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139 S Marion, Oak Park, IL 60302
708-848-0871
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Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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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, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    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
Good place to go

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
DJWard
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Barboursville, WV
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Chicago
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 5 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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florida
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We first visited Poor Phil's for the Black Hawks game last week...the food was delicious, we had chili and gumbo...it was all delicious! Our waiter was great and friendly..the prices are a little high for " bar food" but we also had breakfast there and breakfast was delicious! Would we return here? You bet! Sitting out in front of the... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Tucked away on Marion Street, just a short jog from trendy Madison Street is Poor Phil's restaurant fronting the Hotel Carleton. It has a huge outdoor seating area and the red brick road that has a dribble of traffic makes it a pleasant oasis. For those, like me, who love crab...soft shell...lump crab...crab rolls, etc., it is a real find.... More 

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Sioux Falls, SD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We ended up here with some extended family that live in Oak Park for a Sunday breakfast. It was a lot of fun. The atmosphere was good, a sports bar, but not a cookie cutter sports bar, it has a lot of character. The serving staff took good care of us, from the owner that helped seat us to his... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We spent well over an hour here waiting to be served. The food was OK but not memorable and the attitude of indifference from the staff make this a place to avoid. Too many great restaurants in the area to waste your time here.

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Great food, we dropped in about 130pm for lunch, the seafood very fresh, we have the tuna sandwich and seafood creole. The service was great, They have a great selection of beer on the tap

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Costa Rica
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good burgers, great oysters and 36+ beers on tap. What's not to like? The service is friendly and the vibe is sports bar hoppin'. Some families bring little kids but seriously, it is a bar. Get a sitter.

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We popped in at lunchtime for a quick Bloody Mary and ended up staying for 3 - they were simply the best. Our bartender Kim kept us topped up with popcorn and chat and this was just a great bar with a fantastic atmosphere, really friendly and great value.

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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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Restaurant Details

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?