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About Barclay's American Grille

The restaurant serves Authentic American food & drink in an atmosphere that is casual & modern. Come for creative, ingredient focused food and a full bar serving regional craft beers, a broad selection of wines and inventive cocktails.

1120 Pleasant St
Oak Park, IL 60302
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Marion street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(708) 848-4250

Website:
http://www.barclaysamericangrille.com/

Public Transit:
Barclay's American grille is located 1 block south of the CTA Green line and Metra Union pacific west line

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Thanksgiving Day Buffet Adults $37.95 children (5-12) $14.95) Price does not include tax & 20% gratuity. Seating's at 1pm-3pm-5pm

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Barclay's American Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.7

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (7)
Bar Seating (5)
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Fun (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Business Meals (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
Great for Lunch (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Cozy (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Great Beer (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Excellent service. Food was delicious with generous portions. Server was attentive and very genuine. Atmosphere was pleasant. We went for my mother's birthday and it was perfect. Not too crowded. Not loud. Can see this restaurant as good for families, as well as for an adult night out/parties. Very fine establishment.

Tags: Seasonal, Tapas, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2016

We were there for the Thanksgiving buffet. In general the food was very good. It included shrimp, lox and prime rib. We had a later reservation and they ran out of prime rib before we could get any. However, when I complained they did come up with more. The disappointments were that the turkey was a skinless breast, not a real turkey and that be the time we got to dessert there wasn't any pumpkin pie left. That's poor planning. If they had had extra I'm sure the employees would have been happy to take some home.
It was packed. We appreciated that they were open for us.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2016

We celebrated Thanksgiving dinner here and it was delicious. The turkey, ham and prime rib were wonderful.

Tags: Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2016

Great service and wonderful food. It was a delight to chat with our Russian-born waitress and the always attentive William Houlihan.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2016

Third year in a row for Thanksgiving was a bit disappointing compared to previous years. No whipped cream for pumpkin pie (I suppose we could have flagged down our server and asked her - bartender probably had some). No pecan pie. New pan of string beans was cold. Only white turkey meat???? Would have rather seen Chef carving from a real turkey instead of the pressed roll or whatever that was -- very dry and tasteless.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2016

Barclay's American Grille has a wide variety of offerings on the menu. Very pleasant service and historic surroundings make it a great choice for a group.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2016

Tried a new menu item - bleu cheese au gratin potatoes with the Delmonico rib-eye it was fabulous! Same wonderful service and atmosphere - except we tried to finish before the world series started - too much noise for me.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2016

Round sports bar section completely filled for Cubs World Series game. Reservation was just after Happy Hour and we were seated next to the round bar filled with very excited participants. Many TVs with adequate views from a couple of directions. Food was good enough and service was friendly.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 26, 2016

The place is great. Mike and Joe the best. Always a great dining experience. Tremendous staff food and atmosphere. Top shelf

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 21, 2016

The 3 9f us all were very pleased with our dinners. My whitefish was excellent! Our server was also very good, pleasant and was timely with greeting us, taking our order and checking back in with us.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Barclay's Grill is good. Not spectacular - not terrible. It's our standby. Service could be better.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 23, 2016

The food was terrific. The drinks were perfect. The service was great. We will come back often as this was a wonderful dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 22, 2016

Went back because we liked it o our previous visit

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 15, 2016

The food was very bland! My friend and I were very disappointed. Despite the horrible food the service was good. Not only will I not recommend this restaurant but will also warn people not to eat there.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 6, 2016

Great meal & excellent service . Our server Maura was great

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 26, 2016

We knew each dish was carefully prepared. Great presentation, excellent food. Hidden gem!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 24, 2016

Barclay's has a new chef - the standard of the food has not changed. There are some new dishes and new ingredients to favorites. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Will miss former chef/he often stopped by to say hello. It will be important for new chef to also become 'table friendly' - Love Barclay's.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Barclay's is a favorite place when we feel like going out to eat. We always have a good experience there -- the food and the service are just the best.

One thing I love about the place is how nice the staff is. There are smiles aplenty from everyone who works there. I really like how this restaurant is set up. I always ask for a table on the quiet side. The space is divided, with the bar and big screen TV on one side and a quiet area with booth and tables on the other. If you're on the quiet side, you're scarcely aware of the other part of the place.

So I'd recommend it for a quiet, cozy "together" evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 18, 2016

We both had the walleye and it was very good!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 12, 2016

My guest and I had the ribs. The meat fell off the bone. I thought more seasoning in the meat was justified other than the barbecue sauce that topped it. The restaurant was not busy but the service was slow. At most the restaurant had about 25% occupancy with people dining outside.
Barclays has a great menu. The beer, wine and drink list is very good. I would definitely recommend it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 19, 2016

Food was very fresh and delicious. Unique menu options as well. Also, great service. Will surely return.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 6, 2016

The service and atmosphere was excellent; but I was somewhat disappointed by my meal.
The menu said shaved prime rib; but it was regular Italian beef. I would return and just order something else.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 30, 2016

We have enjoyed Barclay's for years. It has a fun atmosphere and nice variety on the menu. This outing was a disappointment. The food overcooked, cold and late arriving. Disappointing experience.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 23, 2016

Barclays is located in a beautiful area! They have a wonderful wine list and outstanding small plates.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 20, 2016

Great food always consistent

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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 16, 2016

Food was aweful

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 8, 2016

Always a great atmosphere and the menu looks great. I always find myself a little underwhelmed with most menu items, but they are good. Just nothing to go bonkers over. That being said, the prime rib on the weekends is absolutely to die for.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Brunch Food Location Was Not Great. SaucE For Someof The Entrees Was NoT Sufficient.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Adding a "service fee" not gratuity in addition to a set buffet price is outrageous.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Everything was perfect!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 20, 2016

We recently dined at Barclay's. The food was fine, the service was basically fine although there seems to be a pecking order. The person who poured water could not bring us a menu. Bread and butter were not offered by anyone and when we asked about it were told it was available upon request. We requested it but it came after our entrees were served. Everything was fine but certainly not remarkable and a bit rough around the edges. That said, we will return because it's in the neighborhood.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 15, 2016

We could take our time. <3

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 13, 2016

I usually have a wonderful experience at Barclay's but this time... not so much. Service was extremely slow. Not just the waitstaff but the food took over an hour to be served. It was a Sunday night and the restaurant was not that busy. The shrimp that I ordered was salty and found out that the shrimp was pre-marinated and they were unable to provide me with an alternative.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 8, 2016

Really enjoyed the beet salad appetizer and the quinoa burger. Good selection of beers.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 5, 2016

My grandma's retirement food was the first thing I thought of when tasting the food. I concluded the nursing home food tasted better. The alcohol selection was good and the service was okay.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 5, 2016

An excellent neighborhood, near the city, worth the drive from almost anywhere! Barclay's stands out among the best of dining experiences. Service is always great. Menu is wonderful. One of my favorite locations for dining for more than 15 years - even if they did remodel, change the name and cancel live entertainment. It's great for a great meal. Very highly recommended.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 4, 2016

Always a great meal and a great time

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 28, 2016

I'm not sure why Poor Phil's next door (owned by same management) is always so good, but this place is not so good. Never had a good meal here at Barclay's.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 26, 2016

is delicious and, with a real baked potato, is worth the trip. Good cocktail special.
Comfortable. Don't know much about other dishes.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 18, 2016

Had a great time hosting my book group there. Everyone was very attentive and we appreciated the somewhat secluded space that wasn't so close to other diners. Everyone enjoyed their food as well! Brussel sprouts with bacon is always a fav. Been here a few times before and it's never super crowded which is good for me

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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