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Jack Gibbons Gardens

14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
+1 708-687-2331
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Steakhouse
14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jack Gibbons Gardens has been around for a while, since the 1920's! Located in a vintage bungalow, replete with striped awnings, you can self park in the on-site parking lot, or opt for valet. A cocktail at the bar is a must. Friendly bartenders with...More

Thank TheHandbagGuide
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I went to check this place out as all the recommendations of friends were very good and it was my Birthday! Very old school decor and great waitstaff. The relish tray ,the sides , soup and salad were all good. I had the T-Bone steak...More

Thank MeBlonde
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Jack Gibbons Garden for a family dinner. The prices were outrageous The food was fair to good but not great. The t-bones were not tender and the Porterhouse at 50+$ each were poorly seasoned. Texas Roadhouse in TX and Ar are much better...More

1  Thank PudgysMom
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Jack Gibbons steak house is my go to for best steak in this area. Been going to Gibbons for over 50 years and have never been unhappy with a steak. Also a must have are the hash browns.

Thank mdugs1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My brothers turn to buy and he wanted to go to Jack Gibbons. We normally go to the Weber Grill or Coopers Hawk. The main dining room only had 2 waitresses and a full house. We waited 45 minutes between ordering beverages and ordering our...More

1  Thank janecS1001XO
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The food was excelant and so was the service. Went on Easter, the only thing to complain about was that they packed a lot of people in, probably added a few tables. This made it impossible to get up once you were seated and waitresses...More

Thank jrp072
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a high end old school night out of fine food and drink, Jack Gibbons is the place. No new age gimmicks, just fine dinning with above average service.

Thank 26brooksb
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This old style restaurant has great steaks and other foods. Not too pricey. Great service. Laid back atmosphere. Good for large groups. Southside icon.

Thank amuse_me7
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Steaks are the best, huge in size and cooked to perfection every time !. Side dish choices are great, professional waiters and bartenders that know their stuff ! Try one of the old time ice cream drinks like a Brandy Alexander and see how perfection...More

Thank Cookincajunmama
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The steaks are HUGE> I love the prime rib and the fried chicken is also delicious. Can't get a bad meal here.

1  Thank joanndx10
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8 April 2017|
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Response from Nancy A | Reviewed this property |
None. Relaxed atmosphere. Avoid athletic clothes and you'll be fine.
8 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
no. casual. we wear jeans with nice tops. some dress up. we've been going since 70's and always casual.
15 June 2016|
Response from Holly S | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall noticing a handicap access. You may want to call the restaurant and ask them. There are stairs...but only about 4 or 5 once you get inside to get to the bar or restaurant area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 708-687-2331
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