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The Tropics

301 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1351
+1 847-746-0600
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
301 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1351
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened to find this place online and tried it on a whim. Good fresh seafood in a casual bar/grill setting. Don't miss the grouper bites, and enjoy the great lakefront view of the marina.

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here after the labor day parade and enjoyed our meals and drinks. It's a great place to sit on the deck on warm day and enjoy Lake Michigan, the marina and your meal.

Thank leapyear29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in this area for a long time, but just recently read an ad about this restaurant. We loved the fact that it is right on the marina in Winthrop Harbor. There is indoor and outdoor seating. The food was average and prices...More

Thank northernerpalmtreelo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for a quick dinner and to enjoy the view of the water. Unfortunately it was too cold to eat out side, but I was still glad we went, the food was delicious and the environment inviting. I would recomend it for good...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here the wait staff was non-existent as I stood in the doorway. I was finally seated I asked about any "Specials" they had none on the Monday evening. I asked about Sweet Potato Fries OR Soup and they didn't have these either. I...More

1  Thank Jeep057
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We went for dinner and was seriously disappointed especially after reading the great reviews. Our appetizers came fast but everything else was really slow they messed up my son's food and had to redo it (burnt food mmmm) and apparently my food sat under a...More

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We always eat at this restaurant after an afternoon of boating at Winthrop Harbor, Lake Michigan. The food is pretty good, but what keeps us coming back is the location, decor and 'feel'. Frequented by locals and those coming in after a day of boating...More

Thank Katie N
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We visited Tropics yesterday evening (Saturday, 7-1-2017), since the weather was so nice. When we arrived, three staff members were eating at the table near the entrance, and a few more were near the service area on the west wall. No one seemed to notice...More

Thank R W
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I visited with my husband after driving around the lake front we discovered this beautiful place. The view is beautiful quite peaceful as you're literally in front of the water. It has a gorgeous view rite in front of the docks. We sat outside so...More

Thank Brisa1103
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place right on lake Michigan. The food is decent, a bit pricey for the quality, but a very nice beach type ambiance in the restaurant , reminded me of a Florida beach restaurant. Service was good which is a big plus.

Thank dougiedue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1351
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Winthrop Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 847-746-0600
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