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Eyrie - Robert Morris University - Illinois

4.2
150 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

Eyrie - Robert Morris Uni was established by a group of students in 2011 at The Robert Morris University's Institute of Culinary Arts. Due to its location known to produce the chefs of tomorrow, Eyrie always makes sure to serve patrons with warm and sizzling cuisines with an exotic dining option. The students play the roles of cooks and servers and make sure you experience authentic gourmet flavors.

Eyrie produces meals that are creative and bursting with flavor and are prepared from farm fresh organic and poultry produce. Special chicken and vegetable soup, salads and flatbreads dominate the lunch menu, while the dinner menu features spring pea risotto, her crusted Cornish hen and ginger soy salmon. A variety of tarts and passion fruit shortbread are the sweet stars on the dessert menu. The brunch menu, apart from entrées, also features an all-day breakfast menu.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation


Lunch: Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00 pm
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00 pm
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Phone number
(708) 763-8380
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue
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Parking details
Metered street parking is available along Oak Park Avenue. There is also a village parking garage located at 720 North Boulevard.
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Public transit
CTA Green Line at the Oak Park Avenue Stop. Exit station and walk approximately 2 blocks north on Oak Park Avenue. Eyrie is located on the east side of the street just before Lake Street.
Additional
BYO Liquor, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Takeout
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4.2  based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.0
service
4.1
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Quiet
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipBill (Indiana)
3.0  Dined on April 8, 2016

Service was very slow and unconcerned. Food was well prepared but bland.

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vipapple (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on March 19, 2016

student lead and student cooks - such a great surprise! nice food selection and delicious. and best part is BYOB and they accept donations in lieu of tips. try it and worth a trip to Oak Park!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on March 11, 2016

I suggest the lunch menu be expanded to include at least entrees , withone fish item.
Great place for lunch. I wouldreturn.

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vipBandD (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on March 6, 2016

The food was good, but there was little ambiance--possibly as we were the only ones there. The mixed potatoes were crispy and the egg scramble was good. The silver dollar chocolate pancakes were a big hit with the kids (and adults) as they were delicious. Our server was very nice as well.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on March 5, 2016

Love the BYOB! Smallish menu but food is excellent! Unfortunately service was terrible, waited 1/2 hour for bread, my husband order pork and was served fish, we both ordered soup and server forgot. We realize its student-run but there didn't seem to be any professional supervision. Our server did not make us feel welcome.

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DonnaO (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on March 5, 2016

Had dinner here the other night. The flavors were all wonderful. We were a bit rushed due to theater plans which the staff accommodated. I wish we had had more time to linger & savor our meal or try a dessert. I love that it's BYOB. More money to spend on food there! Will definitely return.

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Chris (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 20, 2016

Went for a late valentines day dinner. The server was inexperienced, but that was to be expected given it was a school restaurant. Wife got the grilled salmon which was beautiful and well done. They were out of the steak so I was left with the Eyrie Burger which was cooked more rare than medium but still good. Great value for the money and we'd definitely come back.

BYOB

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2016

I have been here any number of times for lunch... I was always pleased with everything about Eyrie. I decided that I wanted to try something local for Valentine's Day... a prix fixe menu. It was an incredible experience. My wife and I had one of the best meals we have ever had... food... presentation... service... were all exceptional. We plan on going back very soon.

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JesJ (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 6, 2016

The presentation was poor. The pork that I order was over cooked and dried. I know these are students and don't want to be hurtful but attention to details will make you better chefs.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2016

Food is delicious and the portions are good, not to large. Quite you can have a conversation and enjoy yourself.

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vipBirdlegz (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 12, 2015

Always a pleasure dining at Eyrie. The student chefs and hospitality staff work hard at great presentation, taste, and service. And...it's BYOB, so I can choose my own wine to enjoy with a gourmet meal at very reasonable prices.

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vipJPdine (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 14, 2015

Not every restaurant is as well done as EYRIE
Food and service impeccable.

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kidintow (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 7, 2015

Great food at pretty decent prices. Really appreciated the quiet atmosphere. We love that we could support a business that's run by students looking to take positive steps in their lives.

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vipBirdlegz (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 24, 2015

Eyrie is one of our favorite restaurants, where we can count on inventive seasonal menus and excellent service. This time, I tried the braised beef tips with polenta and really enjoyed that twist on mashed potatoes. The peanut squash soup is so full of flavor that it is difficult to follow! And...it is BYOB, so I can pick my favorite wine to pair. We have never been dissapointed there. It is young and fresh and fun to dine at Eyrie.

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vipRoses33 (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on October 9, 2015

Good food. Love the BYOB concept. We had a great view of the life on the street scenery. The waitor Hector, was polite and answered all our questions. We look forward to going back!

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