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“a "can't be beat" happy hour”

Parkers' Restaurant & Bar
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Ranked #3 of 173 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highland Avenue
Description: Parkers' Restaurant & Bar is a chef-driven, full service, contemporary American restaurant and bar serving lunch, dinner, and private functions. The restaurant features fresh fish and seafood along with high quality meat and pasta preparations. The restaurant is housed in a transformed New England-style building on Highland Avenue at 31st, just north of I88 in Downers Grove, a western suburb of Chicago. The ambiance is casual-upscale with a mosaic tiled, open kitchen adjacent to a 150 seat dining room featuring a polished hardwood decor. The cozy, 50 seat bar and cocktail lounge area features a dramatic, wood vaulted ceiling and live piano entertainment, in the evening.
Reviewed April 26, 2014

we visited this lovely restaurant and bar for happy hour last night and consider it to be excellent; it is in the bar only from 4-7:00 M-F and 5-7:00 on Sat. The food is 1/2 price from the quite lengthy bar menu. Alcohol is full price but it still makes for a great night out with really wonderful food and service; live music comes in around 6:00pm and that might tend to make it a bit noisy but we were not there after they started so I cannot comment.
Keep it in mind for a quick meal before a movie at Yorktown......

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Reviewed March 30, 2014

Unfortunately we do not get to this restaurant as often as we would like, since we no longer live in the area. Because we go so infrequently, I always have fish, and it is consistently excellent. My friend had a turkey burger and said it was the best she had ever tasted - high praise for a seafood restaurant. Service is also outstanding - very attentive but not hovering. Prices were a little high, but the quality of the food is worth the cost.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have had just appetizers and drinks in the bar and have had Christmas pathering dinner at Parkers and have always had great service and great food. Atmosphere is warm and comfy. Prices make Parkers the place to celebrate an occasion, but probably not your standard go-to place for a quick, inexpensive meal.

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Thank Patti51
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Parker's is a great location for delicious fish dishes. They have a comfortable bar area, which is nice to arrive early and have a drink before dining. The menu is pricey, but usually worth it!

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Reviewed February 2, 2014

It was snowing,chaotic, as NYE ALWAYS IS,but we were treated as if we are weekly Patrons. The Staff was sooo gracious . One of us had a Steak that was not the greatest, and the Staff was incredibly quick to get another...and when the restaurant was filled!! This was the first time a Waitress believed us instead of looking at you like your crazy. Thank you all for making our Romantic dinner so lovely..the other times there also.





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