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Route 21 Milwaukee Avenue, Riverside Plaza, Gurnee, IL 60031
+1 847-599-8533
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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17:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Route 21 Milwaukee Avenue, Riverside Plaza, Gurnee, IL 60031
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful. Absolutely amazing food. Went here on my last weekend to spend with my husband until we both move together in a few months with the military. I had Leslie's salmon and he had red snapper. I was so amazed by everything, the service, food,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last visit to Stevens was a family lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had a variety of menu items, each excellently prepared and beautifully presented. Portions were very appropriate (of course, being an old man, I ended taking half my delicious sandwich home)....More

Thank djb60060
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated my daughter's new job with wine, filet mignon, steak fries, spinach, lime parfait, and apple cobbler. All were delicious. The steaks were tender and the sauces complemented the steaks. The steak fires were crunchy on the outside and creamy in the center. I...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know it is a steak house, but the shrimp salad was phenomenal! Jumbo garlic shrimp seasoned perfectly and nice firm texture atop a great mixed greens and light dressing. My son (his 12th birthday lunch) had the fillet which he enjoyed (could have had...More

Thank Corinne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a friend after reviewing the menu which looked quite good. After a bit of a wait (no dedicated hostess on duty) We sat down and my friend had the pot roast, I had a custom sandwich which was the chicken bacon...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The servers were all very nice. I would say that service was a bit slow though. The food was average, granted I had the fish and not the steak, but nothing to really write home about. We did try the coconut shrimp which were quite...More

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highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you GoTigers25 for letting us know about your recent experience. I wholeheartedly apologize that we did not meet your expectations and I ensure you that your feedback will be used to better our product. thanks for giving us a try and if you're in...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stevens is a traditional steakhouse that offers a lot of delicious alternatives. Service is professional and what you'd expect from a Chicago restaurant. Wine and drink selections are good. I've been there multiple times and always wonder after I visit why I don't go more...More

Thank Neil P
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hello Neil P, Thanks for sharing your review. We appreciate all of your return visits and look forward to more in the future. I will let the staff know that you appreciate their effort. Thanks again Neil. Bradley Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 25 June 2017

I've been going to this restaurant for years and have never been disappointed. Great prime rib (when they have it). Delicious smashed potatoes. Service is always excellent and the ambience is welcoming.

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highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for supporting us over the years. It is always nice to hear form a loyal guest. I will let the staff know you enjoy their service and we all look forward to seeing you again soon. Bradley Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This was a great find for us during a visit to Gurnee. The restaurant is fairly pricey, but you tend to get what you pay for and this was definitely worth the price. The service was attentive and helpful. We both enjoyed our entrees along...More

Thank Ronald H
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you Ronald H. We appreciate you stopping by as well as taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Gurnee. Safe travels to you and yours. Bradley Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 20 June 2017

GREAT food GREAT service top of the line. EVERYTHING was Fantastic If you are ever in the area you have to try this place. Brad Lehner the general manager went out of his way to make sure it was perfect.More

Thank Ron M
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community RonM. We appreciate you making the drive from Milwaukee to dine with us and hope to see you agin in the near future. So happy you enjoyed the food and service. Thanks again. Brad...More

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Debra H
20 December 2016|
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Response from highsteakspoker | Property representative |
Hello. We do offer a Kids Menu. I hope this helps. Thanks for reaching out.
Janelle B
14 September 2016|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
It's about 20 minutes tops. Very nice restaurant, check if they are open yet.They did some remodeling and not sure if they are open yet.
Katie L
7 August 2015|
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Response from highsteakspoker | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for thinking of us. We have a few options for vegetarians available. You can see our Dinner Menu and the available options at stevensofgurnee . com Thanks again. If you need a reservation please contact us so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 21 Milwaukee Avenue, Riverside Plaza, Gurnee, IL 60031
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-599-8533
A family owned and operated steakhouse with a warm, comfortable setting close to home, Stevens aims to please. From our wide selection of finely aged steaks and chops to the freshest seafood, extensive wine and martini lists and a staff ready to serve you, Stevens is the perfect place for you to relax and enjoy. Whether you seek a quiet evening for two or a night on the town with your friends and family we will be honored and ready to accommodate your every need. We are very proud of the food and drinks we serve at Stevens but it is our staff and the amazing service they provide that sets us apart from the competition. Each and every time you walk through our doors you will be greeted and treated with the utmost respect and attention. Our regular guests can attest to the fact that we go out of our way not only to know your name but a little something about you as well. The service staff at Stevens has over 100 years of experience in the business and their knowledge and expertise shines through daily and nightly. Whenever you have the chance, come on out to Stevens and experience first hand what has been deemed the " finest restaurant in Gurnee."
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