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Port Edward Restaurant

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Seafood, International
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20 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102
+1 847-658-5441
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Port Edward's

We LOVE Port Ed's. They have the Sunday best brunch. The Salem Lounge is great to hang out in for cocktails & appetizers. The Koi fish are beautiful in the indoor pond. I love looking around at all the nautical fixtures & decorations. They actually have a sailboat on the indoor pond that you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
McB921
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Algonquin, Illinois
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
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Algonquin, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We LOVE Port Ed's. They have the Sunday best brunch. The Salem Lounge is great to hang out in for cocktails & appetizers. The Koi fish are beautiful in the indoor pond. I love looking around at all the nautical fixtures & decorations. They actually have a sailboat on the indoor pond that you can eat a meal on. It's... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

What a great place for Date night, families etc.. This is old world charm. There is even a sail boat in the middle of the restaurant for special occasions. The food is good, pricey but worth it. If you have never been here, go for a cocktail just to check it out. You will not be disappointed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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118 reviews 118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our family of 14 shared Easter brunch at PE this past weekend, and while pricey, if you like fish, this is the place. Remembering it was Easter, they were pretty good on keeping reservations to the times allotted, but the set up of the Brunch was in the middle of the dining room, making it very difficult to maneuver around,... More 

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Algonquin, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Cobb salad is fantastic, with a great presentation, and everything about it was fresh. Partner ordered fish and chips, which tasted excellent, but was not of a generous enough portion for a "man sized" meal for the money. Great to be able to overlook the Algonquin River in the bar room, but.....felt like the place needed a good cleaning... More 

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Algonquin, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The bar area is always fun, with great bartenders and entertainment on the weekends. Unfortunately I have never been impressed with the food. Summer is great sitting outside.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The sunday brunch is and always has been very good, we have gone there for many years, they always do a good job.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When we lived outside the area, we used to love to have special dinners here. Now that we've been here for 22 years, I have to say the food quality has gone down in the last 10 years. The best thing they have going for them now is their Bloody Mary Drink.

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Charles K, General Manager at Port Edward Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, Judy. We appreciate your feedback. As a longtime resident of Algonquin and guest of Port Edward your honesty means a great deal to us. As a business we rely on guests like you to offer your comments so we can learn, grow, and change for the better. You are correct that we likely did have our “heyday”. Years ago... More 

Cary, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Last night, the family and I decided to go to dinner at Port Edwards, and was I ever impressed. Walking in the door, you're greeted by a boat floating in the water, inside of the restaurant, and come to find out, you can reserve the table inside of the boat. The entire restaurant is done in hardwood and sea and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

As recently as a few years ago this was a good 4 stars sea food restaurant. There are good points to this restaurant I should mention: one is the fact it is right on the Fox River so you can dine and enjoy the view. Also they have over a hundred very large beautiful fish on display swimming in a... More 

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Charles K, General Manager at Port Edward Restaurant, responded to this review

We greatly appreciation your feedback and honesty. Your suggestions regarding our Angels on Horseback appetizers have been noted and in a new version of our menu, we will actually be making some new additions and changes that we are very excited about. We do apologize if your experience was not everything you expected. We take full responsibility and send our... More 

Chicagoland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Lunch in the upstaires bar area affords a great view of the Fox River. Very attentive waitstaff delivering excellent seafood !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-658-5441

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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