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28800 N Waukegan Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044 (Rockland Rd.)
+1 847-234-7643
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both my chicken mole and spouses flatbread were dry. Charging $24 for the chicken and $8.50 for a bottled beer seems excessive for Lake Bluff. Wait staff was friendly and the place seemed fresh and clean.

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Thank Tod G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

As a new couple in the neighborhood, we were excited to try out this restaurant as we had heard good things about the food and atmosphere. So when we arrived during the Happy Hours listed and sat at a table with a card that promoted Happy Hour reduced apps and drinks, we chose 3 appetizers and a drink each. The... More 

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766 reviews
526 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A few friends and I went to Grille 43 for dinner, and while the vibe was somewhat upscale, the food was a disappointment. We had a pretty large group, so we tried out a lot of different options. The calamari appetizer was probably the best thing we had – it had banana peppers and roasted bell peppers along with braised... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Been to this restaurant several times especially for delicious cucumber martini. This visit the martini couldn't make up for the poor food and service. Very nice server got my friends order completely wrong and had to be remade, so my food got cold while I waited for her to get her food. I ordered French onion soup which was ok,... More 

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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Went here to celebrate a friend's birthday. We all enjoyed ourselves. Had the best Moscato- Seven Sisters- I highly recommend it. I did make a reservation on open table. It doesn't appear that you really need to on a weeknight, but I was able to put on the reservation I was vegetarian. The server knew that and made some good... More 

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2 Thank Lovethevacation
Grille43, Guest Relations Manager at Grille 43, responded to this review

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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The decor is quite nice, subdued. But it's completely defeated by the plethora of TV screens showing sports. Do you want to be a sports bar or a casual fine dining restaurant? It got worse. The french onion soup was devoid of flavor, and the cheese melted on top was mozzarella. Really? Mozzarella? It was nice and gooey, but devoid... More 

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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This was our first visit. We started with the grouper ceviche appetizer. Although it seemed fresh it was very soupy. The other was a special with crab cake and shrimp on a bed of greens. The waitress said they were known for this app. The shrimp was good, but the crab cake was very bready, and just too much greens.... More 

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264 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Just north of 176, hard to find as sign is not prominent. Quick dinner on our way home. Asian salad was generous and fresh. Pleasant but small.

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1 Thank Steveuj
Grille43, Guest Relations Manager at Grille 43, responded to this review

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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I have had lunch here 6+ times and is always tasty. Grest lunch specials...very flavorful. Pork sliders the best. Bacon wrapped shrimp crispy in fresh advacado sauce a great appy or entre. Blackened fish sandwich on fresh roll with tasty yopping and home made spread. All great flavors...not cheap though, but fresh and great taste is worth the price. Always... More 

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Grille43, Director of Sales at Grille 43, responded to this review

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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We've eaten there twice and will go again. The wait staff is very attentive, it definitely has the feel of a special night out. The food has been superb each time we went there.

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Thank EdithSie
Grille43, Guest Relations Manager at Grille 43, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28800 N Waukegan Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044
    (Rockland Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Bluff
  • Phone Number: +1 847-234-7643

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