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Lake County Dining Guide
Steaks, suds and everything in-between...

Lake County obtains anything and everything your taste buds desire. Whether it be the beloved culinary cuts of Wildfire Restaurant in Lincolnshire, a warming glass of Merlot at Vigneto del Bino Winery in Antioch or a burger paired with your favorite craft beer at Mickey Finn's in Libertyville, Lake County offers the restaurants to nourish any appetite. No matter what the occasion is, Lake County dining is a force to be reckoned with. So when you're thinking, 'What's for dinner?' Just follow your nose to explore the appetizing aromas wafting from Lake County restaurants. Bon appetit! Discover our Lake County Restaurant Week particpants.

Family Friendly
Bring the kids, or stop in for some casual food. Dine on a vast array of food options while enjoying some family time.
Fine Dining
Fine dining is the perfect way to celebrate an anniversary weekend, a birthday get away, or to transform a normal day into a special occasion.
Brew Pubs, Distilleries & Wineries
LC has a bit of everything including its own piece of wine country, seasonal brews and spirits. Take a stroll on our Libation Trail.
Sports Bars & Grills
We live for that moment. Our team is down by one score, last few minutes of the game, & everyone is frozen, when the impossible happens.
Sweets & Treats
Let your sweet tooth run free with plenty of unique treats for you or for anyone you’re sweet on to enjoy.
Private Dining
For special occasions we have plenty of private dining options to choose from to take your upcoming event to the next level.
Lakeside Dining
Soak in the summer rays while enjoying a citrus dish or dine inside with a glass of wine and views of a beautiful lake.
Outdoor Dining
When the weather is nice, adding the right outdoor dining experience can elevate a great meal, into an experience that won’t be forgotten.

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Lake County Dining Events

11/12/18 - 11/15/18 Big Bowl Lincholnshire's 20th Anniversary Celebration
11/15/18 - 11/15/18 Blues After Dinner
11/15/18 - 11/15/18 Girls Night Out With After Party
11/16/18 - 11/16/18 Ten Ninety Brewing Co. Beer Dinner
11/16/18 - 11/16/18 Hat Trick Tripel Beer Release
11/17/18 - 11/17/18 Holiday Cooking Event
11/17/18 - 11/17/18 Live Music: Elizabeth Stedman
11/17/18 - 11/17/18 Live Music: Old Town Underdogs
11/17/18 - 11/17/18 ArtWauk
11/15/18 - 11/18/18 10th Anniversary Celebration
11/18/18 - 11/18/18 Kid's Cooking Class - Pumpkin Pancakes
11/18/18 - 11/18/18 Holiday Cocktail Class
11/21/18 - 11/21/18 Legit Ice and Dogs at Roaring Table
11/21/18 - 11/21/18 Doctor Dogs Food Truck
11/21/18 - 11/21/18 Pre-Turkey Day Bash
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Day Dinner Buffet at Chessie's
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Feast at the Illinois Beach Hotel
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Dinner at Saluto's Pizza & Pasta
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving at Wright's Brew & Bistro
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving at Dover Straits Seafood House
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving at Maggiano's Little Italy
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving at Karma Pub
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Dinner at Flemings Steakhouse
11/22/18 - 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Buffet at Three Embers
11/23/18 - 11/23/18 Live Music: No Filter and Three Legged Tacos at Flesk Brewing
11/23/18 - 11/23/18 2018 Bourbon County Tapping
11/23/18 - 11/23/18 Bloody Mary Bash
11/28/18 - 11/28/18 DIY Wood Sign Workshop
11/28/18 - 11/28/18 Holiday Cocktails 101
11/30/18 - 11/30/18 Three Legged Tacos at Roaring Table
11/30/18 - 11/30/18 Bourbon County Release Party
11/06/18 - 12/04/18 Senior Day
12/06/18 - 12/06/18 Santa Event - Take a Selfie with our Elfie & Princesses
12/07/18 - 12/07/18 Live Music: Woogie Winter Rock Jam
12/07/18 - 12/07/18 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
12/08/18 - 12/08/18 Brunch with Santa
12/08/18 - 12/08/18 Holiday Celebration
12/09/18 - 12/09/18 Holiday Wreath Workshop
12/09/18 - 12/09/18 Lunch with Santa
12/09/18 - 12/09/18 Brunch in the Carousel Pavilion followed by Concert in the Theatre
12/15/18 - 12/15/18 Breakfast with Santa at Rainforest Cafe
12/15/18 - 12/15/18 Cookie & Wine Pairing
12/15/18 - 12/15/18 Barrel Aged Warrior Paint Bottle Release Party
12/08/18 - 12/16/18 Breakfast With Santa at Lambs Farm
12/15/18 - 12/16/18 Breakfast with Santa at Chicago Botanic Garden
09/09/18 - 12/30/18 Chicago Bears Gameday Specials
Ongoing Friday Night Fish Fry
Ongoing First Fridays on MainStreet
Ongoing Live Music at Route 41 Roadhouse Every Friday Night
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing Half Price Wines by the Bottle
Ongoing Band Beverages
Ongoing Free Vineyard Tours at Vigneto del Bino Winery
Ongoing Tomahawk Tuesday
Ongoing Tacos and Tunes
Ongoing Rainforest Cafe Educational Adventure
Ongoing Tiki Taco Tuesday
Ongoing Poses and Pints
Ongoing Wednesday $1 Off Pints at Bosacki's Home Brew
Ongoing Pub Trivia at Tighthead Brewing Company
Ongoing $4 off Growler Fills on Wednesdays
Ongoing Flight Night
Ongoing Thursday Trivia Nights
Ongoing Backyard BBQ
Ongoing $2 off Pints Sundays
Ongoing Game Days at North Shore Distillery
Ongoing Open Mic Nights
Ongoing Prime Rib Saturdays
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Mondays & Tuesdays at O'Toole's
Ongoing Wine About Wednesdays
Ongoing 1/2 Price Wine Bottle Mondays
Ongoing Tiki Taco Tuesdays
Ongoing Straight Up Bingo
Ongoing $2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing Fish Fry Friday
Ongoing Lindy's Happy Hour Special
Ongoing Tasting Room at North Shore Distillery
Ongoing Live Music at Mickey Finns Brewery
Ongoing Open Mic Thursdays
Ongoing Trivia Time?
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesday's at Mickey Finns
Ongoing Karaoke Thursdays at Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Ongoing Happy Hour at Sullivan's
Ongoing Friday Night Fish Fry at Chessie's
Ongoing Prime Rib Specials at Chessie's
Ongoing The Double Nickel Club
Ongoing Two for You Lunch
Ongoing Buy One, Eat Two Every Wednesday
Ongoing Prime Rib Wednesdays

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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