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Eddie Merlot's Lincolnshire

185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
+1 847-276-2000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
185 Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service at this restaurant were just marvelous. The decor is just a bit over the top but acceptable. I had a wonderful martini, some marvelous plump and juicy oysters and a fabulous steak with outstanding hash brown potatoes. My wife started with...More

Thank oldergent
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had an enjoyable dinner at Eddie Merlot which included a salmon entree and a sea bass entree. Both were very good. Service was professional, and the atmosphere was elegant. We would gladly return to this restaurant.

Thank betty485
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My wife invited two friends and they surprised me on my birthday. Have been here a couple of times before and really enjoy it. Restaurant has very impressive interior design, yet our favorite is the bar. We had an excellent meal and cocktails. As always,...More

Thank FunlovingJohn
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation for 5.30pm. We promptly seated and hot bread came on the table as we contemplate the menu. For starters we had oysters which were delicious hot shrimps and red snappers / salmon. The ceasars salad was shared by all which was...More

Thank Manjari7
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Eddie Merlot's is a good place for special occasions, it is hard to get out of place for less than $100 for a couple even without drinks or wine. The service is generally good through it seems to slow down at the end of the...More

Thank barrynoah
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I have dined here before. We usually go when my in-laws give us a gift certificate, since it is a la carte and on the pricey side. The food and service are great! This time, we had a few drinks and ordered...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Went here for Lake County Restaurant week and the menu was fantastic. Large portions & tasted great. The regular menu, although wonderful, is pricey ($40 for steak, no sides). If you need a place to go to impress someone, though, this is IT! The servers...More

Thank Tami W
Reviewed 18 February 2017

When I lived in Indianapolis one of my favorite restaurants was Eddie Merlot's. The one in Lincolnshire, IL did not have the same feel that you were out at a top restaurant. The food was good, but they just did not seem as organized and...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I would like to start off by saying that we (my wife and I) have been to this restaurant a handful of times. We have had wonderful experiences here, we have recommended this restaurant to many of our friends who have also had great experiences...More

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Eddie M, General Manager at Eddie Merlot's Lincolnshire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to contact us in regards to your poor dining experience recently. I was extremely disappointed when I learned of your evening with us at Eddie Merlot’s. It is our goal to consistently provide a superior product, unsurpassed service, as...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went for a business dinner and I enjoyed my meal very much. They have an extensive menu geared on the higher end if choices. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The wine room was very cool. Pricing was higher then average but worth it.

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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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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