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Chili U

547 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-549-3152
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chili” (68 reviews)
“thai shrimp” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
547 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for a few drinks and meal. Bar area small but roomy with good bar service. Nice drink selection and not loud. You can hear the person talking at your table! The menu has many spicy foods and a few 'Normal' choices. I had the...More

Thank Rex M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I thought it was great. We started with the chorizo egg rolls which were wonderful! Then I had the Texas chili over fried rice. I had a whole bunch of toppings. We sat outside on the patio. I thought the decor was very fun too!...More

Thank j1629
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

What a great down home experience. The chili was perfect and I loved we were able to pick our options. The bartender Bill was social and friendly! Enjoyed learning all about the restaurant! Highly recommend!

Thank Beth O
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Just very average. Basically you get bowl of not-so-good chili and add whatever you want. That can include some very unusual things. Good bar however........

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My nephew took us here on a recent trip to Libertyville. It was really great! The service was very good, and everyone was happy with their food. I had the tenderloin sliders, which were excellent...and the price will not leave a big hole in your...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant! Great menu, consistently great service and fun atmosphere! They do offer gluten free options and servers have always been helpful with questions concerning menu items and ingredients. We've started going for Sunday breakfast and they serve yummy Bloody Mary's. It's on...More

Thank kimbeadle
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a girls day in Libertyville and stopped in for a Bloody Mary and lunch. Nice view of the town through the open doors in front. Food was delicious. Funny that the waiter did not recommend what we ordered when we asked his opinion....More

Thank luv2tvlwithkids
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stumbled upon this place when we were in town for a girls volleyball tournament. My husband ordered the Thai Shrimp Chili & was blown away. He is still talking about how great it was (couple of days later). I had the lobster Mac & Cheese,...More

Thank rkonstanz
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went here with some friends recently and I liked it a lot. Nice selection of chilis with variations that I hadn't seen before. The issue came when my wife was trying to order. Some of the chili variations mention beans and some don't, so...More

Thank Gregg J
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This place was surprisingly great. Never thought chili could be such a fantastic basis for a nicely varied selection of fantastic meals. Highly recommend if you want a unique experience at reasonable prices. Our entire group were all quite happy with the experience and plan...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
    (Lake & Milwaukee)
  • Public Transportation: Libertyville Metra
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-549-3152
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