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2380 Esplanade Drive, Algonquin, IL
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Ranked #40 of 101 Restaurants in Algonquin
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Brewery and wine tasting
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We've dined here quite a bit and they have a good selection of foods for us and our 4 and 6 year old kids. Food is always spot-on and prices are very reasonable. I'm not sure why they don't put a restaurant on the signage because I didn't even know they offered food until after I walked in a while... More 

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algonquin il
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent selection of wine, beer and cocktails. They brew their own beer but always have a guest beer on tap. The waitress was very helpful and allowed me to try a few beers before I selected one. A sampling of beers is also a great option. You can also get a 6 oz draft instead of a pint. The high... More 

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Huntley, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went for a Sunday night dinner with 8 friends. First visit for all of us, and probably my last. Patrons allowed 2 samplings each of wine and I chose red. Both were rather light weight, weak and showed "no legs" at all. I drank water with my dinner. With Cooper's Hawk having several locations, this is a tough market -... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had dinner there recently and my husband ordered the fish tacos. I had them before and they were somewhat spicy, but good. The tacos my husband was served were extremely hot and all you could taste was jalepeno. The waitress offered to have them re-made with the sriracha sauce and mango salsa on the side. I tried the mango salsa... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The look of the restaurant is great with the oak barrels on the racks as soon as you enter the door. I tried three of the red wines and was pleasantly surprised as I am not typically a fan of Illinois wines, but these were defiantly an exception. The food on the other hand was average at best. The pizza... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were there for tastings and a light dinner on a Sunday. It is very cool since they have both a winery and brewery at the same location but in different buildings (which is required by law I understand). I had not heard much about this place and don't live too far away - it does not appear to be... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday with our son. Village Vintner is hard to find as it is set back far off of Randall Road just south of Algonquin Commons. We were seated promptly as they were not very busy at 5pm. Our server explained their in house brew specials along with their extensive wine listings. We tried Vintner's white Zinfandel. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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107 reviews 107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Having been to Napa and Sonoma and tasted some really fine wines (with my favorites being in the $15-$40 range), I have to say that this wine is not good. I tried a flight of red wines and they were all the same color, and none of them smelled great. Three wines were just ok (I'd give them a 4... More 

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Plainfield, IL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We went for a beer sampler and a snack in the afternoon mid-week. The decor needs a bit more personality but the beer is fantastic. We tried a large sampling of their brews and admittedly enjoyed the majority of them. Most times, you get a sample of most everything a place has and you are lucky you find one or... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

This is our new favorite place. The beer and wine are great and they release new wine and beer each month. We have had a lot on the menu and every time it has excellent. Just ask them if you want something different and they can accommodate. The bar is great too, it is a good place to go and... More 

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Additional Information about Village Vintner

Address: 2380 Esplanade Drive, Algonquin, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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