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Waterleaf

425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL
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Ranked #1 of 80 restaurants in Glen Ellyn
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Park
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English first
Naperville, IL 60563
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This was our second time visiting! The first time was on a Monday, which was a bit different because of the fixed menu and the COD students were preparing and serving. We loved our visit both times. The food was excellent. They also have a wonderful wine list. The atmosphere is quiet and the staff very friendly. We will definitely... More

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Naperville, Illinois
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

When we arrived at Waterleaf, they informed us that they did not have our reservation for four. Luckily I had save the confirmation email from Open Table and was able to convince the man at the door that we did have one. He acquiesced and showed us to a table. While we were waiting for the other couple were we... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We went with high expectations for great food and we were not disappointed. We looked at the specials and regular menu and were pleasantly surprised that all in our party had selected specials included in the 3 course fixed price menu. I had lobster salad with a very tasty dressing, veal short ribs, nicely herbed, and a chocolate pavlova which... More

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Lombard, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We've eaten at this restaurant several times and have NEVER been disappointed. The food is absolutely top notch and the service impeccable. On certain days you can sign up for meals which the college's culinary students prepare and serve and both the service and the price are great.

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Villa Park, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The service was extremely friendly and the food was wonderful. We enjoyed the Pork Shoulder Ravioli, the Onion Soup, the Beef Short Ribs and the Porchetta. I would definitely recommend dining here. I'd also recommend that, if you are a tax payer in DuPage county, you be aware that you are underwriting the cost of operating Hospitality Services at COD,... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

A fabulous meal for my wife's birthday in College of Dupage campus. We had cheese tray appetizer...absolutely excellent selection served with Tamarind chutney. wonderful taste assortment. Our onion soup was the best we have ever had, with sherry and lots of high grade Gruyere cheese in rich beef broth, virtually a meal in itself. Our main courses were short ribs... More

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful place for an intimate dinner or a group event. Service prompt and friendly. Food delicious and inventive. Not to be missed!!

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Wheaton, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We have visited this restaurant 4 times and it never is anything except outstanding. The food and wine are exceptional and the service is as good as you will find anywhere. It is a destination restaurant for anyone in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

OK, so here is the bottom line. Excellent food. Elegant room setting. Good variety on the menu. A very adequate wine list. Attentive service. Located within the Culinary and Hospitality Center on the campus of College of Dupage, the restaurant is staffed by professionals NOT students. This is a terrific restaurant for both a special occasion or a casual outing... More

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Murphysboro, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The meal and service was exceptional at the Water's Edge. My staff and I enjoyed our experience there.

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