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Firkin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-367-6168
Today
11:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

FIRKINS is our GO TO PLACE! My husband loves Craft Beers on draft and FIRKINS is the place to find the best! The food is excellent ( not your bar food)! From great cheeses, Pates, unique sausages fabulous starters that are very rare. Menu includes the best homemade sandwiches like there BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich! I love there Salmon Caribbean... More 

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1 Thank 32252
Libertyville
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You'll love the seasonal ceiling decor. The food is interesting and always good. The staff is happy to help you choose something to please your palate. Great beer and drinks selection, fun bar. Gets VERY busy and noisy, but that's part of the fun of this place.

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2 Thank sball2
Grayslake, Illinois
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Firkin is one of our regular date places. The beer list is extensive and the waitstaff is very knowledgeable about the options. Cocktails are good too. The menu has great choices and they always have about 6 specials/seasonal options. I love the ambience also. We've loved everything we've tried - burgers, sandwiches, pastas, appies, salads, tacos - all great.

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2 Thank jetskigirl
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For something different, we decided to visit Firkin. My partner had the turkey burger. I tasted it and had eaten about 1/2 of it before I gave it back. It was really good. My duck tacos were very good as well and a nice change from the ordinary. The sides we had were not so great.

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Thank EdithSie
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to love visiting Firkin with my friends. The lobster tacos were something I craved between visits. However, my husband and I ate here the other night and while the service was fine, the food was lacking. The lobster tacos were mediocre. I got a salad, which was basically some ripped up romaine with [chewy] calamari on top. My... More 

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Thank Jessi B
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Beer and Cider variety. Great food! Really different then you would expect from the outside, in a really good way.

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Thank canfin91
Oaxaca
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came out for dinner with freinds. Out of all the food we ordered the schnitzel was the best. I had the shrimp tacos and they lacked in the flavor department they came with a side of lentil salad that was delicious. The fries were over cooked. The service was good, I have still been to better places.

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Thank Anahi D
Gages Lake, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Every time I've eaten here I had good food with fair valued quantity. Sometimes the service is not up to snuff, but the food is always quality. The décor has been the same since I can remember.

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1 Thank ajlbennett
Grandville, Michigan
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317 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

They were able to seat our group fairly quickly as it was late on a Saturday night and we had a larger group. But overall I was not impressed. I had a beer that tasted as though the draft lines had not been cleaned in a while as the beer did not taste anything like it should have. I had... More 

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Thank The_GR_Blade
Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great bar and great food. Always high quality! Lots of beers and good wine selection. Great for lunch- not my favorite for dinner because of noise but good if your in a group. Best bar in Libertyville!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-367-6168

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