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Al's Steakhouse

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1990 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435
+1 815-725-2388
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Freeport, Maine
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of place your parents would have gone to; lighting on the darker side, wood paneling, and a slightly older clientele. The two of us both had steaks, but with different side. Everything was very good, as was the service. No wonder this establishment has been here for quite some time!

Thank HPK01Traveler
Joliet, Illinois
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for my daughters wedding reception and it took over an hour before we could go into the room. They said it was because the vendor for the table cloths were late. However, they didn't do anything to try and solve the problem other than telling us to wait....50+ people waiting in a hallway impeding the wait staffs... More 

Thank Shannon C
Joliet, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Al's Steak House takes you back to an era when dining out was special. The interior is decorated with large padded booths, brick and wrought iron walls with an open kitchen as well as an attached bar area and large group dining areas. The open fire grilled steaks are great and their salad bar is wonderful. Table service is prompt... More 

1 Thank Jim E
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Management treats their employees Horrible witnessed it when I had lunch food is over rated won't go back to that place

1 Thank Juan G
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Reservations at 5:30 and was seated at 5:15 with requested table for handicapped mother-in-law. I placed a reservation three days in advance for new years eve and if not, wait was approximately 90 minutes. Porterhouse steaks and ribs were excellent including salad bar. Thanks for the free dessert.

1 Thank Mark P
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

When u take a loved one out to eat what do u think of first. The price, the location, the food, the service, the environment. Well with Al's Steak House you don't have to worry about any of these. It's conveniently located in Joliet off Jefferson Street which is a main drag that runs directly East and West of most... More 

1 Thank K.b. E
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've been here 3 times and it's the best steak you will get in Joliet. There's not much else out there, but this place is still pretty good. Will be back again

Thank Mike R
Mokena, IL>
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I were in the area so we decided to stop at Al's for dinner. I've always wanted to try this place. I ordered a strip steak and my wife ordered some kind of pasta dish. Salad bar was OK, steak was hard, not tender at all. Not too much flavor. But, made the huge mistake of ordering... More 

Thank wholenchilada
New Lenox, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

my wife and I went to als new years eve I know the place was slammed, we were first seated in a hallway storage room behind the bar with the only thing in there for decorations was a lighted exit sign,very romantic.i know they where very busy but really, so we moved to the main dining room ,very nice. wanted... More 

Thank local17pipecoverer
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We always have a great experience at Al's Steakhouse and the good is delicious and the staff very polite and accommodating.

Thank MARYKJJoliet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1990 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-725-2388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?