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Gators wing shack

Bar, Pub, American
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1719 N Rand Rd, Palatine, IL 60074-2357
+1 847-705-0555
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11:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 04:00
Sat 16:00 - 04:00
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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206 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Gator's today with a friend who told us he 'loved' it, and I could see why -- he's a big eater! I ordered a turkey wrap, and then a "cup" of chili, instead of the fries -- and the cup turned out to be a BIG bowl of hot, spicy chili. It really was good, but my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

THE BEST CHICKEN WINGS!! I had a chicken sandwich that was very good. The wait staff was very friendly and checked back with us often.

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Chicago, Illinois
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122 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our buffalo and teriyaki wings. Service was ok but hostess was extremely helpful and kept us happy.

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Thank Tasha T
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were on a businesses trip in greater Chicago area and ended up visiting places and shopping presents until late hours when most places in suburbs already close. Gator was our "Plan B" for the evening meal and was in fact the only place we visited more than once during our stay. The staff was very friendly and the food... More 

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arlington heights, IL
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164 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

The pizza is just ok. We had a large sausage, but I use the term sausage loosely, as there wasn't much of it. The pizza was otherwise salty and greasy, and it tasted like yeast, if you like that kind of thing. The boneless garlic and teriyaki wings were similarly weird. The service was sparse, and the plates are styrofoam,... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

First tried Gators on the recommendation of a friend. Whenever I travel, I prefer to hit the small local places. Gators fits that bill perfectly! Both times I've been here the bar was full and the restaurant was busy (but not packed), even though it was during off hours of the day. The wings are amazing! The first time I... More 

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Thank Amy P
Chicagoland
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Gators Wing Shack in Palatine, IL, a local bar and restaurant with late night service, has been around for a very long time, but I rediscovered it yesterday evening. It is a place enjoyed by patrons of all ages. I am happy to report that the the place has not changed much except for the increase in popularity. The chicken... More 

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Thank ProteusF
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Large restaurant with friendly staff and large portions of food. Moderately priced with a large menu.

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Thank Jake c
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Found this place by chance happened to be in area wanted sings and stopped wings were excellent service was fast it wasn't overly busy at the time so can't comment about service when really busy. Only thing didn't like server didn't tell us that if you order bone in wing and order fries that it's full price for fries not... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

a local place with the best wings I ever had..Gators is a great place to watch sporting events with family or your buddies.staff is very friendly all the food that I have tried from burgers to pizza I have enjoyed.I have not been disappointed yet. The owner is very nice seems to know his business well. all and all I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1719 N Rand Rd, Palatine, IL 60074-2357
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-705-0555

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