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“Consistently Great” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Prairie Grass Cafe

Prairie Grass Cafe
601 Skokie Blvd, Ste N6T, Northbrook, IL 60062-2813
847-205-4433
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Ranked #5 of 104 Restaurants in Northbrook
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Highland Park, Illinois
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124 reviews 124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Consistently Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Our recent lunch at Prairie Grass was very good. The menu has changed since our last visit so we were forced to try new items. The whitefish was outstanding. The strawberry crepe for dessert was a super ending.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant in Northbrook”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I had lunch here with a friend yesterday. We arrived slightly after 1230 and the place was noisy and crowded. We were seated immediately and brought some very crispy warm bread. I had the tempura shrimp from the appetizer menu and a bowl of the soup of the day which was potato soup. It was a bit thin but tasty. The tempura was very good and the two together made for a perfect lunch. My friend had an omelette that was light, fluffy and very tasty. The first time I came here was for dinner. It is busy at dinner so we had a reservation. My niece and I shared the ancho skirt steak and white fish. Both meals were very good. But the steak was some of the best skirt steak I've had. The wait staff is friendly and the place is crowded with local office workers for lunch and a nice mixed crowd at dinner.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Orlando, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Very good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

Very good food. I was in a party of 4 and we all loved our food. The Ancho Skirt Steak is amazing!!! Highly recommend!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Napa, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Creative cuisine with outstanding service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

A rather noisy atmosphere but has outstanding cuisine selections with organic and healthy selections. The service is tops - with waiters refilling your glass after each drink and they have a good computer ordering service that has the details of your order going to the kitchen from a desk near your table. The crusted halibut had a very tasty sauce and vegetables and other entrees were equally enticing. Very satisfying dinning experience and worth repeating.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“best Northbrook restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Excellent food and atmosphere, service B/B- but not so bad it spoiled the experience. Dinner menu always good with organic products featured. Wide selection of excellent appetizers (pate, spring rolls, dates particularly good) and many good entrees (crusted halibut and sausage special of the day always good). Wine list good but not cheap, they also offer BYO as that appeals. We've eaten here many times and never had a bad experience, definitely worth trying if you haven't yet done so.

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