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Shakou Libertyville

625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
+1 224-433-6675
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (85 reviews)
“black rice” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
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1 - 10 of 200 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service and choice of meals, have been there thrice a,ready and plan to go often! So for haven’t been disappointed

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Sabi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this restaurant twice. The first time we thought the painfully loud music must have been a mistake. We normally linger, talk, and drink with a sushi dinner, but this place made us want to rush out. Although the food was good,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sali A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took family of sushi lovers here. All thought good was very good. Ambiance could use some improvement. Place is large and cavernous with loud nonstop bass thumping music. Hard to have dinner conversation

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1murphinator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here the other night at the last minute - made reservations online and someone had to have cancelled for us to get a last minute reservation here. Parking lots are close by so there is easy access to the restaurant. Started off with a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Travel574
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Great Sushi and prefer day scene for business but changes it up at night with club vibe and same great service, have drinks upstairs.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

While a little pricey, Shakou offers up some of the best tasting sushi/shashima that I've had the pleasure of experiencing. Are there as good for cheaper? Yes, but the ambiance in the place makes up for the higher prices. A wonderful raw fish experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Harry B
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Yes, I have to echo what a lot of other reviewers have said. This place is very loud. It’s probably a little too trendy for me. Still, I give it four stars because the food is very good and our server was great. We were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank StephanieP261
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The food is good, although expensive. but we won't be back because we could not hold a conversation between two of us sitting about 18 inches away from each other. The music is blaring loud and this was an early dinner. We even asked the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dragonfly1004
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I struggled with rating this 2 or 3 but ultimately decided a 2 to balance over-ratings of others (how do you rate it a 5 but have descriptions of many things you didn't like?!?!) and because there are so many better options for this type...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank PA_Travelerz
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Although everything about Shakou was 5 stars- the food, service and décor of the restaurant, I struggled between a 3 and 4 star rating because of the incredibly loud and distracting music, I have seen many other reviewers complain about the same thing. Come on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank martinigirl312
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darcy t
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Response from Toddb62 | Reviewed this property |
Check and check out times? Shakou is a restaurant. Were you meaning to ask about a hotel?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 224-433-6675
  • E-mail
Description
Shakou Libertyville, one of the Top 100 Restaurants in America, brings you a trendy modern Asian cuisine eatery featuring a “city vibe” in the suburbs atmosphere. You do not want to miss the succulence, style and sophistication of the dining experience at Shakou. The incredibly talented Shakou chefs, led by Executive Chef, Sang Choi, have mastered the art of producing the menu’s tasteful innovations that offer something for everyone, including vegetarians and gluten free diners! The quality and freshness of every ingredient that goes into the Shakou Signature menu items is unparalleled in the industry. Shakou’s menu will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. For the land-lover, Shakou offers contemporary versions of some Asian classics including Teriyaki, Tempura and Katsu. From the impressive wine and cocktail list to the diverse dining and delectable dessert options, everyone will be amazed with the dining experience at Shakou. Book your table today
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