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Glenn's Diner

1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
+1 773-506-1720
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a small seafood restaurant with a wide variety of fresh seafood. It is one of the few seafood places in town that you can get lake perch, walleye or whitefish. We tend to eat these local fish when we come here because it...More

Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I have been here before for lunch. This is one of my favorite local places for lunch. I always order their smaller luncheon portion of seafood cioppino for $14.95. Today’s seafood cioppino was just as good as last time I visted. Sandwiches range from $7...More

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We had scrambled eggs w parmesan and husband had blueberry pancakes. The service was excellent and the space is cozy. Awesome food as always!

Thank lparzero
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I go to Glenn’s all the time. It’s small, but a great place for breakfast or dinner. They have delicious fish dishes, and great clam chowder. For breakfast, I like the French toast with the creme anglaise. Now to the mimosas. You’ll get a small...More

Thank SeasonedFoodie
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I was greeted with the vision of a wall of breakfast cereals and my hopes for this seafood spot were tanked. As it turns out looks can be deceiving. Very casual cafe decor and welcoming staff ready to explain the fish selection and preparation. We...More

Thank Anventure
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Stopped in for lunch and enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. Super fast service and a menu with enough options for everyone. The French Onion soup is simply amazing and almost a meal in itself! The BLT came with a side, we picked the Potato...More

Thank Lisa50207
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My son introduced us to a restaurant that call’s itself a diner. If you go expecting a traditional diner expect a big surprise — albeit a very pleasant one. Glenn’s Diner is more a seafood palace that offers fresh fish and shellfish in a hundred...More

2  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had a late Sunday breakfast. We sat out on the patio and enjoyed the weather although traffic did intrude a bit. Portions were large and tasty.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable brunch at Glenn's diner before a Cubs game. Clam chowder was probably the best I've ever had. Bloody Mary was a little bit too thick for me and didn't really enjoy it that much. We had everything from chicken and waffles to...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 16 September 2017

When we arrived, it was quiet and subdued, but by the time we left, it was crowded and super noisy. It was a fun atmosphere and the service was really good. The food was very expensive in my opinion, but by Chicago standards, maybe not...More

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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
I have eaten there three times and have never had any problems. We have enjoyed it very much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-506-1720
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