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Glen Oak Restaurant

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479 Pennsylvania Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4441
+1 630-469-6262
Today
06:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a perfect breakfast menu - greasy needs to healthy fare. All prepared well with a smile. Family owned - they care about your experience. Worth visiting if look for a good breaky in Glen Ellyn.

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Thank Matt H
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised at the newly updated Glen Oak! Extensive breakfast menu, good selection for lunches. I enjoyed the veggie omelet (made to order) and my husband liked the eggs and sausage. Friendly waitress, nice local spot! Prices are on the high end, but that's probably the location.

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Thank Cindy C
Lombard, Illinois
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a diner with booths and tables and a light and airy atmosphere from all of the large windows. They are open for breakfast and lunch and we came for lunch. We were greeted pleasantly and seated immediately. They have an extensive breakfast menu with many items looking quite tasty. My friend had the "Perfect Lunch", which included a... More 

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Thank Crys N
Wheaton, Illinois
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93 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We’ve been to the Glen Oak Café several times; mostly for breakfast. Today we decided to stop for lunch. It was Sunday at 12:30 PM and while busy, not full. Pros: • We were given a choice of a booth or a table and were promptly seated at a table. • We ordered a Coffee and an ice tea to... More 

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Thank Michael M
Saint Charles, Illinois
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85 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Had the lunch combo that comes with a small salad a cup of soup and a half a sandwich for just under $10. Two out of three were a hit. I love salt but the chicken noodle soup was so salty I only had a couple spoon fulls. I opted for the chicken salad sandwich for my half sandwich after... More 

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Thank Iamdunne
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

A local restaurant operated by members of the same family since opening umpteen years ago. Recently renovated. Nice updated menu. Good food and good service. Very dependable and a nice place for breakfast or lunch. Many locals go at least weekly, some daily. So it is above average. Not your fancy nice date night restaurant. But your sit and talk... More 

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Thank MaryFrances1223
DuPage County, IL
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187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food is ok, not great. Spotty service. OK for an inexpensive meal in a sit-down location. Have a limited alcohol offering. No real bar.

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Thank Nanster630
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The classic breakfast diner with all the expected menu options. Family owned and super friendly staff. Very kids friendly.

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Thank Michael R
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I like going here because I can get anything from a salad, to steak, to breakfast, to desserts. Good prices too.

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Thank Lynn H
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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258 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We tried this diner style place for lunch. I almost rated it a three, but the rotten strawberries with my egg dish lowered my rating to a two. Any place that would cut up and serve such poor looking fruit obviously does not put much care into their cooking. The service was efficient, but quite unfriendly. The fresh squeezed juice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:30
Monday
06:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:30
Thursday
06:00 - 14:30
Friday
06:00 - 14:30
Saturday
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Pennsylvania Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4441
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Glen Ellyn
  • Phone Number: +1 630-469-6262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?