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Glenn's Diner

1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
+1 773-506-1720
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
“clam chowder” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Glenn’s all the time. It’s small, but a great place for breakfast or dinner. They have delicious fish dishes, and great clam chowder. For breakfast, I like the French toast with the creme anglaise. Now to the mimosas. You’ll get a small...More

Thank SeasonedFoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was greeted with the vision of a wall of breakfast cereals and my hopes for this seafood spot were tanked. As it turns out looks can be deceiving. Very casual cafe decor and welcoming staff ready to explain the fish selection and preparation. We...More

Thank Anventure
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Stopped in for lunch and enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. Super fast service and a menu with enough options for everyone. The French Onion soup is simply amazing and almost a meal in itself! The BLT came with a side, we picked the Potato...More

Thank Lisa50207
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My son introduced us to a restaurant that call’s itself a diner. If you go expecting a traditional diner expect a big surprise — albeit a very pleasant one. Glenn’s Diner is more a seafood palace that offers fresh fish and shellfish in a hundred...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We had a late Sunday breakfast. We sat out on the patio and enjoyed the weather although traffic did intrude a bit. Portions were large and tasty.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable brunch at Glenn's diner before a Cubs game. Clam chowder was probably the best I've ever had. Bloody Mary was a little bit too thick for me and didn't really enjoy it that much. We had everything from chicken and waffles to...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

When we arrived, it was quiet and subdued, but by the time we left, it was crowded and super noisy. It was a fun atmosphere and the service was really good. The food was very expensive in my opinion, but by Chicago standards, maybe not...More

Thank conciergemarketing
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We go to at least one Triple D spot every time we travel. So glad we found this one. It is a small place but great vibe. There was no inside seating available so we ate out on the front patio instead of waiting for...More

Thank Valencia C
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious. The atmosphere is small and intimate. Parking is a challenge, but worth the fight. I highly recommend.

Thank Bridges C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I honestly thought we were going to a "diner" in the classic sense and was fully prepared to order a meatloaf dinner (for obvious reasons). From the outside, there was nothing to think that seafood was their specialty. What a terrific surprise! The selection was...More

Thank Bcdoc
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Vhobb
18 December 2015|
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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
I have eaten there three times and have never had any problems. We have enjoyed it very much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-506-1720
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