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“Could be a lot better” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Broken Oar Saloon

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Broken Oar Saloon
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Hinsdale, Illinois
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Could be a lot better”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014

When Gary owned it, it was good. Now, this guy is struggling. I get it. But dont skimp on the food. The cole slaw, for example, used to be great... now it's dry as toast. The burgers used to be a lot better, not anymore. To make it, you will have to invest. Fix it up, get more wait staff, and improve food suppliers. You'll get the people once you do that instead of dying until 9p each night. You can do it...just get another investor to help you....and get your friends to leave their cars in your parking lot to make it look crowded... Have Little Star park their extra cars there in exchange for food deals... Just a thought. And invest in the good sized TVs and pump the sports there...

Visited August 2013
Thank mark w
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Best Damned Fish Fry in Northwoods!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Why hasn't anyone reviewed this place? It's a Bar, OK? But the Fish Fry is best around! Jeff the owner is perfecting his new pizza oven too- only hand tossed ZA outside of Monicals. If there is
Live Music & outside bar is open , there are few places which are more fun - say HEY to Mitch the bartender in the Summer

1 Thank kenarv
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