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7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
708-771-7798
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice neighborhood bar/restaurant. Had a reservation but didn't feel rushed while having a drink prior. Had the shrimp and my friend had the prime rib. We then divided them. We started with the French onion soup. You must have this it is the best ever. The service was exceptional. Very friendly and clean. Our food was perfect... More 

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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I've been eating here since my Robert Bosch days in the early 1990s. The bar is well stocked and the cocktails are excellent. Both the bar and eating areas are rather small so definitely make reservations for the weekends. Food is outstanding and prices are very reasonable for the large portions received. Service has always been consistently outstanding through the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Not glamorous by any means but the service and food is always good. Make a reservation, do not try to walk in on the weekends. Order an entree and get soup and a salad. You don't find many of these places.

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Grafton, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

As Packers fans, we snuck in here after buying a Piano at American Music next door. The service is surly but fun, the place is crowded, but loud in a local culture sense. We had an excellent New Zealand rack of lamb, with a twice baked potato, French Onion soup and salad. The food was great and prices very reasonable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The food is always good at the steer. This is a cozy and friendly neighborhood bar and restaurant in Forrest Park with a rich history of well known Chicago gangsters as patrons. Food is wonderful and inexspensive . Guarantee you will return for many visits. Mark S

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Belvidere, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Tasty and fun experience for my husband's birthday. He had steak and rib combo; I had BBQ chicken with twice baked potato. All excellent, served with good humor and friendliness by Paulette (she's a gem!). Would go back and recommend.

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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

"The Steer" is another great place lost in a time warp. A time warp where really good old fashioned service always abounds and the food is everything you want it to be. Bar service is very good and waitstaff is truly excellent. Tables are a bit crowded and they can get very busy.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The décor is out of the 1950s, and all the meals come with salad, potato and French onion soup. And your wine selection is limited to house carafes, BUT....the steaks are huge, delicious, relatively inexpensive and always perfectly prepared. The servers all seem out of the 1950s as well, lots of "hun"s.

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We generally visit our son in Oak Park, Chicago, each year and the Golden Steer in Forest Park, the adjoining suburb, is always a must on our list of places to visit. There's nothing pretentious about it, just a clean, comfortable restaurant with a bar area and a small garden area at the back for eating out in the summer.... More 

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Berwyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This was my first time going to this restaurant,. Our friends had been here before so they knew to call ahead for reservations, we waited for about 20 minutes for our table but the wait was worth it as the food was delicious! I had the steak and I was extremely happy with my choice. The service was outstanding. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: 708-771-7798

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?