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Al's Char-house Steak House

32 S La Grange Rd, Lowr, La Grange, IL 60525-2492
+1 708-354-6255
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
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“raisin bread” (4 reviews)
“top sirloin” (2 reviews)
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
32 S La Grange Rd, Lowr, La Grange, IL 60525-2492
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Biggest regret. Ordered sirloin steak and it was tough and dry. My wife had a cowboy combo. Ribs and sirloin. Nasty. The ribs had a smell to them as if they had been sitting there. The salad and fries are good. We had a...More

Thank rpm1774
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We have been coming here for 20 years. I was always impressed but not lately. Ordered prime rib, which it was definitely not. This was by far one of the most tasteless pieces of meat ever. Carrots were BARELY cooked. Soup was lukewarm. Potato was...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed April 26, 2018

My friend and I wanted to catch Restaurant Week before she left town for a while, so we decided on Al's Charhouse. Coincidentally, Groupon sent me a "RESTAURANT WEEK DEALS" email, and Al's was in there. Decision made. I was tickled by the decor and...More

Thank Eureecka
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We were surprised to find this great steak place in a basement in LaGrange. Food was well above average and prices reasonable.

Thank OldBob22
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

I had a Groupon which at times may be a downfall when ordering meals. I ordered the sirloin. My husband ordered the T-bone. My husband, who is rarely picky, stated his steak was flavorless. Mine was tough and lacked flavor also. The black bean soup...More

Thank DonLyn317
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Had a great meal and great service. The steak was cooked perfectly and the bean soup was amazing! We will return!

Thank Robin B
Reviewed September 24, 2017

This was the first time in 18 years that my husband and I had a bad experience at Al's. My husband ordered a 32oz. steak and it came out and looked no larger than a 20oz. Which maybe doesn't seem like a big deal, but...More

Thank arr2001
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Went for dinner on a Saturday. Had to wait forever for a table. Server was nice but very rushed kepp wanting us to order asap. Very dark and alot of steps

Thank kathie6060
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Al's is one of those truly hidden gems - it's a downstairs restaurant on LaGrange Road in downtown LaGrange - that deserves some real attention. The steaks are bigger than you'll see at any steak house in the region and they're of high quality and...More

Thank JerryHChicago
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We avoid chain restaurants, but this proved to be a nice surprise. We went on a Thursday, so my choice was the medallions of beef served on toast points, which is the Thursday special. I could only eat two of the five medallions, the mushrooms...More

Thank 71char
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November 3, 2016|
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Response from 262michaelm262 | Reviewed this property |
Regular entrées $15-$26 Steaks $22-$46 Appetizers six to $12 Sandwiches eight to $15 Other à la cart items six to $10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 S La Grange Rd, Lowr, La Grange, IL 60525-2492
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 708-354-6255
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