food and service will be great. I just wish they would add something new to the menu after 6 years.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I had lunch here yesterday. This is my second time at J Alexanders. The first time was in Kansas City and the second time in Northbrook. The good part: I had a prime rib sandwich which was basically a thick slice of beef (I asked for medium rare, and it came medium rare!) between two slices of a pretty tasty... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

One would not think of J. Alexander’s as the first place a vegetarian would go to for a meal. And I was pleasantly surprised at how veg friendly they are. And was thrilled with the high quality level of service. After a few cocktails with my friend, we dove into the deviled eggs. Yum. Got the sugar cured bacon on... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Love the atmosphere here--food great! Always busy . . . would definitely recommend this restaurant. Servers are very attentive. Noise level is a bit loud, but not too loud to chat over a business lunch.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

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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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, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
    (Pointe Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: 847-564-3093

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
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

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