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Firkin

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515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-367-6168
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11:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Zion
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We celebrated my daughter's birthday here. It was a Sunday night so there was no wait for a table. I had the grass fed burger which was just okay. Prices are reasonable for Libertyville, food is just okay. My daughter had the black bean burger and said it was excellent. Both of our fries were cold.

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Thank Lisa I
Lockport, New York
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is hopping. Extensive beer menu. Wide variety of food choices. Knowledgeable wait staff. Stop in when visiting Libertyville

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Thank John B
round lake, il
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the escargot and lobster mac at Firkin. We found the atmosphere dark, crowded and noisy (Saturday night). We would go back again, but it would not be our first choice.

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Thank luv2tvlwithkids
Sherrard, Illinois
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Firkin and it was fantastic! It was a Monday evening and we were seated immediately. My wife had one of the specials, Cilantro Lime Mahi-Mahi and I had the Chicken Teriyaki Fettuccine. Both dishes were excellent! Our server was very attentive and friendly. We'll be back!

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Thank Rick P
Wheeling, United States
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

First time visiting this resturant. my wife and I had to wait about 20-25 minutes to be seated on a Wednesay nite around 7PM. The burgers were excellent, service was good.

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1 Thank Phillip F
Gurnee, Illinois
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The couple of times we've been here, it has been loud (which attests to its popularity) and the service has been indifferent. Both times our servers gave the impression that it was an imposition to have to serve us. I realize when a restaurant is crowded, it can be hard on the servers, but friendliness is the most important tool... More 

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Thank Gregg J
Chicago, Illinois
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185 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Always lively, Firkin has a fun atmosphere, cheerful wait staff, and good food. Their menu, while not huge, is varied with some intriguing and healthy options. Over the years I’ve had some very tasty meals here. Most recently, I had a turkey burger and my friend had a hamburger, both good, with organic brown rice and beans as a side.... More 

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1 Thank 35805Jane_H_11
Vernon Hills, IL
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy coming to Firkin. The atmosphere is pretty with twinkling lights on the ceiling. It's fun to sit at the bar and talk to the bartender. Food is great and reasonably priced. While I'm not a beer fan, they have an interesting selection.

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Thank AprilFool143
Libertyville, Illinois
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant located in the historic downtown Libertyville restaurant district has great food and an unbelievable selection of beers. I eat a plant based diet and the waitress offered several selections and gave suggestions to other menu items that the chef could customize to our eating requests. Overall a great experience.

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1 Thank Terry W
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Been coming here a few times a year with friends who like the place. As much as I try, I'm just not a fan. Great beer options, lots of variety there. But the food has been just average the last few visits- the most recent last month. Fries usually medium warm, servers going through the motions, usually something missing. Food... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-367-6168

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