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545 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2017
+1 847-247-8700
11:30 - 02:00
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Libertyville, IL
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

When I want to have a really great sit-down lunch in a pleasant atmosphere, I usually choose 545. Salads and sandwiches are always super fresh. I especially enjoy sitting on the back patio when the sun is shining. Last time we were here I had a salad with grilled salmon and my husband had a tuna sandwich. Both were excellent.... More 

Thank JPfromNJ
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Patio is awesome. Sitting at the bar is also a great option. The bar tender is attentive and always remembers what we drink. Superb. I especially like the steak salad cooked medium rare, the Mahi Mahi Tacos, and the beef kabobs with blue cheese. There is live music often. The owners are warm, welcoming and accommodating. This is a great... More 

Thank AJPM72
Lake Bluff, United States
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great back patio - especially when they have music out there. They have great Rueben Sandwiches - one of the best I've ever eaten. Two of my favorite menu items are the shrimp taco appetizers and the beef skewers. Great drinks and the restaurant and bar area inside are cozy and comfortable. You can't go wrong here!

Thank Denise Z
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

So decided to take my fiancé here on "date" night. I choose it because I had never been and it looked interesting. Also they were advertising an Elton John tribute guy at 9:30pm. We had reservations for 8:30pm dinner and were welcomed and brought to our table right away. Our waiter was great, and his opinions were welcome on an... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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259 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and wasn't disappointed! The decor was standard everything dark wood. The food was good. It was served hot and they gave me extra bacon on my BLT. I feel I need to return for dinner for further review.

Thank Stephanie C
Mundelein, Illinois
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Have had some very good meals at 545. They have good specials and a nice atmosphere. I had an excellent tilapia there that had a wonderful sauce.

Thank jmkn78
Libertyville, Illinois
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

545 North is restaurant/bar in the heart of Libertyville that "is perfect" for people who would rather be personable and reasonable than perfect. Through the years, a friend of mine who owns a 4 Points Sheraton but often comes to visit and hang out at 545, has muttered that staff in his hotel restaurant wouldn't be allowed to dress, talk... More 

Thank mws58
Gurnee, Illinois
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

My wife and I eat lunch or dinner here 2 or 3 times a week. The sandwiches are very good, BLT and Rueben are particularly good. Skate wing, salmon and steaks are also very good. The service is usually pretty good especially when Megs is behind the bar. The patio is great when weather permits. All in all a very... More 

Thank 151razorback
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159 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

had dinner here with some work colleagues. We were seated close to the door which was unfortunately because it was only about 5 degrees outside. It wasn't that pleasant every time to door opened. The menu had a good selection but the meal itself wasn't particularly interesting. Good place to stop for a drink but I'd try somewhere else to... More 

Thank RunnerAkl
Libertyville, Illinois
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Contemporary decor, cool bar, good atmosphere. Sometimes a hiccup with service, and the room is small but I like the place and it generally has a very positive vibe.

Thank bbbmuther

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2017
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-247-8700
Serving up comfort food with a twist, we are an American bar and grill with a distinct urban vibe located in the heart of historic downtown Libertyville.

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