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“Not that great” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Wildfire

Wildfire
235 Parkway Dr, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
+1 847-279-7900
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Ranked #3 of 37 Restaurants in Lincolnshire
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Aptakisic & Milwaukee
Description: Step back in time 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 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.
Chicago
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Not that great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

We had a party of six, our children home from school for a nice evening out. We had reservations the night before New Years Eve. It was very busy and after five minutes they took us to a table for six right next to the kitchen, it was so busy and so chaotic we could barely hear the waitress give the specials. Knowing the prices here and wanting a nice dinner with the kids my wife got pissed off and asked for the manager. She asked him if he had ever sat here and thought it was a good place to put guests. He reluctenly moved us to a quieter round table. The waitress was great. Aps were good. Hate how the salads are chopped and they all taste alike. Duck was dry as hell. Ribs looked ok. Skirt steak was tough. I would go here for just the potatoes actually. The dessert tray was not anything special, who would put key lime pic, peanut butter pie on the same plate? Gross.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“NEVER a disappointment!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2010

This place has become the "special date night" dinner for the wife and I for a few years now. And every time we come here we get the Cobb salad, which is a must. Just get the dressing on the side because it's HUGE for 2 people and this way you can make it lunch for the next day as well. My wife usually gets the filet mignon and this time I enjoyed the seafood bisque soup and the Sirloin Steak. Even their pan-sauteed vegetables were delicious! We always get great service from the hosts and the servers. Splurge and enjoy yourself at Wildfire. You won't be disappointed!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Illinios
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Watch your credit card”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

I caught the server making a change on my credit card without my OK. Be vigilant. Disappointed that a good firm like the parent company has this type of employee.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Barrington, Illinois
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2010

It was our first visit to Wildfire and had no preconceptions. We were greeted and seated in a comfortable banquette. Soon the server, Parker appeared and asked if we had ever been to Wildfire. When we said no, he told us about this wonderful restaurant. We ordered and were very pleased with our choices. Parker kept tabs on us, but was not overly attentive or pesty. We had a leisurely lunch and, just a few minutes before we left, the manager came to our table to welcome us and thank us for choosing Wildfire. This is a terrific restaurant with delicious food and top notch staff and management. We encourage you to try it.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chicago
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“No Thanks”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

My first visit, Not impressed. Waiter got food wrong. Ordered tenderlon medium rare and got medium well...dried out. Roasted vegetables were overcooked and sitting in a warming tray forever probably. Dessert was disappointing.. Ordered berry crisp. was a bowl of COLD berries with 3 big pieces ot hard oatmeal cookie on top w/icecream. I can see a lot of shortcuts being taken here, Maybe it used to be good, but not anymore. The place is LOUD , can't cary on a conversation. Water glasses stayed empty a while and had to ask for water refills a couple times. Way overpriced for what you get.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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