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American, Bar, Pub
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13744 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-1418
+1 847-362-0157
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 23:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 23:00 - 00:00
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165 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to look around for fish fry places this time of year and decided to try Ritas. I had the cod and my husband had the walleye. The cod was better. The walleye was a bit rubbery. Both came with fries and those were average. The meal also comes with either a salad or a soup. The soup was... More 

Thank Spdpmd
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have been going to Rita's for two years now. Last night we went for the fish fry and fried chicken. The chicken's crust was so hard I could barely eat it. I took most of it home so that I could microwave it and soften the crust. I asked for onion on my salad and was charged $.50 when... More 

Thank Penny B
Libertyville, Illinois
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great place to meet up for some cocktails and really good food. Have always had good burgers here and a great fish fry. Very quaint feel.

Thank Dean V
Traverse City, Michigan
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142 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Rita's has become a regular Tuesday lunch stop for us for the Tuesday Italian Beef special. There are only a couple of suppliers of Italian Beef in Chicagoland, but Rita gets hers from a supplier out of the area -- and it is the best! We've also eaten dinner here. I'd give the dinners 3.5 stars, but the Tuesday Italian... More 

Thank Bob M
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Awesome fried chicken. Other food is good too according to my husband. I've never ordered anything but the chicken. Service is friendly. Small, kind of cramped dining area off the bar. Medium priced.

Thank Penny B
Libertyville, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I was one of the first costumers at Rita's when she opened Rita & Fam .I know before they are the nicest & friendliest people that God ever created Very good food & drinks. Just a cozy & very friendly place with outstanding food .I came in that place already when Frank & Mary had it. Rita's is the best... More 

Thank Duivenmelker
Libertyville, IL
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We live about 2 miles from Rita's and go to dinner there at least once a week. Their fried chicken as well their reuben is second to none. Fish fry is great on friday's and the prime rib medium rare is wonderful. If it's just a burger they serve the best in the area. Rita and the daughters never disappoint... More 

Thank Pisano
Libertyville, United States
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My wife had an excellent Chicken Salad Sandwich and Rita's Reuben Sandwich was outstanding. The Potato Salad accompaniment was excellent as well.

Thank Jeffrey N. H
San Francisco, California
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I went there on a Friday night and got the fish fry. It was great!! It is a quiet place out of town with great food,

Thank Warren C
Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This bar/restaurant has only a handful of crammed in tables. It has simple American comfort food served by simple friendly folk. Expect to talk to the table next to you because of their proximity and the general small town feel. The place to go for some down home friendly food or perhaps a Friday-night fish fry. (Note that Google's description... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
23:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
23:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13744 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-1418
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Bluff
  • Phone Number: +1 847-362-0157

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