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Market House on the Square

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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All kid’s meals: 6.00
Come with choice of beverage
Fountain Drink
Orange Juice
Apple Juice
Cranberry Juice
Chocolate Milk
Cheeseburger with Fries
Grilled Cheese with Fries
Our new menu offers crafted food featuring the rich tradition of American Cooking we all grew up loving. These lunch and dinner items are rooted in our collective memories, made better than we remember through our commitment to the most current techniques and the best possible products we can source. We do everything from scratch. Our breads are baked on premise every day. We’ll make our own flatbreads, salad dressings, sauces, pastas, cheeses, sausages and the list goes on. We will source as much as we can locally (good tomatoes are tough in February) to bring you the best quality ingredients we can find. Finally, we believe Great Dining starts with Great Food, and ends with Great Hospitality.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This a great place to go with the girls for lunch.Nice variety of salads. Really nice menu for both lunch and dinner.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nycethings1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our “ go to “ restaurant here in Lake Forest. Consistently great food and service. Very comfy atmosphere, and lovely outdoor dining in good weather! Good variety of food ,and nice presentation. Very friendly servers,

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ann P
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Food is very good, not exceptional. Service is reasonable depending on who you get as it is with most places.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Easy shopping , parking can be a challenge, mostly high end shops! Forest Booteey has a nice selection and great sales! The Lantern has great burgers and pub fries.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ttkura
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Have eaten there at least 5 times in the past decade. Generally arrived early for lunch and was seated quickly. Service was OK, and the food choices were pretty much the same over multiple visits. Good, but not great, or unusual choices. Location a plus.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We went there after the Lake Forest Art fair. While the restaurant is huge inside, we had difficulty finding an easily open accessible gate for someone with a walker; it was like a treasure hunt. Although we had good service from Matthew the menu for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 305raphaell
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I was not sure this place would be nice enough for our special occasion, what with sandwiches on the menu. We wanted upscale dining. Guess what, there's both. We both chose fish for dinner, I had scallops, my wife had halibut. Both were wonderful. Service...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 980howardw
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Nice atmosphere sitting out on their patio on a summer . Food was great but service was very disconnected. We have have enjoyed many meals there over the years, but this one fell short. They have a very nice ambiance on their patio overlooking the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nsuciu
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We love Market House all year long, but we’ve been waiting for an opportunity to dine on their terrace which overlooks the Lake Forest Square. Today was perfect for that. Despite the heat we were comfy in shade, the setting sun put a beautiful light...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank madrad93
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We have been going to this restaurant for years. We visited a few weeks ago and noticed the prices have increased by a large percentage. Example, we ordered a medium sized bottle of San Pellegrino to share and the charge was $16.00! The next day...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TreedDesPlaines
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