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Valley Lodge Restaurant

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2132 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-1718
847-724-7440
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Gooood comfort food!

This longtime restaurant on Waukegan Road in Glenview is popular and often crowded. The pork ribs fall off the bone and are among the best in town. Seafood dishes were also well-received. The reuben sandwich was disappointing - the corned beef was stringy. The prices are right and the staff is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Ace J
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This longtime restaurant on Waukegan Road in Glenview is popular and often crowded. The pork ribs fall off the bone and are among the best in town. Seafood dishes were also well-received. The reuben sandwich was disappointing - the corned beef was stringy. The prices are right and the staff is friendly and low-key. Not a fancy place, but good... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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327 reviews 327 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The food must be fresh because on a Wednesday evening, it WAS busy! We were seated in a comfortable booth and the service was good. Terrific warm bread and butter were delivered to the table when we arrived. Unfortunately after that, I found the food to be only fair. My steak sandwich which was ordered medium was well done and... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Every time I drive by this place, I think it looks like a great local hangout. Yesterday, I drove by with my daughter and we were hungry. Decided to stop. The atmosphere was cozy--a big burning fire, a lovely bar, comfy chairs. The service was good. Our appetizer was very slow coming out, and the manager was on it--even took... More 

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Lake Bluff
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been to the valley Lodge in Glenview numerous times. Loved the place. Atmosphere, people and food. Wilmette location I feel is bigger that comes with being louder. Food was ok but still like Glenview better. This a popular place. If one sits outside when warm would be better.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Valley Lodge is that neighborhood gem that you always hope to find. Great food, great service, great values. The people are friendly and welcoming. We showed up last Friday night and only waited a few minutes during a very busy night to be seated. Our server was right over, let us know the specials and made us feel right at... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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118 reviews 118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Cute little neighborhood restaurant/bar. Reasonable prices, variety of entrees & friendly waitstaff. Very comfortable atmosphere. Several TV's if u want to catch a sports cast while dining or at the bar. Really enjoyed our dinner & would definitely comeback again. This would be a great place to,have lunch or dinner with another couple or friends.

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

What a great find. Simple place, lovely people and great food. Nothing too fancy or "foodie" just very good. Its warm and they have a nice fireplace - friendly crowd at the bar. Had a really nice evening.

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Glenview, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Been coming here for years. Great local spot where everybody knows your name. Friendly atmosphere. The bar staff is there to help you enjoy. Sports viewing, burgers, ribs, salads (ask for the Cheeseburger salad or the grilled shrimp Cobb if you don't see it on the specials) and Greek chicken--all terrific.

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Kenilworth, Il.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is a great place for good food and drink, We enjoy running into many friends there The staff is friendly and you get good value for your money. .

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Chicago, Illinois
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115 reviews 115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Intimate yet fun and happening place. Good food incluing ribs, steaks and fish. Great service and nice ambiance make for a great dinner out. Busy on Friday nights so call ahead.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2132 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: 847-724-7440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?