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Sat, 4/21
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9:00 PM
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Glen Prairie

4.5
1111 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Gluten Free Options
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
With the intent to respect the environment and promote environmentally sustainable practices, Glen Prairie Fine Food & Drink (1250 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, Ill.), is a local farm sourced fine dining restaurant with contemporary American cuisine. The cuisine emphasizes hearty meat, pasta and seasonal dishes utilizing meats, poultry and produce farmed locally or from across the country from farms practicing sustainable farming methods and celebrates the joys of artisanal cooking. Even the takeout containers are compostable and made from sugarcane rather than petroleum based plastics.

Glen Prairie’s menu is designed to emphasize seasonal ingredients to showcase a variety of American flavors. The restaurant team shops local farmers' markets several times a week to source fresh ingredients.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 11:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(630) 613-1250
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Max
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Cross street
Finley
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Parking details
Complimentary Parking for all dining guests
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Special events & promotions
Private Dining Room Available for Parties
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1111 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.4
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4.3
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Fabulous. Everything on the menu

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Maybe an off night. Bartender was friendly but our server was either lost or off a little bit---
dinner was out of sinc-forgot our salads and the entries came almost immediately following
my inquiring about the salad. We'll give it a couple of months and maybe try again.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We have eaten here 2x. Very impressed with the menu. They are on point with allergies. I am Gluten Free and it is wonderful to have several food options.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Date night was a success - but very hard to hear each other as the room is quite loud.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great place with a massive amount of GF options!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Excellent service from Cathleen

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great food great service

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Loved the salmon!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Best place for really good gluten free and dairy free food!

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

A lovely experience and good food. It was a perfectly lovely evening.

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We have eaten at Glen Prairie many times and have always had good food and service -- so we decided to have Easter Brunch here. Of course they were very busy. Service was quite good -- but the buffet brunch was a disappointment, especially for the price. No beverages are included, food is just average, carved roast beef was VERY rare -- under-seasoned and tough. Enjoyed the cooked-to-order omelettes.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Cozy atmosphere, delicious food and wine, super friendly staff! Highly recommend for special occasions!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

This was a first time visit for some people in the party and everyone enjoyed their meals. It is always nice go go to a restaurant that makes it a commitment to use fresh local products where/when possible. We had the stuffed mushrooms and flatbread for appetizers and both were excellent. Around the table we had the skirt steak meal, shepherd's pie, Amish chicken, curried chicken with rice and pork tenderloin. Everything was excellent and the staff was very friendly. Did not feel rushed at all even though it was a Sat. evening. Will definitely keep Glen Prairie on our list of special places to go when we want an excellent meal.

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Celebrating my moms 88th birthday. Our waitress (Inez?) was so nice. Brought her a birthday dessert. She loved it!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The server was very helpful and the food was delicious as usual.

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4.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Glen Prairie was a great choice for a family birthday dinner. The atmosphere was nice, and our server Ella was very friendly and helpful. Everyone loved their meals - especially the mac and cheese, the salads and the black bean quinoa burger. The restaurant uses local ingredients when possible, and the menu is very creative and healthy. There was also a very good wine and cocktail list. Highly recommended!

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1.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Will not return - experience was Harmful to my heart/overall health
For a restaurant that takes pride in locally sourced food, I will not trust them as far as I can throw a bagel. I have been off caffeine for six and a half years on doctors orders. I ordered decaf coffee and in addition to the cup I was given a carafe. I asked the server if the carafe was for me as a second one was also set down on the table. She responded yes. After roughly six cups of coffee over about an hour, I felt like something was seriously wrong and asked again but was told both carafes were regular. I spent the next 10 hours having heart palpitations, increased resting heart rate of 125 bpm on average, nausea, anxiety, loss of sleep, blurred vision and the most uncomfortable flight of life. To top this off, 20% gratuity was added to the check so we didn't even have the option for our tip to reflect this large oversight. If the staff can't get regular vs decaf coffee right, I am not sure I would trust their gluten free or vegan options either.

For the rest of our table...
We chose this place because we heard there was a great Blood Mary bar. The Bloody Mary bar is okay but for $14/drink, I would highly suggest going somewhere else for a more quality beverage. The service definitely left something to be desired as we were there almost 15 minutes prior to being greeted by a server. Most of my friend's meals were good but a little pricey ($16 for Eggs Benedict). My pancake was mixed up with someone else's so they had to remake mine and when I got the pancake it was so crispy it seemed like it was pan-fried. The buffet on the menu is just a hotel breakfast buffet, not a brunch buffet. Not even an omelet station is included. Overall, just a mediocre hotel restaurant that in typical hotel (not resort) fashion is overpriced for the quality extended.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

As gluten free diners, we were treated to a delicious meal with a knowledgeable server in a comfortable atmosphere. What an enjoyable evening. Thanks, Glen Prairie!

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3.0Dined on March 9, 2018

I have always enjoyed this restaurant, but on this visit the service was terrible.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Great menu if you are gluten-free. Even most of the specials were gluten-free.

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3.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Nice setting, but portions small for the price, everything was a la carte (no soup or salad included), service was slow, often we were ignored even though there were few people there. Food was ok (spare rib was tender). Nice seating are for drinking.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Excellent service from Kathleen

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great meal, will definitely be back to try more options on the menu. The Mac and Cheese was unreal!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Mac and cheese was the best I’ve ever had!

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

As always there, excellent food, great service and plenty of healthy and Gluten free options
Too noise tgis Saturday night due to a big group partying

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

This is truly a surprise a Great Restaurant in a hotel! YES, that is correct for Glen Prairie. Chef Mike has put together an interesting menu with common food prepared in an unique way. Something for everyone including a Burger....ALL delicious. The Hand crafted cocktails are really a special treat and made with care for a great experience.

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1.0Dined on February 18, 2018

A little "heads up" would have been nice before our group of 8 adults were seated in a room of 40 plus teens. It was obvious the management and wait staff knew this was not a good situation as they kept apologizing. A simple phone call to warn us would have appreciated. Had I known we were going to be seated in the kids room at a kids table I probably would have adjusted or changed our reservation. We could hardly hear ourselves talk over the energy of the kids. Then when the kids all left after about 45 minutes into our dinner the cleaning and moving crew came in, dismantling all the folding tables and pushing brooms through the mess left behind. I don't know what was worse. We felt like we were in the storage room! AND our folding table wobbled quite a bit each time someone used their knife. We all left with a very bad taste.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great food and great service with an excellent menu and the food is very fresh.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Lived up to its reputation! Don't let the "hotel restaurant" set-up scare you off - Glen Prairie provides comfortably upscale dining in the suburbs. Serious about farm to table without being pretentious. Our server clearly knew the menu well and checked on us at the appropriate pace. Food was attractively presented and delicious. Portions are reasonable, so you can enjoy an appetizer or soup along with your entree. Plenty of wines by the glass, plus local beers and specialty cocktails. Will have to try dessert next time!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Everything was great. It got too loud but it seemed like there were a lot parents just hanging out with drinks while their kids were dining before a dance.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Although the adults in our party enjoyed their meal, the 6 year old child did not. At first, we chalked it up to the excitement of the outing, but then I sampled her PB&J -- the thickly sliced bread was incredibly dry, and there was only a thin layer of peanut butter and jelly. I'd avoid the sandwich for younger kids!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I always saw good reviews but was skeptical because it was in a hotel. Do not let that fool you. Great service. I was seated the minute we walked in on Valentine's day. My wife had the bass and I had the short rib. NO doggie bag. Desert was great as well. Todd do a great job not hurrying us but as soon as we were ready he took care of us. Farm to table and very good.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Love the local, GF options.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

The food was outstanding. Everyone dish that my group had was top notch. This restaurant is competitive with the upscale restaurants in the West loop without the drive.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Every dish we tried was delicious! Can’t wait to go back!!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Very good experience. Enjoyed the pecan crusted pork with sweet potatoes and cauliflower. Chicken pot. pie was good and Mac and cheese delicious. Server was excellent. Very fresh home cooking.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service and incredible food. We will be back soon!

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Our waiter Todd was Outstanding!

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was good, but took awhile, with no update as to why it was taking so long.

Server tried to make up for the wait, which was nice.

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

It was my wife and I’s first time there and overall it was OK. The food and the decor were very good but we were expecting it to be more of an upscale experience vs a family dinning place with nicer food. It was very loud and there seemed to be a lot of children running around. Not good for our “Date night”. Again, the food was very well prepared and the portions were right. The service was attentive. Just dont go there for a quiet dinner.

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