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Eddie Merlot's

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201 Bridewell Dr, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-0834 (Burr Ridge Parkway)
+1 630-468-2098
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a good overall experience dining here. I thought the staff was very professional and our server was very polite and did not rush us through our meal. I ordered a filet medium rare and thought it was properly cooked. If you want a relaxing place to sit ask for the Chardonnay room. The chairs are really comfortable.

Thank Greg L
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was amazing. Had salmon and steak. Carisis our server could not have been more helpful or attentive. Recommended the pomegranate martini. I had 3!!! So yum. Got a lovely birthday card on arrival and a complimentary slice of chocolate cake wrapped up for me cause I was so full. Going to enjoy it in my pjs. I can't wait... More 

Thank Eimear1983
Beijing, China
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159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good overall choice for a luxury dinner. Eddie Merlot's runs the standard steakhouse menu of appetizers, salads, steak and a wide variety of sauces and accompaniments. The appetizers were very good and of a reasonable size to share. The steak was excellent- i had a bone in filet mignon which was massive but perfectly cooked to medium rare and... More 

Thank bjnomads
Hinsdale, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had 7 people for a birthday dinner and ordered many different meals. Two filets were undercooked and one was overcooked. Additionally, the parmesan truffle fries were nothing special at all. The broccoli was plain and boring. The restaurant is very overpriced. Everything is ala carte and ridiculously expensive. This was my 3rd and last visit to this restaurant.

Thank Lisa M
Woodridge, Illinois
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219 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

With an expansive wine list and food to match - Eddie Merlot's is a great place for a girlfriends night out or date night. Make a reservation because the wait can be long! They also have a great little gift shop you can bring wine accessories home! A fun and unique experience!

Thank Lisa2735
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, professional and courteous staff. All of the appetizers were amazing. Hard to recommend one as they were all awesome. I absolutely loved the BBQ Shrimp and Garlic Shrimp. I had the steak salad which was fantastic as well. I totally recommend this place for any occasion.

Thank James C
Sydney, Australia
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Having just returned from Australia and reviewing a steak restaurant with a similar menu this one falls short on a couple of counts. The restaurant was half empty on a Friday night. The restaurant was cold and many people wore outside jackets If the Wagyu is truly Australian range fed the way Wagyu is supposed to be, I am scepical.... More 

Thank Rocky G
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The place is amazing, the atmosphere as well as the food. Especially the steaks. THESE STEAKS!!! They are amazing! The Wagyu Bone-in New York Strip and the Dry Aged Prime Tomahawk Ribeye are out of this world! My wife loves the Elysian Fields Lamb, which are super tender and flavorful as well. We always start with Eddie’s Smokin’ Shrimp Cocktail... More 

Thank Gert S
Burr Ridge, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I always have a good experience. We normally sit at the bar and he orders the escargot (when in season) and I order an appetizer. Our food is always very very good and the food runner is absolutely wonderful. The only reason I did not give this 5 stars is sometimes the bar servers get chatty with... More 

Thank usflim2
Frankfort, Illinois
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70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is the best burger I have had. From the peppadew peppers, the shaved New York strip, the grilled onions, & the gruyere cheese, this all melds & gives the best taste sensation for a burger. Juicy!

Thank Dawn K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Bridewell Dr, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-0834
    (Burr Ridge Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Burr Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 630-468-2098
At Eddie Merlot’s hospitality and the comfort of our guests are our highest mission; we pledge to provide the finest service, highest quality foods, in world class facilities for our guests to enjoy a memorable experience. Eddie Merlot’s features USDA Prime Aged Beef, fresh seafood, and many other offerings including an extensive wine list.

Eddie Merlot’s starts with Prime beef, only 2% of all U.S. beef is awarded this certification. We age it for a minimum of 21 days, to an unparalleled standard of tenderness and flavor. The chef selects each piece, before hand-cutting and seasoning the thick, tender and juicy steaks to your specifications, then to seal in the flavor, we flash-sear your steak on our special high-heat grills. Our from scratch kitchen crafts everything fresh daily from dressings and sauces to appetizers, sides, and desserts.

Come and enjoy an “Exceptional Experience”.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?