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Glen Prairie

4.5
1124 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Local Ingredients
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 1124 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
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4.2
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Food is always good.
Our server Ashley was very friendky

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

My family and I went on Sunday for my aunts birthday. It was a great time! We loved the food, the service was good and we enjoyed it.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

I had driven by this place many times. It was not until a foodie friend recommended I stop and try it that I experienced this neighborhood gem. I have been back many times. The food is a wonderful farm to table concept beautifully and deliciously interpreted. It is served in a casual atmosphere by a very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day Brunch was great!

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was mediocre and the service was extremely slow.

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3.0Dined on May 12, 2018

This is really two restaurants. There is the main section by the bar and then there is a row of table by the door and hall to hotel. If you are seated in the "back 40" you are in a different restaurant. The decor, ambiance is bland. You feel like an outsider. The bar section looked much more fun, nice decor, style. We were seated in the "back 40" and it ruined the occasion. The food was good and service was good, but the seating area ruined the night. I don' t know why this area exists or why they don't put some effort into making the area look good.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Ella is such a great waitress! Food is ALWAYS perfectly cooked, we have never had a bad meal!

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Great food at a great value. We went for a birthday but would go back for date night. My husband liked the espresso martini. I could see myself craving the Mac and cheese topped w pulled pork. Our daughter loved the salmon. The waitress was helpful and friendly. The hostess was very nice and accommodating. What more can you ask for? And we didn’t have to drive to Chicago or pay ridiculous prices.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Too loud for my taste. Bar tender and two patrons dominated the entire restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

The food and service here have been outstanding every time we've visited. Our server, Edna, was great! We will definitely continue coming back.

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3.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Very average food in a very pedestrian atmosphere. It's a hotel restaurant and shouldn't try to be anything else. Too many other great restaurants in the area to waste time at this one.

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3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The only serious problem-- and it was a serious problem-- was the noise level which made conversation between the two of us facing one another almost impossible. This was our second time at this restaurant. The experience the first time was sufficiently pleasing that we returned again. Our first visit was on a week night dinner occasion and the restaurant had only a few filled tables and the service was extraordinary. This current visit was on a Saturday night and there was a wait for tables.

We enjoyed our meals and when we return it will not be on a weekend evening and I would caution friends to do the same.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We had a large group and everyone loved their dinner choices. Great food and great service.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

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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