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139 S Marion, Oak Park, IL 60302
708-848-0871
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Today
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not a Poor Experience!

They have the freshest oysters. Burgers, especially the Murphy Burger, are great. Mussels to die for. And, their fish and chips are crispy and not greasy. Fries are perfect. Big selection of good beers and wine. It's mostly a sport's bar with lots of TVs blaring, but the back room is away... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
lesleykeeley223
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Oak Park, Illinois
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Berwyn, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We come here for Breakfast every so often like once a month. If you go have the Snow flaks " crab eggs benedict" to die for Tim is the waiter and he is great with every one. Lunch and Dinner was good when we went for that so I think its still the same It's a bar so expect some... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

They have the freshest oysters. Burgers, especially the Murphy Burger, are great. Mussels to die for. And, their fish and chips are crispy and not greasy. Fries are perfect. Big selection of good beers and wine. It's mostly a sport's bar with lots of TVs blaring, but the back room is away from the noise. Pleasant outdoor seating area. When... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Been there a half dozen times and always had very good food and service, but especially enjoy their seafood.

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College Station, Texas
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It's a bar. With food. And a patio. I had the fish and chips and a beer. And really, it wasn't that good. Nice to eat outside but for dinner it was one of the low points of my business trip to Chi-town. I'm sure there were better places nearby but at the time I kinda liked the idea of... More 

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yorkshire
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Been here frequently on business but this time on holiday. Food is available most of the time from either the bar or diner. Food and service are fantastic and consistently high quality. Really glad I've been able to visit when not working.

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toronto canada
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61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a good pub style place with patio seating on the street. Extensive menu, decent prices. We ate dinner and breakfast here with the kids (12 and 14) and were satisfied. The wait staff were very good. Good value for the meal and service.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

You like crabs... and seafood in a fun place... eat at Phil's The patio is great, service was fast and friendly. Stayed at the hotel and every time we walked by you could see people enjoying themselves.

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Chicago
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have fond memories of Poor Phils. It's been around for ages and was and continues to be a great place to get drinks and popcorn. Unfortunately, the food has gone downhill. Sandwiches are mediocre at best and the prices keep creeping up. Also, for a family friendly place, it would be nice if they had a kids menu. I'll... More 

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Barboursville, WV
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fun place to hang out with friends and eat and drink. Food is very good and there is a variety. We have been here several times.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Streetside patio was warm and welcoming after a long day. Good food with great ambience to relax and eat outside.

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Additional Information about Poor Phil's

Address: 139 S Marion, Oak Park, IL 60302
Phone Number: 708-848-0871
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 139 S Marion, Oak Park, IL 60302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: 708-848-0871
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?