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J Alexander's Restaurant

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4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101 (Pointe Dr.)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Fine meal

Enjoyed a dinner here with friends. Very enjoyable waiter in Owen. I had the sirloin which was excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Nashua, New Hampshire
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a dinner here with friends. Very enjoyable waiter in Owen. I had the sirloin which was excellent.

Thank NHDad
Morristown, Tennessee
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162 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Twenty four of us stopped in for an early dinner. After just a hiccup with dealing with our large group J Alexander's rose to the service I have come to expect. The food is always excellent. I highly suggest the mac and cheese and the carrot cake. This is one of my favorite places to eat and I love exposing... More 

Thank TheSuze12
Highland Park, Illinois
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134 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant in the past, however not recently. We had a party of ten and the service was great. All meals served at the same time. The prime rib this night appeared better than I have had in the past. The meals were cooked perfectly. I will return to this location.

Thank Joe R
Westmont, Illinois
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were hosting a Tin Can Sailors meeting and stayed at the Marriott Suites-Deerfield (great hotel). We enjoyed visiting J. Alexander's two years ago, so we thought it was time to have dinner there again. We shared the BBQ ribs and Fried Shrimp dinners and the meals were excellent. The prices were fair and the our waiter,... More 

Thank Hal B
Orange County ca
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

went here for lunch then dinner the next day, food/service very good and just about 2 miles from the holiday Inn Express

Thank kittytoby
Skokie, Illinois
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235 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

food and service were very good. Roast Beef Sandwich was properly cooked and seasoned. Great for multi generational group

Thank dfutransky
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Love the service, beer and the atmosphere, but much of the food is a little average. Somethings are great (calamari was fresh and delicious, steaks good), but then had Chilli salmon with Thai rice, which was a huge lump of over cooked frozen salmon, and boiled rice with a squirt of standard supermarket sweet chili sauce. OK, but not great.

Thank big_scot_nanny
South Dakota
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194 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 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 

Thank IowaGrandparents
Northbrook, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Elena20015
Chicago, IL
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 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.

Thank TNG

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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
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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