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Back Abbey

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
+1 909-625-2642
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (74 reviews)
“schnitzel” (7 reviews)
“pommes frites” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
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Reviews (202)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer selection and the burgers 🍔 are great but the fries are fabulous. Great place to just chat and people watch. The staff is very personable and friendly.

Thank John Joseph M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very Charming surroundings a small area inside and a larger one outside. Very eclectic beers mostly Belgian. Small menu and prices are a little bit High. Mostly burgers and sandwiches. Fries have great dipping sauces. Side salad is just lettuce nothing else but at least...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Best burger in Claremont! Also have a great turkey and veggie burger. The fries are to die for! Many great beer selections too, lots of Belgium and craft beers. Have salads, mussels, soup etc. Great service. Gets crowded when classes are in session. Inside gets...More

Thank 383sallyk
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We really feel comfortable here. Outside seating is great. Food is premium. You have to try it for lunch or dinner.

Thank Jbert1
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I'm giving the Back Abbey 3 stars because of past good experiences here (4 stars). However, this past weekend, my husband and I had a poor experience (2 stars) when we dropped in there for a Saturday lunch (the place was pretty empty). In addition...More

Thank Y2K2014
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I really like Back Abbey. The fries are pretty good and the dipping sauces are a nice change from the same ol same ol. I usually get a burger for my main course. Burgers come with salad so order the large fries and share with...More

Thank DDuyan
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a funky little joint in the Village of Claremont. They specialize in burgers and sandwiches with a pretty good looking appetizer menu and some other delights. The carry a wide array of beers and some wines by the glass and bottle. I visited...More

Thank MaryLouise H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had lunch here last weekend. It is somewhere I've always wanted to try so was happy it fit with our schedule. We arrived shortly after they opened so did not have to wait for a table. We ordered a burger to share and fries...More

Thank LabMAK
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The back abbey is one of my favorite restaurants in the downtown Claremont area. The food is always on point and they have a fairly large selection of Belgium beers!

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Back Abbey has great ambience and in principle I'd love to sit down here with friends to have a beer. That's why gave it 3 stars. In reality of the situation is that I never go here with friends, as there is nothing for...More

Thank JessicaTye
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-625-2642
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