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Old School Tavern & Grill

££ - £££, American,
201 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130-1201
+1 708-771-3663
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“poutine” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Bar, American, Pub
££ - £££
201 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130-1201
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Everyone needs a neighborhood Tavern. A place where the service is great, beer, wine and spirits plentiful, food fantastic and you run into your neighbors. Old School has all of that and more. Kris, Nicol tend the bar at night and Tere during the day....More

Thank Terryroche
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We had a few late drinks and some poutine after a busy day. Great selection of beers and cider on draft and the poutine was very good!

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is our go to place when we are too tired to cook. Specials each night are great values. Great staff!

Thank Bob Z
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must eat place in forest park. The specials are great and the amount of food is a great value! Easy street parking makes it a joy vs Madison streets congestion

Thank 184jonk
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visiting family and went to the Old School, nice selection of tap beers. Our waitress was really busy, but very efficient. I had the Cajun Seafood pasta, friends all had the steak. Very good. Not a lot of table seating, so get there early, but...More

Thank TSully1810
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Okay, so parents each had an adult beverage, $6 each for a bottled alcoholic cider and a vodka Tom Collins (not call, but got Smirnoff or some name vodka according to the bill); a bit steep for a beer joint. We ordered a kid's grilled...More

Thank barbarapC4814MC
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Went to watch the Cubs play with family, there were plenty of TVs and the steak was cooked to perfection. The chilli cheese fries was delicious, not too many table so you better get in early on game day.

Thank Natskier
Reviewed 11 September 2015

....that we decided to have dinner here. The waitress despite being a little busy was pretty quick and the kitchen was fast as well. I happened to see poutine on the appetizer list, which my wife and I have been wanting to try if it...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 2 July 2015

not good, not bad, just eh. regulars at the bar get great service, everyone else, eh. we had one delicious meal and one disappointing meal. good service, slow service. i don't recommend it, but i don't not recommend it.

Thank afro402
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Yes, it's a local tavern, but we go there to get great food at reasonable prices. The food quality is not your typical "bar food," meaning all the deep fried appetizers. Fresh ingredients prepared really well make for a fantastic casual dining experience, and the...More

Thank Katherine1228
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130-1201
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-771-3663
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