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“caramel apples and salad bar” 4 of 5 stars
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Anton's Fruit Ranch
300 Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 831-9580
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Cuisines: Delicatessen
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“caramel apples and salad bar”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

First of all, repeat after me. This is not a restaurant.
It is a grocery store with great carry-out options.
Second, this is one of those wacky street divider/parking lot situations -- you can only leave going south. Which is perfect if you're on your way to Ravinia with your salad and hot bar selections. Their salad bar prices are very competitive. Whole Foods charges $8.49# and Garden Fresh (down the street) charges $4.99#. Anton's gets $5.99# for the salad bar and $6.99# for the hot items. They also have deli sandwiches, soup, etc.
Leave room for their amazing gourmet caramel apples.

Visited November 2013
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“Great grocery store”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

You can get a quick lunch here and the fruits and vegetables are always fresh and price is not that cheap but sometimes you can get a special type of fruit that you can't find somewhere else. Great service.

Visited July 2013
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“Not a restaurant, Great carry out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Not a restaurant, but a small fresh produce and flower shop with a deli , plus a fabulous salad bar , soup bar and hot entree bar. While hot buffets are difficult to maintain their quality , this place rocks. The deli offers great pre made entrees and salads plus they make sandwiches. the salad bar fresh top end choices for your salad. Soup bar a choice of made in house fresh soups. And the hot bar. A great choice of entrees. From chicken breast wrapped around a apricot salad . To beef tenderloin and if not prime , then top choice if there is a top choice. baked ravioli , fresh chicken breast in a teriyaki sauce to fish like baked salmon,cod and perch. The fish is so fresh even though it''s sitting at a hot buffet, excellent. Where can you pick up beef tenderion for 6.00 a pound and this is cooked . why cook when there's Anton's ! www.anotonsfruitranch.com

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Anton's Fruit Ranch - One stop shopping”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a small place in Highland Park that mostly caters to the locals and has very good take out options for lunch for office workers and residents in the area. They have a great salad bar with tons of options. They have a fruit bar and offer several different homemade soups. They will custom make sandwiches for you. They have hot options for lunch that are served from behind a counter. They have cold options as well. They have plate lunches that change every day. They have a small produce area that sells fruits and vegetables. They also have diary products, candy, nuts and other gourmet snack type foods. But not only do they sell food, they also have a great (if somewhat overpriced) floral area and gift area. There is a great greenhouse that sells plants, flowers and gardening stuff all year long. In the summer, they sell trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, vegetables and everything that goes with having a garden in the summer. It's a great and fun place to visit with good food and nice gifts.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Say what?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

I saw the previous review. The prices for the food bar, salad bar, and deli are not too bad. The food bar is $1 less per pound that Whole Foods, and much nicer to boot. The staff is friendly and helpful. Plus it's always busy there. I have not bought anything not for lunch, so I will refrain from any comment there. But for lunch, it's a great deal!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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