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1150 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-6819
847-480-2323
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 90 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Most recent review
Host your next event here!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Felix F
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 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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Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewer
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
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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
77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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 

Chicago
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Was here with a friend for bowling and dinner. Cons: multiple kids BDAY parties. Kids running around at the lanes and even ran infront of me as I was releasing my ball. Servers don't seem to maneuver well with multiple large parties. Felt rushed due to the server needing my lane for another large party. Was finished with the lane... More 

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PinstripesBBB B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback and hope to see you back soon for lunch or dinner. We also have a wonderful Sunday brunch buffet if you haven't checked it out yet! More 

Chicago
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Let's just say I would go for Brunch every Sunday if I could! Great place for dining or if you just want to sit at the bar and have a drink. Very relaxed place to take the family to bowl or play Bocce ball. They have a great menu so there's variety to chose from. The staff are always polite... More 

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PinstripesBBB B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review about our Sunday brunch! Hope to see you there again very soon. More 

chicago
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a fabulous meal with family - everything from sliders to salmon to chicken parm. Everything tasted great, including the mozzarella balls and spinach artichoke dip. Gave us free desserts and champagne during Valentine weekend. Next month going for their Sunday brunch which is another terrific value.

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PinstripesBBB B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and glad to hear you enjoyed everything on Valentine's Day! Have a wonderful time at brunch this month. More 

Northbrook, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is generally very good (with an occasional slip up if they are super busy, but they've always fixed any problems), and we love the staff.

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PinstripesBBB B, Manager at Pinstripes, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words about our staff! More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Pinstripes is one of our favorite restaurants in the air. The food is generally quite good and the menu has a nice variety of selections. Unfortunately, there is almost always a problem regarding the service. Whether I've been there at lunch time or dinner, crowded or busy, the servers are never very attentive. It seems like we are often being... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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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