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Eddie Merlot's Lincolnshire

185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
+1 847-276-2000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After housing several different restaurants at this Lincolnshire location, it’s nice to see that one finally hits the mark. Eddie Merlot’s is a growing Steakhouse chain, somewhat similar to Capital Grille, that touts prime beef and seafood. The concept was developed by early Subway franchisee...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited on business for dinner on Thursday night The appetizers were ok, but not great, calamari was over cooked and the breading on it was just too much, shrimp was ok but nothing special The side dishes were ordered separately and I was not impressed...More

Thank rnamro
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Our friends had been here last year and wanted to take us with on the next outing. Even though over an hour drive to get here, it immediately made us aware that it was worth the effort. Wonderful and interesting decorating. Tastefully appointed and kept...More

Thank John F
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My work friends and I meet here regularly for drinks and dinner after work. Food is excellent. Service is outstanding. The dining area off the bar is a little loud and the chairs are low for the tables which makes it hard when you’re trying...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, food, and service. We were celebrating our anniversary and we received free coffee, dessert, and a card. Will definitely go back.

Thank mblosh
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Best steak house in the Midwest. Impeccable service, coupled with great food, I try to stop here on every trip to the Chicago suburbs

Thank 991fredys
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A hidden jewel. Great tasting food, a great dinning atmosphere, elegant and top notch service! We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and chose Eddie Merlot's based on other reviews. They were not wrong! The restaurant looks like a regular building from the outside, but the...More

Thank nilmarmendoza
Reviewed July 3, 2018

With a lot of steak houses in the area, Eddie Merlot's stands out to us as the best. From the service to the great bar and of course great steaks and seafood. Rib-eye is my favorite steak ( we usually split it)., the sea bass...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Went with my chocolate martini group. We were all first timers. Dinner could not have been any more delicious with portion large enough to take home.

Thank beteboop7
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

You are first struck by the beauty of the restaurant when you enter. Service and food were impeccable. Our table started with a shrimp appetizer. There was enough for four people. They make an excellent manhattan.Get it with a side of vermouth. The Caesar salad...More

Thank golf4edie
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Response from biztravelerChicago | Reviewed this property |
The bar is fairly quiet during the week, but there's live entertainment on the weekend, so it's noisy. Not sure how small your small group is, but when you make your reservation, you can ask to be seated in one of the... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
    (Old Half Day Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: Pace - local stops on Milwaukee Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lincolnshire
  • Phone Number: +1 847-276-2000
A word from Eddie Merlot's - Lincolnshire Eddie Merlot's Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot's has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 75 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot's boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire.
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