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Backyard Steak Pit

1818 N Grandwood Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-1510
+1 847-356-5200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
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1818 N Grandwood Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-1510
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Reviews (84)
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11 - 20 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Great service, perfect steaks, cooked just right. Wonderful family dinner, will return again and again, so many delicious menu choices. Looking forward to more.

Thank Genevieve P
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The steak and pork chops were outstanding. It was a fun birthday celebration there with excellent food and service.

Thank Susie L
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great place for steak and Prime Rib. The meats are all cooked on a bar b q grill in the restaurant and just to you liking. The Prime Rib is the best any where. My wife has been in many restaurants and this is the...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Always get friendly personal service. Great place for special occasions bday and just because. Salad bar is miminal but enough steaks are very good and flavorful . Prices are more to the high side but never have gotten a bad meal or service .

1  Thank Lce41
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The Backyard Steak Pit seems to be a restaurant that is searching for its identity; although for the time it has been in business has probably already established its clientele. Specifically, the restaurant seems to be stuck somewhere between a high class dining establishment and...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 27 January 2016

To put everything into perspective we cashed out at 9:30 PM towards the end of the serving day. Waitress was attentive. Everything on the salad bar was fresh and plentiful. My wife enjoyed her prime rib and I did my filet as well. Both were...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Don't be put off by the small outdated exterior of this restaurant. Inside they serve the juiciest grilled steaks ever. Stopped in gurney over night and reviews looked good and they where right. Our waitress Pam was great! The steaks where cooked to perfection on...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Been there many times in the past few years. Always excellent quality and service. The Lobster bisque is always a favorite. I ask them to char my ribs a bit more before service, always great, the salad bar is just right and the "Absolute" martini...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have traveled this country and this place tops everyone. I used to go to racines corner house for prime rib, it is better here. Saves a long drive. Never had anyone make a better charred rare steak. The employees and management are very nice...More

Thank Allen J B
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We recently decided to try this restaurant. The food is so delicious now we go there 2 or 3 times a week. The steaks are top of the line, salmon nothing better, burgers too, not to mention the sides and the soup and salad. The...More

Thank Deb K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1818 N Grandwood Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-356-5200
  • E-mail
Has been in Gurnee for at least 20 years.
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