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Back Abbey

128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
+1 909-625-2642
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (76 reviews)
“schnitzel” (6 reviews)
“pommes frites” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family all had burgers and the classic fries. The pretzel appetizer was tasty and the burgers were delicious, although a bit pricey. Great selection of beers and our server was really friendly.

Thank PearlieGirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They don't have a phone so you can't call them and they don't take reservations. Drove a long distance to get there. The place was too busy (good for them) and too noisy (bad for us), unless you sit outside where it was very cold...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The burgers are very greasy. The service is very mediocre. The food is over-priced. Unless you are drinking a lot of beer, the atmosphere is poor. There are way better, more reasonably priced places to eat within a five minute walk.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Came for a late lunch and was well seen to even if the place is a bit short staffed. It is a very small place with shared community-style tables. Good food and drinks, a good place to come with friends...

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Back Abbey is located in The Claremont Village. It is very unique and their beer is excellent. I had the Triple Karmeliet and it was very refreshing and had a delicious, refreshing taste (the alcohol percentage is a little high) one or two will...More

Thank vanigirl915
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is my favorite place in Claremont, home for 40 years. The Belgian beers are great, but their burgers are to die for.

Thank TravelDan11
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Downton Claremont has a bunch of great places to eat - and Back Abbey is up there. Have been three times, and have nothing to complain about. It's a bit loud sometimes I suppose.

Thank Tarquinflimbim
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My parents live in Claremont and I occasionally visit the Back Abbey while there. I enjoy Belgian beer without the commute to Belgium, and for that, the 'Back Abbey' does well. They have many great beers on tap, with respectable pub grub. The letdown every...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The atmosphere is friendly. Servers are knowledgeable of the variety of the many different brews and food available.Will definitely return to experience more of the food and brews they have.

Thank Reydog
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Back Abbey has a wonderful ambiance and the food and beverage wonderful. It looks like an abbey and the interior is festive. There are often gatherings of young people. The patio is comfortable and has a friendly atmosphere and nice to meet friends on warm...More

Thank Elainemk27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-625-2642
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