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28 E Center Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-2565
+1 847-295-1000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“quinoa” (6 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 E Center Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-2565
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a nice night out!! The food and atmosphere was very nice, our server ana was very attentive and personable. Willl be defiantly be dining here again soon.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about food and drinks. She acknowledged our anniversary also general manager came over to wish us happy anniversary and complemented our dessert. They offer budget dining almost everyday. Girls night out on Wednesday's. Half priced wine...More

Thank MaxiBD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant with a good atmosphere. Burger was cooked as I ordered it and the cheddar cheese had a wonderful flavor. French fries were very good. Cobb salad with the dressing was lick the bowl good. Limited menu. It good. The financier...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in for a Friday dinner. Inovasi fits our tastes as we prefer smaller plates and often split dishes. This time we had the bread and butter which is very tasty. I had the corn chowder which was superb. My wife...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Inovasi since they opened years ago and it continues to be the best restaurant in the area in my opinion. The menu sources local produce and the meals are fresh and constantly changing based on seasonality. Everything from the burgers, fish,...More

Thank ParkNG O
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I like very much this restaurant. Food is incredibly tasty!!! And my favorite part of it - it's desert!!!! The desert - lady - Carol did incredible cake with pear and blue cheese and caramel and nuts. It was very moisture and taste yummy, even...More

1  Thank Artem L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My wife and I and another couple dined at Inovasi last evening. We had a very good wine as well as excellent food. I had two huge appetizers, one was a short rib dish with polenta. The other was a pork dish. Both were excellent...More

Thank Toby W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We and another couple had the good fortune of going here during Customer Appreciation Week - all food and drinks were half price! Easier to tell you what we didn't order ;) ... we had the Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Mussels, Fried Oysters (x2) the Short...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Such a great, unique menu. Everything is a win. The only complaint I have is it just seems overpriced., Yes, it's all local farm fresh food, but it does seem like a lot to pay for the meals.

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 27 February 2017

So glad we have Inovasi in the town close to us. Staff was good. Loved the wine. I had the oysters - yummy. My husband had the steak - he was in love. We had a great evening.

Thank sdoddsayers
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22 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 E Center Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-2565
    (Route 176)
  • Public Transportation: Metra Rail stop Lake Bluff, 200 ft from the front door
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Bluff
  • Phone Number: +1 847-295-1000
  • E-mail
We're a casual, contemporary American restaurant. The focus is on fresh, local and often organic ingredients and products on an ever-changing menu. Inovasi's menu is similarly portioned veggie, meat and seafood dishes. Smaller than full-size entrees but larger than tapas or small plates, Inovasi's menu ranges from $8-$16, with most dishes hovering around the $10 mark. Everything is designed so people can try multiple dishes.
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