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Emil's Tavern on Center

161 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
+1 847-543-8879
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“roasted chicken” (15 reviews)
“pizza” (44 reviews)
“wings” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
161 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

the meal was promptly served after the order. The quantity of food and taste of the food was excellent. The cheerfulness of the wait staff was appreciated. Nice atmosphere.

Thank ll0ydll
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a family friendly restaurant during up through about 10pm. Simple menu and cold drinks to accompany. After 10pm great bar to hang out with friends.

Thank Jojovolleyball
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Emils has a good vibe and is a great place to watch sports. The pizza is excellent, wings are outstanding and the Friday fish fry is delicious! Always cold beer and good drinks. And the service is prompt and courteous. I look forward to my...More

Thank onegolf
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Always go to Emils on Mondays after our Lions Club meeting for great pizza and their Monday specials of Tacos. Great sports watching also

Thank Carroll F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Can't understand why it's always crowded. The food is okay, they are edible and the drinks are moderately priced. Service is somewhat adequate. Server loops around every 15 to 20 minutes. If you order food, and once it is served, if you need something better...More

Thank Toni H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Stopped in from a recommendation.Love the atmosphere. Sports and music. We ordered beer nuggets and a medium pizza, plus 2 beers and a mixed cocktail. Food was fantastic and arrived quick. Great service, strong drinks. I liked that the staff (other than our waitress) picked...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service, and prices. Have eaten at Emil's Grayslake many times. Never disappointed! Pizza exceptionally good!

Thank Judith Z
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I visit the area regularly. Emil's is always a "must go" Always good food. Great service. Pizza is really good.

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here on a weekday. It wasn't crowded. The waitress was very nice and very good. The broasted chicken is very good. And the pizza is also good. And it's a nice building.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Above average pub food. Husband said pulled pork sandwich was good. My bbq burger was excellent. Fried mushrooms were good and generous quantity. Only negative is the fried food was made first and had to wait while burger cooked, so got a little cold. Would...More

Thank Teri z
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Patricia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-543-8879
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