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545

545 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 247-8700
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Ranked #41 of 78 restaurants in Libertyville
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 28, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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54% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Great for a nicer lunch or dinner. Food is consistently very good, although service can be a bit slow sometimes, especially on the weekends. Outdoor patio is nice in the summer. There is plenty of free parking in the nearby public garage. Nice local atmosphere.

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Libertyville
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Food is very average but the prices are high . Ok service. Nothing special about this restaurant. Prices should be $2-$3 cheaper per entree.

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Weve eaten here a few times recently and have been really pleased with the food. The menu is not expansive but there are good selections which are nicely done and specials are very good. I like the salmon which is done to perfection, and my husband like the steak selections. We often split a large salad with our meal (the... More

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Vernon hills
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

There wait staff needs to polish up and the owner as well! For being a upscale bistro there staff isn't educated on their wine and food!

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Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Six of us ate here on a Friday night. In spite of making reservations, there was no table for us inside the restaurant. Instead they assured us the plastic enclosed patio was very cozy on a chilly, rainy, breezy night. It wasn't cozy though they did pull up two gas heaters. Unfortunately one of them kept dying. One of our... More

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Chicago, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

So incredibly disappointing! The food was hit or miss. The mushroom appetizer and crab cake appetizer were good, but the steak appetizer was super tough. We told the waitress and she begrudgingly brought us another one which was slightly less tough (very hard to cut with a knife - afraid to try to chew!). Two of our entrees (the sandwiches)... More

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Mundelein, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Ate at 545 North Thursday May 24th. We sat at the table located at the front corner of the restaurant (great location). Our server was great, very friendly and was honest about "his favorites" (did not get his name). To start off I ordered the Seared Scallops on polenta as an appetizer, they were awesome! For dinner I order the... More

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