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1150 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-6819
847-480-2323
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Today
11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lively Bar Area

I like to go early with a friend for the half-price bar menu. The chicken club flatbread is so good, and the hummus platter has a good variety. Our bar server, Tim, recommended the pistachio gelato, and it was superb. It came with biscottie that was the perfect texture- not too hard and not too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Bluemermaid25
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I like to go early with a friend for the half-price bar menu. The chicken club flatbread is so good, and the hummus platter has a good variety. Our bar server, Tim, recommended the pistachio gelato, and it was superb. It came with biscottie that was the perfect texture- not too hard and not too soft. All of the servers... More 

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Pinstripes B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and definitely stop by soon for our new gelato flavor! More 

Dragoer, Denmark
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Went with some colleagues for lunch. The food was really tasty and good. The place is also a bowling alley, so it's not purely a restaurant. We were in a hurry and the waiter really understood that, good service!

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Pinstripes B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful lunch experience and hope you can join us again soon for dinner and Sunday brunch! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great Brunch on Sunday Morning. What a spread! Awesome "Bloody Mary's". Nice atmosphere & very friendly staff.

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Pinstripes B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and glad you enjoyed our Sunday brunch buffet. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Horrible guest services! We were there for Sunday brunch in a group of 15 guests (kids included), food was average at best but I didn't minded it since I thought this is a kids friendly place... low expectations on the quality of food if you go to a "kids friendly place". First bad experience: Our kids were playing with another... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

They were ill-prepared for a large party and only had one waiter for a group of almost 40 people. He had an attitude problem and acted annoyed the entire night. He was frazzled and in way over his head, and should have asked for back up from his manager (who was no where to be found to support his staff... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Pinstripes Northbrook used to be this very expensive but family-friendly, upscale bowling spot, but no anymore. The high prices remain but the service is utterly awful. In just one night tonight, the cut off our bowling mid-game, didn't bring an entree and excused us of never or ordering it and when we went to complain to Management, took our 1/2... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I always thought of Pinstripes as the place to go for Bowling and Bocce with a little pomp and circumstance. They also offer options for hosting events, believe it or not. Northbrook in particular has private and semi private rooms as intimate to 30 all the up to 200 people. We recently performed for a fundraising event here and were... More 

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Pinstripes B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and glad to hear that your event was a success! More 

Northbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

good food at fair price point also great childrens menu at a good value.nice wine selection.must have homemade s'mores delicious for dessert enough for two.

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PinstripesBBB B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

We appreciate the review and the s'mores is one of our favorite desserts as well! Hope to see you at Pinstripes again soon. More 

Northbrook, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wow. Boce ball courts, leather couches, great ambiance, great food. We had a great time. Think upscale. You've never seen anything like this before. I'd go back in a heartbeat.

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PinstripesBBB B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Hope to see you again very soon. More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

So you are in the middle of bocce ball lanes and bowling. The brunch buffet is crowded by traffic running back and forth to the game areas. The buffet is delicious with lunch items as well as the omelettes made to order, waffles, chocolate fountain, etc. The concept is cute, but too confusing with children underfoot, etc

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PinstripesBBB B, Public Relations Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you had that experience, please email me at tonia@pinstripes.com so we can figure out how to rectify the situation. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1150 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-6819
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: 847-480-2323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 25
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:30 am

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