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185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010 (Old Half Day Rd.)
+1 847-276-2000
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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294 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for Lake County Restaurant week and the menu was fantastic. Large portions & tasted great. The regular menu, although wonderful, is pricey ($40 for steak, no sides). If you need a place to go to impress someone, though, this is IT! The servers are amazing - attentive, professional, they know how to set a table! Excellent place for... More 

Thank Tami W
Lake Forest, Illinois
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I lived in Indianapolis one of my favorite restaurants was Eddie Merlot's. The one in Lincolnshire, IL did not have the same feel that you were out at a top restaurant. The food was good, but they just did not seem as organized and professional as I recall from Indy. This was my 2nd time to this location and... More 

Thank William S
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I would like to start off by saying that we (my wife and I) have been to this restaurant a handful of times. We have had wonderful experiences here, we have recommended this restaurant to many of our friends who have also had great experiences here. Unfortunately, this was not one of those experiences. We do not get out very... More 

Thank Jim T
Eddie M, General Manager at Eddie Merlot's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to contact us in regards to your poor dining experience recently. I was extremely disappointed when I learned of your evening with us at Eddie Merlot’s. It is our goal to consistently provide a superior product, unsurpassed service, as well as an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. Please allow me to extend my sincere apology... More 

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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went for a business dinner and I enjoyed my meal very much. They have an extensive menu geared on the higher end if choices. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The wine room was very cool. Pricing was higher then average but worth it.

Thank TiredTravelDude
Mundelein, Illinois
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264 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Although this was my first trip to Eddies, my husband has been here a few times for work events and always spoke highly of it so I was looking forward to it. I was not disappointed! The service was terrific the whole night, led by our server Brian, who was very attentive and personable. Cocktails were all tasty, appetizers, including... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I travel a lot for work, and I make it a rule to never eat in chain restaurants. I've never been to an Eddie Merlot's, but doing so was pretty far down my list. I was parked in front of Starfish sushi, just around the corner, asking my self if I wanted yet another sushi dinner. Don't get me wrong,... More 

Thank AndyBzn
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250 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 16 for an early holiday celebration in their private dinning room. It could not have been better service, presentation, wine, flavors! Everything was excellent! They certainly made the evening special...

Thank SouthernTravel
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Celebrated an early evening anniversary with my daughter and son-in-law. Everything was first rate. The service was slow, but I don't know if that is a normal mode. It would not have been considered a busy night because it was just before the World Series game. We did make it in time for the televised game. The appetizer, tuna wonton... More 

Thank Artsy12
Santa Barbara, California
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a true dinner house. I'am from California and unfortunately places like this are few and in between. Great service. Strong drinks. Comfortable and spacious tables where friends can talk and enjoy top notch food and drink. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Mpclaw
Palmyra, Wisconsin
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414 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Sat near the bar, beautiful atmosphere, friendly helpful service comfortable elegant seating! Ordered from the bar menu the prices were reasonable, good selection and excellent food! I ordered the tacos, 3 large flour tacos with an excellent tasteYum! Drinks are pricy like Chicago but delicious. Attention to detail, lots of booze and blue cheese potato chips were delicious. Go early... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
    (Old Half Day Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: Pace - local stops on Milwaukee Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lincolnshire
  • Phone Number: +1 847-276-2000
A word from Eddie Merlot's - Lincolnshire Eddie Merlot's Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot's has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 75 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot's boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire.

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