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The Bavarian Lodge

1800 Odgen Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1501
+1 630-241-4701
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Ranked #4 of 62 Restaurants in Lisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $22
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Austrian, German, Brew Pub
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Description: One of Chicago's best places for German dining, coupled with a beer selection that is truly second to none. Rated one of the fifty best "Beer Restaurants" in the world by RateBeer, we feature 38 drafts and over 200 distinctive beer selections in bottles, along with a wine list and full bar selection.Our family has been serving the best German fare in Chicagoland since 1986, and has since developed one of the finest beer selections in all of Chicagoland. We're about honest home-cooked food served in a casual, warm, cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Stop in and see why we're one of the most popular German restaurants and premier beer destinations in the Chicago area. Pay us a visit and we're sure it won't be your last time stopping in.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is becoming one of my favorite spots for authentic German food. Not to mention the beer selection is vast and accommodates all. Tried just about everything on the menu and there's not anything I wouldn't recommend. It gets crowded around 7:00 so a wait could be in order. Not worries, the fully stocked bar can hold you until the... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I usually travel to the Lisle area about once a month for work. Bavarian Lodge is my normal spot for dinner. The food isn't the absolute best German food I've ever had, but it's in my top five. The snitzel is consistently very good and I can always find something on the menu that is delicious and filling. On top... More 

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Illinois
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166 reviews 166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have been to the Bavarian Lodge many times but it just seems that it has gotten worse in their service. We have encountered non friendly servers at the table and non friendly servers especially at the bar. The only thing going in our mind is the food is good but with out good service why bother to go

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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128 reviews 128 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The wife and I had there sauerbratten and sausage platter. Large portions great flavor. The service was alaso very good. The beer selection was incomparable. We will be going again.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had a family dinner here, the beer was very good with plenty of variety for everyone. The food was all great and the portions were so big that we took food home. We had several different schnitzels, red cabbage, and potatoes. The pirogue appetizers were excellent.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I often avoid German food because I find it so heavy, but I'm glad I ignored that concern had dinner at Bavarian Lodge last week, because it was soooo good! Parking lot is tiny and we had to park down the street, but once we made it inside the atmosphere was relaxed and cozy. Quite busy on a Friday, but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It took a while to convince my wife to try German food but once we finally went here she was convinced how great it can be. The beer list is one of the better I have ever seen. Anything you order will be great so don't worry. It can get somewhat expensive but definitely worth it.

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Lisle, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a wonderful experience with many choices for beer and food. They have a fabulous bar! The service is outstanding.

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Naperville, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lots if car outside seems to be very busy....... Decided to try but regretted it! Food is nothing to come to, if you are a beer drinker yes this place is for you but if your here to eat think 10X because it's not worth it. We waited long time and food is tasteless. It's not worth it.

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Lisle, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food is amazing and the service is always top notch! Parking can be a challenge but this place is worth a block walk!

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Additional Information about The Bavarian Lodge

Address: 1800 Odgen Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1501
Phone Number: +1 630-241-4701
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lisle
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
Cuisine: American, Austrian, German, Brew Pub

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