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All 59 West Chicago Restaurants

Hawthorne's Backyard Bar and Grill

1200 W Hawthorne Ln, West Chicago, IL 60185-1816
630-293-6700
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Ranked #7 of 59 Restaurants in West Chicago
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
West Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good Food and great service - its in an Industrial Park but is worth the hunt ( not to hard to find - take Hawthorne :-) )

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stopped in just to see the place and now it has become a destination !!!!!!!!! If you enjoy out door (very, very casual) dining this is a place for you. With the outdoor patio and bar you can sit in the sun or shade. The wait staff is very friendly and the drinks are always available. If I were... More

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have eaten luch there several times. Very afforable, good quality lunch specials. Great appetisers. Outdoor fun activties in the summer and a weekly trivia match in the winter make this a fun establishment to visit.

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Heartland Illinois
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157 reviews 157 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Service was excellent and our food was even better. If you stop here, try Mama's pot roast sandwich. It is an old family recipe, and is one of our favorites. The have a King Crab specialty on Saturday evenings which is excellent.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Expect a dimly lit interior that just begs you to order a longneck and a burger. Nice place to hang out with a few friends. Leave the chain restaurants behind and experience the real neighborhood feel of Hawthorne's Backyard.

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We've been here twice in recent months, both times with friends on weekends. The first time I ordered the Friday fish fry, the second time the chicken pot pie. Both times I thought the food was very good. I don't think it's the servers' fault that the service is slow; management simply hasn't hired enough servers for the volume of... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Came here with a party of approximately 20. Took an hour at least to receive our food. When we did receive the food, the fish fry was over cooked and had no flavor. The pulled pork sandwhich was ok, not much flavor. We ordered wings as an appetizer but unfortunately they never showed up. The best food was the pot... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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107 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I always like the lunch specials with the baked artichoke soup. And I went there for the new all you can eat Prime Rib and Crab Legs and my daughter loved it. And I have been here the last two years for the Breast Cancer Fund Raiser and it is always nice when they do this for a good cause..

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

My wife and I stopped here for lunch. We both ordered the pot roast sandwich with fries. The sandwich was very good and quite filling. The fries were also very good and were not greasy/oily. The server was very efficient and courteous. We will definitely be back here when we are in the area.

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West Chicago, Illinois
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We probably go to Hawthorne's at least once a week. The food is always good: the wings are the bomb and the pot roast sandwich is fabulous ! The bar used to be a closed off area and, to be honest. I liked it better that way. It gets pretty raucous at times. They have a nice variety of live... More

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Additional Information about Hawthorne's Backyard Bar and Grill

Address: 1200 W Hawthorne Ln, West Chicago, IL 60185-1816
Phone Number: 630-293-6700
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  West Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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