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Back Abbey

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
+1 909-625-2642
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Back Abbey has great ambience and in principle I'd love to sit down here with friends to have a beer. That's why gave it 3 stars. In reality of the situation is that I never go here with friends, as there is nothing for me to eat other than an appetizer of nuts & olives. The only possibly vegan... More 

Thank JessicaTye
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of beers!!! Mostly imported on tap!! Always seem to have something I haven't before. Food is good, but could be larger portions.

Thank Randall S
Rialto, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't try coming with more than 4 people when it's busy. There is no waiting list just open seating, so good luck. If you get a seat, this place has the best burgers, fries, and beer in Claremont.

Thank CANtoo
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice outdoor seating, good food, very good choice of beers and wine. We had the fries which were delicious, and the cheese plate. Several beers, if your not sure what you like they will give you a sample.

Thank Leigh B
Eastvale, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great pub for food and drink. All European flavors! Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating. The burgers are cooked to perfection. It is located in the center of a bustling college town.

Thank jagjim
Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I came here with three college students and it was a big hit. The burgers were as good as you find anywhere and it was fun sitting outside.

Thank Gail S
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This little gem is hidden behind a movie theater next to a small hotel in the Claremont village. It has very limited indoor seating and plenty of outdoor tables and couches. The place reminds me of a European sidewalk cafe and the interior reflects a pub. They carry a nice variety of Euro beer on tap. The drink menu was... More 

Thank fay m
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I love their Man Salad and my hubby and I share a half order of fries . He has tried everything in the menu and lives them all!!

Thank Barb A
Los Angeles, CA
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457 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Two of us shared a half order of fried (cooked in duck fat!) and we each had a brat sandwich with grilled peppers and onions. Great choice of beers to go with the sausages and fries!

Thank DeborahandAndy
Claremont CA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We've had some memorable times spent here with family and friends around an outside table close to a nice gas heater. The fries are stupendous - flavorful, sliced thin, twice-fried, once in duck fat. I don't like french fries but I'd kill for these . . . . The drinks are expensive but excellent: Lots of variety (beers especially, but... More 

Thank abmaphdd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Oberlin Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-625-2642

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