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J Alexander's Restaurant

1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
+1 630-573-8180
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (5 reviews)
“carrot cake” (14 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This chain is a go to when in area working. Visited 20 plus J’s with mostly a great experience. This location service failed big time. New bartender didn’t know what beers they offer and didn’t offer a list. I ordered French Dip good as always,...More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called for reservations day of, was able to get an early reservation. Only second time eating here and loved it again. Great service!!!. I had the Alex's salad with chicken my husband has the prime rib. My salad was great but I need to rave...More

Thank dsullreed
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I haven't been to this delightful restaurant in over 3 years and took the opportunity to dine while in the neighborhood. The restaurant is just as delightful as I remembered. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The restrooms are elegant and clean. The dining room...More

Thank Lainie L
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

First of all, the chicken dinner and Hamburger we very good. Service was the problem. I ordered a gin martini and it did not come with an olive, like 99% of the better restaurants in the USA. The place was too noisy. Could not hear...More

1  Thank Connoisseur48
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This used to be a great place for consistent food. Not any more. My salad, one of their well known items, was basically a mound of chicken on top of a handful of lettuce. It was supposed to have nuts, cheese and other things on...More

1  Thank Sonja H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We have been here for more than ten years, and always enjoyed a large prime rib shared by me and my wife together with a shared large salad, and beer and wine. Young people, waiters and waitress are very nice.

Thank kdoi2017
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This place has been in Oak Brook for many years and on my US visits I always come by if I have the chance. This time with two other colleagues for dinner, and Sunday 7:30PM the place is almost empty.....well that's a surprise anyway! Usually...More

1  Thank Jaundiced_Eye
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Went to J Alexander’s for a friend’s birthday celebration. What an awesome place! The food was so fabulous and the presentation with attention to detail was striking! We are vegetarian and had no trouble finding enough to eat (actually we ate too much and were...More

Thank MEBdny
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Our family ate here three times the week we were in St C. Country fried Steak, Breakfast Tacos and the Chocolate Chip Pancakes were fantastic.. Servers Kendra, Hebert and Andrea were equally fantastic. If back in St C we will definately return! They serve all...More

Thank goski100
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is the "go-to" restaurant for dinner after seeing a performance at Drury Lane. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the menu is complete with every type of dinner offering imaginable. Ask for the tables along the windows for more privacy. The carrot cake...More

Thank Cathy H
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19 November 2017|
Response from adrianw151 | Reviewed this property |
The sever that packed my food did a 5-star job!
Elizabeth Z
3 November 2016|
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Response from JoethePoliceman | Reviewed this property |
yes absolutely, the room is large and the way the room is set up your conversations can be heard by the members of your party without being loud. this is the perfect place for your reunion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 16th St, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1307
    ((just East of) IL 83)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Oak Brook
  • Phone Number: +1 630-573-8180
J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. Our core philosophy is to provide you with the highest possible quality dining experience. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib of beef, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.
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