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425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL (Park)
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Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A good quality campus experience

Ok, so here is the bottom line. Located on the campus of College of Dupage (COD). Professionally staffed and run Wednesday through Sunday. Student staffed and run Monday and Tuesday as part of the school culinary program. The menu will vary accordingly. Most recently, we went for Sunday lunch which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Rvstraz
via mobile
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ok, so here is the bottom line. Located on the campus of College of Dupage (COD). Professionally staffed and run Wednesday through Sunday. Student staffed and run Monday and Tuesday as part of the school culinary program. The menu will vary accordingly. Most recently, we went for Sunday lunch which offered a brunch style menu (thankfully not buffet). Very nice... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Reservations so no waiting on a Saturday night. You can have a lengthy dinner with friends and be able to talk without feeling rushed.

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East Coast
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We visited here last night. There are no words to explain how great the food and service was. It was our Anniversary and we couldn't gphave chosen a better place. The mussels were the best I have ever had. Great wine list, Entrees of Duck and Short rib melted in your mouth. No need to drive into Chicago to find... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband and I went to Waterleaf and also stayed in the hotel to celebrate my birthday. One reason we chose this restaurant is that I am a big fan of duck, so I had the coffee crusted duck breast -- it was delicious. My husband, who almost never orders fish, enjoyed his choice. My cocktail was delicious, and the... More 

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Brookfield, IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great food with a wide wine selection and superb service. Take advantage of the Inn on site for a great night's stay.

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Wheaton, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went on Valentine's Day and had a wonderful dinner. Ambience and service was good. At first, service was slow then it got better. The only complaint I have was the price of the "scallop" appetizer. It was wonderful, how there was only one to share and it was around $12. Overall, we will be going back.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Excellent food, service, etc. Expensive but well worth it. A great dining experience. A definite repeat.

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Coronado, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had the fixed priced menu which was very good. Atmosphere was elegant. Would recommend this restaurant if you would like a very nice dinner in Glen Ellyn!

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

High Prices for the Portions which are served. Entree's generally look/sound good-but only on paper. What arrives at your table is generally not satisfying by any measure. Someone dropped a ton of $$$ on modern Decor; expanse is pretty in the Summer. Way too big for how many this place will serve going forward. Too large and too empty-if you're... More 

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Southlake, Texas
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Special cocktails, delicious food, artfuly dished, well served. And local and easy to park! What more could you ask for!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL
    (Park)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Glen Ellyn

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?