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“Top notch in every way!”
Review of The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $85
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Located on the first tee of The Jewel, with a menu featuring sandwiches, soup and salad for luncheon daily. A complete menu is also available for dinner. Guests can enjoy this casual dining locale as an alternative to dinner in the Main Dining Room. Golfers, please call ahead to order box lunches to enjoy during your round.
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Top notch in every way!”
Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Lunch at the Jockey Club was a highlight of our day on the island! Such a beautiful setting along the golf course and didn't need to pay admission to the Grand Hotel. Top-notch service and delicious food (I had the blackened whitefish sandwich). Enjoyed the splendor of the Grand Hotel and felt comfortable with our two young kids there.

  • Visited July 2013
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New York
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Casual Option to the Grand”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

The Jockey club, right next to the Grand Hotel, was the perfect meal on the grand island. Nice wine list, amazing service and very good food - from apps to dessert!

  • Visited July 2013
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Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“We really enjoyed eating here.”
Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

We didn't want to spend $30 or $40 (I heard both prices and not sure which was right) to eat the Grand Hotel lunch buffet so we ate at the Jockey Club. We sat outside and all had burgers. Service was fabulous and the food was delicious. I would definitely eat there again!

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Susanlikestoeatout
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Evanston, IL
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Pub-like atmosphere and good food”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Four of us had been walking the island when the skies opened up and cold rain bucketed down. We were close to the Jockey Club and it was lunch-time, so we ducked in and found ourselves in the perfect spot for a rainy afternoon.

The place is outfitted like a cozy British pub with dark wood tables and booths, a small fireplace (warming us on this cold, damp day), fabrics in dark greens and reds.

The lunch menu includes appetizers, soups, salads and a few full entrees, but we went for the sandwiches. I had the herb crusted whitefish sandwich, the others in our party had the burger. The fish was done right, the crust was crisp. My companions said the burgers were juicy, full of beefy flavor and cooked as each had ordered (two well dones, one medium-rare). The attentive server observed when the fries were getting low and whipped out a second basket.

Prices are typical of lunch fare at most of the island restaurants. The burger was $15, the fish sandwich $14.

We never felt rushed and lingered long after we finished our meal until the rain abated. A very relaxing dining experience.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Steve D
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Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Incredibly Awesome!”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was a wonderful surprise. Meals at the main dining room of the Grand Hotel are an experience on a grand scale, and The Jockey Club is a wonderful counterpoint: much more intimate, more attentive service, and excellent, innovative food. Our family enjoyed one of the best meals ever here. The truffle fries with parmesan and rosemary are superb and not to be missed. We followed this fun appetizer with a burger (for my son), and mushroom ravioli and shrimp tacos for the adults. All entrees were fresh, inventive, bursting with flavor, and generously portioned. This is the place for an awesome meal on the island. Truly outstanding.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Casey96
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