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Lake Street Kitchen + Bar

61 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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Lake Street Kitchen + Bar in Oak Park is located in the heart of downtown and provides an eclectic space for enjoying a full bar, wines from around the globe, artisan cocktails and a huge menu of craft and local brews.

If you love flatbread menu items, you�ll love the wood oven stove at Lake Street Kitchen + Bar where you can see your choice being prepared. Speaking of which, some of the more popular flatbread options are the arugula and garlic, chicken and pesto and the sausage and pepper. People also enjoy the BLT and avocado sandwich at Lake Street Kitchen + Bar, too.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday -Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am

Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday Brunch- 11:00am-3:00pm
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Phone number
(708) 383-5253
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jason Kurosaki
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Cross street
Harlem Avenue
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Parking details
There are several parking options at Lake Street Kitchen + Bar including free street parking, metered lots, parking garages, pay-by-space lots, and surface pay lots.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 61 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
3.8  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Dinnr46 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on March 29, 2015

We enjoyed a late afternoon Sunday dinner. Relaxed atmosphere. The trout was delicious! Nice selection of beers - truly something for any beer drinker's preference.

vipPeripateticDiner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 22, 2015

We had a good experience. A couple of minor things were not served as requested but these were corrected cheerfully when mentioned. The food was very tasty and we had a good time too.

trish (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 21, 2015

Everyone in our party of 5 had a great meal. Nice casual place, great location. Good addition to Oak Park's dining scene.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 20, 2015

The clam chowder soup should not have been allowed to be called clam chowder. Also - when I ask for crackers for my soup you should have some. What type of restaurant offering daily soup specials each day doesn't have crackers - or some alternative they could offer me. The bad soup accompanied by an unhelpful waiter made for a meal I didn't even want to finish.

vipmariana312 (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on January 28, 2015

This is a nice basic restaurant with all of the basics. The service could be a little better and the noise level a little lower. But for the location and overall I would recommend if you are in the area.

KelC (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2015

I've been here many times and I'm never disappointed! Lots of beer options. My fiancé and I like to go for drinks and split a bunch of appetizers. The only one that was subpar was the pork tacos app - but we still ate them.

vipYvonne (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 22, 2014

This is a good spot for drinks and a few noshes to go along with those libations. The food is okay, but not great. I think it's good for meeting a friend for an after-work drink or for hanging out before/after exploring down-town Oak Park. Service can be hit or miss.

vipJP10 (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 18, 2014

Nice small plate menu with some items with a twist. Loved the Moroccan Pork Sliders, Oak Park has numerous parking garages that make it an easy stop on the way into the city.

vipmarciathematchmaker (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2014

Great Place to meet friends or business meeting! Enjoyed the flat breads and tasty Martini's
Friendly waitstaff

ICF36 (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on September 27, 2014

Went out with a few friends on a Saturday night, Lake Street Kitchen + Bar is one of the few late-night hangouts in Oak Park, so we thought we would give it a whirl. I was expecting more when it came to food options, very basic, lots of sandwiches, I can make a sandwich at home. Drinks were also pretty expensive and service was ridiculously slow, even though they were not that busy. We waited for over 20 minutes to put in our drink order, then an additional 25 minutes before the waiter came back to take our food order. Overall our tab was around $130 and I don't think we received $130 worth in service or food/drinks. We left hungry, unsatisfied and relatively annoyed at the experience.