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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.

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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06/19/19 - 06/19/19 Women's Networking Breakfast
05/29/19 - 05/29/19 Game Night at North Shore Distillery
05/31/19 - 05/31/19 Low-reen & the Lazy Dogs at Big Ed's BBQ!
06/01/19 - 06/01/19 Grayslake's 7th Annual Craft Beer Festival
06/01/19 - 06/01/19 Big Ed's BBQ 101 class
06/01/19 - 06/01/19 Wine Glass Painting
11/06/18 - 06/03/19 Senior Day
06/04/19 - 06/04/19 Distilling History with the Lake Bluff History Museum
06/07/19 - 06/07/19 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
06/08/19 - 06/08/19 One-Year Anniversary and Celebration
06/08/19 - 06/08/19 Cannoli Class! Learn to Make Cannoli
06/08/19 - 06/08/19 8th Annual Mundelein's Craft Beer Festival
06/09/19 - 06/09/19 Taste of Waukegan Fest
06/09/19 - 06/09/19 Summer Cocktail Class with North Shore Distillery, LLC
06/12/19 - 06/12/19 Boozy Book Club @ NSD
06/15/19 - 06/15/19 ELVIS is back!
06/16/19 - 06/16/19 Father's Day Brunch
06/19/19 - 06/19/19 Save-A-Pet Day at North Shore Distillery, LLC
06/21/19 - 06/22/19 Zachary Mortensen The Fire Eating Hypnotist LIVE
06/22/19 - 06/22/19 Tribute to Neil Diamond
06/22/19 - 06/22/19 Tourette Syndrome Camping Organization's Fundraiser
06/21/19 - 06/23/19 Long Grove's Strawberry Festival
06/24/19 - 06/24/19 The Shanty’s 4th Adult Cooking Class Event!
06/07/19 - 08/09/19 Farmers Market
05/17/19 - 08/23/19 Lincolnshire's Food Truck Fridays
06/06/19 - 09/12/19 Food Truck Thursdays
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 Free Vineyard Tours at Vigneto del Bino Winery
Ongoing Tacos and Tunes
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 $2 off Pints Sundays
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 Sunday Brunch featuring Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar
Ongoing Trivia Tuesdays
Ongoing North Shore Night @ The Tavern
Ongoing Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing Straight Up Bingo
Ongoing Sunday Brunch at the Taproom
Ongoing Tiki Taco Tuesdays
Ongoing Wednesday Night Filet Mignon for Two
Ongoing Flight Night
Ongoing All You Can Eat Fish Fry
Ongoing Saturday Night Prime Rib for Two
Ongoing Half Price Appetizers
Ongoing Karaoke Fridays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing Acoustic Lunch Saturdays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing Friday Magician at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing Live DJ at the Lodge of Antioch - Thursdays/Saturdays
Ongoing Acoustic Breakfast Sundays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing Trivia Tuesdays at Light the Lamp Brewery
Ongoing Beer Bingo
Ongoing Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing Food Truck Thursdays
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 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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