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J Alexander's Restaurant

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
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1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307 ((just East of) IL 83)
630-573-8180
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent

Food is great and very romantic. I go there everytime I'm in oakbrook. Service is very fast no long waiting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Sheila R
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Riverdale, Illinois
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Riverdale, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Food is great and very romantic. I go there everytime I'm in oakbrook. Service is very fast no long waiting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was the first time at J Alexander's, we were celebrating a belated anniversary. The manger Gabby and her staff were very professional, courteous and the best we have seen in a long time. The meal from apps to dessert was not only delicious, but each plate was plated beautiful which made each bite heavenly. Th whole experience gave my... More 

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Preston, Missouri
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Thuis is a very nice restaurant with great staff, very skilled cooks, & great food. It is a higher end restaurant so expect to spend a decent amount of money but it is a great place for a special date or business dinner with a client.

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Adelaide, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Many meals here across 10yrs, and they still deliver great consistency. It's a "go to" dinner venue, albeit fairly expensive.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Go here for your grilled artichokes!! They are the best available in the area. They also have a great soup and salad offer for lunch.

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Aurora, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I was there last night with a group of 6. We made reservations, which I highly recommend. We arrived at 530pm on a Sunday, and there was already a wait. Right off the bat, we were, in my opinion, just badgered to get drinks and appetizers. Unfortunately, we don't drink much, and were not big fans of any of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Business meeting with colleagues. Very good Deviled Egg appetizer, followed by an excellent medium-rare Prime Rib. Great flavor, and very tender. Will definitely return next time in town.

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Homer Glen, IL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It was our three year anniversary dinner, so my boyfriend called ahead and made reservations. We got there kind of early and they let us sit down right away. He let them know if was our anniversary ahead of time, and they comped us glasses of champagne on the house! We thought it was a nice surprise. My boyfriend got... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We ate at this restaurant twice while visiting Chicago, and each time the food and the service were very good. We didn't have a reservation, but they were very accommodating. The restaurant is warm and roomy; perfect for large parties. I didn't like the background music, which was always Jazz; I guess some people would enjoy it, but for me... More 

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new york
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This time, I got the ribs. Very good. But the beets side dish was even better. The wine was tasty. But the 45 minute wait for a table, wasn't that fun. But it was the holidays, so I understand.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
    ((just East of) IL 83)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Oak Brook
  • Phone Number: 630-573-8180

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 18
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
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

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