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Cracker Barrel

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5706 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4911
+1 847-244-1512
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Lake County, Illinois
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The closest thing to the kind of home cooking the way my family in the south does it. I love the shop and always find a perfect gift or surprise for myself. Food, service and atmosphere always homey and welcoming.My favorite place for breakfast! Only downside is their clothes are amazing and I want them all.. but they are very... More 

Thank Pam8387
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from the Gurnee Cracker Barrel, The service was bad considering they were not crowded. The food was terrible. After a 50 minute wait, the food looked like it was from a TV dinner and put on a plate. Only a TV dinner would have tasted better. My wife went in the gift shop while I waited another... More 

Thank IllinoisBlowhole
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great place to eat on a budget and friendly. The service was a little slow but it was easy to get to and a nice quiet place to sit and eat.

Thank Cindi R
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The food is was average but the place was loud and filthy. The service was less than ideal but they were busy.

Mundelein, Illinois
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276 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I can't eat here all the time I would be twice my size! I like the country store charm that keeps you busy while you wait for a table. The biscuits are my favorite. They just fall apart when you eat them!

Thank Stephanie C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Had a standard Sunrise sampler, average quality. Food cooked well and servers was not a morning person. Food is reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere

Thank jecompu
Gurnee, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

In the last six months or so I have noticed a change in the level of service and freshness of the food. My daughter and I always liked to treat ourselves to breakfast or lunch at Cracker Barrel because it was good, friendly and the right price. The servers are still very nice (most of them) but seem to be... More 

Thank BobbyMae36
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with the family after shopping further north. We waited at least 10 minutes to sit. Strange thing was that when we did get seated, it wasn't even full. Anyway, our server took our order fast, and brought our drinks relatively fast, but it was downhill from there. Our meals took seemingly forever. I think we waited 30 minutes.... More 

Thank kevc56
Marquette, Michigan
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We took my mother here for dinner. Got seated quickly but the experience went downhill from there. When our meals came out only one was right. My fish dinner was cold, the grits looked like runny snot and my mother's meal was missing a piece of ham. the waiter was missing in action for some time. When he finally showed... More 

Thank William R
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Sometimes, this Cracker Barrel isn't up to par - we've had good service and good food and other times, not so much of either. We've had to wait to be waited on when there are very few people in the restaurant and the food was mediocre with no refill on tea. Normally, I like Cracker Barrel ... this one is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5706 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4911
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-244-1512
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?