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108 Barrington Commons Ct, Barrington, IL 60010-3202
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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108 Barrington Commons Ct, Barrington, IL 60010-3202
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Was here for a private function, but got a good idea of the offerings...mainly pastas and basic meat dishes, with a good but somewhat salty pate on toast appetizer. Nice Farmhouse ale on tap along with some good beers in bottles and cans, as well...More

Thank BLtrvl
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Delicious food in a nice dining atmosphere. Amazing wait staff and bartender that remembers you and your favorites. The chef/owner always comes out to greet us. A few of the menu items stay the same, but some change seasonally. You can always get a fish,...More

Thank jnich2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

NEAR was a surprise. When we arrived we were told that it was national champagne day, so of course we had to enjoy some bubbly (which was not all that great). NEAR serves a lot of small plates so we shared a few. The shrimp...More

1  Thank pureblueskies
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had heard great things about this restaurant and were looking forward to a great fine dining experience. Unfortunately, this did not happen. "Near" is more of a local Italian restaurant with good food (not great) served family style. The presentation was lacking and reflected...More

1  Thank IBNGS
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This will become one of my new go to places in the area. The portions are European sized, so not gigantic American sizes. This made it perfect for sharing and being able to taste more. There were three of us and ordered three starters, three...More

Thank Kalin L
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I was interested in the diverse reactions people have had to this restaurant. Then I ate here and now I understand. If you are comfortable with a dessert menu that describes its offerings with words like "salt" and "balsamic," then this place is for you....More

4  Thank KarenfromChicago
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This was our first experience at Near and it was very interesting. First when we arrived the place was almost empty (we made a reservation for 7pm on Saturday evening) but it filled up in a blink of an eye. Our server was very assisting...More

Thank Marcin B
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

So much fun and what a change of pace. We loved the unusual yet delicious food. Fried chick peas to ravioli. So different and flavorful. Amazing party in my mouth.

Thank inspectorforfun
Reviewed 17 December 2015

My wife and I visited NEAR for the first time tonight and I could not wait to write a review! We sat in a very comfortable booth for 2.5 hours eating one of a kind appetizers, incredible filet and chicken entrees, and a lemon dessert...More

2  Thank Ed K
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Please don't waste your time very small portions very expensive .The waitress took offense when we told her the food was a little salty . Drinks were very expensive. Was located in a very run down strip mall

Thank Gene B
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Barrington Commons Ct, Barrington, IL 60010-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: 847-382-1919
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