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Golden Steer

7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
+1 708-771-7798
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked potato” (8 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My husband's family have been eating here for years and I visited too a few years ago and it was the best. Unfortunately this last visit was not good at all. We had 4 different dinners and all had rubbery meat. The onion soup tasted...More

Thank Bunny9247
Golden Steer S, Owner at Golden Steer, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We apologize for your experience. We hope you can give us another opportunity to earn your business.

Reviewed 24 July 2018

After living here for 15 years, I have finally made it to the Golden Steer (and I literally live up the street). I would definitely recommend making a reservation; everytime I drive past, the place is crowded. This place was packed on Saturday night and...More

Thank MaddieH7
Golden Steer S, Owner at Golden Steer, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Wow! Great food at a reasonable Price! Service was excellent. This is a top notch unpretentious steak house. Full and varied menu. Beside steaks cooked perfectly our party had the Greek chicken, pork chops, and hamburgers. All dinners came with soup salad, potatoes hot Bread...More

Thank Edye H
Golden Steer S, Owner at Golden Steer, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you Edye for your review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We don't think this restaurant has changed since it opened decades ago. And that's great. So much food with your delicious, done perfectly steaks. We'd forgotten how much food they served and ordered clams, but glad we did. Salad and their famous onion soup come...More

Thank MassarelloFamily
Golden Steer S, Owner at Golden Steer, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your review! We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I have been a regular at this restaurant for over 20 years! Excellent Value. The following selections always impress my friends: Prime Rib, all of the steaks, Excellent Grouper, the best and the biggest fried shrimp, rack of lamb, double baked potato, baked French onion...More

Thank downtown_girl720
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I've been coming to the GS for over 10 years. To me, its one of those "handful of times/year" kind of places. Food is top notch. Not a fancy place, but a great value. As usual the French Onion Soup was top notch, as was...More

Thank 97Artonio
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I just love this place. It is quirky and out of date and the decor is well lets just say humble. But the food is out of this world. Perfectly cooked steaks, some great special like beef stroganoff. I even got up the nerve to...More

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 29 January 2018

My husband and I both love Old School restaurants like this and, sadly, they are a dying breed. I grew up in Chicago and can't believe I had never been here before. The restaurant is small and cozy. Hostess was very friendly and we loved...More

Thank 943sue
Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you want a good throwback steakhouse, Golden Steer is the place. It's unpretentious with great steaks, and some really fish dishes for the non-meat eater. We've been going to Golden steer for years, but haven't been in a while. It was a birthday dinner...More

Thank Katherine1228
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We visited the Golden Steer Restaurant with friends that highly recommended it plus the ordering the prime rib dinner. We made reservations for 7:00pm and arrived early (1st error) did'nt get seated till 7;30. Lets paint this picture; the restaurant is small ... limited seating...More

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sharon g
18 March 2015|
Response from Golden Steer S |
Yes, we do carry a house pinot noir for purchase by the glass or carafe as well as a pinot noir by the bottle.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$64
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-771-7798
  • E-mail
A local hot spot since 1969, the Golden Steer Steakhouse is famous for its steaks and chops as well as its French Onion Soup. Every dish is prepared the moment you order it. From your first course to your last, our goal is to satisfy you, the customer. Golden Steer Steakhouse has been featured on Check, Please!, Chicago's Best, and many publications. Stop on by and experience what many locals call home.
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