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425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL (Park)
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed 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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Fine Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    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
Excellent Gem in Glen Ellyn

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Keldan128
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East Coast
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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157 reviews 157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Chicago
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118 reviews 118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a very pleasant weeknight dinner with friends. We each had a different entrée and all loved what we had. Our waiter was very helpful and not reticent about sharing which dishes he liked best and some info about their jazz brunches. We are looking forward to returning to try other things on the menu that we found intriguing. We... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

What a great dining experience we had at Waterleaf in Glen Ellyn. Although it is connected to the College of DuPage Culinary school, the meals are prepared by professional chefs and service staff. The attention to detail was amazing and the food all tasted wonderful. It was a great find!

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?