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Dover Straits

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245 S US Hwy 45, Mundelein, IL 60060-2715
(847) 949-1550
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 39
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Early Bird Specials

If you come before 6 PM you can order from the Early Bird menu. Try the Jumbo fried shrimp. You also get a soup and they have a salad boat that they bring to your table and make it to order.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Corina S
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Vernon Hills
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Vernon Hills
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you come before 6 PM you can order from the Early Bird menu. Try the Jumbo fried shrimp. You also get a soup and they have a salad boat that they bring to your table and make it to order.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

if you want a good, comfortable, convenient place in Mundelein, steer clear of this place. First, we waited 45 minutes, AFTER we arrived for a reservation 5 minutes prior to our assigned seating time. Second, there was no place to sit/relax while we waited. Third, one waitress was servicing the entire room, so it felt like they went fishing for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Sorry, I ordered the Shrimp Dejonghe and it was the worst I ever had. The ambiance is good if you are over 45 years old. I think it is a place that has been there for a long time and so people tend to go back again and again. It is not my cup of tea.

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Kentwood, Michigan
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We were warmly greeted by the owner, Bill Metropulos with our local friend Marlene. They do have a nice large dining room, but we chose the bar area for the booths and conversation. Fresh fish is their specialty: Swordfish steak ($25), Whitefish ($23) and the Crab Cakes($22.95) were all excellent. Salads are prepared to order at tableside by the waiter... More 

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Northfield, Illinois
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife an I love to eat dinner at Dover Straits! The receptionist at the door is always friendly and makes us feel welcomed. They genuinely appreciate our business. We have have occasionally eaten in the dining room, and it is very nice. We just prefer the bar area because of our waiter, Frank. He always treats my wife and... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a great place for a first or second Date. A quiet and relaxed place, with a low light atmosphere... Romantic! The food is outstanding and my Wife loves the place. Good selection of Wine and Beers.

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Joplin, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

i had dinner there with my family and the food was amazing and will recommend it to friends and the service was great

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

George and his brothers know how to run a first class restaurant. It is a busy Saturday night yet they were able to honor our request for a booth in the bar to celebrate my parents' 50th anniversary. I can;t tell you how many times I have booked a certain time or table at a restaurant only to have it... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have been a customer of this restaurant for over ten years and the management of the restaurant are very customer friendly and the staff provided excellent service.

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Bristol, Wisconsin, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I have been going to this amazing restaurant for 30 years! I have NEVER been disappointed! The best seafood around with excellent service and perfect atmosphere on the lounge side of the restaurant. 5+ Stars!!!!!!

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Additional Information about Dover Straits

Address: 245 S US Hwy 45, Mundelein, IL 60060-2715
Phone Number: (847) 949-1550
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 245 S US Hwy 45, Mundelein, IL 60060-2715
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: (847) 949-1550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am

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