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1636 Old Deerfield Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-3050
+1 847-831-0595
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1636 Old Deerfield Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-3050
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a fun, relaxed dinner in a casual environment, this is the place. Jim and Joanie, the owners, are the most gracious, welcoming hosts. The food reflects their passion for all things related to New Orleans The fried artichokes are a great starter....More

Thank PEJulius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a morning meeting I popped in for lunch with a few others. Been here before and enjoyed my meal. This time I tried a skirt steak sandwich with grilled onions. Had a Caesar salad beforehand and ice tea to drink. Steak well prepared. Good...More

Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Man, this place leaves me happier every time. The food could not be better. You can tell it’s so fresh. The shrimp carbonara is my favorite pasta. The staff is so friendly; so refreshing to see the owners working alongside their own staff. The owners...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Wide variety of choices makes this a place that everyone will find something to enjoy. Loved the shrimp and grits. Unfortunately, found the French onion soup to be very disappointing. The use of chicken stock and failure to caramelize the cheese on top, made the...More

Thank Traveler593511
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Two days ago we were looking for a place for lunch before hitting the road back home. After a rather extensive internet search, the restaurant that (based on its menu) stood out from a long category of indistinguishable (and boring) 'sandwich and burger' establishments, was...More

Thank Leuparaleu312
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden find - located behind the police dept bldg and Jewel parking lot. We are so glad we found it. My Key West Salad was great - contained a large amount of shrimp and crabmeat. I used the remoulade instead of the...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Family run restaurant; owners are delightful and they set the tone for a very enjoyable meal. We were there during Mardi Gras and there were beads for the guests! Food always delicious and the service terrific. Small, cozy restaurant, always busy!

Thank Kgraismeyer
Reviewed August 6, 2018

All the dishes are great. The ribs are outstanding. Fish is great as well. Service is friendly, prompt and waiters go out of their way to assist and make recommendations.

Thank 565hillaryr
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Bluesgrass is a true hidden treasury in the Highland Park dining scene with a great menu and a helpful staff. It is indeed out of the way but it should be on your radar for great casual dining in an upscale setting.

Thank scottagordonsg
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Stopped in for lunch after a meeting. Hamburger done to perfection. Very nice service. The menu is varied and should satisfy all tastes.

Thank Slumdog2015
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March 29, 2018|
Response from Jim L | Property representative |
We do not specify grass fed meats. we do have great Midwestern beef.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 Old Deerfield Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-3050
    (Richfield Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-831-0595
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