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Shakou Libertyville

625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
+1 224-433-6675
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (79 reviews)
“black rice” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had been meaning to try Shakou for quite some time as we had heard so many great things about it. Yesterday was our anniversary so we decided to give it a try and so glad we did! We did not have...More

Thank bklassy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service are excellent. The sea bass is fabulous. This highly rated restaurant rivals five star restaurants in the city.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu options at Shakou are very special. A contemporary list of Japanese dishes with a twist of fusion cuisine makes it an wonderful choice for an evening dinner. Among the appetizer choices I enjoyed the gyoza dumplings, the asparagus beef roll and the filo...More

Thank Ramon N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was fine but could not talk to the people you were with because of the noise of pounding music.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very happy with our Shakou Libertyville dining experience. Our meal choices were creative, unique, complimentary combinations with beautiful presentation. We were very happy with the service and the quality of the food.

Thank Kaie99
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints! Everything I try is always fresh and creative. The staff works hard to take care of you. Love that they can make me a sake martini even if it’s not on the menu. Start with some warm endamame and a roll....More

Thank Carrie E
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My wife has been trying to get me to go to this restaurant for months now, but I'm not a real fan of Japanese food. My wife and daughter are though. So, since my daughter was visiting and it was her birthday, I broke down...More

Thank jerrygroen
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had the boat loaded with sushi and sashimi. Great selection of good fresh fish pieces, and good to share for 4 people. Interior is fancy, music a bit to loud for this kind of restaurant,

Thank patrikb252
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My first time visit to this attractive restaurant was a positive one. All three of us enjoyed the bento boxes for lunch which features 6squares of food offerings. 2of us had the salmon which was good but slightly on the strong side, and the other...More

Thank emerald307
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Easily booked through Open Table. Seated promptly. Server, Abigail was so pleasant, knowledgeable about the menu items, and attentive as needed. The atmosphere is chic modern with various seating areas. Offers of GF menu items, a plus. Variety of serving dishes used for each dish...More

Thank Allison K
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darcy t
14 February 2015|
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Check and check out times? Shakou is a restaurant. Were you meaning to ask about a hotel?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 224-433-6675
  • E-mail
Shakou Libertyville, one of the Top 100 Restaurants in America, brings you a trendy modern Asian cuisine eatery featuring a “city vibe” in the suburbs atmosphere. You do not want to miss the succulence, style and sophistication of the dining experience at Shakou. The incredibly talented Shakou chefs, led by Executive Chef, Sang Choi, have mastered the art of producing the menu’s tasteful innovations that offer something for everyone, including vegetarians and gluten free diners! The quality and freshness of every ingredient that goes into the Shakou Signature menu items is unparalleled in the industry. Shakou’s menu will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. For the land-lover, Shakou offers contemporary versions of some Asian classics including Teriyaki, Tempura and Katsu. From the impressive wine and cocktail list to the diverse dining and delectable dessert options, everyone will be amazed with the dining experience at Shakou. Book your table today
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