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Poor Phil's

139 S Marion St, Oak Park, IL 60302-2893
+1 708-848-0871
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (20 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
££ - £££
139 S Marion St, Oak Park, IL 60302-2893
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I have stopped numerous times for breakfast. Delicious. They have different types of eggs benedicts and other breakfast entres. Most are served with a side of spinach and grilled tomatoes. Enjoy

Thank Jo-Ellyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional cosy ambience with an old Chicago feel with all the photos and old ads. Although some indoor bench seating is also "old" and ripped! All the breakfast food choices you'd expect. Excellent quality and service. Try the muffin sandwich w egg, cheese, sausage -...More

Thank EsmeBennion
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Carleton hotel in Oak Park and Poor Phil's is on the property. It's fine for breakfast or lunch but I'm not sure I would make this a destination. It's perfect if you are in the area for a quick meal.

Thank tkmjr47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for brunch, we sat outside and had a great time and good food, the service was professional and fast. There is plenty of inside seating too and a bar área.The Bloody Mary was excellent. We did enjoy our brunch. We came back...More

Thank mtangulo
Reviewed 5 October 2018

My most recent meal was great. with 2 friends, and they were very happy too. The ceviche was a risk, but I wanted something small. It did not disappoint. I also love the loaded tots, for when you want LOTS of food.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We tried this restaurant after a long day of moving into the neighborhood and couldn’t have been happier. Huge draft list, lots of whiskeys and a yummy food selection. We went with the burgers and they hit the spot! I think this might become our...More

Thank PLPeanut
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Located in Carleton hotel this bar suited well for our dinner needs. Food was ok but nothing to rave about. Quick and friendly service despite of being pretty full during Labour day Monday.

Thank JukkaW
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The patio is a perfect place for people watching and to enjoy the good weather. Inside is a bit dingy, but a typical local bar scene - the fresh and free popcorn is a bonus! Gumbo is my go-to favorite here.

Thank eminahan
Reviewed 18 July 2018

the bar atmosphere is outstanding. Tvs all over. If you like bars you will be right at home. Went there for food pretty late. Kitchen closes at 10. So, I ordered a cup of gumbo which was outstanding, very tasty and spicy hot as it...More

Thank GrandeSanJuan
Reviewed 2 July 2018

It is conveniently located below/attached to the hotel. The food is mediocre but it was a great place to meet colleagues for drinks in the afternoon.

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13 November 2016|
Response from barbarapC4814MC | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 S Marion St, Oak Park, IL 60302-2893
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-848-0871
  • E-mail
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