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Maple Tree Inn

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13301 Olde Western Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406-5023
+1 708-388-3461
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu 17:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Judging that without a reso last night "everybody" knows:. The wait would have been two hours plus. We opted for craft beers and apps at the bar. The beans and rice were straight up the river from NOLA, as was the crabcake appetizer. Hubs ordered a crab Mornay thing which first was presented as stuff buried under bread crumbs. He... More 

Thank Lafemmegiselle
Chicago, Illinois
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211 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined with family to celebrate birthday. Quaint location. Parking can be a challenge in area. Nice New Orleans decor and music. The cozy lounge chairs for tables of 2 was nice. Great service. Waiter inquired if first time visitor and guided us through menu. Corn muffins are delicious especially with the garlic butter. Note first batch complimentary, .50 for more.... More 

Thank LThomas1301
Paris, France
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115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time there - i Love the ambiance of the restaurant, people are really nice and attentive staff. The food is really tasty but careful for the sensitive ones, it is spicy !! Loved also the key lime pie :)

Thank Mac2878
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I love the food, mood and my date as well. I love seafood gumbo, catfish entree' with red bean and rice. That is one the key to my heart.

Thank ChynaNavy
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Everyone at this restaurant was fabulous it was an surprise birthday dinner and we had a super late reservation party of 10. It was pre valentine, but the service was not lacking for our group. We were not rushed and Alex was a great server. The management was gracious and food was tasty and plentiful. We had an awesome time.... More 

Thank Linda C
Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Service is impeccable at the Maple Tree Inn. Keep an eye out for the Chef Specials and don't be surprised when he stops by to ask how you liked it. This is such a friendly place with fantastic selections. They have great bar selections too.

Thank Bruce C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Best ground beef and chicken tacos. Unfortunately no steak tacos. nice outside dining with great service. The price isn't bad either!

Thank gottiluchy
Chicago, Illinois
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2,763 reviews
1,558 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,772 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Maple Tree Inn at 13301 Olde Western Avenue in Blue Island is proof that there are some very good restaurants in the south suburbs. This is a spinoff of a Louisiana Brasserie that specializes in Cajun/Creole cuisine. You have to get used to it, of course, because crawfish and catfish and gumbo and red beans and cornbread and red-eye... More 

Thank Taylor B
Aurora, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went for our monthly date night. It was very nice on the inside and the music was jammin ! The food was great . For starters we ordered shrimp po boy flat bread. the shrimp was cooked perfectly and seasoned well. I loved the gumbo it was spot on with just enough heat. Simply put DELISH and it was... More 

2 Thank yienjoyfood
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful place but lately owners are trying too hard to be unusual with their food and drink specials. We've had a few and they weren't very good. The shrimp, ettoufee, beer (if its cold enough), jambalaya are good. The fancy specials just aren't very good for the $. Need some food for kids on the menu.

1 Thank deb c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13301 Olde Western Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406-5023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Blue Island
  • Phone Number: +1 708-388-3461

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