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J Alexander's Restaurant

1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
630-573-8180
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Ranked #5 of 69 Restaurants in Oak Brook
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $18
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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Boswell, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Our company had reservations during a very busy lunch time. We were 15 minutes late, and wait just 5 minutes for seats. The wait staff was vey helpful even though the place was quite hectic. The food was simply outstanding, both from the standard menu and the specials menu. The place was very noisy, not too noisy for a celebration... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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88 reviews 88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Visited this restaurant with friends. Had a reservation, but still had to wait 50 minutes past that time. We were so ticked. Manager apologized more than once, however he could not explain the delay. They overbooked. We were leaving and he offered to buy drinks, which we turned down. A table the opened up in the back corner of the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 18
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary

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