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J Alexander's Restaurant

4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
+1 847-564-3093
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“deviled eggs” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (11 reviews)
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a Tuesday. The restaurant was basically full - very popular. Very good food, fresh (salad) and excellent service. A bit pricey, but worth it.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Had fun meeting a friend here for drinks and dinner. The wine list was pretty good, especially by the bottle. I had the prime rib and my friend had a turkey burger. Max was attentive and pleasant. Great music playing...jazz. Would go back!

Thank Katlay
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Server Maren was excellent, knew the menu well and offered good suggestions. Love that you can talk easily here. Food was excellent. We will be back!

Thank Adventurer772794
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I tend to avoid chain restaurants, but we opted to meet family at J Alexanders. The dining experience was a pleasant surprise, as it was much better food than many of the national chains. The decor of the place is dark in tone, making it...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Probably the best brisket I've ever had. The food presentation, quantity and quality was great. Service was more than adequate given the number of diners. All the tables were occupied (and reservations are probably required). Of course, this increases the noise and as one ages,...More

Thank petetom
Reviewed 9 July 2018

was driving by saw the restaurant and we were hungry So went inside and plesantly surprised Waitress super nice also

Thank Candace S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Returned visit to a great lunch and service! Their deviled eggs a must try and their salads and entree selections will not disappoint. Our service was stellar, Ricardo is the best!

Thank flier57
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was my first time here. It reminded me of a Cheddar's, a chain we have where I live, crossed with a Saltgrass Steakhouse. The chairs at the table are very comfortable, which is not usually the case with restaurants. I am a big fan...More

Thank 659jeremy
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

It was the first time I went there for lunch. My friend and I arrived at about 12:30 and had to wait to be seated about 15 mins. We found a really nice selection of items and we both ordered different dishes.The food was great,...More

Thank CG2727
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We are here when it opened and used to be regulars But over the years prices have gone straight up and Service straight down. The food is now very average and exists for those on expense account or don’t carry about value for price. The...More

Thank 390bw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-1101
    (Pointe Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-564-3093
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