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309 Meier St, East Dundee, IL 60118-1364
+1 847-426-7710
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent and timely service. Filet ordered Medium rare however was more medium and lacking the expected Juiciness.

Thank Pat P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Great service, and love the outdoor eating area and bar. All food was fresh, and prepared how it was requested.

1 Thank Mark L
Naperville, Illinois
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

The Anvil Club is a private supper club in East Dundee. You must be a member or a guest of a member to dine there. However, if you do get the chance to go there you should definitely inquire about a membership. The food has always been fantastic. I'd recommend the steak soup or seafood tower for starters. I've never... More 

1 Thank seanpierce63
Elgin, Illinois
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162 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Met friends here on a Tuesday night. Very few diners at 6:30. Our service was great as we were the only diners in our dining room. I was disappointed in my steak as I ordered it medium and it was well done. Those that had pork chops thought they were dry too. It us a beautiful building and I love... More 

1 Thank Francy P
Green Valley, Arizona
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

Although not a member my aunt and uncle are and if you are given the opportunity to eat here, do not pass it up! Quite simply one of the best meals I've had in a long time, standing up to any white table cloth restaurant I've visited. Great food, great service, wonderful historical ambience.

Thank Greg S
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2015

My Husband and I attended the local Elgin Symphony Tonight and saw the Anvil Club's ad in the program saying " bring in your ticket stub afterwards for a free Brandy Ice in the Bar".. I had always wondered about this place since it's Members Only, so I dragged him to check it out; thinking that we would get some... More 

2 Thank Shelley S
AnvilClub, Public Relations Manager at Anvil Club, responded to this review

Dear Shelley S, On behalf the Anvil Club, I do want to reach out and say how disappointed I am that you and your husband had this kind of experience. It is not at all typical of the hospitality our guests and members have come to expect. In talking to the staff involved, the ESO, and others, I would say... More 

Elgin, Illinois
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2015

The iconic old façade always hinted at a hidden treasure. The façade, unfortunately, is now gone, but the trade-off is attractive interior remodeling and a choice of rooms with varying degrees of formality (i.e. casual attire or coat and tie). We are fairly new members, and enjoy the rooms with quiet elegance and an atmosphere conducive to good conversation -... More 

Thank Kathryn E
Elgin, Illinois
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162 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014

i was invited here by my boss. They have remodeled and it looks really nice. And, now men don't have to wear Jackets, just in the stuffy room. I was disappointed that they only had a buffet for lunch, but the food was pretty good. They had someone serving prime rib, ham and lamb. The prime rib was outstanding, but... More 

2 Thank Francy P
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2014

My girlfriend was a member and quit going as the place needed a face lift and the menu never changed. We returned on a guess pass to see the place got a face lift. First I revived the wrong beer, drank it anyway. Ordered shrimp cocktails which were very good. But no plates or silver ware ??? We ordered dinner... More 

2 Thank Scotteye
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351 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

Was invited to rejoin the Anvil Club and went there several times in the last month. They spent a lot of money renovating it and updating the bathrooms as well as the various rooms throughout the restaurant. This place is REAL CLASSY now. This is a must-go-see place now. It was so good, we joined as members and have gone... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Meier St, East Dundee, IL 60118-1364
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Dundee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-426-7710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?