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Lakeside Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
1 Lake Front Drive, at Illinois Beach Resort, Zion, IL
+1 847-625-7300
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible14%
3 Oct 2017
“"I want to love this place but....."”
5 Aug 2017
“Just ok service, good food & prices”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Lake Front Drive, at Illinois Beach Resort, Zion, IL
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I LOVE the view and the "Vibe" of this restaurant but the FOOD AND SERVICE NEEDS IMPROVEMENT. I dined on a Friday evening for their Seafood Buffet. All meals start with "Homemade" Potato Chips and In-House made French Onion Dip. I like the presentation of...More

Thank Jeep057
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had drinks and dinner here during our stay at the resort. The drinks & food were good (bloody mary, mixed drinks, wings, burger), and we even got a free appetizer of chips and dip. Both times were were there the service wasn't particularly friendly...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had not visited this restaurant in the Illinois Beach State Park Resort in years. We decided to give it a try again. The view is spectacular and the facility is beautiful. We arrived at noon. There were only eight other people in the restaurant....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The flavor of their food was very good and the service by the staff was excellent. Loved their homemade chips and dip.

Thank Leo Gaby V
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If I could give this restaurant a zero that would be more appropriate. We arrived at 6:45pm on a Tuesday evening. Parking lot was roped off due to recoating, so we had to walk from the parking lot adjacent. When we arrived there was a...More

1  Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation several weeks ago for breakfast with Santa. I confirmed while making the reservation that the kids would get time with Santa. I was told they would. We arrived, waited for a long time to be seated in the upstairs ballroom, had...More

1  Thank KimT810
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Thumbs up! They do a really good prime rib special on Saturday nights, and a filet special on Wednesday every week.

Thank BillsReview
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Good Italian beef sandwich. I went with two other friends and they all enjoyed their lunch also. It is in a scenic area and from our table we could look out onto Lake Michigan.

Thank BarbaraYH
Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a variety! The breakfast buffet was enjoyed by our family of 5 both mornings we were at the resort! Lots of choices and attentive staff!

Thank Tahna E
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The small restaurant is a positive point for this property. During the week-days, food and drink service is a real value. This is like the food and service we get in the national park lodges. Good entrees of meat and fish with sandwiches and salads....More

Thank chadchicago
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  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lake Front Drive, at Illinois Beach Resort, Zion, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Zion
  • Phone Number: +1 847-625-7300
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