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Nirvana Wine & Grillerie

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American, Wine Bar, Healthy
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701 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
+1 847-918-7828
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely business dinner here with fabulous service and attention to detail with our dietary needs and accommodations . Lovely presentation. Portion sizes we're just right. Everyone was happy. Thank you.

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Thank Gina M
Western Springs, Illinois
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the wine bar Nirvana. We enjoyed the special "flight" of wine special on a Thursday night. There was a discounted flight. We were there for girls night out. It is a small location, with overall excellent service. Then we tried the special brie fondue which was a little more soupy that we were expecting,... More 

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Thank Zlch0c
Chicago, Illinois
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506 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nirvana did it up right yesterday!!! We arrived for lunch and sat right down without a wait on a Saturday at 12:30. We started with a Pinot Gris and a Prosecco paired with the Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps. LOVE LOVED the balsamic drizzle over the top. Both of us moved onto the soup, for me it was a tomato... More 

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Thank Rebecca C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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140 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had a business dinner at Nirvana this week. They have a very good wine list. Dinner menu was adequate, but not that many choices. I had a flatbread that was very good. It was for an individual, but is definitely enough for two. Several in our group enjoyed the salmon. It was well presented with a nice glaze. Good... More 

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Thank James M
Chicago
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63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered the chicken pot pie and while very tasty had almost no chicken. Highly recommend it if you're not hungry or on a diet.

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Thank dkaplan435
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went with another couple for lunch. Great selection for everyone. Great salads and more. Friendly service.

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Thank Catherine C
Gurnee, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This place was great. The food, the wine everything was enjoyable. Our server Mike was very knowledgeable and his input helped make our wine selection. We had the the European cheese plate as an appetizer. The blue cheese and date combination was amazing. There were 3 cheeses, bread, fruit nearly enough to fill us up. We both had specials (seafood)... More 

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Thank Grablinmathrules
South Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We did not have a reservation so our table was in the back and not too cozy of an area but the wine and food made up for it! You can tell this is a local's favorite! Lots of reserved table up front where it's more cozy and interesting. There was a guitar player there on the night we went.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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506 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We arrived, two ladies, for a lunch without a reservation. We were immediately seated. On our last visit we had an extraordinary experience from service to flavor. This time, not so much. There weren't many patrons in the restaurant, which in this case resulted in a big dip in the frequency which our server visited our table. My fish was... More 

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Thank Rebecca C
Wauconda, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Tuesday early evening get together and all the tables were reserved, except for a few high top tables. BUSY place. Very relaxing pace. Service was very good and friendly! Nice selection of wine with samples available before you buy. Huge selection of cheese plates served on a slate tile. We had a few bottles of the Malbec wine. We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-918-7828
Description
Nirvana Wine & Grillerie is an original wine bar & restaurant that simply wants to share the best with people. We welcome friends into our lives through food & wine with the family owned wineries that we represent, small batch wines, and food that is as fresh and natural as possible. Nirvana has a scratch kitchen that offers artisan hand crafted cheeses, farm-raised and hormone free chicken, wild-caught seafood, all natural hand-made flatbreads, and fresh daily ingredients.

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