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185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010 (Old Half Day Rd.)
+1 847-276-2000
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Vadodara, India
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 5.30pm. We promptly seated and hot bread came on the table as we contemplate the menu. For starters we had oysters which were delicious hot shrimps and red snappers / salmon. The ceasars salad was shared by all which was fresh and liberally sprinkled with parmesan. The staff was very good to our little girl... More 

Thank Manjari7
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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184 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Eddie Merlot's is a good place for special occasions, it is hard to get out of place for less than $100 for a couple even without drinks or wine. The service is generally good through it seems to slow down at the end of the meal, we waited 20 minutes once we had finished our meal to settle up and... More 

Thank barrynoah
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I have dined here before. We usually go when my in-laws give us a gift certificate, since it is a la carte and on the pricey side. The food and service are great! This time, we had a few drinks and ordered the beef potstickers. They were really good. We usually get the tuna wontons, which are... More 

Thank Katie T
Lake Villa, Illinois
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304 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Went here for Lake County Restaurant week and the menu was fantastic. Large portions & tasted great. The regular menu, although wonderful, is pricey ($40 for steak, no sides). If you need a place to go to impress someone, though, this is IT! The servers are amazing - attentive, professional, they know how to set a table! Excellent place for... More 

Thank Tami W
Lake Forest, Illinois
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

When I lived in Indianapolis one of my favorite restaurants was Eddie Merlot's. The one in Lincolnshire, IL did not have the same feel that you were out at a top restaurant. The food was good, but they just did not seem as organized and professional as I recall from Indy. This was my 2nd time to this location and... More 

Thank William S
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I would like to start off by saying that we (my wife and I) have been to this restaurant a handful of times. We have had wonderful experiences here, we have recommended this restaurant to many of our friends who have also had great experiences here. Unfortunately, this was not one of those experiences. We do not get out very... More 

1 Thank Jim T
Eddie M, General Manager at Eddie Merlot's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to contact us in regards to your poor dining experience recently. I was extremely disappointed when I learned of your evening with us at Eddie Merlot’s. It is our goal to consistently provide a superior product, unsurpassed service, as well as an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. Please allow me to extend my sincere apology... More 

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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went for a business dinner and I enjoyed my meal very much. They have an extensive menu geared on the higher end if choices. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The wine room was very cool. Pricing was higher then average but worth it.

Thank TiredTravelDude
Mundelein, Illinois
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273 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Although this was my first trip to Eddies, my husband has been here a few times for work events and always spoke highly of it so I was looking forward to it. I was not disappointed! The service was terrific the whole night, led by our server Brian, who was very attentive and personable. Cocktails were all tasty, appetizers, including... More 

1 Thank Stephanie C
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I travel a lot for work, and I make it a rule to never eat in chain restaurants. I've never been to an Eddie Merlot's, but doing so was pretty far down my list. I was parked in front of Starfish sushi, just around the corner, asking my self if I wanted yet another sushi dinner. Don't get me wrong,... More 

Thank AndyBzn
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262 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 16 for an early holiday celebration in their private dinning room. It could not have been better service, presentation, wine, flavors! Everything was excellent! They certainly made the evening special...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
    (Old Half Day Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: Pace - local stops on Milwaukee Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lincolnshire
  • Phone Number: +1 847-276-2000
A word from Eddie Merlot's - Lincolnshire Eddie Merlot's Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot's has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 75 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot's boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire.

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