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J Alexander's Restaurant

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
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1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307 ((just East of) IL 83)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good atmosphere , food was good , service not so much. Ive been there a few times and only once did we have a good waiter. Thats sad because the food is really good and the bar area looks very inviting as well. Not sure why the waiter or waitresses could not be friendlier this that is their bread and... More 

Thank louannchambers
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean and well maintained facilities. Staff was friendly and courteous. Table service was quick and food was prepared perfectly. Prime rib was red with au jus and a very nice horseradish sauce. Excellent meal.

Thank PAdives
Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been there in years when I was visiting nearby, I just had to revisit this wonderful restaurant to see if it has stood the test of memory and time. They did not fail! The grilled chicken salad was as wonderful as I remembered. The only difference was they stopped serving the flaky croissant that used to accompany it, to... More 

Thank Lainie H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for several days and I went to this restaurant and I loved it, everything was good and I loved the carrot cake...

Thank Emmanuel R
Manchester, Connecticut, United States
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Went for our anniversary and were not disappointed! Shared the Alex salad...yum. I had the filet mignon and it was amazing. My husband loved the prime rib. They even gave us complimentary carrot cake for our anniversary dessert. Incredible food. Will return on our next trip to Chicago.

Thank Kara B
Crossville, Tennessee
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I appreciate good food. I have always received that at J Alexander's along with great service and atmosphere. I always have this place in mind when I want something good to eat.

Thank Michael B
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

It started with a statement "I don't like Scotch." The bartender explained how Scotch is made, lined some samples up, and explained the taste. I still don't like Scotch but it was educational. The bartender then made recommendations on dinner. The appetizer od Spinach Queso was great and the Rattlesnake pasta outstanding. My only complaint was the large portions. This... More 

Thank Branden M
Phila., PA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Above average food nice atmosphere and good waitstaff made this a perfect oasis in our day of traveling. Also although bust not so loud we couldn't converse

Thank seemyphila
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of attending a business dinner herr with a group of 12. That was in issue for the staff as the service was excellent from start to finish. I began with a nice long pour of Makers Mark on the rock and there were a couple of appetizers to share. The calamari was tender and delicious. We also... More 

Thank Mark R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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37 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Was visiting the US and my cousin took me here .. The ambience is superb a perfect blend between modern and old school steakhouse ... The server was really polished and nice and knew what he was talking when it came to the steaks .. The martinis were fantastic We had the rib eye and it was just out of... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
    ((just East of) IL 83)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Oak Brook
  • Phone Number: 630-573-8180
J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. Our core philosophy is to provide you with the highest possible quality dining experience. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib of beef, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?