800 West
800 West
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800 West

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.800westrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7087831500
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner; Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm- 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wolf Road
  • Public Transit: Across the street from the Western Springs BNSF Metra stop.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot adjacent to restaurant.
A word from 800 West
800 West is the newest gathering spot in Western Springs. Our menu is American Fare - Barbecue Ribs, Steaks, Sandwiches, Salads, Burgers, Chicken, Seafood, and Pasta dishes. We also have a wide variety of appetizers and homemade desserts to choose from. We have a wide variety of wines and specialty drinks available in our full-service bar area where you can watch sporting events on one of our four big-screen TV's.
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800 West reviews from OpenTable diners
  • 800 West is a good choice.
    DinerdarlingVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2012
    Like the bar. Love the $5.00 martinis on Wednesday. Good early bird menu. Friendly staff.
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  • I'll be back. The food was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/5/2012
    I'll be back. The food was good and we enjoyed the $5 Margarita's and Nacho's before dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The service was fine, the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/22/2012
    The service was fine, the salad was great, the entree's were average. My filet was bland and my wife's sword fish was on the dry side. The wine list was OK. All in all we were not satisfied. The noise level was maderately loud but tolerable.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We love coming to 800 West
    Jenny
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    We love coming to 800 West now that we have found it. We tried it on a whim one night and it is our go to place for a nicer meal. We take our kids there almost everytine we go and they are always asking to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 800 West In Westeren Springs
    RibmanVIP
    Dined on 6/1/2012
    I have been here several times and the service, food and prices are all great. The menu has something for everyone and I have recommend this place to people I know.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I have been to 800 West several
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/24/2012
    I have been to 800 West several times now when in the Chicago area. I find it to be a great place to just sit back, relax, have a few drinks and/or dinner. The staff is always very pleasant and attentive; the menu a good variety. Again this visit .. a wonderful experience!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good experience for my first
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/24/2012
    Good experience for my first time. Cute outdoor dining area.
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    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was fine, but as a young
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/19/2012
    Food was fine, but as a young woman looking for a fun dinner out with friends, this was this wrong place. We were the youungest people there by about 40-50 years. I was very quiet, which is fine, but definitely not a place to see and be seen, lol.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mother's Day meal was enjoyable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/13/2012
    Mother's Day meal was enjoyable - loved the appetizers!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The wait staff is very attentive
    Sue59
    Dined on 5/13/2012
    The wait staff is very attentive and the atmosphere is pleasant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    800 West is a hidden gem. We found it thru open table on the Sat before Mothers Day when everything else was booked. The only reason they have open tables is because of their location. They are tucked away next to the tracks in Western Spring and the location may be their downfall. However, this is one of the best restaurants we have eaten at in the Western suburbes. The menu was great, the wine list was comprehensive and on Sat they have half price bottles of wine. Specialties include bbq ribs, a jambalaya that was to die for and salmon. Everything at our table was excellent. Service was great, atmosphere was intimate. I just hope these guys can survive. 800 West is a must try!
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    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Food was terrific at a very
    jcf3VIP
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    Food was terrific at a very reasonable price. Service was friendly and attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was our second visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    This was our second visit and the food and service were good. This is becoming our go to place for good food and good conversation; one of the few restaurants that you don't have to shout to be heard by your table mates. The half price wine offering on Saturday nights is a nice plus. I would recommend this restaurant to friends and family.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/11/2012
    To 800 West There was a party of 5. We were there to celebrate a friend's birthday. Jeffrey was our server. He was outstanding!! He was very attentive, cordial and very personable. Our food was great. We enjoyed the ambiance. We look forward to coming to 800 West again. Thanks for everything. You made our friend's birthday very special!! Sincerely, Maria Ravnic
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a wonderful dinner with
    Cuse7
    Dined on 5/3/2012
    Had a wonderful dinner with five close friends I had not seen in a while. The appetizer sample suggested by our waitress (Lynn) was outstanding and comes in three sizes. We had the small (because only three of us were there when we ordered it) but it could very easily be a meal it is so good. The hamburger selection is outstanding and a great choice for a dinner with friends. Please note though that the menu is extensive, reasonable and good for anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • The service and the food were
    Ballwhacker
    Dined on 4/28/2012
    The service and the food were great. There menu was simple and yet offered a variety for everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Diamond in the rough!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/28/2012
    Went there with my wife for our anniversary, as it was recommended by a co-worker. Wasn't sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. The service and food were excellent. Portions were good sized and cooked to the right level. Prices were very reasonable. We enjoyed a bottle of house wine that was very good. All in all, it made for a great anniversary dinner. We plan on going there again in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • a great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/21/2012
    two of my young adults, my parents and I enjoyed an early dinner at 800 West. we are local and can't believe we haven't been here before. the menu had something for everyone and it all was delicious. service was outstanding, the server noticed mushrooms in my dish which i requested be omitted and fixed it immediately. my parents split the bbq chicken and each got their own sides for a $5 split charge. we will surely be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant was okay for
    CrystalVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2012
    The restaurant was okay for dinner. Nothing exceptional, food was good not great, service was good. Nice atmosphere, quiet. Would probably go again but not high on my list!
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  • Disappointed that soup or
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/15/2012
    Disappointed that soup or salad was not included with dinner. Prices are not cheap and should include. If you wish bread, you must request that also. Waiter did not even ask if we wanted soup or salad. I know bread is listed on menu that one must ask for that. This was our first time, probably our last.
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  • We were celebrating many family
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/14/2012
    We were celebrating many family birthdays and 800 West accommodated our large group with ease. Our waiter was excellent. The manager double checked our satisfaction. The service was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their food and wine! Thanks for a wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our group had a very nice
    Murphy
    Dined on 4/11/2012
    Our group had a very nice evening. Good Food, attentive friendly service and a very nice atmosphere. Ample parking a plus! Thumbs up for us.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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  • We had a very nice evening
    FoodandwineVIP
    Dined on 3/31/2012
    We had a very nice evening at 800 West. The waiter was attentive, the salad was fresh and the sweet potato fries were super. My filet was well done, I ordered medium, but it was still very tasty, if a bit dry. I would highly recommend this restaurant for couples and groups.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Look no further!
    PePe
    Dined on 3/28/2012
    Everything was perfect! The staff was phenomenal, thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I had dinner with my two brothers
    Cuse7
    Dined on 3/27/2012
    I had dinner with my two brothers who were in from out of town and had a delightful experience. We each had a burger and it was outstanding!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • PLEASANTLY SURPRISED DINER
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/24/2012
    My first time at 800 West went very well. I had read several reviews that said that service was excellent. Our waiter was friendly and gave us great service. We tried the ribs and chops and they were both very good. There was a good variety of reasonably priced-meals to choose on the menu for everyone in our party. I would definitely recommend 800 West for a group meal or even a couple who is looking for a relaxing atmosphere with good food and service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice place. Good food, reasonable
    BaldEagle
    Dined on 3/14/2012
    Nice place. Good food, reasonable prices. Good service. Nice ambiance. Well worth the money.j
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • Great local restaurant!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/10/2012
    We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at 800 West. The dining room was quiet even though there most tables were occupied so it was easy to talk. Food was very good, esp the corned beef and cabbage dinner, reasonably priced and more than enough to satisfy. Waiter attentive but not intrusive.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/3/2012
    Choose 800 west on a recommendation from a friend and it did not disappoint! The food was very good and very well priced. I had the coconut crusted tilapia and my boyfriend had the BBQ burger. The tilapia was HUGE and the sauce that came w it went perfectly. My boyfriend liked his burger so much he wouldn't give me a bite. He did, however, let me try some fries and they were really good/seasoned well. To top it all off we shared the ice cream flavor of the month which was almond pistachio which was delightful. The service was great, our waitress Kim was totally awesome. GREAT night out!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Very warm & friendly atmosphere.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/21/2012
    Very warm & friendly atmosphere. The fireplace adds coziness and charm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • enjoyed meal, had a little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/18/2012
    enjoyed meal, had a little problem with one of the meals but it was taken care of immediately and very graciously. I particularly like soups and theirs was delightful. Give them a try.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We have been there a few times
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    We have been there a few times and everytime the food was really good. Great service, ambiance and not too loud either which is very nice. Would recommend it!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly
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  • We enjoyed the food and while
    1101VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    We enjoyed the food and while portions were not gigantic (thankfully) we did take home some to enjoy for lunch the next day. Very friendly staff. We shall return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • We always enjoy going to 800
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/11/2012
    We always enjoy going to 800 West. We were long time residents of Western Springs, so we have a special place in our hearts for the town and the residents. We are so happy that 800 West is in this location. It gives us the opportunity on many occasions to see former neighbors and reconnect, besides meeting our family members for a wonderful dinner. Mary Ryan
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    neighborhood gem
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  • Nice discovery thru OT. Wife's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 2/7/2012
    Nice discovery thru OT. Wife's Coconut Tilapia a big hit. Key Lime dessert very nice. We plan to go back!
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    neighborhood gem, romantic
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  • dry ribs
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/3/2012
    was disappointed in the ribs. heard a lot about them, but they were actaully quite dry. The barbeque sauce is excellent and saved the dish!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service was great, food was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 1/28/2012
    Service was great, food was great, at a good price
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  • Thes service was excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/28/2012
    Thes service was excellent and the food was really good. We went on Saturday which was 1/2 price on house wine night. We tried an Argentine blend that was very good, and for half price, you couldn't go wrong. We went in the bar after dinner and had a drink. Even though the bar was full, we were still able to carry on a conversation. I would defintely go back and would recommend it to friends.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and service. Our
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 1/21/2012
    Good food and service. Our party of eight was in a great spot in the restaurant. Very enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reviews Made Me Expect More
    Susan
    Dined on 1/14/2012
    We were looking for a spot near a high school basketball game so wanted to stay local. Based on the reviews, I was expecting great things, and my experience was just OK. The barbecued calamari was excellent as an appetizer. The chef accomodated my change in preparation for the seafood item I ordered and it came out very nice. The sides were just OK, with the vegetables being lukewarm. When I pointed that out to the server, he brought another one which was much better. My son thought the burger was great.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic