Winberie's Restaurant & Bar
Winberie's Restaurant & Bar

Winberie's Restaurant & Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.selectrestaurants.com/cafew/oakpark.php
  • Phone: 7083862600x
  • Hours of Operation:


    Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Charles Vales Jr.
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lake Street
  • Public Transit: Lake Steet L (Green Line - Oak Park stop) is one block South of the restaurant. Metra (Downtown Oak Park stop) is 1 block South and 4 blocks West of the restaurant.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Metered, on the street parking adjacent to the restaurant ($1.00 per hour - maximum 2 hours). Parking garage, one block South, on North Blvd. ($1.00 for the first 2 hours).
A word from Winberie's Restaurant & Bar
Winberie's Restaurant & Bar is a local, full service, casual concept serving Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch. The restaurant offers freshly prepared cuisine at moderate prices. Menu selections are created from high quality fresh ingredients. The restaurant personality reflects the friendly, easy going mood of a stylish, neighborhood Bistro, with attentive service, in a relaxed atmosphere. The warm decor includes traditional finishes of wood, brass and granite with warm, subtle lighting accented with unique vintage poster art. Winberie's is conveniently located in the "heart" of Oak Park.
Located in historic Scoville Square, we're within walking distance of the Frank Lloyd Wright and Hemingway attractions. A wide variety of wines, a full bar and a "classy, yet casual" aura makes us the perfect place to drop in for a meal, a brief afternoon indulgence or a late night cappuccino and dessert.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Winberie's Restaurant & Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
35 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (21)great for lunch (19)kid-friendly (13)great for brunch (12)good for groups (12)fit for foodies (9)special occasion (9)notable wine list (4)late-night find (3)great for outdoor dining (2)vibrant bar scene (2)romantic (2)hot spot (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • A great find
    maryVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The peach soup with bourbon was so good wanted more. Also the Asian salmon salad was great too. I would be back again as this was my first time here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WONDERFUL DINING
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Atmosphere was great - service very good and pleasant waiter - best salmon sandwich ever! Would go back again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good for Gluten Free
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Love the gluten free menu and the variety of options it includes.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • always a gem
    winberiesfan
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Great for special occasions and business lunches or dinners. The wait staff is always attentive and helpful with the menu. The food is superb and reasonably priced. This restaurant never fails our group.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • opJohn
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Service was great. Staff very friendly and accomodating. Had dinner and the food was mediocre at best. Maybe its better for lunch? The sandwich menu looked inviting. I guess I'd give it another try.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    luvtoeatout
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    First time for us. We met two other couples there and our group was well taken care of. Had a reservation - no waiting. Good food, very good service and great atmosphere. And best of all it was quiet enough that we could sit and visit without having to yell across the table. Other than parking being a little problematic it was great and we would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice place to go...
    JimSparksVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This the place to go when you are unsure... because they have a little of everything. Service is either fantastic or average.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great place
    patti
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Great family place. The food is good and the service is great. It is a wonderful gem in our community.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food/service in Oak Park
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Winberie's never fails for its good food and great service. This experience was no exception. Separate checks take all the stress out of group dining at Winberie's. Taking large or small groups to Winberie's makes good dining easy. The waitress was very efficient - not overly solicitous, but consistent. The wide range of food options (I'm vegetarian.) makes selective dining easy too. I dine regularly at Winberie's and will continue to do so. I even changed my reservation to arrive 30 minutes earlier than planned. All went well!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Near house tours.
    Bear
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Decent restaurant near the Pleasant Home historic house and grounds. We had a chicken pasta dish. My wife was disappointed in the quality of the chicken breast. We showed the waitress. She apologized and was pleased we brought it to their attention. They offered additional chicken which we did not expect and did not accept. They did comp my wife's dessert.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 25 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 19, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service3.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 101 reviews are from the Winberie's Restaurant & Bar reviews archive.
  • Great brunch!
    ginamarie
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    My family celebrated my sister's birthday by visiting Winberie's for brunch. Everyone treated us quite kindly and the food was delicious. We will definitely be visiting again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sunday Brunch at Winberies
    JoeB
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Brunch offerings were plentiful, however, the food was lackluster, at best. Scrambled eggs weren't seasoned; breakfast sausage and bacon were tasteless. Egg (one) Benedict was just okay. Sliced roast beef in au jus, on the other hand, was very good. Didn't try the waffles or french toast, so I can't comment. They were very crowded and the noise level was high. Service was hit and miss, although to be fair, there were two waitresses handling several tables. All in all, value for the money spent ($20/person) was acceptable. We've eaten at Winberies before, but after experiencing brunch, I don't think we'll do that again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Something for everyone
    Esmerelda
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    It is a restaurant where the menu will have something to please all
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Okay, but overpriced
    BKJ54VIP
    Dined on 5/13/2014
    Two orders of mac and cheese, two small kids meals, one chicken dish, one sandwich and a $48 bottle of wine and a $175 check.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A little different... in a good way
    Kathy
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    I ordered the Asian salmon salad and it was very tasty. My husband's whitefish was really good too. Wish we lived closer !
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Fare
    eat4fun
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    I was looking for a restaurant to take someone on our first dinner date and above all I was looking for some place romantic, and this restaurant did not disappoint, it has that kind of atmosphere, The service was very good, our waitress was attentive, explained the menu well, and she was very professional, and sweet too. The food was very good, and I would recommend this place to my friends.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gluten Free
    GFdelish
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    The gluten free options were nice, not outstanding, but nice! I enjoyed an Arctic Char special tremendously and the grilled calamari appetizer was delicous.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • THIS WAS SUN. BRUNCH AND IT
    lladycancer
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    THIS WAS SUN. BRUNCH AND IT WAS CROWDED. THE FOOD WAS NOT AS GOOD AS WE HAVE HAD BEFORE BUT APPLICABLE wE DO GO FOR DINNER AT OTHER EVENINGS AND ENJOY FOOD, SERVICE,AND A GREAT LOCAL DINING PLACE.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of my favorite lunch spots.
    ChuckD105VIP
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Winberies always provides a quality meal and the fish special is always delicious. Friendly service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wide variety with good service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Service was very attentive. Varied menu with many gluten free options! Loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • delicious meal
    loveFood
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    we enjoyed the service and the food. everything was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, bad service
    PJOakPark
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We've been here several times and usually enjoy both the food and prompt service, but on this particular visit, our waitress was very rude, loud and inappropriate. She spoke to us and asked us questions that just.....you don't. A huge turn off. I don't know if it was a cultural thing (she had a thick Southern accent) but she didn't listen to a lot that we said, hovered over us when she wanted our plates, and left several small dirty appetizer plates on the table all night (I was about to take one to the hostess when we finally left). Just left a very, VERY bad taste in our mouth.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very accommodating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We had to host 11 people on short notice and Winberie's was best available for the time. They graciously accommodated us and we had really great service! The food is fine -- not spectacular, but no real misses either. A nice touch was their response to one of our guests wanting fondue (not on the menu) and providing a really nice spread.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is a good, popular, standard,
    foodadventurer
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    This is a good, popular, standard, stand-by restaurant. Food is well prepared and the wine list offers good choices. The service is usually more attentive - it wasn't unfriendly, but there was something "off" compared to my many other visits - it seemed odd to have the bill envelope plunked down without a word on her way past the table, no one had done that to us before.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bean burger mush
    diner14VIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    so i wanted something healthy..so i ordered the bean burger. it had a nice flavor, but it you could not eat it as a 'burger'...it was mush and was more like a spread...so ate it like a bagel with cream cheese. it needs some work.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was our second time at
    SKS14
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    It was our second time at Winberie's for brunch. The food is delicious, and the service is fantastic!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Winberies
    EARoach
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    My wife and I enjoy the Brunch here on Sundays. Good selection, friendly staff. Not too bad for the cost.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • this restaurant has the best
    dude
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    this restaurant has the best soup and seafood is always perfectly prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    MarioVIP
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Found out that many menu items come pre-packaged (?) and can't be altered much. Had the whitefish and it tasted like a half cup of salt was added in - gross!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasty but inedible
    Augustbear
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I was looking for a healthy choice in a pleasant environment. I ordered the Chicken Rice Bowl. If I'm not mistaken the brown rice mentioned in the menu was replaced by cous cous and the cous cous was lumpy and hard, not fluffy. The vegies were barely warmed through but not cooked (al dente to a fault). The chicken was nicely grilled and seasoning was "tasty". But the meal left much to be desired. The dessert(Toll House Pie) was adequate.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Winberie's Reliable Choice
    Beth
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I have been dining at WInberie's for many years and it seldom disappoints. I chose it for Valentine's Day this year and it was a great choice. I had the sea scallop special - it was very good.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Place to relax, refresh
    gibby
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    Restaurant provided quiet corner for family and friends who attended a funeral. Pleasant atmosphere, ample menu choices, courteous and prompt service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not a bad experience. Just
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Not a bad experience. Just not a particularly good one. No egg on the nicoise salad and frozen beans. Also. why the TV? It reduces the ambience. Not good in our opinion.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to eat
    jerryVIP
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    Friendly staff, and inventive food at reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good food and
    foodadventurer
    Dined on 1/23/2014
    Consistently good food and service! Large vegetarian menu available as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Oak Park Reliable
    delharvey
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    Heard good things about Winberries, made reservations quite easily through Open Table, and were ushered to our table by a friendly greeter upon entering. The place has something of a pub-like atmosphere, well lit, both families and young unmarrieds were there. Water was friendly and informative, went out of his way to make sure we had everything we needed and got everything we wanted. The food was very good, although my wife was disappointed with her desert (a peach cobbler and the peaches were not cooked). But all in all a very pleasurable experience and one which we will repeat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A lovely evening
    Pete
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Elegant, flavorful and satisfying dining, perfect level of noise for conversation, perfect timing of service. My partner and I decided to have dinner here for our fourteenth anniversary, and Winberie's started the evening pitch-perfectly!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quick lunch
    TravelingTess
    Dined on 1/9/2014
    We stopped in at 2pm. It is always clean and the food tasty. But the service is so slow. Our waiter may have had only our table. Took forever to get the first glass of water then another forever for the bread and another forever to place the order. Not a fast food resterant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • NYE dinner
    Natalie
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    My friend and I went here for dinner on NYE, we wanted to go somewhere nice but stay local. They were very understanding when we were a bit late because of the snow. We were seated right away. They had party hats for us at our table which was cute. Our server was very helpful and friendly. The food was delicious. We both had the the lemon-parmesan chicken and split the raspberry mousse for dessert. Very flavorful and just the right amount of food. We were satisfied, but not uncomfortably full. The cocktails were great too and very reasonably priced. The decor and ambiance is very nice as well. It's clean, warm and softly lit, but not stuffy. The only down side was that there were a few times when my water glass was empty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Year's Eve
    YvetteVIP
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Winberie's is our go to restaurant. If we want good food close to home, it's a favorite spot. The wait staff is attentive and friendly. This restaurant has some of THE BEST French Onion Soup that I've ever had, which was my choice that night. No main entree for me, my daughter ate an always fresh salad. I love taking/meeting friends and family to Winberie's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.