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“Nice, but Pricey” 4 of 5 stars
Review of J Alexander's Restaurant

J Alexander's Restaurant
4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
847-564-3093
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Ranked #8 of 105 Restaurants in Northbrook
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pointe Dr.
Jackson, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Nice, but Pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Food was good. It was pricey and not a relaxed as I wanted. It is close to our hotel and the freeway.

Visited April 2013
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Seattle
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Aways consistently good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Food is good, wait staff friendly, but the restaurant is very noisy and hard to carry on any conversation. I guess that is the trade off.

Visited May 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Meal at a Nice Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I like J Alexander's because of it's consistency. Having been dining there for over 10 years now, I always know that I will be greeted by smiling hosts, the dining room is always impecable, the staff is always neat and professional, and the food is terrific. There aren't too many restaurants that offer this predictable consistency. Always a treat to dine here.

Visited January 2013
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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Service - Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I walked in a bit after the lunch rush and just wanted a salad. The menu looked promising with a few to choose from. I tried the Grilled Chicken Salad. Wow was I surprised how fast it was served, how good it looked (see photo) and how great it tasted. I will go again next time i'm back for a visit. I was surprised to find myself back in my car within 25 minutes of driving into their lot, without feeling like I rushed my meal.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“A Great Restaurant with Great Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We have driven by this restaurant many times, but I am happy we finally stopped in. The service was very good and fast. The menu had a decent variety and the specials for the evening we were there were excellent.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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