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Dover Straits

245 S US Hwy 45, Mundelein, IL 60060-2715
(847) 949-1550
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Ranked #15 of 96 Restaurants in Mundelein
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
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803 reviews 803 reviews
460 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

There early bird (by 6 pm) is wonderful and includes a choice of at least 12 entrees, soup (either clam chowder or lentil) salad ( they bring the cart and you tell them what you want on your plate), rice or potato ( baked or mashed), ice cream or sherbet. We enjoyed the whitefish almondine, which came garnished with broccoli... More

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Streamwood, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We decided to have dinner and go dancing at Dover Straits with our friends. We were greeted by the friendly hosts and seated. I ordered broiled whitefish and my husband ordered the sea bass. They were both so delicious! Plus they have a salad cart that makes your salad right at your table with your choice of tomatoes, onions, chick... More

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798 restaurant reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here with a friend. We were seated at 5:30 pm just in time for their early bird specials with drastically reduced prices. My wife and I both ordered their Sea Bass, which was good. The meal came with a basket of fresh rolls, which were very good. The meal also came with their salad... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I visited this restaurant on my birthday with some family members. I had heard it was good and it certainly lived up to its reputation. The décor is brilliant, with lots of fishing murals and a huge fish tank in one corner. Even the salad bar, which is wheeled over to your table is boat shaped, which made us laugh,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place was such an unexpected treasure. We went for lunch, where prices were more than fare. Everything included: soup, salad and dessert. We sat in front of a boat perched on the sandy beach behind us. This place was beautiful there were murals everywhere.. everything was just so thought out. There was a gazebo outside with flowers everywhere when... More

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Enjoyed a late lunch/early dinner. Very tasty. Customer service was outstanding. Worth effort to find and try. I will come Back.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Dover Straits is a very nice place. i highly recommend this restaurant. The Straits of Dover from which the name has been proudly adopted reflects the extensive selection of fine seafood. The channel, located between Europe and France has the most ideal temperatures for all types of fish.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Our dinner was just mediocre. We ordered our fish with the sauces on the side and were very grateful as the sauces were gooey and generally disgusting. The salad was good although rather small. We didn't have appetizers or desserts. Our server was attentive and friendly. On the week-ends, there is a live band and dancing in the lounge area.... More

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Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

When there after seeing "Cats" at the Marriot Lincolnshire on a Saturday and the place was packed. We didn't have a reservation, but were seated within 25 minutes. We started with the Escargots(very good). The salad is prepared at the table from items on Sophia the Salad Boat(fun). My Wife enjoyed the Lake Superior Whitefish with mixed vegetables(steamed carrots, broccoli,... More

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Peoria, IL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times over the years and we have had several items on the menu. Over time, the food has gone from very good to just OK. However, last night, it just wasn't good at all. It was Easter and I think the chef had had a busy afternoon and perhaps gone home early. We... More

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