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Glenn's Diner

#315 of 7,814 Restaurants in Chicago}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Seafood,
1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
+1 773-506-1720
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
“clam chowder” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for lunch and enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. Super fast service and a menu with enough options for everyone. The French Onion soup is simply amazing and almost a meal in itself! The BLT came with a side, we picked the Potato...More

Thank Lisa50207
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son introduced us to a restaurant that call’s itself a diner. If you go expecting a traditional diner expect a big surprise — albeit a very pleasant one. Glenn’s Diner is more a seafood palace that offers fresh fish and shellfish in a hundred...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late Sunday breakfast. We sat out on the patio and enjoyed the weather although traffic did intrude a bit. Portions were large and tasty.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable brunch at Glenn's diner before a Cubs game. Clam chowder was probably the best I've ever had. Bloody Mary was a little bit too thick for me and didn't really enjoy it that much. We had everything from chicken and waffles to...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

When we arrived, it was quiet and subdued, but by the time we left, it was crowded and super noisy. It was a fun atmosphere and the service was really good. The food was very expensive in my opinion, but by Chicago standards, maybe not...More

Thank conciergemarketing
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We go to at least one Triple D spot every time we travel. So glad we found this one. It is a small place but great vibe. There was no inside seating available so we ate out on the front patio instead of waiting for...More

Thank Valencia C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious. The atmosphere is small and intimate. Parking is a challenge, but worth the fight. I highly recommend.

Thank Bridges C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I honestly thought we were going to a "diner" in the classic sense and was fully prepared to order a meatloaf dinner (for obvious reasons). From the outside, there was nothing to think that seafood was their specialty. What a terrific surprise! The selection was...More

Thank Bcdoc
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere, good food and OMG the bananas foster Our waiter was fab and so helpful with our choices

Thank debbiedel826
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Found this restaurant while visiting based on reviews. The day we came they were offering a special for All You can eat King Crab Legs. Who were we to back down from the challenge. I didn't make it very far (4 rounds - not too...More

Thank Nikki A
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18 December 2015|
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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
I have eaten there three times and have never had any problems. We have enjoyed it very much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1008
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-506-1720
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