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Holy Mackerel

113 South Main Street, Elizabeth, IL 61028
815.858.3636
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Ranked #1 of 7 restaurants in Elizabeth
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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- Aug 18, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Santa Barbara , California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Dan is absolutely a TOP SHELF Chef! I met him 5 years ago and he told me this was his dream, to have his own place. We visited the Midwest again this Summer and got to see Dan's dream had come true! We made reservations for 9 and they handled the meal perfectly. The food and service was outstanding, all... More

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rockford ,IL
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94 reviews 94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We dined with family members on a Sunday night. We were the only guests there. The atmosphere was nice, the server was very good, and it was fun to have the room to ourselves. The menu is varied, the prices were steep. My husband enjoyed a good steak. I had a dry "smothered" chicken breast. I asked for extra vegetables... More

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Arlington heightts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

What a terrific meal! Do not miss this restaurant! Food was great. Service was great. I loved that we were in a old church. Just an all around great meal!

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Elizabeth, Illinois
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is one of our favorite local restaurants, when we want an evening out. We like the quaint, cozy restored-church, low-key ambience; and even though they have tablecloths and cloth napkins, you can feel comfortable in either casual or dress attire. Their menu is relatively small and changes infrequently, or they occasionally offer a feature item, but they have offerings... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Read about this place on tripadvisor, it did not disappoint! Everything was delicious, bread was home made, could not stop eating. They do not have a kids menu which is fine as my kids have a diverse palette . Anything you order will be yummy. Prices too are reasonable considering the portion size, but we are use to chicago dining... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I've reviewed this restaurant before and have eaten there 4 times since. I am not a soup fan and usually pass, but don't pass on the soups here! They are the best I've had! Had a cold cucumber soup in the summer that was outstanding and recently had a creamy salmon that was to die for! The food is consistently... More

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Lake Forest, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Start with the soup, they are all amazing! The steaks melt in your mouth and the seafood entrees are great as well. Very unique former church located in a cool village just minutes East of Galena.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This place is awsome! Outstanding service and excellent menu! The food was very well prepared and delicious! You should call in for resevervations since seating is limited and people traffic high. Do your loved one a favor and treat them to this experience!

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Homer Glen Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Fresh and homemade. Quality is quite high for this little outpost in tiny Elizabeth. Not to be missed and never has been since we first tried it is the seafood tacos appetizer. My husband and I split it, and while expensive, it is filled with high quality seafood. Filets are very tender and desserts are freshly made. We have been... More

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Stockton, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The restaurant has a limited menu but everything is fresh and very well prepared. Drink list is limited as well. Overall, a great eating place.

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