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The Lake County Restaurant Week Scoop
LETTUCE a-MAIZE you with subLIME eats you WONTON your plate...

Nearly 60 great restaurants—family-friendly/casual, sports bars and grills, brew pubs, distilleries and wineries, to fine dining.

Are you searching for delectable dishes this Lake County Restaurant Week you CANNOLI dream of? 

It's always difficult to agree on a place, because everyone has their own unique palette to satisfy their taste buds. However, before you make a decision, you might want to check all of the options at your disposal.

During the most delicious week of the year in Lake County, savor the flavor with one of these niche platters. Here's the Lake County Restaurant Week scoop. 

How to Wet Your Whistle During Lake County Restaurant Week

Mickey Finn's in Libertyville

"99 bottles of beer, spirits and wine on the wall." Restaurant Week may be known for its delicious eats and even more delicious deals, but some of the participating restaurants are stepping up to the plate with an array of spectacular beverages to wet your whistle. Benjamin Franklin once said, "In wine there is wisdom, in beer, there is freedom, in water there is bacteria." Don't forget to put these drinking holes into your 10 Days to Savor schedule!

What You Should Know About Lake County Restaurant Week Steakhouses

Wildfire Steakhouse in Lincolnshire

Well, what you should really know, is it's not hard to find a great steakhouse in Lake County. No matter what your fancy is: T-Bone, ribeye, filet mignon, sirloin or some other mouthwatering cut, Lake County steakhouses will fulfill your beefy needs. Let's FLANK to a Lake County Restaurant Week eatery from March 2-11 and rest our TENDERLOINS in one of these nine fine steakhouses and eat like we're CLUB members. Remember to FLAT IRON your khakis and SKIRTS before entering. 

Unique Dessert Options for Lake County Restaurant Week

Burnt Honey Panna Cotta from Three Embers in Lincolnshire

#DessertGoals are met with an array of unique dessert options for Lake County Restaurant Week. There's no better way to finish your a three-to-four course meal than with something sweet to satisfy your soul. Many of our Lake County Restaurant Week participants are renowned as the hostess with the moistest cakes, the sultans of crunchdom, the experts that create music to our taste buds and enable you to interject for ice cream and so on. Some of these desserts are off the radar, and the best kept secrets of Lake County.

The Starboard Way to Feast on Seafood for Lake County Restaurant Week

In Lake County, we have a nautical appetite. Maybe it's beause many of us fish for sport in over 75 lakes that our fair county has to offer. Or it's just because seafood is absolutely delicious and nourishing. There are an array of eateries participating in Lake County Restaurant Week that specialize in fish, shellfish and more. Don't look port, because these dining options provide the starboard way to feast on seafood for LCRW!

Dine Like a Seasoned Traveler During Lake County Restaurant Week

Green Dragon Sushi at Shakou Sushi in Libertyville

Sometimes you can't make that big trip to Europe, that safari excursion in Africa, or that relaxing beach setting in Southeast Asia, Central America and/or the Carribbean Islands. Who says you can't stay Lake County local to experience traditional, rustic, ethnic and divine bites like a seasoned traveler abroad. Here are Lake County Restaurant Week participants that provide international cuisine. 


Dinner and a Show for Lake County Restaurant Week

Ragtime the musical at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire

"Food, glorious food! We're anxious to try it. Three banquets a day - our favorite diet!" What some may not know is Lake County's theatre lineup during the 10 days to savor is unmatched. There are also musicians, comedians and bands gracing our fair stages. Complement your experience accordingly with dinner and a show for Lake County Restaurant Week.

Top 10+ Pizzas in Lake County for Restaurant Week

Slyce Coal Fired Pizza Co. in Wauconda and Highwood

Why are you not eating pizza in Lake County right now? Pizza is in our DNA. If we have pizza withdrawl for too long, bad things can occur. The Chicagoland area is known for its pizza and that's no different in Lake County. These are the top 10+ pizza places in Lake County to devour a slice of pie and to scream "radical" for Restaurant Week like a quartet of famous reptiles that we know and love. Check out these 10+ pies and indulge!


11+ Eateries to Upgrade Your Brunch Experience During Restaurant Week

French Toast at Wildberry Cafe in Libertyville

We're taking a page out of Queen Bey's (Beyoncé) book so, "Partner, let me upgrade you, flip a new page. Introduce you to some new things and upgradde you." This is perhaps the biggest decision of your life as you rub those crusty eyes after a heavy week of working hard for the money. The menus are seriously loaded to make you feast like a king. And of course, then there's also bacon (you can't not have bacon). Indulge at all of these 11+ eateries to upgrade your brunch experience. 




Family Friendly / Casual
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
Lake County has a little bit of everything, and that includes its own piece of wine country and seasonal brews.
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.
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