Clarion Inn Elmhurst - Oakbrook
933 S. Riverside Drive
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (630) 279-0700
Fax: (630) 279-0131
Bars & Cafes
After a hard day's shopping at the Oakbrook Center, saunter in for some TLC. For those who find comfort in food can relish on Beef Tenderloin Lasagna ($15.95), Angel Hair Pasta ($12.95) or Herb Encrusted Salmon Salad ($11.95). The Sunday Brunch ($29.95) offers unlimited wine. The cigar and martini bars have quite a selection. And if you're here just for kicks, there's nothing like mouthfuls of Peach Blueberry Cobbler while watching golf on the television.
What began as a small bread bakery, has evolved into a fast, casual cafe offering a menu of healthy & delicious sandwiches, soups, pastas, salads, paninis, kid's selections and desserts. They offer catering services and Wi-Fi access for patrons dining in the cafe. Corner Bakery also offers a breakfast menu that is certain to start your day in a satisfying way.
Located at the Oakbrook Center, this is the restaurant to head to for a reel-y good seafood meal. At this classy eatery, you have the opportunity to gorge on some of the freshest seafood in town, and you also have a vast array of sushi rolls from which to choose. Broiled Chilean sea bass, Norwegian salmon and pan-roasted mahi-mahi are just a few of the delicacies from the sea, and you also have charbroiled steaks to enjoy. A meal would be incomplete without a wine pairing, and the Barracuda Lounge has as many as 40 to offer you. Delicious cocktails like the Amaretto Sour and Chef Bonner's Bloody Mary also must be tried.
This is Chicago's beloved icon Mike Ditka's restaurant in Oakbrook Terrace where you can see the former Bears coach overseeing things. The upscale decor has walls filled with tributes and Ditka's personal mementos. Try one of these original dishes - Kick-Ass Paddle House Steak, Da Pork Chops, Fullback-Sized Filet Mignon and Massive Twice Baked Potatoes. If you want to go for something lighter, go for their wood fired pizzas, seafood and salads. The full bar highlights Ditka's own wine label. For the locals, Mike will always be 'Da Coach', so come and check out why his restaurants are most booked.
Your growling stomach will fully approve of your choice of venue and menu once you have parked yourself at one of Antico Posto's tables. The homemade ravioli, pastas and tender, succulent meat are worth the money crunch. Thin crust pizzas were never out of fashion, but Posto's makes a style statement with the pizza presentation! Too bad your stomach can't see it!
A steakhouse that has its own USDA Prime certification, Gibsons has large portions of supremely succulent steaks for you to enjoy. The aged meat is flavorful and tender, a treat to the taste buds. Your steak options are numerous, and you can have anything from the 22 ounce W.R.'s Chicago Cut to the 16 ounce bone-in sirloin. The Blue Star Burger, baby back ribs and spit-roasted chicken are popular preparations. No meal is complete without huge confections like macadamia turtle pie and carrot cake. The bar, which stocks many excellent wines, is open from 11a to 2a daily.
From being warmly greeted at the door to being seated in their warm and inviting dining room, you will feel special in Redstone American Grill's Oakbrook Terrace branch. Aromas of the grilled dishes and rotisserie specials waft through the air, riveting your eyes towards their open kitchen, which will tantalize your appetite. The menu features signature steaks, innovative appetizers, chicken and seafood all skillfully prepared from scratch. The restaurant serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Redstone is great for an intimate dinner or any other occasion you want celebrate here, whether it is at the warm fireplace or at the bustling bar, you will be delighted. Even a casual meal is made special by the lovely service.
A Mediterranean eatery famed for its seafood and kabobs, Reza's Restaurant offers you a wonderful dining experience. The lunch and dinner menus abound with exotic preparations that will definitely leave you wanting more, irrespective of whether you're looking for a vegetarian meal or something meaty. Your Mediterranean meal begins with appetizers like dolmeh and maust khiar, after which you can gorge on some delicious kabob sultani, Persian style whitefish and ghormeh sabzi. From the lounge come drinks like the Electric Lemonade and Tiramisu Martini, which you are sure to enjoy.
Volare Restaurant at Oakbrook Terrace is the sister restaurant of the Chicago one. This Italian gem is bigger with a huge bar, weekend live entertainment and outdoor patio dining. Try their homemade pastas with their signature sauces such as vodka and bolognese or their signature dishes like scaloppine all pizzaiola and chicken vesuvio, you will just love them. You will find the restaurant filled with regulars and it can get noisy but the food is worth everything. It is a steal. Look no further if you want gorgeous Italian food.
Lunch, dinner, happy hour, late night. Anytime is a great time to sit down to huge burgers made fresh by hand, crisp salads, turkey & chicken roasted in their own rotisseries, ribs slowly basted for hours and decadent desserts.
Head over to D.O.C Wine Bar after some walking around at The Shops on Butterfield. This place has such a wonderful selection of wines. If you don't know what you want, then you're going to have to ask for help! The staff is helpful and will patiently run you through your options, depending on your taste. The food served here is good too. Prices are a little high, but worth the upscale experience.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery situated in Yorktown Center in Lombard is a place for beer lovers. Affordable hand-crafted beer along with fresh food made from scratch. Not only that the micro-brews keep on changing every time, so head on to for some great tippling experience.