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The Tropics

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American, Bar, Pub
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301 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1351
+1 847-746-0600
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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new york
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

First time visiting this location... Had a long walk, peaceful, quiet benches and bbq grills available for picnic.... I was lucky enough to see an Angler caught a 38 inch Sturgeon fish....next time i visit this place definitely with a fishing equipment.

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Thank bukol
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went to The Tropics for lunch. We've been wanting to go for awhile and finally had the time to go. The day was beautiful and the outdoor setting with the beautiful lake and all kinds of boats gave us lots to take in. The staff was beyond friendly. The food was just okay. The prices were high for what... More 

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Thank jody p
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in Winthrop Harbor to take some pictures. Stopped at the Tropics for lunch and sat on the deck overlooking the boat yard. Very pleasant and peaceful.The service was prompt and the food was aesome

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Thank Stan K
United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

It is a very casual place with a variety of food options, mainly sandwiches and pizza. The new outdoor tables are really nice and there is also an outdoor area that is covered so you can enjoy even if there is rain.

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Thank shar321
Chicago, Illinois
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Picturesque spot with a patio and a view of the marina on Lake Michigan. A varied menu with prices a tad higher than they should be. Burgers are 8 to 10OZ and buns are toasted a nice touch. Unfortunately going to the restrooms saw grey bussing trays that had customer dirty dishes and glassware and on top dirty pet bowls... More 

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Thank Nicki P
Elmwood Park, Illinois, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Tropics is a fun, casual restaurant right on the harbor. My husband and I brought our dog and had a great time sitting outside and watching the boats. Our dog especially enjoyed his 2 oz beef patty from the dog-friendly menu items. My fried shrimp basket and mai tai were perfect and my husband enjoyed his Tuscan burger. The... More 

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Thank Elizabeth A
Waukegan, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I've been here for lunch twice the summer and enjoyed the Lake view and the food. I had the jumbo fried shrimp that came with fries and cole slaw. The shrimp were breaded just right with not a lot of breading and they were very tasty.

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Thank BarbaraYH
Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped by for the prime rib on Saturday because we heard it was good. That is an understatement. The Prime Rib is delicious and cooked to perfection.

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Thank Kimberly B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Food options including shrimp, oysters, broasted chicken are good. Drinks and views are very good to see all of the boats in the marina, tourists, fisherman make it fun. NOT formal just casual. Wide variety of people and company..

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Thank Froomcat
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Especially in the summer time, I like restaurants that offer nice views of the outdoors. This restaurant answers that like. It overlooks a boat harbor and Lake Michigan. The food is very good. Some of us had the fish basket, and one had the shrimp basket. Much better than looking at walls.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1351
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Winthrop Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 847-746-0600

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