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Lakeside Restaurant

) #16 of 31 Restaurants in Zion $$ - $$$ American, ,
1 Lake Front Drive, at Illinois Beach Resort, Zion, IL
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible17%
26 Apr 2017
“No show restaurant”
18 Dec 2016
“Breakfast with Santa was not what they advertised!”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Lake Front Drive, at Illinois Beach Resort, Zion, IL
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

If I could give this restaurant a zero that would be more appropriate. We arrived at 6:45pm on a Tuesday evening. Parking lot was roped off due to recoating, so we had to walk from the parking lot adjacent. When we arrived there was a...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation several weeks ago for breakfast with Santa. I confirmed while making the reservation that the kids would get time with Santa. I was told they would. We arrived, waited for a long time to be seated in the upstairs ballroom, had...More

1  Thank KimT810
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Thumbs up! They do a really good prime rib special on Saturday nights, and a filet special on Wednesday every week.

Thank BillsReview
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Good Italian beef sandwich. I went with two other friends and they all enjoyed their lunch also. It is in a scenic area and from our table we could look out onto Lake Michigan.

Thank BarbaraYH
Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a variety! The breakfast buffet was enjoyed by our family of 5 both mornings we were at the resort! Lots of choices and attentive staff!

Thank Tahna E
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The small restaurant is a positive point for this property. During the week-days, food and drink service is a real value. This is like the food and service we get in the national park lodges. Good entrees of meat and fish with sandwiches and salads....More

Thank chadchicago
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This review is for the restaurant only at the Illnois Beach Resort facility. When you walk in the front entrance of the building, you can immediately smell chlorine and a gym locker room smell from the indoor pool that must have been nearby. The restaurant...More

Thank Barb0719
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We stopped for dinner at the Lakeside restaurant at this resort. We are local to the area. Service was terrible, just terrible. Server was busy showing photos on her iPhone to bartender when arrived. Very un-attentive. We were the only people there... which should have...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My wife and son joined me for dinner. She ordered Seafood Alfredo and it was very runny. My son and I looked forward to the 2 for $25 prime rib, but weren't pleased. The food was ALMOST WARM, and the baked potato was very dry...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Cesar's salad with to much dressing. Fried catfish with heavy coating, both mediocre in taste. French fries lousy (greasy & not crisp). Potato chips as a curtosy were fine.

Thank HWLange
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lake Front Drive, at Illinois Beach Resort, Zion, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Zion
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