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Jack Gibbons Gardens

14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
+1 708-687-2331
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Steakhouse
14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best steakhouse within 500 miles! Your going to pay a bit more, but you pay for what you get (its not outrageous).

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We felt that having to wait over 30 minutes for a 630 reservation was unacceptable. The food was very good but prices and the atmosphere was VERY noisy

Thank karendeegan824
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I remember going to this restaurant more than 50 years ago. It was always for special events. It has not change much in the past 50 years. The service is excellent. Valet parking is mandatory, since their parking lot is very small compared to their...More

Thank pk1363
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My first visit to the area south of Chicago and my first visit here. Easy to see why it has been a local favorite for many years Great food, friendly and efficient service and great ambiance. My mushroom soup, Oysters Rockefeller and steak were all...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Ate here in 80s, 90s,2000s....not in 10 yrs til today. Outrageous prices. Haven't decorated in decades. Inexperienced hostess & mumbling waitress. Good meat,salty garlic brd, they skimp on relishes.

Thank lindakane
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you Marge for a wonderful dinning experience. The steaks are the best in the world. Yes the world. With old school charm. Google the history of course Al Capone dinned here. Start at the bar for one of Pete’s fantastic cocktails then to dinner...More

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We love this place as special night place. You get a huge portion and half the price of some of the steak house like Mortons and to me better tasting. The place really doesn't look fancy but it is clean. The food is what pulls...More

Thank pattibl
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I love the food at Jack Gibbon's but probably don't go as often as I might because service is always slow and wait times long even during the week. But if you want the best beef in Chicago area, this is the place to go....More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Went here a few times with parents on Very Special occasion.. I'm now 65 and we still go there because of the atmosphere and fantastic food! We're actually getting ready to go celebrate our 45th Anniversary in a few minutes! It's not your fancy dancy...More

Thank briteyez526
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times in past few months.. food always excellent, including steak, salmon, salads, extras.... the " old school steak house" concept is always fun and memorable.... BUT it is a shame the dining experience is usually hampered by SLOW and oftentimes inaccurate...More

Thank massimoo1
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27 May 2018|
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Response from Maria J | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I always request to sit by the windows. It’s a bit more cozier
14 March 2018|
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Response from Maria J | Reviewed this property |
I never dined there with children I am sorry I don’t know
26 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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Established in 1922, Jack Gibbons Gardens is a full-service casual dining restaurant that offers a range of food items. It serves shrimp, oysters, bruschetta, stuffed mushrooms and crab legs. The restaurant s menu features lobster, scallions, scallops, clams, mussels, tilapia filet and baby back ribs. Jack Gibbons Gardens offers chopped sirloin, filet mignon, pork chops, tenderloins, jack cheese and roast duck. Additionally, the restaurant offers grilled chicken breast and roast turkey with stuffed jalapenos, saut ed onions and lettuce. It serves a variety of desserts, such as cheesecakes, brownies, carrot cakes, pies and sundaes. Jack Gibbons Gardens wine list includes meritage, pinot noir, chardonnay, shiraz, zinfandel, sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, Piesporter, merlot and cabernet sauvignon. It is located in Oak Forest, Ill., and offers valet parking services.
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