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515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-367-6168
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tacos” (12 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“lentil salad” (3 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys know their beer and they have an amazing selection of ever-changing brews on tap and many, many more in bottles. Their food is also excellent. Love the atmosphere although it does get very loud when it is crowded, especially on the weekends. Highly...More

Thank MayThe4BeWithYou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for creative bar cuisine in an authentic bar,this is your place. Great selection of draft beer too as well as friendly service.

Thank teabop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Monday night, and the place was full. Our hotel recommended it, and it wasn't too far away, so we went. I didn't have any alcohol, but one of my friends did, and the beer seemed a bit expensive. I ordered the...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firkin is wonderful for the beer geek and wine lover. We always find something fabulous on tap and in the kitchen. They have a rotating seasonal menu that is fabulous and appreciated. Always crowded on weekends and lively. fun to meet new people!!

Thank Gabriella H
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Local favorite, Good food, good service, decent prices. A little loud for me. Not a place for business meetings.

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I must confess that we haven't been to Firkin in a few years. It was basically replaced by a couple of the newer restaurants in town. On a whim we decided to go last night and since it was early, we knew we would have...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Wow, the bar whiskey/bourbon and dinner menus sure has expanded since last review! Love it. Husband and I both had the spicey pork rice bowl and it was delicious,I would have liked a bit more spicy though. Other diners indulged in various burgers, which they...More

Thank lesyukon
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Great drink menu! And go for a cheese & sausage sampler to wet you appetite. Nice food with best atmosphere on the strip!

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A friend and I went on a Tuesday night about 5:30 and we were one of a handful of tables filled. As the evening progressed the room filled and the noise rose. We ordered the turkey burger and the basic burger and we were both...More

Thank 41christined
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I ate at Firkin's only once. The atmosphere was OK but food just OK. I do not drink so there was no value in that for me but others may like that part. Service was average as was cost. I am not inclined to go...More

Thank 992williamdavida
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Lauren C
11 February 2017|
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Response from Jessi B | Reviewed this property |
Kids are definitely allowed and there are plenty of food options for them as well. Keep in mind, in later evening hours, Firkin has more of a bar atmosphere than a restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
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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