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Jack Gibbons Gardens

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14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
+1 708-687-2331
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a T-Bone steak medium rare with a baked potato. My wife had the white meat chicken. Had a great vodka martini. Hope to return again soon. Very good coffee. Jeannine was our server and was very good. Valet parking too.

Thank Pete G
Homer Glen, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My husband and I have been eating at Gibbons Gardens for the last 40 years. We have never been disappointed. The fantastic quality of everything is unbelievable. Food service and wonderful people to take care of your every whim.

Thank kkia2
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Jack Gibbons has been on our list of places to try. So glad we did. Yes, it is old and dark inside but that's the charm. It was clean, they used fresh linens, and your water glasses were always filled. The food was great, drinks tasty and the Death by Chocolate was scrumptious! Everyone was polite and attentive. Our waitress... More 

Thank Deborah K
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is an old time steak house..its like rolling back to the 1950=1960..Food is fantastic, relish tray, salad and huge steaks..easily shared..Great family place.

Thank chicagodeb
Oak Forest, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

King and Queen filets were outstanding! Shrimp Dejon was excellent, except among the large shrimp was one half the size, but done to perfection. Waitress excellent & bus. Very pleased!

Thank jnjh
Lemont, Illinois
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140 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is the place if you are looking for a good steak. The smallest is the 8 oz. filet and it was still plenty big for my husband's appetite. I had the appetizer sampler that included garlic shrimp, marinated chicken and beef filet kabobs--delicious! Service was awesome in both the dining room and at the bar. Very old fashioned décor.

Thank Mickie T
Lockport, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Food was outstanding ! Service was outstanding !! All you can ask for !!! They have a OLD TIME bar that was VERY COOL ! It was a treat !! The setting was like an old time movie......I could picture Sinatra & the rat pack dinning there !!

Thank Ed B
Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for 5 star steak that would make Ruth's Chris and Mortons re-think their quality, then this is the place! Perfection in an historic setting. Wine and Scotch selections are wonderful. Just GO! I mean NOW! You will not be dissappointed by the atmosphere or friendly, knowledgable staff. Can't wait to get back!

Thank tmsr48
Blythewood, South Carolina
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The same great food is still served at this 60's style, upscale restaurant. Food is great, service is excellent and they have a full bar.

Thank Tom U
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I've been going here for many years. Any special occasion is celebrated at Jack Gibbons because you know the food is going to be good and plentiful. I almost always get the petite filet and the hashed brown potatoes. Can't go wrong!

Thank jlm1949

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?