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Golden Steer

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7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
+1 708-771-7798
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Grafton, Wisconsin
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

As Packers fans, we snuck in here after buying a Piano at American Music next door. The service is surly but fun, the place is crowded, but loud in a local culture sense. We had an excellent New Zealand rack of lamb, with a twice baked potato, French Onion soup and salad. The food was great and prices very reasonable.... More 

2 Thank RaminWI
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

The food is always good at the steer. This is a cozy and friendly neighborhood bar and restaurant in Forrest Park with a rich history of well known Chicago gangsters as patrons. Food is wonderful and inexspensive . Guarantee you will return for many visits. Mark S

1 Thank Mark S
Belvidere, Illinois
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Tasty and fun experience for my husband's birthday. He had steak and rib combo; I had BBQ chicken with twice baked potato. All excellent, served with good humor and friendliness by Paulette (she's a gem!). Would go back and recommend.

1 Thank cinegrad
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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317 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

"The Steer" is another great place lost in a time warp. A time warp where really good old fashioned service always abounds and the food is everything you want it to be. Bar service is very good and waitstaff is truly excellent. Tables are a bit crowded and they can get very busy.

2 Thank Abenture
Oak Park, Illinois
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The décor is out of the 1950s, and all the meals come with salad, potato and French onion soup. And your wine selection is limited to house carafes, BUT....the steaks are huge, delicious, relatively inexpensive and always perfectly prepared. The servers all seem out of the 1950s as well, lots of "hun"s.

2 Thank KenJen3925
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We generally visit our son in Oak Park, Chicago, each year and the Golden Steer in Forest Park, the adjoining suburb, is always a must on our list of places to visit. There's nothing pretentious about it, just a clean, comfortable restaurant with a bar area and a small garden area at the back for eating out in the summer.... More 

2 Thank Inchcaper
Berwyn, Illinois
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was my first time going to this restaurant,. Our friends had been here before so they knew to call ahead for reservations, we waited for about 20 minutes for our table but the wait was worth it as the food was delicious! I had the steak and I was extremely happy with my choice. The service was outstanding. I... More 

1 Thank chasrosa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Steak Best In City Lobster Out Of This World Shrimp Great But For People Who Love Liver Its To Die For Best In Chicago Charlie The Owner Very Professional

1 Thank Richard R
Coloma, Michigan
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived late - after nine but never felt rushed. Our server was excellent. My fiancée had shrimp de jonghe and pepper steak for entree said both were very good. I had chicken breast with baked potato and fresh broccoli all delicious. Very nice place - old style atmosphere. Hope to rerurn on another visit to the area.

Thank Mickjags
Oak Park, Illinois
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The decor absolutely sucks. Hanging, dusty, plastic roses in baskets on the ceiling. A huge, fake swordfish on the wall. A clock that reads backwards. However the food is great! The waitresses are terrific! They offer a full-court press: soup, salad and a meal with veggies and potatoes any way you like. Steak and the ribs are great. My husband... More 

Thank lesleykeeley223

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7635 Roosevelt Rd, Lowr 1, Forest Park, IL 60130-3027
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-771-7798

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?