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Zhivago Restaurant & Banquets

9925 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076-1177
+1 847-982-1400
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“borscht” (2 reviews)
“caesar salad” (2 reviews)
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Russian, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
9925 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076-1177
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We did a Thanksgiving takeout from this restaurant that included an elaborate dinner. We started with pumpkin borscht followed by a very nice salad. The appetizer was shrimp and smoked salmon. A roast Turkey followed with stuffing and gravy accompanied by a pastry stuffed with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank maas_johnf
Reviewed September 25, 2018

If you like some strange food in a big variety this is the place. Of course you have to be an adventurer. The place looks like a Russian tsar time place. Gold and drapes. Waiters are helpful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nathan K
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to eat and drink. A wonderful place to celebrate your family’s events. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank izzyd0esit
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Cheers to the best restaurant out there: always delicious food, friendly and top notch customer service, professional waiters trained to perfection, great live music (saxophone alone creates the perfect atmosphere), beautiful design, easy parking, super competitive prices, am I missing anything? Every time we come...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AygulKamilla
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Decor, dishes and dining room were very pleasantly set-up. I was invited for a lunch meeting. The mushroom soup was way to salty. The caesar salad was rather wilted and coated with too much dressing, and the dessert looked dry. I heard from others that...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed February 22, 2018

I have combed the length and breadth of Chicagoland, yet am I to find any restaurant such as Zhivago. The food is excellent, the service is first class and you get your money's worth. I keep coming back to Zhivago. Been a fan for over...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Diekolola V
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Strange evening. No one - not a soul - was in the restaurant. It was early so thought it would fill up. Problem with carbonation in tonic for the drinks. Food was excellent. Service was too. Just strange

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank dfutransky
Reviewed December 25, 2017

There were two dining rooms to choose from, & since the larger banquet room was very noisy, we chose the other smaller dining room, which didn't have any music, although we could hear the music from the other room through the walls, but at least...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank Sherryluis
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Good place for any occasion , since kids to adults ! Nice restaurant and banquet hall . Live music and great food that's what you takes to Russian culture . Try it .

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Gediminas S
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Zhivago is the best place to celebrate any occasion! Fresh and delicious food, amazing interior, great music! Love the place!!!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Annuska456
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9925 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076-1177
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-982-1400
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