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Lake House

) #5 of 29 Restaurants in Lake Bluff $$ - $$$ American, ,
525 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-1778
+1 847-295-7140
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“soups” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
525 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-1778
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lakehouse in Lake Bluff is always solid. It's never been a standout nor a disaster - just good food at reasonable prices. The servers & bartenders are always pleasant and they have speciality nights with music, trivia, etc. My book club has met there...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The night started out very rocky. My boyfriend and I made reservations for 7pm. We arrived at 6:58pm and there was a couple in front of us who didn't have a table and were seated. The hostess came back and we told her we had...More

Thank 791joan
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and excellent food. Will definitely go back again. Beautiful looking out at the lake! Everyone needs to go and enjoy!

Thank magglesk
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A friend and I stopped here for lunch just on a whim last week, and we soon realized we'd happened upon a gem. With classical popular music in the background and a piano in the dining area, we knew this was probably a very congenial...More

Thank glcarrasco
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have become fans of the Khayat family line of restaurants. While we've eaten at the Lake House in Lake Villa closer to home, this was my first visit to this Lake Bluff location. We enjoyed it and it was worth the bit of a...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

At $17 a person, you can't complain about this brunch. It was good, varied, and plentiful. Good salad bar as a first course with great bloody mary's. Mini-waffles, eggs, sausage, bacon, a couple of soups, and some seafood to round it out (as well as...More

Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We celebrated our son's navy boot camp graduation at the Lake House. It was absolutely wonderful! I was not expecting how modern it was and the variety of menu options. Service was great and so was the food. My husband had the buffet which included...More

Thank twowins92
Reviewed 5 January 2017

food was good. Was a little disappointed. We had a coupon, but the owner said he couldn't honor the coupon for what we ordered. Too expensive - not planning to go back. I drive by there almost every day and the parking lot is always...More

Thank EdithSie
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been going here for years - before it was Alek's. They really dressed the place up and it attracts more folks now. The food is good, the service is fast and friendly. The salad bar has a nice selection as well as two...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Conventional menu of American foods. Salads sound good but don't have dark leafy greens. Sandwiches look good but rely on melted cheese. Few/no healthy options. pizzas, burgers etc

Thank EsmeBennion
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-1778
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Bluff
  • Phone Number: +1 847-295-7140
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