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Allgauer's on the Riverfront

2855 North Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
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Ranked #14 of 105 Restaurants in Northbrook
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Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Winkleman
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Washington, D.C.
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

The nearly empty dining room should have been our cue. While the 6-ounce filet was well-prepared, the accompanying baked potato was very dry and the "chef's selection of vegetables" (brown broccoli, crispy carrots, mushed squash and string beans) was bathed in oil. Not with the $30 price tag.

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Prospect Heights, IL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Allgauer’s on the Riverfront, Northbrook, IL Not a disaster, but close. The good: A handsome dining room with a beautiful view of the Des Plaines River through the window. The bad: As the twilight descended, the outdoor lights went on, only to darken a few minutes later. The air conditioning was inadequate, even though the outdoor temperature was only 72°.... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent breakfast and lunch buffet selection. I was impressed as to the quality of the buffet selection available to all guests and especially if hosting a business event.

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Orlando, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Informally don't like hotel food, but have to admit this is one of the better restaurants in hotel I have had the pleasure to eat in. Every day they offered a diverse menu for all meals and the staff was very attentive and made sure you enjoy the experience.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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150 reviews 150 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've eaten at other Allgauers locations. This one is less-than-stellar. The breakfast is minimal, the restuarant is old and musty and service tends to be slow.

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San Jose, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Steak night on Wednesdays is pretty good. A good, not great, salad and dessert bar. The filet was pretty good, as were the twice baked potatoes. .

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The food was good. However we had the specials on a Sunday night with the salad bar. There was very few regular salad fixings. It looked like the salads they were serving were left over from the brunch they had earlier in the day. It could have been kept up better. Otherwise we were happy with our Dinner and we... More

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Oregon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Very good food as buffet (Was at conference and ate there twice). Desserts excellent Table service quick

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Chicago, IL
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119 reviews 119 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We went to Allgauer's on the Riverfront for Easter Brunch ($39 fixed price). Our seating was at 4 p.m.! The place was packed. There was valet parking available for $4. The restaurant and rest rooms are wheelchair accessible. It is attached to the Northbrook Hilton.There is outdoor seating when the weather is good. Despite the huge crowd, service was quick.... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant that's walking distance (even in 20 degrees) from the Crowne Plaza across the street. We were in a private banquet room that was a nice space. Food was delicious.

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