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) #6 of 70 Restaurants in Libertyville $$ - $$$ American, ,
515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-367-6168
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster tacos” (12 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the atmosphere of the Firkin!! You feel like you stepped back in time. The pretzel is superb! Great beer selection and service!

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firkin good place to grab a bite and enjoy the ambience. I had the salmon entree that was absolutely delicious. Happy crowd, pleasant bartenders, nice experience. I'd definitely recommend and will be back next time in Libertyville, or anywhere nearby.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, father in law and I stopped in here on a fine summer Saturday. He had a hamburger done perfectly medium rare. She had a a salad with roasted vegetables. I really enjoyed the pulled pork.

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a quiet lunch on a Thursday. The place has a very old school bar vibe. Dark, lots of wood and exposed pipes etc add to the feel. You enter through the back of the establishment which is a little strange because then once...More

Thank ouilv2travel
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were in town because our son is graduating from Navy boot camp. We stopped in for dinner and had a great meal. The service was good and the food was excellent. We heartily recommend their burgers. They offer a great selection in a great...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went here for dinner with my wife, son, and grandson. We arrived a little after 5:00 on a Monday evening and were immediately seated. The restaurant has an extensive beer and wine list. They also have fresh brewed tea, which made me happy. We started...More

Thank Illinois_John
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to try it on a Friday night-- unsure if we'd get seated since they do not take reservations. We were seated pretty fast and our server was prompt and helpful. Food was pretty good- a lot of unusual items but all tasty. Very...More

Thank Movingalong1234
Reviewed 3 June 2017

With your friends, should you need to have some quality time, this is the place. Been there with my friends for a couple of drinks. Food is awesome .

Thank Chenchu Surindra Avula
Reviewed 22 May 2017

It has.been our go to place for years. Hadn't been in a months. Don't understand what happened. First it was empty, second a total disappointment. Ordered wine. Barely any wine in the glass. The second pour came in another a measured glass, which was respectable....More

Thank dcbos
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I really do love Firkin for Lobster taco and pineapple bear!!!! It's just simply incredible!!!! There is a cool bar area and nice staff who make you feel comfortable about yourself!!!! That's very important moment in any restaurant!!!! Thank you guys for you job!!!!

Thank Artem L
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
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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