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Back Abbey

128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
+1 909-625-2642
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (73 reviews)
“burgers” (65 reviews)
“schnitzel” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burgers are very greasy. The service is very mediocre. The food is over-priced. Unless you are drinking a lot of beer, the atmosphere is poor. There are way better, more reasonably priced places to eat within a five minute walk.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came for a late lunch and was well seen to even if the place is a bit short staffed. It is a very small place with shared community-style tables. Good food and drinks, a good place to come with friends...

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The Back Abbey is located in The Claremont Village. It is very unique and their beer is excellent. I had the Triple Karmeliet and it was very refreshing and had a delicious, refreshing taste (the alcohol percentage is a little high) one or two will...More

Thank vanigirl915
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is my favorite place in Claremont, home for 40 years. The Belgian beers are great, but their burgers are to die for.

Thank TravelDan11
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Downton Claremont has a bunch of great places to eat - and Back Abbey is up there. Have been three times, and have nothing to complain about. It's a bit loud sometimes I suppose.

Thank Tarquinflimbim
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My parents live in Claremont and I occasionally visit the Back Abbey while there. I enjoy Belgian beer without the commute to Belgium, and for that, the 'Back Abbey' does well. They have many great beers on tap, with respectable pub grub. The letdown every...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The atmosphere is friendly. Servers are knowledgeable of the variety of the many different brews and food available.Will definitely return to experience more of the food and brews they have.

Thank Reydog
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Back Abbey has a wonderful ambiance and the food and beverage wonderful. It looks like an abbey and the interior is festive. There are often gatherings of young people. The patio is comfortable and has a friendly atmosphere and nice to meet friends on warm...More

Thank Elainemk27
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The fries are th die for they are cooked in duck fat. Great food good brews how can you ask for more.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere , ! If you sit outside this is one of the best places to watch the Southern California sunset! Try the pomme frittes ! I love the horseradish sauce! Also there is a "seasonal" salad and burger on the menu with the offerings...More

Thank JanetKarick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-625-2642
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