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Buffalo Restaurant & Ice Cream

1180 W Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1979
+1 847-808-1120
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
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“ice cream” (36 reviews)
“whitefish” (4 reviews)
“soups” (10 reviews)
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1180 W Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1979
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I have had the home-made ice cream here many times over the last thirty years. Until about a month ago, I did not know how good their breakfasts are. Now I am making an effort to eat here more often.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Use to come here a lot Used to have huge whitefish for 10.95 now it’s 15 and half the size What happened they thought the people wouldn’t notice Used to have half hour waits all the time now it’s empty and I found out why

Thank Patrick H
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a diner-style restaurant. The food was not very good. I ordered the grilled chicken with rice plate. The rice was fine but the chicken was dried out and was like eating a tire on your car. It was also overpriced, especially for the...More

Thank Metalllica
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

In years past, we visited the Buffalo quite often for breakfast and dinner. Now, the food is just mediocre. Mushy whitefish. Prices are too high for the poor quality served. Perhaps shrink the menu. Focus on improving the taste and presentation.

1  Thank LoveMackinaw
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Just went for ice cream. They were out of the flavor I ordered and the ice cream was melting and dripping when we got it. Scoops were small, nothing special, disappointing.

Thank kate864
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I was hungry, so I did not really care that the restaurant advertised with being under new management. Usually this would have put me off and unfortunately I was reminded of why. The soup was great, but the main left me incredibly disappointed. Bland would...More

Thank VisaCollector
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have been going to Buffalo's since they opened about 25 years ago. (Wow.....are we that old ???) It has always been an excellent choice because everyone in the group can find something to eat -- even our vegetarian daughter. Most selections come with a...More

Thank tennisplayer823
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We usually eat here once a month. It seems this time they havd many new faces. Our waitress seemed to disappear after taking our order. She brought our soups. I had cream of potato with bigger pieces of potato but it was good. My daughter...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there tonight after a long day. The food was pretty good. The reason I'm giving it 4 stars is because the service was great! We ordered standard foods (my daughter nachos and myself a stuffed tomato). The portions are very large and...More

Thank nathansgirl21
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Waitress must have come from another planet, had no clue what the specials were, or included, so I decided to have the Ruben, and said no sour kraut, she said it doesn't come with it, I said just no sour kraut, but I like extra...More

1  Thank Larry S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 W Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1979
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Buffalo Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 847-808-1120
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