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Wildfire

1250 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-995-0100
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Ranked #8 of 273 Restaurants in Schaumburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Meacham Road
Description: Step back in time 60 years to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the quintessential 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.
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Los Angeles
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I took a group of 16 people here for dinner, after hearing great things about the restaurant. The service was excellent, and they accommodated us with individual bills for each person. The reviews on the food was different from person to person, the comment that I heard most often is that their steaks were overcooked and not cooked the way... More

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We made reservations as we were dining on a Friday night. The ambiance was old world with darker wood and a 1930's decor. I ordered prime rib and red mashed potatoes, our daughter had three petite filets: one with horseradish crust, one with potato crust, and one with garlic Parmesan crust,creamed spinach side, my husband had the ribeye. All of... More

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Woodland Park, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great atmosphere,excellent service. The steak was one of the best I have had anywhere. Menu was balanced without too many offerings. Portions were large but not enormous. The presentation was classical with sides served separate from main course. Desserts were nothing special, usual fare from supply houses, over sweet and high caloric content. Go here for the steak, forget the... More

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I've wanted to try Wildfire for a long time, but was a little concerned that the prices might be beyond my budget. I was pleasantly surprised to find there are some "more affordable" options on the menu including salads, pizzas, sandwiches along with a few chicken entrees. The steaks, seafood, ribs and pork chops are pricy, but for a once-in-awhile-special... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have been going to Wildfire for years and have rarely been disappointed. The service is phenomenal each and every time! Their regular menu is always delicious but the specialties of the day are fantastic. The soups are always so tasty and different, this week was cream of artichoke! So delicious.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The reviews said this was a moderately priced steak house, I found it to be extremely expensive for the lack of food and service. We had to send back a beer, my steak was over cooked and we had to send back the side of potatoes for being cold. The manager did allow us to have dessert on him but... More

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went with a friend and ordered from the gluten free menu, which had several options for gluten and dairy free! I had a fantastic Bison burger with an onion marmalade and lightly dressed arugula. They also had great seafood, steak, pasta, wood-fires pizzas, and appetizers on the gluten free menu! The server, Kelly, was fantastic! She was extremely nice and... More

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Elk Grove Village IL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Have been here before and each time I am amazed that they take dining to a new level. Service was beyond fantastic and the food was delicious and perfectly prepared. I loved the fact that the server knew the couple we were with and also brought them their favorite beverage right away. This is the hallmark of great service. We... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

WOW... what a spot this was... You drive up and it has valet parking, but there's ample parking in the front and side/rear. You walk through the revolving door, and to me, it is reminiscent of a restaurant or speakeasy from the 20's or 30's. The "Ellington Room" (I initially think Duke Ellington) stood out. The dimly lit restaurant brought... More

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indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I had high hopes for dinner as we walked from our hotels and could smell the steaks leading us to the restaurant. The service was good, the salad was great (roasted beet and goat cheese) and the steak cooked perfectly. The problem lie in the fact there was no flavor. Absolutely none. My mouth watered more on the walk there... More

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