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Parkers' Restaurant & Bar

€€€€American, Seafood,
1000 31st St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1214
+1 630-960-5700
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (9 reviews)
“cotton candy” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1000 31st St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1214
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a birthday dinner. We went pretty early - 4:30 reservation - on a Saturday night. The restaurant was absolutely beautiful and we were sat promptly. However, it took a good while for our waitress to show up to greet us. The restaurant was...More

Thank travnutz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Tuesday night with friends. Prompt seating (had reservations); nice decor (definitely upscale). My wife had the Calamari - she really enjoyed it. My Bone-In Pork Chop was the BEST I've ever had!!! Would travel there (not really near our home) just for...More

Thank rgo1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good--the decor which combined to be both up-scale and comfortable Good--the food and service, although some of the dishes seemed more inventive (and attractively presented) than tasty. Could have been better--the mango sorbet, which was practically tasteless One other comment--the decibel was quite high...More

Thank Ghost
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant. We were greeted promptly and had great service. It was a late lunch too. They have a nice menu and they have specials. I saw they also have jazz which I haven't had a chance to get back and check out

Thank Raymond D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I had the Boulibaise & it was very good. Drinks were excellent but everything was expensive. $$$$ Bring your wallet and an appetite.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I love to go to new places and picked this out based to reviews and looks . Took my bride for our anniversary and we were loved everything. Jazz in background was great addition. Fish was halibut and redfish something I had never had. Very...More

Thank danl32
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, wonderful wait staff and a beautiful setting! We had a great time celebrating our anniversary.

Thank ckupisch
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Selected Parker's for our anniversary dinner and were pleased with our choice. I had the bouillabaisse and was not disappointed. Overall all portions were hearty and definitely fresh. A touch pricey but the service and quality of the food made up for it. Would recommend...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've always had incredibly pleasant dining service. The wait staff is very knowledgeable and attentive without being bothersome. The seafood is world class. We love thier Charcoal Grilled Baby Octopus we typically start every meal with it and it never fails…simply delicious. I’ve had many...More

Thank samanthalynn13
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We chose Parker’s for a Saturday night dinner because “live jazz in the lounge Tuesday through Saturday 6-9PM” is featured on their web site. When we walked into the lounge, there was a woman banging on a piano playing nothing that even resembles jazz. We...More

1  Thank Larry K
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At least, business casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 31st St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1214
    (Highland Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-960-5700
Description
Parkers' Restaurant & Bar is a chef-driven, full service, contemporary American restaurant and bar serving lunch, dinner, and private functions. The restaurant features fresh fish and seafood along with high quality meat and pasta preparations. The restaurant is housed in a transformed New England-style building on Highland Avenue at 31st, just north of I88 in Downers Grove, a western suburb of Chicago. The ambiance is casual-upscale with a mosaic tiled, open kitchen adjacent to a 150 seat dining room featuring a polished hardwood decor. The cozy, 50 seat bar and cocktail lounge area features a dramatic, wood vaulted ceiling and live piano entertainment, in the evening.
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