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All 37 Wauconda Restaurants

Docks Bar & Grill

313 East Liberty Street, Rte 176, Wauconda, IL
(847) 526-3625
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Ranked #16 of 37 Restaurants in Wauconda
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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292 reviews 292 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Just popped in for a few beers. I wanted to check out the ice fishing in the area. It was a big place with great views of the lake. Clean with friendly service. Plenty of parking in front. Located on the main drag. It seems like it's a happening place in the warmer months. Big deck with lots of seating... More 

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

went there for dinner with friends and it was quite good and the price was just right. burger with fries $9 on a Wednesday. what a deal. it was delicious. staff was friendly. would go back in the summer.

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Northbrook, Illinois, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Docks Bar and Grill sits on Bang's Lake, in wauconda, IL. The view and atmosphere is incredible! The food was fantastic and our service could not have been better.

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88 reviews 88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a lakeside place in a small town with New York prices ! The manager is a complete power hungry idiot. After being seated and ordering a coke and looking at the over priced menu I was ready to leave....But no MR. Manager had to say " what did you just need a pit stop " First of all... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a great place if you like eating outside, on the water, dockside with entertainment and good food. They usually have great music, this day they must have had some sort of open mic-day and the entertainment was sub-par. That is not the norm. If you are in the area you should definitely make a stop at Dock's!.

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Palatine, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Everything you dreamed about last January -- dinning outside on a summer evening-- is done right at Docks. All that's missing are the palm trees. The bar is open, the band is playing, the food is casual, tasty, and the service is outstanding. Oh, the large outdoor seating area overlooks the calm waters of Bangs Lake. Being there at sunset... More 

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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great food,drinks live music. A great place to chill out on the weekend. Service could be better. But then again I'm in no hurry. LOL

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Island Lake, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Dionner on a Saturday. Not crowded/no wait for a table at 7:00. The food was quite good. soup was hot and creamy, salad was salady, prime rib looked good as my wife didn'[t want to share (haha), and my Guinness pot roast was vey good. Good sized portions. Service was just kind of blah.

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Carson City, Nevada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Try a lunch at The Docks. Their lunch menu is limited but you will find something that you like. Its an up-scale lunch menu that is priced very attractively. In cool and cold weather the inside seating is quite nice. In warm and hot weather you have your choice of inside or outside. The deck bar is great for drinks... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I was with a party of 8 after a long hike in the woods. We all asked for water, the staff brought us each a glass and a pitcher so we would not have to wait for refills. The place was fairly empty as it was about 3pm. We were not rushed. I had the parmesan encrusted walleye. It was... More 

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Additional Information about Docks Bar & Grill

Address: 313 East Liberty Street, Rte 176, Wauconda, IL
Phone Number: (847) 526-3625
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wauconda
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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