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J Alexander's Restaurant

1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
630-573-8180
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Ranked #4 of 69 Restaurants in Oak Brook
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: (just East of) IL 83
Description: J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. Our core philosophy is to provide you with the highest possible quality dining experience. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib of beef, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.
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Adelaide, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

My first meal here would have been around 10yrs ago. Each time I come to Chicago on business I stay in the Hilton nearby, so often eating around the local restaurants. This place is full any night of the week, service is excellent, and the food has been consistently excellent in my experience eating here the past 10yrs. The only... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I go here often and had not reviewed them. You are greeted quickly and seated. Servers are usually quick to arrive get an order and refill drinks. The club sandwich and roasted chicken are great. Sides are easy to select and like the broccoli over fries. Carrot cake is great and often to go. Nice clean atmosphere. I realized I... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

One of the best prime rib entrees that I have had. Went here with a group from work and all enjoyed the food and the service.

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Chicago
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This past Saturday, Oct 25 we visited J Alexander's with our friends we haven't seen in 6 months. The meal started weird as we were switched servers 3 times in first 5 minutes of sitting down. Our server was very uneducated about basic gluten free questions. I eventually spoke to the manager to make sure my friend's food was properly... More

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St. Petersburg, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have eaten here probably 10 times and every time the food is perfect and the service is impeccable. This is a chain, but the experience does not feel that way.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I met a friend here for lunch. I had wanted to try the French Dip due to good reviews but $19 for a lunch sandwich seemed a bit much. Ended up ordering the Cheeseburger that came with string fries. Both were good but seemed a tad pricey at $13. Similar to what I'd get at Red Robin for less. Service... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We (my wife and I) were shopping at Oak Brook's shopping center (where the sales tax is 2% less than in Chicago); just outside the mall before you get to the main highway that takes you back to Chicago, we saw a small new shopping center with a sign for J.Alexander's restaurant and, since it was around noon on Saturday,... More

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Pasadena, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We were there on a Thursday evening and the place was packed by 6:30. I highly recommend that you make reservations. Our large group was not easily accommodated and we were a bit cramped in our space, even though we had reservations. But we had wonderful service and management checked in on us several times. We were not rushed and... More

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Orland Park, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I've been here only four times now but each time I have to say the food has been delicious, the service excellent and prices very reasonable. It's fast becoming one of my favorite restaurants in the Oak Brook area. My favorite meal are the BBQ ribs with plum sauce, my husband goes for the prime rib and my daughter a... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I love J. Alexanders. I first dined at one in San Antonio, TX. and loved it. I was thrilled to find one in Illinois! I have dined there for both lunch and dinner. The food is fresh, service is friendly, and quality is consistent. They don't mind if you want to take a little time over a glass of wine... More

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Additional Information about J Alexander's Restaurant

Address: 1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
Phone Number: 630-573-8180
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Oak Brook
Average Prices: USD 0 - 18
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary

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