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Hawthorne's Backyard Bar and Grill

) #2 of 55 Restaurants in West Chicago $$ - $$$ American, ,
1200 W Hawthorne Ln, West Chicago, IL 60185-1816
+1 630-293-6700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“crab legs” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1200 W Hawthorne Ln, West Chicago, IL 60185-1816
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge meals great beers. Foods are so delicious! Go in when you go to neighborhood! Staff is very friendly. Good place to eat and drink with friends.

Thank Balcsikusz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ is very good. Service was good but our waitress was overworked. Good selection of beer. I would definitely go back.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a corporate outing July 2017 and had a fantastic time! We booked a private party which included a pig roast, an open bar package, tent, wiffle ball, yard pong and bags. I worked with both managers booking the event and there were no...More

Thank ChristineK3451
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a weeknight for dinner. Food was good, but took awhile to get to us. The service, however, was excellent. The young man that was waiting on us was very energetic and attentive.

Thank JoeP14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there for a business lunch. The place is clean and has a decent menu. The food is decent, nice portions, and convenient if you are in the area. If you order water with your food, you may want to order bottled water. The...More

Thank Gloria C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Hawthorne's on Saturday night for dinner. They have an all you can eat prime rib, crab legs and chicken buffet. The food is always fresh and tastes outstanding! The staff is always friendly and provides outstanding service. I recommend this place for...More

Thank G3269GHdanielr
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate here on a whim. The food was very good. We ate at a picnic table outdoors with many other contented guests!

Thank stjoseph65
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is the third time that we have eat there. The staff was picking at the prim rib with there hands! Gross. The server who served us was chewing gum! Unattractive food Was not asked if we would like more drinks or even dessert. Will...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good good at a decent price. They also have a sand volleyball area outside. It's has a bar atmosphere but is still appropriate for children. It's a nice place to if looking for something different than a chain restaurant. Good drinks too!

Thank Bridget K
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I have passed this restaurant many times and didn't stop. Had a work buddy recommend it for a quick lunch. I was pleasantly surprised. Pulled pork sandwich and their burgers are highly recommended.

Thank BookReader31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 W Hawthorne Ln, West Chicago, IL 60185-1816
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  West Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 630-293-6700
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Here at Hawthorne's Backyard our food is prepared fresh to order. "Good things come to those that wait", and we would like to think that our food is not just good but great and worth the time it takes to make it just right. Sit back, enjoy yourself, and Welcome to our Backyard!
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