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Prairie Moon

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
+1 847-864-8328
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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LaPorte, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met some friends in Evanston and chose Prairie Moon based upon its reviews. We were not disappointed. The service was outstanding, the food was great, and the price was right. Very pleased.

Thank Jim H
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Oh my gosh, what a great place for a burger and seafood. Masquerading as a bar, the food here is fabulous. My wife had the most amazing burger of a long time. Especially loved the natural French fries. I had the fish tacos, I went for the blackened tilapia, Large fish portion with lots of Spanish rice and pico de... More 

Thank John M
Evanston, Illinois
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341 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Came here last night with friends. As always, very extensive and diverse draft beer selection--typically 20 on draft. The staff is quite good at explaining options, and they're happy to get you samples too. Prairie Moon is in the midst of a $25 lobster special; not quite to New England standards, but good for Chicago. One of us got the... More 

Thank jaz79h
Evanston, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Kids menus provide lots of entertainment for them, so you most likely will not get any "Mommy when will the food come?" It is a good family restaurant.

Thank Soccermeow
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Prairie Moon is one of those hangouts with a big bar and a big menu with dependable food of all types. We had a surprise birthday party for my wife in October with about 30 people (including kids), who fit comfortably in the two back rooms (with small private bar). Bar was self-serve, apps were attentively served, and the dinner... More 

Thank John R
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Prairie Moon is always a good place to have lunch or dinner. Their menu has a wide variety of interesting items, always tasty. Atmosphere is not fancy but waitstaff is attentive and helpful.

Thank N6174CXmicheleb
Howell, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Prairie Moon was my favorite place to eat when I used to live in Evanston. I just visited over the weekend and was so happy to be back there! The food is carefully prepared and is very flavorful. The environment is laid-back, casual and cool. Great beer selection too! I miss having this place as a go-to but excited to... More 

Thank Amanda S
Evanston, Illinois
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We go here at least once every other month or so, all year long. Always good food, nice atmosphere where one CAN have a good conversation with friends (i.e., it isn't too noisy). The back two dining areas are nice, and the outdoor patio is a great option when weather permits. I often get the Ciderday Salmon small plate --... More 

Thank Karen M
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of our regular favorite spots. The service is always terrific, the outdoor patio is partially enclosed so it's usable even during chillier nights. The partial enclosure gives the patio an intimate vibe. The menu has many choices and we have not found anything we didn't like. Recommend for date nights & evenings out with friends.

Thank Tomasz S
Adelaide, Australia
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381 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Pretty lifeless place, catering well to the student populations and lovers of wheat beer and the like. They do OK food, too,, but it's just one more bar on the strip.

Thank hogiebear33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-8328

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