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Martini's On Main

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8 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2635
847-658-5600
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food!!

I had been wanting to try this place since last fall and finally go to tantalize my taste buds. I tried the salmon portabello appetizer and it was pretty good. I then went with the special grouper risotto with lobster, scallops, shrimp, and fresh asparagus. This was a d light to the taste buds.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
RadfordC
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Winfield, Illinois
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Martinis and good food. We've been by this place a hundred times and finally decided to try. Nice cozy place. We tried the shrimp appetizer special and it was great. Prices are good and portions are generous. We will definitely come back.

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Thank lvftmyersbeach
Hanover Park, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the title states, the food is great, the ambiance is great, but the staff leaves A LOT to be desired. We have been there twice, and to watch them disallow some people from entering just because they didn't like the way they looked is horrible. They hold tables for "reservations" and they don't actually have them from what it... More 

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1 Thank Mr_Frugal_10
chicago
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We've been coming here for years and recently celebrated our wedding anniversary at Martinis. It never fails to impress and the menu always offers something unique to try as well as favorites that never disappoint. And the martinis? Don't get me started! Best drinks anywhere and an "adult" atmosphere blissfully devoid of the "sports bar" vibe that is the majority... More 

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Thank SueGranquist
Winfield, Illinois
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220 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I had been wanting to try this place since last fall and finally go to tantalize my taste buds. I tried the salmon portabello appetizer and it was pretty good. I then went with the special grouper risotto with lobster, scallops, shrimp, and fresh asparagus. This was a d light to the taste buds.

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Thank RadfordC
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We eat here regularly and whenever we do, we are delighted. Matt is a fantastic chef, and Clara is a fantastic owner. Get the specials. Devour. Repeat next week.

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Thank Dennis M
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Food and drinks were wonderful but a bit of an older crowd. Fellow diners complained about us because we were too loud for them and asked to be moved. It's a nice bar but atmosphere is pretty low key. Which is surprising for a martini bar..

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Thank kppaz11
chicago
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We decide to go to Martini's after reading "Live music EVERY Thursday".... Not true... They had no live music! Then as we were looking at the menu we noticed that the prices we higher than the prices on the internet.....VERY MISLEADING!!!!. Food was good....waiter was great...but won't be going back to Martini's

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6 Thank graczy
Quincy, Illinois
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131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Had heard good things about it but wasn't sure what to expect. It had a very eclectic menu with a little taste of italian, Cajun (jambalaya is delish), steak (tasted friends filet-melted in mouth), and seafood. Small restaurant downtown that you'll probably miss at first pass but you'll be flash you found it.

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Thank tim p
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The steaks here are very good and cooked exactly as ordered. The portions are generous, and the staff are attentive and friendly. When we explained we had a limited amount of time due to our conference in Crystal Lake, they facilitated us. We liked the cosy, owner operated vibe and definitely will return.

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Thank Lisa N
Algonquin
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Martini's on Main changed hands a few years ago. Glad for the new owners! The food is made just like you want it and is delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2635
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: 847-658-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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