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Emil's Tavern on Center

161 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
847-543-8879
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Ranked #19 of 62 Restaurants in Grayslake
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night

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Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great food and excellent service make this local neighborhood pub an excellent choice. Nightly specials along with an excellent beer selection makes Emils a great place to catch a game.

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Was told Emil ' s had good pizza. We happened to visit during a Chicago Bears football game. Wow! Grayslake sure like watching Bears football. The service was a little slow and the pizza was average. Will try Bill's next.

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Grayslake
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you're looking for a sports bar, look no further! Lots of screens and good pub food. The pizza is good and on Fridays they usually offer fish tacos on the specials menu which are fantastic (and they will make them plain even though offered as blackened)! The side dinner salads are very fresh and larger with more ingredients than... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Yes, it is loud sometimes - hey! - it IS a sports bar. But - with ample flat screens, good service, and above average bar food, Emil's is the area go-to place especially for football, hockey and basketball. They have one flat screen that must be 100" and at least 6 -8 others of 40+". Not a bad seat in... More 

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Buxton, North Carolina
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89 reviews 89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Walked in the door for a late dinner. It was painfully loud between the TV and the music and the patrons trying to talk over the raucous noise. It actually hurt my ears. .... won't be back.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have had many very nice meals at Emil's. The Friday fish fry is very good. Lovely soups and salads. Good burgers. The atmosphere can be a bit loud (it is a sports bar) however, they are very family friendly. They have been very accommodating in terms of preparing salads to my personal liking. A great place to go to... More 

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Emils has been a staple in lake county for years. It does pretty good pizza and the rest of the faire is solid, tasty offering. If you're in the mood for quality comfort food go here.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Emil's is a decent all-round bar and restaurant with a large bar area as well as a dining room. TVs in all areas and the bar is noisier than the dining room as a rule.

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Grayslake, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Done mostly take out or delivery usually never a mistake with orders though sometimes the young employee's taking the order over the phone sometimes get confused, so double check at the end of ordering that they have it correct. Good burgers and sandwiches, the pizzas are pretty good feel that they are a bit over priced. Have broasted chicken and... More 

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Grayslake, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love Emil's. We bring the kids and join our friends and it's a great time. We can watch the big screens or talk. Sometimes it gets real loud so if you don't like noise this is not your place. But their pizza is amazing. You can't stop eating it even when you are full

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Additional Information about Emil's Tavern on Center

Address: 161 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
Phone Number: 847-543-8879
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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