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“Good Food Not Bad Service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Allgauer's on the Riverfront

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Allgauer's on the Riverfront
2855 North Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
8476647999
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Ranked #13 of 105 Restaurants in Northbrook
Price range: $40 - $60
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Winkleman
Grand Rapids
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good Food Not Bad Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I had breakfast there and it was pretty good. The waiters were good. The older host seated us with a come on waive and seemed annoyed.

Visited April 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Greenwood, Indiana
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great seafood buffet.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

My family and I went to this restaurant because it was attached to the hotel that we were staying and I have to say it was an excellent experience. I was a little leery of a hotel restaurant seafood buffet because I have had bad experiences in the past at other places. This however was an excellent buffet with a great variety of entree's, salads and every type of seafood dish you could want. The desert buffet was also excellent and the chocolate fountain was a great touch. The service was great and oh! did I mention they had all you can eat prime rib. Would go again without hesitation.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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SKOKIE
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Allgauer's on the Waterfront”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This restaurant has sadly deteriorated over the years. Perhaps because of competition from the nearby restaurants in the Glen ~ I don't know.....We bought a coupon from wedeal.com and so we gave Allgauer's another whirl. I ordered the veal cutlet. It came with soup or salad....salad was a bit limp but okay. Entree came with an unusual potato sculpture and fresh veggies and topped with spinach. The veal cutlet was a square piece of meat leading me to believe this was a frozen piece of meat. Very odd indeed. Waiter service was slow which was surprising because the restaurant was empty on a Saturday night. Would return only with coupon.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great food..great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Was a guest in the hotel which is attached to the restaurant, ate from the hot and cold breakfast buffet daily. Good selections, varied daily and somewhat "upscaled."

Other options were lunch and dinner buffets which were substantial but a bit pricey. Weekends find many families coming for Saturday dinner, Sunday brunch or traditional Sunday dinner. Can be crowded but there are areas where one can find a cosy corner to enjoy without feeling rushed.

Visited February 2013
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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

My husband and I had dinner one New Years Eve and it was great with the live music and menu options. Loved it, a bit crowed but it was New Years Eve..so thats to be expected. But it's a reall nice place.

Visited January 2013
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