The Back Abbey is a pub that also specializes in serving high-quality food. This gastropub is housed in a historic mission-style building located in Claremont Village Square, Claremont, CA. The pub offers a wide assortment of over 100 beers from around the world and a full menu to go with their exquisite range of beers and wines.


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Lunch & Dinner

· Appetizers – Pan-seared crab cakes, cheese platter, charcuterie platter, soft Bavarian pretzel, olives and nuts selection, and The Ploughman, which includes assorted charcuteries and cheeses paired with salad, pickled vegetables, and fruit, which is served with a baked baguette.

· Salads - Pub salad, seasonal salad, bistro frisee salad, and schnitzel made with breaded pork loin fried in duck fat. The menu includes The Man Salad which is made with grilled beef tenderloin.

· Pommes Frites - Fresh Kennebec potatoes are first fried in duck fat and then in soybean oil. Fries are served with horseradish chive sauce, remoulade, and ketchup. Pommes frites are served in half and full orders.

· Hamburgers - Hamburger options include The Back Abbey Brioche Bun Burger, grilled vegetable burger, The Backyard Burger, and the Seasonal Burger, which includes a turkey burger when available.

· Sandwiches - Bratwurst sausage sandwich, prosciutto San Daniele sandwich, hot link sausage sandwich, and The Tip, which is a grilled beef tenderloin sandwich. Hamburgers are served with a fresh green salad.

· Steak - 12ozdry-aged bone-in rib eye topped with maître d' butter and served with pomme frites and watercress salad.

· Mussels - Traditional Belgium-style mussels steamed in butter, garlic, lemon, leeks, parsley, and zest along with cream and white wine. Served with sliced baguette and butter.

· Soup - Soup of the Day served in a bowl with sliced baguette and butter.

· Desserts - Seasonal selections


· Beers - Beer available on tap and bottle. Bottled beers include varieties like Belgian, French, Dutch, German, British, and Canadian.

· Wines - A large variety of red and white wines served by the glass and by the bottle.

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2.Plan your Visit

Plan your Visit
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Private Parties

The Back Abbey welcomes bookings for private parties, which can be arranged at the venue on Sundays.

Gift Certificates

Back Abbey gift certificates range from $25 to $100 and can be purchased online by paying via PayPal.


The Back Abbey does not take reservations for booking a table as they encourage walk-ins; also, their food is not packed to-go as the restaurant believes their food is best enjoyed as soon as it is plated.

Operating Hours (updated on 4/16/2017)

The Back Abbey serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The restaurant operates Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 11:00pm. On Fridays and Saturdays the restaurant is open from 11:30am to 12:00am and on Sundays the restaurant operates from 11:00am to 8:00pm. However, food orders are taken up to one hour prior to closing as their kitchen shuts 1 hour before closing time.


The Back Abbey, Claremont Village Square, 128 N Oberlin Ave, Claremont, California 91711, website, Phone: 909-625-2642

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