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“Up to date sports tavern” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Emil's Tavern on Center

Emil's Tavern on Center
161 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
847-543-8879
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Ranked #18 of 62 Restaurants in Grayslake
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Grayslake, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Up to date sports tavern”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Done mostly take out or delivery usually never a mistake with orders though sometimes the young employee's taking the order over the phone sometimes get confused, so double check at the end of ordering that they have it correct. Good burgers and sandwiches, the pizzas are pretty good feel that they are a bit over priced. Have broasted chicken and chicken wings suggest to order the wings plain with sauce on the side then the wings stay crispy and can dip the in choice of sauce. Was there at a larger afternoon gathering it was busy, loud, and a bit hectic, waitresses got overwhelmed and confused but over all what can you expect. Suggest a place to go hang out with some late night friends.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Grayslake, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food for the price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love Emil's. We bring the kids and join our friends and it's a great time. We can watch the big screens or talk. Sometimes it gets real loud so if you don't like noise this is not your place. But their pizza is amazing. You can't stop eating it even when you are full

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Good pub food and casual atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Fun place and popular with the locals.
Good pub food, pizza and beer selections. Deep dish pizza, burgers and wraps are very good. Large choice of draft and bottle beers.
Seating and bar areas have lots of TVs tuned to sports, including a massive screen on one end.
While it can be crowded at times, the food is brought out quickly and is consistently good. They also offer carry-out. No reservations - be prepared to wait on weekends.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Grayslake, Illinois
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“Chicken”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The best broasted chicken around. The chicken, rib and shrimp platter is great. Emils pizza is a winner.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grayslake, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Very Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We went their to have their Famous Broasted Chicken, the chicken was cooked but is was very bland, no favor at all, did not meet the expectation

Visited June 2013
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