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139 S Marion, Oak Park, IL 60302
708-848-0871
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Today
7:00 am - 1:00 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, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 15
    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
Lunch

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Rupy W
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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 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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Oak Park, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Chicago
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Went for a quick bite to eat. There are a lot of tv's so you can watch a game. Service was very good, food came out quickly. I had a blackened catfish poorboy with tater tots. Very good. There are also many craft beers on tap. I would recommend you try. I would go back.

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madison, wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This place was hoping' at 10PM on a weeknight. 100 beers on tap and quite good bistro-type food. Great service

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michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

this is part of the carleton hotel, where i stay in oak park. it opens at 8 for breakfast and the choices run from simple to elegant. can't think of what you might want that's not on the menu. i've had lunch and felt the same. sometimes just a bowl of great soup and sometimes a nice burger and fries.... More 

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Wakefield, RI
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had breakfast here a couple of days. Service was prompt and the food was very good. Kept my coffee cup full and filled up a to go cup for when I was leaving. Located as part of the Carelton Hotel.

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Wonderful change of pace in dining complete with multiple lunch and dinner choices of seafood and fresh oysters. Ther's popcorn at the bar, multiple tvs, and a whole lot of different people watching in this diverse town

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Oak Park, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good pub seafood. Love the mussels and fresh oysters. Service is a bit variable; most servers are great but have had one or two disappointments over the years. The reason to go is the extensive beer list. You can sample most. Discovered some real gems. And the Chicago Film Festival posters in the ladies room are noteworthy....

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?