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Maple Tree Inn

13301 Olde Western Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406-5023
+1 708-388-3461
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“jambalaya” (15 reviews)
“oysters” (11 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13301 Olde Western Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406-5023
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First experience with true Cajun food which I will keep for ever on my mind. Excellent food, excellent ribs! I would have never land into this place without the advice of the local person who was our guest. I suggest to take the mix plate...More

Thank troispattes67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are really very few excellent restaurants in the south suburbs. There are some really good ones but after spending almost 50 years in the area this is by far the best. It is better than food I've had in New Orleans. It's different than...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Whether is was a year, month or week, every time I come back, I wonder why I waited to return. The Maple Tree Inn is so wonderful. This last time, we took the waiters suggestion and went right off the special menu, however, we did...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food. What a find. I had the corn meal encrusted rack of lamb with sweet potato couscous. Great pairing. My husband had the jambalaya and said just about best he has had. Great drinks also. I had a Dark and Stormy. My husband was...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for a conference. Looking for an interesting place to eat. The Maple Tree Inn was suggested though no one had been there. OMG. This was the best! The setting and atmosphere were terrific. The service was warm and timely and...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

So I was skeptical at first --but the food was AWESOME! the service was top rate! How have I not heard of this before??? We had the sweet potato appetizer, gumbo, crab cakes and green fried tomatoes. ALL was delicious! BEST I have ever had.

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Tourists often say, "I want to see the REAL Chicago." So, here you go. A little hide-away just outside the city limits, off the beaten path, at the end of an inconspicuous street, about a half-hour's drive from downtown Chicago. It's been there forever, and...More

Thank SouthsiEEED
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Food was delicious, service was great, atmosphere was truly pleasant--not the overly loud and garishness of so many restaurants these days. In spite of its "hidden" location, recommend you make a reservation. Will be going again...

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

OMG - Amazing!!! My mom wanted to take my husband out to dinner for our 1st anniversary. I actually wanted to go to an Italian place in Frankfort. Someone had recently recommended this place to my husband so I said sure. I am a vegetarian...More

Thank monmar22
Reviewed 22 June 2017

One of my favorite restaurants of all time. The food is as good or even BETTER than much of the food I've had on my many New Orleans trips. They have great drinks to go along with the tasty meals ad the desserts are out...More

Thank Gators99
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1 August 2017|
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Response from Bruce C | Reviewed this property |
From past experience and current website, they do not have a regular hours every Sunday, but do have special events on various Sundays. Easiest way is to sign up for their newsletter. (You also get a discount for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13301 Olde Western Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406-5023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Blue Island
  • Phone Number: +1 708-388-3461
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