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Prairie Moon

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 am
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We met friends here before my college reunion started up. It filled the bill for a casual venue that won't break the piggie bank. Bigger than it looks, and dining areas are separated from noisier bar areas, so we could talk. Juicy flavorful hamburger with some of the tastiest sweet potato fries I've had, and good craft beer selection. We... More 

Thank Nytex1130
Glenview, Illinois, Usa
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with a variety of food. Great waitress service and bartender. A very private cozy patio is a wonderful place to go in the summer.

Thank Deborah H
Chicago, IL
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Prairie Moon has an eclectic menu emphasizing American and Mid-west table. Just good food at reasonable prices. The front bar area tends to be noisy but the dining rooms beyond the bar are quite conversation friendly. Good wait staff. Impressive beer and wine lists.

Thank RPCV66
Chicago, Illinois
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We had an early dinner here, ca 5.30pm. It was crowded in the patio so we had a place in the dining area. Quiet and nice. We ordered small plates, hubby had the Ciderday Salmon, consisted of mashed potatoes infused in horseradish and two small slices of baked salmon. It was good and tasty according to him. I had the... More 

Thank Cinta B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The burgers are consistently delicious, as well as the salads. They have a nice out side eating area.

Thank jeannem80
Haifa, Israel
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287 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice, second time this past weekend. A large place, packed with people, despite a heavy downpour and thunder storm outside. Informal, friendly place. Excellent service. Prices moderate. Biggest problem for us - the noise! Very difficult to carry on a conversation. That said, it was a nice evening. Most of the food was very good but not... More 

Thank Edith G
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I've been there with some friends in July 2016 and we were pleasury surprised by this restourant. At the beginning we were warried about the quality of food (the bread served was terrible!) but then I ordered and ate the best ribs of my life! According to me the best choice (expecially for girls) is to order the half portion... More 

Thank Giselle93
Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is only about the Late Nite Menu and Service. 10pm on a Thursday. Kid activity kept us out late and the quick bite we'd gotten at 5:30 left us hungry after. For all it's college-aged demographics there aren't a lot of options for eating after 9pm. A few restaurants that have bars were open and full of young people... More 

Thank Kacey811
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Just love Prairie Moon. My husband is a huge beer geek and they have a wonderful craft beer selection which is what lured us here many years ago. We just love their burgers. Something about the beef cuts combined in their burgers give them a wonderful beefy & juicy taste. We also shared some delicious Red Beans and Rice and... More 

Thank Gabriella H
Leavenworth, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Visiting the area and met with friends who recommended this restaurant. What a great recommendation! The atmosphere, appetizers, entrees, service, and prices were all excellent. Definitely try the Coco Panco Shrimp appetizer -- outstanding! And our dinner party got a variety of their entrees and everyone enjoyed their dishes. I tried their Shrimp and Crawfish Etouffee -- again, it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 847-864-8328

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