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245 S US Hwy 45, Mundelein, IL 60060-2715
(847) 949-1550
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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, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 8
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Terrific shrimp

Some associates and I were in town for business meetings and decided to try Dover Straits. First, the place is REALLY big. Like, it goes on forever. 3 of our party ordered the $25.95 Captains Platter special - lobster tail, shrimp, and scallops. Comes with a side and salad. I wasn't super... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
CSCMSJ
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Some associates and I were in town for business meetings and decided to try Dover Straits. First, the place is REALLY big. Like, it goes on forever. 3 of our party ordered the $25.95 Captains Platter special - lobster tail, shrimp, and scallops. Comes with a side and salad. I wasn't super hungry so went with the stuffed shrimp appetizer... More 

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Chicago area
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Consistent quality and service are their hallmarks. You will never leave hungry. I always get a kick out of the "salad boat"

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Mundelein, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We enjoy going to this restaurant for the Early Bird Specials. You need to be seated by 6:00pm. There are a number of meals to select from. i would not recommend for kids.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We met with another couple at 5 PM on a work day and took advantage of the Early Bird and Prime Rib specials. Please note that there are coupons available at the restaurant's website for regular dinner items and lunch (not valid on holidays, expiration Dec-2015). In other words, it is possible to bring down the elevated cost of fine... More 

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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

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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?