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Jack Gibbons Gardens

14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
+1 708-687-2331
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (53 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There's a good reason that Gibbons has been around for so many years: it continues to deliver delicious food and attentive service. You know that you're going "old school" when the bus boy delivers three bean salad, cottage cheese, marinated tomatoes, and cole slaw along...More

Thank IlliniHope
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a child, we would go to Gibbon's to eat with family in Chicago. I did not know that we were actually related to them until our visit in September 2017. We would arrive with 12-people, adults and children, and get seated ahead of a...More

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my birthday and we wanted to go somewhere special. My guy sure hit it out of the park with this one! It's an supper club-style restaurant that thrived with live entertainment in it's day. A menu that you can't go wrong with and...More

Thank GoTinyLiving
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here some time ago. This is a very good steak house but nothing special . If your in Hammond go to Freddy's steak house , same thing. I have never seen hash browns served in a cream sauce like here.

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We came up for spring break. My family came to the area to see where I grew up and to see Chicago. Gibbons was our special occasion restaurant and I was glad to see it was still in business. The server was helpful, kind and...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had a 7:00 pm reservation, arrived 1/2 hour early and had a seat at the bar. The bar area is a little tight and all the seats were taken except for two therefore two of our party of four stood. Cocktails were well priced....More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Jack Gibbons Gardens has been around for a while, since the 1920's! Located in a vintage bungalow, replete with striped awnings, you can self park in the on-site parking lot, or opt for valet. A cocktail at the bar is a must. Friendly bartenders with...More

Thank TheHandbagGuide
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I went to check this place out as all the recommendations of friends were very good and it was my Birthday! Very old school decor and great waitstaff. The relish tray ,the sides , soup and salad were all good. I had the T-Bone steak...More

Thank MeBlonde
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Jack Gibbons Garden for a family dinner. The prices were outrageous The food was fair to good but not great. The t-bones were not tender and the Porterhouse at 50+$ each were poorly seasoned. Texas Roadhouse in TX and Ar are much better...More

1  Thank PudgysMom
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Jack Gibbons steak house is my go to for best steak in this area. Been going to Gibbons for over 50 years and have never been unhappy with a steak. Also a must have are the hash browns.

Thank mdugs1
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Questions & Answers
9 April 2017|
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Response from Nancy A | Reviewed this property |
None. Relaxed atmosphere. Avoid athletic clothes and you'll be fine.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
no. casual. we wear jeans with nice tops. some dress up. we've been going since 70's and always casual.
15 June 2016|
Response from Holly S | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall noticing a handicap access. You may want to call the restaurant and ask them. There are stairs...but only about 4 or 5 once you get inside to get to the bar or restaurant area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14700 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452-5202
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 708-687-2331
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