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Libertad

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Latin
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7931 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-3632 (Oakton & Lincoln)
847-674-8100
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Today
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unique, wonderful food right in downtown Skokie

No offense, Skokie, but this place will instantly transport you to a hip spot worthy of any big-city location. The food is wonderful, smaller portions of very inventive cuisine. We always get the hummus and the stuffed pepper to start and go crazy from there. We've never been disappointed. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
larsrec
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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

No offense, Skokie, but this place will instantly transport you to a hip spot worthy of any big-city location. The food is wonderful, smaller portions of very inventive cuisine. We always get the hummus and the stuffed pepper to start and go crazy from there. We've never been disappointed. The cocktails are also several cuts above the usual. Don't miss... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very unique "gourmet" style tapas restaurant. Each dish more delicious than the previous one tried. Not inexpensive, but absolutely worth the price. The goat cheese stuffed pepper, the Skate fish, the shrimp, the pork.....all delicious. The chef came to our table and we were able to thank him personally for creating such an awesome dining experience! The service was great... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Wanting to meet my sister somewhere between her Loop condo and my suburban house, we agreed to meet at Libertad. What a wonderfully pleasant find! The service was excellent, from the owner and hostess who greeted us when we arrived, to our delightful server, to the busboys. Everyone was SO friendly and pleasant. And the food was excellent! My sister... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is excellent. Yes, it's expensive. It's a Bib Gourmand rated restaurant. It's sophisticated. The cocktails are $10, yes, but they are hand crafted cocktails! It's not a crappy whiskey and coke. They are as thoughtfully prepared as the food... AND AMAZING! Plus, the level of attention you get from the bartenders is top notch. They always remember who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Vibrant atmosphere, delicious food, family friendly. Interesting wine and cocktail list. My husband and I had a great meal here with our 10-year-old son. We had watercress salad, fried poblano stuffed with goat cheese, a Latin take on a crab cake, a pork chop with greens and sweet potato, octopus and chocolate cake to finish. All the dishes were good.

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Evanston, Illinois
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242 reviews 242 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The place is located in the downtown area but there is a nearby municipal public parking that is free after 6 PM. The place is popular so reservation is highly recommended. While the atmosphere is cozy, it can be noisy. The server is knowledgeable of the menu so she was helpful when we placed the orders. We were a group... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A great place to try once! Food was good but their breakfast brunch is a la carte. Very expensive. Coffee was not good. Had cinnamon in it. She said she would make american coffee but it took over 20 minutes. Too expensive and food not exceptional!!

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Skokie, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The place looks nice and cozy. We were seated right away. Service is friendly and polite. We love the food. But I think it is overpriced. The portions are small so we had to order to dishes each. One drink is $10.00. Just one thing about service. The waiter brought our check together with the dessert. That was a little... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I wasn't expecting something of this quality in downtown Skokie. The wonderful staff was able to answer our many questions about the cuisine and helped to make our visit a memorable one. The food was great and prepared perfectly. Definitely a place that I would recommend to friends (especially if they invite me to go with them)!

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Skokie, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is all fantastic, from the appetizer, to the main course, to the desert. Always unique and flavorful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7931 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-3632
    (Oakton & Lincoln)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: 847-674-8100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Latin

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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