Grady's Grille

4.2
244 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch

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Grady�s Grille offers the perfect blend of modern classic and comfort food for those in the Homewood, Illinois area looking for a family-friendly option. When the weather is nice, dining on the outdoor patio is a pleasant experience. The menu starts with bits and bites then proceeds through salads, sandwiches, burgers, flatbreads, pasta, steak, fish and drinks. Catering is also offered by Grady�s Grille.

The bits and bites section include BBQ beef quesadilla, spinach & artichoke fondue, jumbo wings, buffalo shrimp and caprese salad. The Grady burger with blue cheese and onion strings is a popular option as well as the brand-new smokehouse bacon burger. House specialties at Grady�s Grille include Creole shrimp and grits, simply grilled salmon, Cajun chicken pasta and Korean smoked brisket tacos.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10pm
Sunday: 11am - 8pm

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Phone number
(708) 799-4700
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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
Between Hickory Rd & Olive Rd
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Parking details
Private Lot or street parking
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Public transit
Homewood Metra
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.2
service
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4.0Dined on July 5, 2016

It was a beautiful evening so we dine alfresco I love the outside space. The service and food was good. It was a relaxing way to spend the evening after work.

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2016

Gradys Grille was awesome, from the experience to the great food. The wait staff were very nice. We will be back soon.

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4.0Dined on June 27, 2016

My first visit and me & my family e noted the ambiance and all the food we had!
We'll be one of our new neighborhood spots!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2016

Dinner was delicious and we had a great waiter!

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2016

Grady's Grille is a nice spot to gather with friends.. I will definitely be returning

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4.0Dined on May 8, 2016

The service and food was good. The only thing I didn't like was the $30 gratuity for a party of six people. So, I would recommend to go if you only have a max of four people.

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4.0Dined on May 8, 2016

Good food, good service, reasonable price, good table spacing

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2.0Dined on May 7, 2016

The server was not attentive AT ALL! She did not return to take our orders until we flagged down another waiter and we did not receive drink refills until we asked for them...we had a TERRIBLE service experience.

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3.0Dined on April 16, 2016

Service was poor. Very inattentive waiter; hard to flag him down, then waited forever for requested items and had to ask again. No water refills. Food was still pretty good. Good place to take kids.

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2016

Always a good meal here. One of my favorite sandwiches was the bacon,egg, cheeseburger. My newest favorite is the hot corned beef (half pound)w/sauerkraut on marbled rye w/thousand island dressing. The wife still likes the salad topped with a huge piece of salmon. The service is good and the prices are reasonable. A local favorite for us. Sorry they discontinued their customer loyalty card program. This will not keep us from going back.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2016

All the food was wonderful! We all really enjoyed our food! The server was very nice and helpful.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2016

Initially hesitant about going, but figured whatever. The pesto shrimp flatbread was delish as was the Mediterranean pasta. Ian was spot on w/recommendations. Would go back.

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2016

The blacken catfish was great and my friend enjoyed the drinks.

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3.0Dined on March 12, 2016

We have eaten at Grady's numerous times, and it seems we either love it or dislike it. There are certain dishes we love, but they aren't consistently good, and the service ranges from fantastic to inattentive. We continue to go back when we are in the area, always hoping for the best. The newer grilled cheese sandwich was pretty disappointing--nothing better than I make at home.

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4.0Dined on February 27, 2016

Grady's Grille is a lively modern place for either a lunch with friends or a date night. The food was fresh and delicious. My blackened catfish had just the right spiciness and the garlic mashed potatoes and spinach were a nice complement. We all ordered seafood: tilapia, shrimp and grits, and shrimp tacos, and all were very satisfied! The service could have been a little faster, however, but it was a Saturday night. Also it does get noisy. Overall
very fun, and delicious food!👍

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4.0Dined on February 20, 2016

Service was a bit slow, took close to 15 minutes to get a drink. Food was great and reasonably priced with good selection.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2016

Food was slightly better than average but less than expected. Only chose restaurant due to poor driving conditions to other venues.

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1.0Dined on January 30, 2016

Grady's has a light and airy space that feels welcoming, but that was the best element of our Saturday evening dinner. Service was poor and food was below average. A Cajun chicken pasta was infused with so much garlic that it was almost inedible, and I love garlic. Our server took the trouble to remind us that the grilled cheese platter came with an accompanying side order. She took our order and then never brought the side. We reminded her twice and she finally brought the sweet potato fries (which were tasty) at the end of our meal. The grits in the shrimp and grits were watery and dull. The Korean tacos had a sugary sweet sauce that canceled out any spice that was added. The portions were ample for all the entrees, but who wanted to take home leftovers?

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4.0Dined on January 22, 2016

always good food, friendly service, a place I go a lot

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2016

The food was very good. Our server, Mike, was very accomodating and did not rush us at all. Very leisurely and very tasty lunch.

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4.0Dined on January 16, 2016

We loved our meal here! It was amazing food! Our service was fine as well. A little slow to serve us after we had been seated, but after that, everything was fine. The food is absolutely delicious! We liked the upbeat vibe of the place too. But it's really really bright in there. I'm surprised such a cute place doesn't invest in some dimmer switches. The canned lights are just shining on you the whole time. It would be the perfect ambiance if they just toned it down a little in there. But we will definitely be back.

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3.0Dined on January 8, 2016

The food was decent for the price, but not a lot of flavor. The service was not good at all. The server was very unfriendly and always seemed to be annoyed with us. I don't think we will be going back anytime soon.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2015

Had reservations and were seated on time, but waitress did not come by for for at least 15 minutes. The manager saw this and took our drink order. We ordered our food with an appetizer which you would hope they would bring before the meal. We ended up asking the manger to bring it be use the waitress was MIA. Too late, the food came out minutes afterward the appetizer.

All the other waitresses were showing deserts to their tables, our server just came by and passed if she could bring the check. Overall poor service.

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2015

Always a great place to have dinner while in town. Full assortment of food and great wait staff.

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4.0Dined on December 11, 2015

Great for kids and families or a casual night out. Lots of comfort food done right, with a few menu surprises thrown in for good measure. Slightly low-key dishes in a slightly upscale atmosphere. Lots of attention at the table from the bus and kitchen staff, but our server was inattentive or maybe overloaded.

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5.0Dined on November 28, 2015

My husband and I are planning a move to the area and wanted to try some of the local restaurants. Grady's Grill was a real find. The decor was clean and modern. The service was great and our server was able to give personal recommendations.

The food was GREAT! The portion sizes were plentiful and the prices reasonable. The food was flavorful and I look forward to coming back again.

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5.0Dined on November 14, 2015

Fun restaurant, lovely people, good service and price is right! Enjoyed it!

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5.0Dined on October 24, 2015

Great service. Food was very good!

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3.0Dined on October 22, 2015

There are too few better dining options in suburban Chicago; you're relegated to a chain or Greek-owned-diner. Our travels led us to Grady's Grill in Homewood; based upon OpenTable reviews. Before I make dining decisions, I've always made a point to chat up the waitstaff prior to ordering; those first few moments are an excellent indicator what to expect from the kitchen. In this case, our server acted as though he'd been brought out of the freezer moments before coming to our table; I'm talking cadaver here folks. My wife ordered a patty melt, not rocket science by any stretch, and the kitchen managed to kill the cow twice - it was that well-done. Surprisingly, a recommended special, panko fried whitefish with capers in a mild (fresh) tomato ragout and grilled vegetables, was delicious. The twist was the waiter bringing two plated specials by our table so that we could see the entrees up close; I wish more restaurants would do this. By dessert, our server had sufficiently thawed to a semblance of concern over our meal, drinks, our general well-being, etc. Sadly, one home run doesn't win the series.

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5.0Dined on October 6, 2015

What a great place to eat and drink. Donna our server/bartender was awesome. She made you feel at home, had great recommendations and was very attentive. We enjoyed the homemade guacamole & salsa with chips, their fabulous bbq beef sandwich and prime rib panini. We always enjoy the food and appreciate the creative specials the chef makes. If you are in the area or just want some really great food and drinks, stop by Grady's Grille.

P.S. Monday's is sangria night...their homemade red and white sangria are amazing!

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4.0Dined on October 1, 2015

it is difficult to find really great salads in the southern suburbs, but this place has several iterations that are terrific.

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5.0Dined on September 29, 2015

Occasional business lunch in the area.

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3.0Dined on September 5, 2015

Quaint spot near my neighborhood which was the main reason why my mother & sister wanted patronize. The food menu hasn't dazzled nor changed much since the last time I've eaten here which was a while ago. Plenty of patrons in attendance which is good. The drink menu is ok, prices aren't listed for cocktails although it is for everything else. Had a pomegranate Margarita served in a jar glass that was underwhelming & lacked flavor. This restaurant doesn't cater to non meat eaters, dairy free options or gluten free. Basically behind the times given the neighborhood & location. Our server was nice.

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4.0Dined on August 29, 2015

Not a lot to choose from.

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5.0Dined on August 24, 2015

Everyone enjoyed their choice for dinner. Two of our party had a special, flatbread pizza.
They didn't think they could eat the whole thing, but both did. The hamburgers are a
favorite of mine and are cooked as wanted and very good.

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4.0Dined on August 21, 2015

I had a special of the day which was a pecan crusted tilapia with wild rice and it was delicious.

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5.0Dined on July 31, 2015

We go to Grady's quite regularly because of good food and great service by Barb.

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4.0Dined on July 29, 2015

The food was great as always but unfortunately our server was very slow and did not pay attention to any details. It was our first experience of bad service.

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3.0Dined on July 18, 2015

I invited two good friends to lunch at Grady's Grill. I had lunched here previously with my husband. We were seated and the waiter came over and introduced himself. I guess I was taking a bit too long to make up my mind on my drink order because he looked at me and said, "it's not rocket science"
Never heard that before. Wouldn't have mentioned it but there were a couple more snarky comments in response to what we thought were reasonable menu questions.
Have to say he did reseat us after we pointed out the condensation dripping on us from the above pipes.
We were well pleased with our food. Red sangria was the best I've ever had.

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2015

Phenomenal every time here. Love the ambiance maybe best of all, cool city casual flare (like a rooftop terrace) in the suburbs. Atmosphere a perfect energy, not too loud, for a long 10-seater table of friends. Great menu with plenty of choices, and an attentive server. Consider one of the flatbreads as an appetizer. Always a favorite!

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