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The Chocolate Sanctuary

5101 Washington St, Gurnee, IL 60031-5916
+1 312-510-1365
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“truffle” (10 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5101 Washington St, Gurnee, IL 60031-5916
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has nice ambiance and good service. I had the Sanctuary Burger....it wan’t very good. I would not order it again. My niece ordered the same thing and said it didn’t taste good either. My wife had a salad and said tasted very good.

Thank affordablewoodfloors
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had reservations for Mother's Day evening and when we arrived we were first told that they were just finishing up with our table. After 45 minutes of waiting and having others get seated before us - including couples that walked in and clearly told...More

Thank ZZZmom2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice restaurant. It's very calm and peaceful, a lot more upscale than the usual chain restaurants but not so posh that it's intimidating. So it is indeed a sanctuary. The staff were very friendly and helpful although I thought service was a little slow...More

Thank Pink_Passport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We moved from Gurnee 2 years ago and came back this week to visit friends. We had to include a return to our favorite the Chocolate Sanctuary. We were not disappointed. Food and service was excellent.

Thank brian b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Chocolate Sanctuary with friends after my daughter recommended it. The food was great. I was originally put off by the Chocolate part. Don't be. The majority of food has no chocolate, and when it does, usually it is only a trace....More

Thank Stanley J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I visited the Chocolate Sanctuary for my birthday. We had a wonderful time! The service is impeccable, and not rushed. We decided to have their Prix Fixe lunch special. It comes with a good size cup of soup. We ordered the squash...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Quality brunch, reasonably priced and nice ambiance. There was a variety of hot and cold items for brunch and everything our group had was very good and fresh. Particularly liked the dessert options which were plentiful and small making it easy to try many different...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We always said we'd have to go but never did - it's a very friendly and casual place - a wide variety on the menu from hamburgers to salads to steaks. And the desserts - bring a healthy appetite!

Thank cjaw288
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

The food and service are perfect. The atmosphere is very friendly and group of people can have great time

Thank Guli K
Reviewed March 4, 2018

It's restaurant week in Lake County IL and so The Chocolate Sanctuary has a special menu. It was worth every penny and then some. Delicious cocoa infused food and great beverages!

Thank BadBetsy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Washington St, Gurnee, IL 60031-5916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 312-510-1365
Full service restaurant and lounge
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