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Barclay's American Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1120 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302-3010 (Marion street)
+1 708-848-4250
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have rated the classic restaurant before and it's all still the same.....Fantastic! Joe the bartender is still at the top of his game. The server staff is always spot on and the ambiance is very cool. My only regret. Bring back the live Jazz at least once a week like back in the day when it was a drab... More 

Thank FrankC1234
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are very glad we finally got to this restaurant. Arrived just as they opened on Monday so we were the first people seated. The vibe is very comfortable and gracious. Wait staff is friendly and helpful. Appetizers were delicious as was our main course. Wine list is sufficient. We were encouraged to take our time. Very relaxed and enjoyable.... More 

Thank Ann B
Oak Park, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is my neighborhood, so it pains me to write this. We've been wanting to try Barclays for a long time, but mostly we go our for lunch - and Barclays is only open for dinner. On Saturday, my cousin was in town and we wanted to take her someplace nice. We were seated immediately in a nice booth. So... More 

Thank Hellalouella
Barclays_Grill, Manager at Barclay's American Grill, responded to this review

Although we're terribly disappointed to read about your recent experience, we appreciate that you took the time to share your candid feedback with us. We strive to impress all of our guests with a wide variety of great tasting food, and are sorry that we didn't meet your expectations. We'll be sure to pass along your feedback to our kitchen... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Been to this venue twice now & got caught both times by the very officious young lady who I've seen there often & stop me using again!! That member of staff that only goes by the book no bend & always pestering you!!! Even if your in mid flow with your fellow diners. Probably the reason I've never seen it... More 

Thank anth0nydbailey
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160 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Two couples visited Barclay's for a recent dinner. One of the couples lives in Oak Park and has eaten here previously and picked Barclay's as our location for dinner. I really wanted to like Barclay's but discovered that I did not like the food here at all. I had the pork chop and a squash salad. My pork chop did... More 

Thank Minneapolisdoyle
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the caprese flat bread, burger/pulled pork slider combo and death by chock oats desert. I was torn between having a burger or the pork sliders. Then I saw the option to combine them with the 4 slider option. Love that! The burgers were a bit bland but the pulled pork was great. Death by chocolate desert was excellent. Service... More 

Thank Jonathan S
River Forest
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Barclays is one of our family favorites. My husband and I eat there at least once a week. Family and friends often join us. Food is great, servers and bartenders are great too. It opens at 5pm, no lunch. The also have a good happy hour which includes oysters!

Thank T D
San Juan
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338 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went there twice, once for dinner and once for drinks. The food is just average. The service is ok. But the bar is very nice and comfortable.

Thank GrandeSanJuan
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The food was very delicious and the staff friendly. We enjoyed the outdoor seating area and had an excellent meal in a peaceful setting.

Thank Renee S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Varied menu with daily specials. The restaurant is lively, but quiet enough for conversation. Our multi-generation party left happy. The sangria is worth going back for.

Thank Pamela J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?