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Prairie Grass Cafe

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601 Skokie Blvd, Ste N6T, Northbrook, IL 60062-2813
847-205-4433
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Terrific Restaurant

Another visit to Prairie Grass in Northbrook and another terrific meal. Fabulous menu and consistently excellent food. And don't miss the special dessert of the evening. We enjoyed the coconut cream pie.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Joel K
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful evening with friends. Shared appetizers and a bit of dessert accompanied by some tasty wines. Well worth the drive. Comfortable and delicious

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Thank Dawn G
Northbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slightly upscale presentation of better than average food, a little pricey. The selections for lunch are better than for dinner. A little noisy for business meetings.

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Thank joanandjimf
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Another visit to Prairie Grass in Northbrook and another terrific meal. Fabulous menu and consistently excellent food. And don't miss the special dessert of the evening. We enjoyed the coconut cream pie.

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Thank Joel K
Northbrook, Illinois
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189 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is pretty good choice for business lunch, but I wouldn't go there for dinner. Little expensive, food little bland, menu is less than exciting, service is generally friendly, but with a hint of snobbery. I think that their soups are pretty good, less impressed by salads and sandwiches. There are so many places to go to in the area,... More 

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Thank Alex G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with three other couples Waited in bar had two glasses of wine noticed many were eating at bar We all ordered different entrees all were delicious short ribs fresh fish steak and ribs Country style cooking with emphasis on sauces and earth vegetables Would go back on special occasion it was busy

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Thank Patrick H
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here 5+ times. Have never been disappointed (except that they took the Bill Curtis beef off the menu). Overall solid choice. Nothing that blows one away but never disappointed across the board

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Thank Gus-Travel-Gus
Illinois
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great chef, great history, especially good comfort food in Winter. A Hamburger two for one special midweek. Many celeb sightings. And in-the-know folks know this great spot for its great dining.

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Thank LordoftheManor2016
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a family favorite, and we love bringing friends for birthdays and celebrations. (We make up stuff just to go out!!) The kids food is above exceptional, and is much better than the garbage chicken nuggets at most places. (Except six flags) We always order a steak, and kids chicken. Every time it comes out the exact same way. PERFECTLY!... More 

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Thank Thrill M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

You can always count on a good meal. Menu is very extensive. The burgers are very good. Can be loud when restaurant is full. ask for a table in the side room which is quieter. Service can be inconsistent

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Thank Kenneth L
Chicago, Illinois
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

solid offerings abound in this well-located venue - You can bring family, meet for business or just hang at the bar. been here 10x and its always consistently good. But again, large open spaces make for noisy evenings!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 601 Skokie Blvd, Ste N6T, Northbrook, IL 60062-2813
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: 847-205-4433

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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