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1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
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Ranked #26 of 236 Restaurants in Evanston
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Southern Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Our first choice restaurant/bar in the area wasn't open until 3 pm so we wandered a little bit and went into Prairie Moon. Although there were two tables with customers besides us and at one of those tables, the patron was drinking water and reading a book, it took a little while to see our server. While looking over our... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We love this restaurant and eat there often. I am a vegetarian and my wife is not; the menu at Prairie Moon has great options for both of us. I highly recommend the Painted Soup. My office also held a dinner party here and the entire staff enjoyed themselves!

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Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Prairie Moon is sort of off the beaten path but well worth seeking. It's a large and interesting place that has a great assortment of fries (I LOVE fries!) and main dishes for every palate. The only disappointment was the fries were only warm, not hot like the rest of the food. I had the roasted vegetable salad. Delicious! It... More 

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We got in late and were staying right across the street, and a 10pm meal needed to be cheap and close. We got all that, and amazingly delicious with Prairie Moon. Pulled pork sandwich, veggie burger and cheeseburger were all perfect, served quickly and with great service. Can't wait to go there again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have dined at Prairie Moon on numerous occasions. Quite simply, it has some of the finest pub-style cuisine I have had. Great burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups. Terrific beer selection. I would highly recommend the blackened chicken po' boy (fantastic remoulade!), the fish tacos, and the Dark Side of the Moon Burger. Great fries!!! Nice atmosphere, highly recommended.

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McLean, VA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We went at my daughter's suggestion as a place that might be quiet enough to carry on a conversation. We sat in the back, when it was unusually empty, and had a very nice meal with little noise. The tables are spaced nicely, and with very high ceilings, noise was not an issue. The menu is very interesting, with everything... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Searching for a late night place to get something to eat at 11 p.m. is a challenge in a college town like Evanston. I had eaten lunch many times at Prairie Moon and we found it open and the late night menu very satisfying. Had salmon over mashed potatoes, a friend had the chicken wings - a large pile considering... More 

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Boston, MA
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251 reviews 251 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I only came here for a drink (iced tea), but it has lots of seating and a nice outdoor section. I guess it must get busy with college students during the school year but it was nice and quiet during the day. Outside seating is really nice and even though it is on a busy street, it's still relatively quiet.... More 

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Plainfield, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stopped in for a drink after dropping our daughter off at Northwestern. Great staff, good food, and just a real welcoming, homey feel. We will be back. My husband really liked the beer choices. We had the wings - if you like spicy, tell them to spice them up - we wish we would have (we were a nervous... More 

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We chose a table on the patio, under the stars and super harvest moon. The staff was attentive and friendly. The menu was broad with many choices. Many small plates and salads, two soups, plus sandwiches and "large plates" (entrees). We started with the 3-chili wings. They were meaty and tasty. I had the blackened fish po' boy and my... More 

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Additional Information about Prairie Moon

Address: 1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone Number: 847-864-8328
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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