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Barclay's American Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
1120 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302-3010
+1 708-848-4250
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“barbecue ribs” (2 reviews)
“wild rice” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Bar, Seafood, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
1120 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302-3010
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We brought the family to Barclay's for what we thought would be an elegant brunch. It was anything but - we ended up in the hotel ballroom, on a card table, near two serving trays full of dirty dishes, blocking the fire exit, at a...More

1  Thank Terry K
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Barclay’s was a bit of a nice surprise for dinner. Our meals were very good. Our small group had the fish special, fish and chips, and one of the burger selections. The waiter did a great job. The selection of beers on tap was quite...More

Thank hhsup
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Barclays is in the bottom of the Carleton hotel and is a charming and comfortable bar/ restaurant with excellent service and food. Chef has specials that are creative. Excellent shrimp and grits and lamb. Great bar. Try the blood orange Manhattan. Bar tenders mike and...More

Thank Tasty29
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The atmosphere is just wanted you would expect for a casual classic pub, very nice and friendly. Service was great. Food was ok. I had the trio burgers, pork, salmon, and beef. The pork was great, others just ok. I would definitely go back for...More

Thank jerry h
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

What more can you ask for? We had barbecue ribs and an appetizer trio of burger, salmon and pulled pork—plenty and very tasty with a side of Brussel sprouts. Beer and wine selection also good.

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Mike and joe are excellent bartenders at this comfortable and classic bar. Try the Manhattan- best in Chicago area. Great happy hour and specials. If you rather sit at a table- great food and wine. Great place to go. Excellent seafood!

Thank Tasty29
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Interesting menu. Good service. Nice quiet atmosphere. Good for conversation. GREAT location-in hotel!

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

You often overlook the restaurant in the hotel you are staying at. Don't do that here. Barclay's American Grill in the Carleton Oak Park is a gem. Accessible, reasonably priced, good for dinner and for watching the 5th game of the World Series, The service...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is the more high class bar and restaurant of the hotel. I thought the prices where quite high for the size and quality of the food.Nice atmosphere and service wants to please. Sports is always on and the flatbread is great. So are salads...More

Thank Catalina637
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Had heard some mediocre reviews and did not try on my first trip in August. Last night, after arriving from the airport in the rain, decided to try it. The trout was awesome, well prepared and nicely presented. My recommendation is: Don’t change anything. My...More

Thank shorty9394
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Questions & Answers
Kristen B
23 September 2016|
Response from T D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many of their entrees can be prepared gluten free if you substitute the sides.
Julie C
9 December 2015|
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Response from T D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have both.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Contemporary, Bar, Seafood, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302-3010
    (Marion street)
  • Public Transportation: Barclay's American grille is located 1 block south of the CTA Green line and Metra Union pacific west line
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-848-4250
Oak Park's Best Hotel Bar and Restaurant. Featuring Chef's Seasonal specials, fresh seafood, ribs, and chops.
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