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Jameson's Charhouse - Skokie

Jameson's Charhouse - Skokie Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.jamesons-charhouse.com
  • Phone: (847) 673-9700
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Golf Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Jameson's Charhouse - Skokie
Fine eating establishments know the essence of the restaurant business. It isn't merely enough to provide good food. The truly memorable dining experience depends upon several other ingredients from the top food selections, to the most dedicated people serving you. We would like to lift your dining experience to a whole new level of harmony which not only shows in our atmosphere, but also in our philosophy to bring you an experience that is simply unparalleled in the restaurant industry.

For more than 20 years, Jameson's Charhouse has served quality steaks, chops, and fresh fish, for exceptional value. Our extensive menu selections feature a modern American cuisine full of delicious choices.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Steak to tough to eat. Terrible pasta Mediterranean . Ineffective service. Will never go back. Jameson in Arlington Heights far better."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I hear on WGN radio Orion Samuelson recommend this restaurant to celebrate a family member birthday. It did not disappoint. There was plenty of food, to our surprise. We are use to restaurant offering you soup or salad but you receive both. Also unlike other steak houses the sides were not sold separately. All of present said we would definitely return. We did have reservations, which when we came in there was plenty of tables but when we were leaving they were setting up a six foot table."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "A little pricey & noisey. I always return.............................:;/-()$&@",.?!'. Love chopped salad & burgers.,?!'"@&$)(;;/--'nb"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Went to restaurant on a Saturday night before a show. Food was very good. Pricing reasonable. Service outstanding. Waitress was great."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Standard higher end steakhouse menu and ambiance inside a suburban hotel. Seems overpriced for what you get compared to others of the type."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I expected from a steak house that they steak would be a good cut, but instead my steak was fatty and grisly throughout. I was very disappointed in the quality of steak from a place that is known for their steaks. Service was great, but steak was subpar."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We had a wonderful dinner here. We had outstanding service and the food was great. We both ordered the Macadamia nut crusted halibut that was delicious. It was crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. Also, the rice is great. We also enjoyed a couple fabulous cosmos. They also include soup and salad."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The menu has a variety for all tastes. The atmosphere is open and comfortable. Best of all is the management and the service. The manager comes by to make sure all is well. After a few visits, the server has memorized our drink and food preferences. Staff from previous visits come by to say "hi." You can't ask for a more welcoming, pleasant place for dinner."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Was a disappointing Father's day! Too hot, bad service and very loud! The staff was banging dishes! We had to ask for water, bread. My husband did not ever get his salad that we paid for. We waited a long time for our meal. The glasses were sweating it was so hot! We paid over $200 for a very disappointing time. The restaurant was not even crowded. Will never go back."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Unfortunate best describes our experience, I am not sure that out server knew our table was assigned to her, we sat 15 minutes before she came to the table. The kitchen failed, didn’t fill a special request, provided burnt linguine and support staff dragged the water pitcher over another meal while re-filling a water glass. The server and the manager had to spend way too much time apologizing, they tried to make it right but in the end we just wanted out. This probably sounds like a hatchet job though not intended to be. I hope they can do better, the restaurant is in a prime location, as a resident of the area I want my neighborhood to be successful, I expected better from this quality name."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The service and food were fantastic! Very satisfying dining experience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We went as a group of 6 for dinner and had an overall very good experience. Our waiver was very accommodating without being intrusive. His timing was spot on and everyone in our party thought the food was excellent. I had one of the specials - macadamia crusted tilapia and it was perfectly prepared. Some of the other meals ordered were the liver, prime rib. All were very good to excellent."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We've been coming here for years and the food is still very good, but the prices really jumped. This might come into play in our decision to come here in the future."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The prime rib was very good. The shrimp scampi was fair. The 6 oz fillets were overcoked, dry and tasteless. Nice waitress. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Good food and good service. My wife and I go there whenever the opportunity exists. Great place to dine before the live entertainment next door. The walleye was excellent and my wife finished her salad entry which is a rarity for her."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We eat at the Glenview Jameson's frequently. We decided to try the Skokie one having a similar meal. The walleye tasted like a Swanson frozen dinner, hard, tasteless and covered in an overpowering sauce. The chicken sandwich was like a hockey puck. Skokie is inferior by a long shot to Glenview!! Stay away!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The waitress was great. The hostess didn't seem to be around.. We waited over 5minutes for someone to seat us, and the restaurant was almost empty."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We have enjoyed going to Jameson's for lunch, but this was our first time for dinner. Food is average (doubt there are experienced chefs in the kitchen), onion soup is overly salted (and served warm, not hot), walleye was overcooked, steaks were done inconsistently. Service was very good. Will go back for lunch; for dinner, recommend staying with burgers, sandwiches, and salads."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I have to wonder if this Jameson's Charhouse is under new management or they are just trying harder. There is an increasing improvement in their fish and other dishes. The service is quite good. Timely, pleasant, and helpful. I now am happy to dine there for the theater instead of feeling I am just "stuck" with it as the only reasonable choice. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "We love it especially at 5 p.m. after a matinee show at Northlight Theater. Skokie , IL, before it gets too full and is still very pleasantly QUIET. Later, ca. 6 p.m. and later, it might be moderately noisy, but it is still pleasant. Service is quick, food is good, prices reasonable, and very good choices, for all tastes. Waiters and waitresses are kind, helpful, and always in good mood which contributes to the nice atmosphere. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "This was not my first visit to Jamieson's in Skokie, but the first time for lunch. Everything about this experience exceeded expectations. Our server was friendly and helpful and after lunch, we never felt rushed. In fact, we were served more water as we finished our lunch conversation. Everyone was polite and friendly making a return visit highly desirable. It appears that all seating in the restaurant provides an equal experience of the ambience this restaurant offers."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "I was told by a friend about Jameson's. We were first seat in a table which was in the way for all the servers. Tables were too close. We were seated by a very big, loud, nasty group and they had children that didn't know how to act properly. Our waitress was really overworked I believed. She did relocate our small group to a better location and we had dinner and left. We had agreed to try Jameson's one more time before giving it a thumbs down."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We made a 5:00pm reservation on Mother's Day. It was not too busy when we first came. The service and food were very good. Everyone enjoyed the food. The noise level got increasingly loud as the restaurant filled up with people talking, which is expected. We noticed that this time and the last time we were here last year, that there was a lot of noise of dishes clashing right on the other side of where we were sitting. Unfortunately, we couldn't wait to get out to the quiet outside. Since this happened again, I will think twice about making a reservation here."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The restaurant has an old-fashioned woody ambiance and friendly service. I wish the food was better. There's a lot of food, but not stellar."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Great food and service as usual, price is reasonable and great atmosphere for conversation with a couple or as a group."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This was our second time at Jameson's, and it is a very nice place for dinner. From being greeted by name to the recommendations on food, this restaurant is consistent, tasty, and a great value! Our waitress, Sheila, is a gem. There aren't many places that serve calf's liver, and both times it was cooked to perfection. We will be returning for sure! "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Upon attending the theater next door to Jameson's. the crowd seems to cause havoc in the kitchen and the good servers have a difficult time second deliveryng the food hot. This is the second bad news experience at this Jameson's Restaurant in Skokie."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "The receptionist was preoccupied. A pleasant guy seated us (four in all). Food was pretty good. We did some sharing, and the waitress didn't or wouldn't bring extra plate or fork. After delicious ribs, two of us asked for a pre-moistened towelette. The waitress brought one dampened cloth napkin for us to share. But we enjoyed our visit, our food and wine, and stayed until 10. THEN I GOT A SCOLDING FROM OPEN TABLE, TELLING ME THAT IS WAS UNACCEPTABLE THAT WE WERE NO-SHOWS. Not so! Having to prove to Open Table that we actually had been to Jameson's that evening colored my appraisal of the entire experience, which may be why my review is generally on the negative side. It certainly isn't worth it to me to try again at Jameson's Charhouse."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Convenient location.. Generous portions Good service"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Came in Tuesday night (4-29) Our Server was Vickie. She greeted us with a big smile. Told us about The dinner specials and recommended that we try one of the Craft Beers(Btw, nice Beer selection). She also recommended The Spinach Dip and Grilled Octopus. I never had Grilled Octopus but by her description, she made it sound so appetizing that my friend and I agreed so we gave it a shot. I have to say it was the most tender and tasty seafood appetizer I ever had. She recommended the Tilapia Vesuvio style and I wanted another fish entree so I asked her what else was good we got the Halibut. Our entrees were delivered in a timely manner and I have to say she was right again. We dine out a lot & this was the best service i have ever received."
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Our dining experience was exceptional. The food, wine, service and atmosphere was perfect. Thank you for a wonderful evening."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "The service was respectable and the food is decent, but what really makes it worth visiting is the reasonable pricing, which makes it a good value for a good meal."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "We all ordered the ground Serling dinner. There three of us...one med rare, one medium and one well done. The only one made to order was the well done. The other two were also well done. We told the waitress who offered to redo the two to order but we declined due to the time factor. We assumed it would go no further but she told the manager who promptly came.over to our table. He agreed with well done status and again offered to re-cook the entrees which we declined. He then offered free desserts which we accepted. The staffs care of us was exceptional and the overall dining experience very pleasant. We will return."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Went there for our anniversary before theater show next store. Food was very good and our waiter was very good. He even brought us a dessert with a candle and sang happy anniversary to us. Very nice touch."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "I went to Jameson's on a special occasion to celebrate my mother's birthday. There were five in our party. I had made the reservation in advance through OpenTable with a special request for a round table in the front of the restaurant. My request was noted and we had a great location and our waitress was attentive and very helpful, she even suggested a beverage of her own creation for my mother and my mother really enjoyed it. The food and service were both excellent!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We had tickets for a show at Center East and we're pleasantly surprised that there was a Jameson's next door. We rarely eat steaks, but truly enjoyed this rare indulgence. Portions were excellent--cuts of meat and preparation were excellent. We also had a sincerely friendly and helpful waiter. We will return."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great for pre-show dining at the Northlight theatre."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "As part of the meal I ordered, I was able to order a soup and salad. Because the French Onion soup was a special, I had to pay the full price. Fine. I was ok with that. The waiter brought it out and it was THE.SALTIEST.SOUP.EVER! I took one sip and had to send it back. I received the bill and the soup WAS STILL ON THE BILL! The chicken stuck my teeth every time I chewed it. WAY too overpriced and was NOT worth the money. NEVER GOING BACK AGAIN."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "However, too much food. Eliminate the soup and salad additions to dinner items."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "As always, Everything was great and thank you for the special request of the back room seating and birthday treats to help us celebrate! I will be back soon! Thanks."
    Dined on 4/4/2014