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Shakou Libertyville

625 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1911
+1 224-433-6675
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (82 reviews)
“black rice” (9 reviews)
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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

The lunch bento box specials are amazing! Really well priced & so filling - the teriyaki salmon was absolutely delicious. Service was a little on the slower side, but the food more than made up for it.

Thank swissfamilybell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, but a little pricey! The atmosphere is very modern and slick. The restaurant can be very loud when full. Highly recommend reservations. Great place to impress for a date. The food is very fresh. We find the menu to be pricey, but...More

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This menu has great sushi and plenty of great choices for non- sushi lovers too. Their maki are large and there are several vegetarian options and a vegetarian sushi assortment. The tempura appetizer was large and very good. Sea bass was simple presentation, perfectly done....More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

When you walk in you are greeted by a very nice looking place, but it takes only minutes to make you run away. The screaming music is so loud, I cannot stand this kind of place. But that's not all, the light is so dim,...More

Thank Thescientist2014
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing offering of food choices each of which had been delicious. The Bento boxes are my favorite for lunch. So glad to have this restaurant in town.

Thank AKite F
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is Awsome and very unique Shiek yet comfortable The service is top notch and the food is Awsome Enjoy

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Had heard so much about the place, but came away feeling that the food was overrated. Also, the music was too loud (which makes everyone increase their pitch and decibel level to be heard by others at the table they're seated at) and the lighting...More

Thank HyperActiveX
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Have been here several times and still the same problem as many of my friends mention as well: They play annoyingly loud disco music non stop, which is definitely not conducive to conversation. I personally have mentioned this, as have my friends, to no avail....More

Thank vivity
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

My kids actually likes this place, too dark for me.. I received multiple gift cards as a gift and actually used it and dined for dinner. The place is empty as they take a lot of reservations and save all the tables so you end...More

Thank LoveLiveTravel1976
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We were here with a larger group for Dinner. The restaurant is on the main street with parking lots in the back. It's a little upscale and stylish, but still ok to go in Jeans in this restaurant. They are specialized on Sushi as you...More

Thank taucherS
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darcy t
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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