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Jambalaya

3.3
217 reviews
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$30 and under
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Creole
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  • Pre/post Theatre
You don’t have to go far to experience the tastes and nightlife of New Orleans. Visit Jambalaya on Bourbon Street for distinctive Cajun/American dishes and the area’s best live entertainment.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Creole, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: 11a- 2pm Fridays & Saturdays
Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Monday - Saturday
Bourbon Street Breakfast Buffet 9am-1pm Sundays
Closed Sunday Dinner
Holiday Hours
Christmas Eve: 7am-1pm, 5pm-10pm
Christmas Day: 11am-10pm
New Year's Eve: 7am-12n, 4pm-1am
New Year's Day: 7am-2pm, 5pm-10pm
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Phone number
(630) 524-5005
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Tiffany Tooker
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Park outside the Bourbon Street entrance, you'll find us on Bourbon Street.
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment Friday and Saturday Nights 9pm - 12am. DJs, Country, Rock, Blues, and Pop.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Celebrate amazing women- your mother, the mother of your children, your grandmother- with our Mother's Day Brunch May 13th 9:30am-1:30m. Adults $42.95, Seniors 65+ $36.95, Children 5-12 $19.95, Children Under 5 are FREE. *Does not include tax or service charge. Reservations recommended.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 217 People Are Saying
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3.3
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3.2
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3.3
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67% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 6 days ago

I had the all-you-can-eat ribs buffet and my wife had the haddock fish and chips. The food was very good and was reasonably priced. The only complaints I have is that the buffet food was not hot and they were not quick in replacing the empty trays. A couple of times I had to wait while they brought out the tray.

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Unfortunately we did not have a good experience. Our waitress was extremely rude and the noise level did not help our communication. Service was slow. Food was okay. Not sure if I'd go back.

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

We went for the Saturday Rib Fest and were very happy with the food quality, temperature and flavor! Outstanding value! We'll be back!

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2.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This is inside the Pheasant Run Resort and one of the few restaurants left within it.
The entire resort is definitely in need of a make-over including this establishment.
When we sat down, we noticed that the tables and chairs look like they're from circa 1987.
Not a good sign so far....
We were there for the Sunday breakfast buffet and although the food was decent, it certainly wasn't worthy of what we ended up paying between the two of us.
Service was also not the best as they only had 1-2 waitresses present and they were obviously having a difficult time keeping up.
Along with the other patrons, we took it upon ourselves to go to the bar area and refill our own coffees. Overall, not the best experience but the food is decent and they do have a chef present alongside the omelette station.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

I enjoyed the food. We had the all you can eat fish fry this time. Did not need a refill. Food was delivered really fast, I was just sitting down with my salad when it came. Staff was polite and attentive.

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1.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We sat down at 7 and didn't have water or drinks until 7:35. Even when we complained it didn't seem that important to anyone. Our server was apologetic but even after that the kids food took forever to come out. First and last time eating here. The food itself was average.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I've been here before during a weekend night and the atmosphere was really fun. Food is OK, but a bit overpriced, in my opinion.

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

5th time I have dined at Jambalaya. Restaurant is in same venue as history show I attended. Food is very good, especially the namesake jambalaya. However, service is worst of any restaurant I have gone to in my entire life. Consistently end up at a table in no-man's land where I need to find a manger to get any service. Repeatedly had to ask for silverware and hot sauce. This is typical for any of the times I have been there.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Waitress was verry busy did not come back for long time

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Came here on a mother/son "date" and I think I'm going to have to come back for a real date with my girlfriend. Great place to eat, nice people, and good food. Very accomadating. Ask for Lisa! Reservation recommended.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Very good Cajun/Creole food. Excellent atmosphere ANF very good service from our newbie waitress. I believe her name is Jamie.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Truly great staff, food service was quick. Went on All YouCan Eat rib night (Sat), and the ribs were tender in some places and a little chewy in others, but overall a good value for the money. They just need a little more sauce. The bench seat in our booth was really worn out, but overall the atmosphere of the restaurant is nice enough. We had fun afterwards on Bourbon Street- went next door for ice cream and then to the arcade, but there's also an escape room, comedy club and other things to do here. I would recommend.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

We had a great dinner, especially because we had our wedding at pheasant run this past summer! The food was delicious and the service was great!

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2.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Really?

Pheasant Run?

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

The ribs for the "all you can eat" were very good. The meat just fell off the bone.

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2.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Had a great experience last year and tried again. This visit was opposite from last year. Service was not that good, food was not good and manager was standing talking to him one table only for about a half hour. Will find someplace to go to next year.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Very nice meal, great service, and quiet atmosphere. First time visit and we enjoyed it!

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2.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Not impressed with the food or the setting. Service was good.. maybe if we had been there a different time for live music it would have been better....

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3.0Dined on October 27, 2017

Disappointing in food quality. Needs some redecorating.

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1.0Dined on September 2, 2017

Service was ok but food was horrible and we spent two days to digest it.

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5.0Dined on August 26, 2017

The waitress, Isabella, was very attentive to our table for the full evening.

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2.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Food was mediocre - not much ambience. Booths had a Mardi Gras pattern but the large wall near the dance floor was blank, Needs some improvement there. FGood doesn;t give the flair of New Orleans cuisine.

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3.0Dined on August 2, 2017

Our server was great. Pulled pork tacos delicious. But this place needs major renovation

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3.0Dined on July 21, 2017

Restaurant was empty upon our arrival at 5:30pm which made me a slight bit concerned. We were greeted and sat immediately. Slight language barrier with server made getting menu recommendations difficult. She made sure to make us aware of the "all you can eat" Friday Fish Fry, but did not elaborate on what was included. Started with Seafood Gumbo that had all of the advertised ingredients, but lacked flavor, just like the Boudin Sausage Sandwich I ordered. Wife had the Jambalaya which she stated was just the right size and flavorful. Bill was presented quickly and visit was concluded with nothing overly special to brag about.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2017

Food was amazing! Jambalaya was made in house! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who enjoys cajun food! A little piece of Louisiana right outside of Chicago!

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2017

Food was outstanding. Big portions. Environment was great. Our server, isabelle, was amazing. Very reasonably priced except for the alcohol. But every thing else, double thumbs up.

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3.0Dined on May 5, 2017

A good restaurant only if you are staying at Pheasant Run. Their New Orleans atmosphere was tired and not very authentic. They food was okay but nothing special.

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2017

DJ was great. Service was not the best. Pricy for what you get. Food came out cold.

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2.0Dined on March 30, 2017

We ordered their Calamari, Tator Tot Tower, Truffle Chips, Kids Mac N Cheese, Kids Hot Dog and Chef Special Honey Blone Beer Burger. The calamari was very chewy, the tator tot tower was great, my 4 year old loved the Mac N Cheese, the truffle chips say it comes with a side of sour creme but it was slathered all over the top, and the burger originally came out with two bottom halfs of a bun and was way over cooked. After the second burger came out it was cooked to the proper temp but they put very little honey blonde beer cheese on it. Needless to say I won't be back for dinner.

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2017

Service was very slow, very hard to get a drink, needed to go to the bar and even that was very slow

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2017

Our server, Andrew, was friendly and took good care of us. Food & drinks were delicious. Thank you.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2017

We came here both for dinner and did the breakfast buffet. Dinner, even though they were busy, our food came out quickly and hot. The wait staff was excellent. Everything tasted delicious. I had the smothered chicken, and my husband had the lobster mac and cheese. we both left full and happy.

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1.0Dined on March 2, 2017

After reserving a table ahead of time through their website, I showed up and they said that they do not accept table reservations. After being seated, we order drinks and an appetizer, which never came until our meals were already being served. The wait staff wasn't attentive.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2017

The service was good. The waitress very friendly and the busboy very attentive. We all had the all you can eat ribs and they where delicious.

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2.0Dined on January 21, 2017

The place is run down. Needs work. The food was unbalanced. I had Lobster Mac and Cheese. It had lots of Lobster but the cheeses that were chosen overpowered the Lobster. You could not taste the Lobster. Further there was a pool of grease on the Mac and Cheese. Another person had Walleye Tacos with a cabbage slaw that had so much wasabi in it you could not taste anything but the wasabi. The other person in the group had the Ruben sandwich. He said the cord beef was tough and the sandwich was not grilled but the bread had been put in a toaster.

The only good food was the pretzel with beer cheese appetizer.

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2.0Dined on January 7, 2017

Food was basic hotel room food...nothing great. Service was ok on but waiter was more interested in checking scores of football game than checking on his tables. Management was around but not too concerned with the actions of their staff.

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3.0Dined on December 10, 2016

The signs and the southern style menu

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3.0Dined on September 28, 2016

Great service needs remodeling. Food ok. Good for a beer or mixed drink but the wine isn't very good

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5.0Dined on September 24, 2016

The Saturday Rib Fest is well worth it. Excellent buffet bar with it. A real local gem!

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1.0Dined on August 27, 2016

We couldn't find the restaurant in the building because there is no sign on it. The wait staff wore polo shirts and brought 2 of us water in plastic beer cups, everyone else has glasses. She never offered us a second drink or dessert. The website claims live music, there was none. The good was mediocre.

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