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Back Abbey

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American, Bar, Pub
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128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the Back Abbey Burger with fries. The server was attentive without being annoying. The Burger was cooked perfectly, the cheese, the bacon,the dressing, and the bun worked together. The fries were incredible! On my first visit, I had a little sticker shock when I saw my bill but, it was money well spent for quality food and quality... More 

Thank John T
Claremont, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is going to sound like an exaggeration, yet it is not, the Back Abbey has the best hamburger on the planet! Well, at least the best hamburger on this planet I have ever had. The ambience is amazing, the service is incredible and oh my goodness, those fries!

Thank HamlettW
Los Angeles
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best burger I have ever had is the Back Abbey burger. It is premium beef on a brioche bun, slathered with some sort of sauce whose ingredients are still a mystery to me, with sweet grilled onions --- I am put in a good mood once I bit into it. It lowers my blood pressure. There is a steak... More 

Thank pomeranianlovah
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food there is good. Love their French fries. Servise is good and the place is clean. I like the cozy feeling about this place.

Thank JSN251
Claremont, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. Only disappointed can be not finding a seat. The food is always good and if there is a line its worth the wait. Get there early and hang with a beer and friends.

Thank Richard H
Claremont, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

A real pub feel, outdoor and in. Beer and food are unique. Service and staff are excellent. Hamburgers should be medium rare.

Thank Jbert1
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I tried Chimay White with Man Salad, also ordered cured meat sampler. All Great. My friend had the pork chop salad. Portion is quite satisfying.

Thank ng2cool
Brookline, Massachusetts
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Cool place right in the heart of Claremont. Very good beer list with many brews that you likely have not seen before.

Thank Paul G
Santa Rosa, California
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We had dinner here the night before our tour of the Claremont Colleges with our high school twins. The hamburgers were truly outstanding and delicious, the service was very good, the rustic decor was appealing and the large selection of draft European brews was great for beer lovers. The kids also loved the food, but will have to wait a... More 

Thank winecountryfoodie
Malibu, California
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

we went to the theater next to the Abby and stopped in afterwards for a glass of wine and a fantastic burger...{The Abby} well worth the time to visit and enjoy some of the craft beers and nice wines...

Thank jclaire50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: 909-625-2642

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