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Wildfire - Glenview

1300 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026
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Ranked #1 of 130 Restaurants in Glenview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: East Lake Avenue
Description: Step back in time 60 years to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the quintessential 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

With family, friends or business a fantastic place with style and atmosphere. Great food, service, and wine. Eat light or enjoy a full meal either way you will be sure to return.

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Top Contributor
209 reviews 209 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We order take out from the place on a regular basis. Even though they have changed the dressing, the chopped salad is excellent. They have a special alcove at the place right next to the entrance where one can get in and out very quickly and efficiently. You can zip in by parking next to the door.

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Columbia, South Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

After reading the reviews on this restaurant, it sounded so good that we decided to try it. The menu was quite impressive, with something for everyone: pork chops, steaks, vegetarian choices, sandwiches, you name it. They started our experience by serving warm corn bread and it was very flavorful. My husband ordered a center cut pork chop topped with chopped... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We went to have a celebration lunch with my son who just went thru boot camp. Service was awesome. Food was great. Manager came out to thank him for serving and had many words of encouragement for my son. It made my eyes water the sincere appreciation and encouragement they gave my son! I highly recommend them for food that... More

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Glenview, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Ordered the larger cut of filet, cooked rare, and it did not disappoint. Excellent flavor, not a speck of fat, the knife slid thru it almost like it slides thru butter, and it was cooked to perfection. The roasted vegetables were crisp and delicious, but way to greasy to be plain roasted; there was either oil or butter on them... More

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Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Wildfire serves up great steaks, albeit expensive ones. The food is prepared exactly as ordered and the cut of meat is wonderful. The prices are high, but you won't feel like you were robbed once you bite into the meal. The only real downside to this place is it is located on a corner of a fairly busy intersection, and... More

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Grand Blanc
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Go here when I can during family visits. Food the best and the workers are very friendly and helpful.

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White Plains, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had minimal expectations for our last meal after five grueling days surrounding Northwestern's graduation weekend gala. It was just down the road from the hotel, Tripadvisor reviewers called it the best place to eat in Glenview, so we thought it was worth a try. What happened when we came inside turned out to be one of the best dining... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

the salad is very gd the rest of the food is over priced steak was like shoe leather cocktails were downtown prices are party of 6 will not return

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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My first time here and liked the seating with comfortable booths. Noisy but enjoyed the menu with ample choices. Waiters and waiters where abundant but we waited 5 minutes for a waiter. subsequent service remained slow through out our dinner.

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