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J Alexander's Restaurant

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4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101 (Pointe Dr.)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

J. Alexanders (aka Redlands Grill) is always busy at the post work day, dinner time, of the day. We sat at the end of the bar, near the kitchen area. Where we sat at the bar needed a clean-up...greasy area and crumbs. But the barmaid/server merely handed menus to us and said she'd be right back. No comments about needing... More 

Thank thomassH263XQ
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I often stop for a light bite and a glass of wine. We sit at the bar and enjoy the relaxing environment and friendly service. Great wine! Delicious salads! The food is reliable and consistent!

Thank lrsda
Norwalk, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those chain restaurants that simply doesn't have enough locations in the U.S.! I'll talk about J Alexanders's here, but Stoney River and Redlands Grill are solid places to visit, as well. I absolutely crave the Thai Kai salad! Light, filling, and wonderfully flavorful! The service is white-tablecloth worthy and the atmosphere is upscale, warm and not... More 

Thank kayeveazey
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143 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One page dinner menu. All of our entrees were good, but mine was basically chicken tenders, fries and slaw for $19!! Service was good but I can't get over the prices.

Thank orracle
Chicago, Illinois
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had driven by this restaurant many times before and finally decided to try it out with some friends. Since we arrived early we enjoyed drinks at the bar. They were well made and what is more incredible is the fact that they give you the extra in a cold carafe on ice. Basically you are getting two drinks for... More 

Thank Campinggrl18
chicago, il
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111 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a special occasion dinner and the service and food did not disappoint. I had a great Filet Mignon and my wife had the Kabobs on rice. The service was attentive but not over bearing. Certainly this restaurant is on my list for a return visit.

Thank oldergent
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prepare to wait or make a reservation in advance. The place is huge but very busy at lunch. The menu is large and a bit pricey for lunch but it's Northbrook so to be expected. Service was a bit slow for us having limited lunch time. Specials were also pricey. I would not make a habit of having lunch here... More 

Thank Robynk817
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Travelling in Chicago area last week, we stopped at J. Alexander's for dinner. Food was fresh and good. Had a traditional burger and the meat is ground daily. Cooked for perfection. Extensive menu.

Thank Eaglespro
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We do like this place. Due to its location, it is not the first place you think of when you think of running out and grabbing dinner last minute. When we do think of it, we have never been disappointed. The food id good. The service is good. We live in Deerfield, and if someone is traveling 294 to come... More 

Thank del0711
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This is definitely a place you want to go for lunch, great place to bring a client or have a casual lunch with friends.

Thank Kaitlyn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
    (Pointe Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: 847-564-3093

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