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545 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 247-8700
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
For a get together it is OK, for eating it is in the lower end of the range

The bar scene is where it is happening as opposed to the kitchen - drinks over food at this place for sure

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
James B
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The bar scene is where it is happening as opposed to the kitchen - drinks over food at this place for sure

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We don't come here often but when we do the food is always good. Only thing is I wish they would change up or add to the menu selection. If its a nice evening I highly recommend the patio

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Twin Lakes, WI
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Had been here previously, and was interested to return.....though the second time was a disappointment. Service was slow, and the food not worth the price. The "red fish" needs to go back to the kitchen and get reinvented, the salmon had better reviews. Would try another restaurant next time.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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181 reviews 181 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fun atmosphere in downtown Libertyville. A small but diverse menu with a variety of solid offerings. Plenty of parking behind the restaurant.

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Chicago
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978 restaurant reviews
812 helpful votes 812 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My wife and I recently attended a customer appreciation night at Gregory Infiniti in Libertyville. At this event there were several local restaurants offering food. One of these restaurants was 545 North Bar & Grill. We tried their herbed polenta and braised pork shoulder, which were good. They are located in the heart of Libertyville.

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Libertyville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

if you want a truly delectable meal you need to visit 545. It has been around for a little over 5 years and the owners are fantastic. always generous with their time, donations to local high school sports teams, etc.

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Chicago, Illinois
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348 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were looking for a place with an outside eating area on a great summer night in downtown Libertyville. This patio was fine and food good. Inspired: the tuna tartar was! Service: ok Atmosphere: nice patio with fireplace Food: good and corkage fee only $15 Return: not for awhile

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food and drinks are top notch. But service is still highly marginal!!! Could do souch better. Management and ownership are terrible for letting this go on.

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Libertyville, Illinois
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14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This restaurant feels like you are eating in the city. It has a small bar, great outside dining area with a fireplace, tables and booths inside. There is always and exciting energy and the food is very good. The tuna tartar, 545 salad, hanger steak and 545 martini make an excellent meal!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We have been eating at 545 since it opened. The drinks are hardy and the food always seems to hit the spot. Recently we had the tuna appetizer….great, as usual. We also had the salmon and 3 of the fish specials all were very tasty. Bread pudding for dessert could have used a little more sauce, but otherwise a generous... More 

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Additional Information about 545

Address: 545 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone Number: (847) 247-8700
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 545 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: (847) 247-8700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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