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Tallgrass Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, French, Contemporary
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1006 S State St, Lockport, IL 60441-3438
5:30 pm - 6:00 am
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Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 6:00 am
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Lockport, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service was perfect in every way. Chef Bob was wonderful. The wine was outstanding, dessert was amazing especially the dark Belgian chocolate souffle.

Thank JGRigoni
Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time dining here and definitely will not be our last. From now on, Tallgrass will be our go to when we want a delicious, fine dining evening. The portions were larger than we expected and so many of the dishes we selected were so good. I am still thinking about the lobster lasagna with that amazing... More 

Thank MamaLeopard
Chicago, Illinois
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1,923 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving to southwest suburban Lockport to have dinner at Tallgrass is like dining at the Inn at Little Washington in tiny Washington, Virginia, which is 70 miles west of Washington, D.C. It's a long way to go for a meal but it's worth every dollar to be entertained at a 4-star restaurant. Tallgrass is one of the top 10 restaurants... More 

Thank Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We love it! We have been to Tallgrass at least 20 times and every time it is the best meal ever. The flavors are incredible, no matter what you order. We prefer seafood so we order seafood for every course.

Thank lkschurig
Lemont, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

A gem in an unexpected locale ( southwest suburbs!) . Enter through a basement door then led into the intimate dining room. Offered a cocktail from their retro bar area. Delightful and delicious dinner choices . Tallgrass was gracious to accommodate a friend's gluten intolerance. Waitstaff was friendly and attentive. Leave room for dessert.

Thank busybite
Lockport, Illinois
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Top notch, once in a lifetime for me.. just visited the area because we had moved out of state and lived in town for 11 years and never ate here.. I can say it was honestly well worth it. Food and services are unbelievable here. Top dollar also,so make sure it's in your budget!

Thank Berny B
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in the Chicago land area. Reservations are required. The food is always fresh as the chef shops for the folks that have made reservations and then it's prepared that day. Never had a bad meal there. Love it.

Thank James F
Cave Creek, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Quaint and romantic this is a great place for a special occasion. Wonderful cuisine and outstanding service. A gem in downtown Lockport.

Thank LifeIsGoodEveryday
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This has to be one the last place in the world you would expect to find one of the best Resturants in the country. I only get there twice a year but am always delighted I made the effort. The menu is innovative and exciting. It does not seem to mater whether they are busy or slow you get no... More 

Thank Bill F
Wheaton, Illinois
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Outstanding, personalized service. Old-school ambiance: wood panel wainscoting, mosaic floor tiles. Very small and exclusive dining room. Quality of the food is outstanding. Portion sizes are reasonable. Prices are not cheap, but are a good value for what you get.

Thank John T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, French, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 6:00 am
5:30 pm - 6:00 am
5:30 pm - 6:00 am
5:30 pm - 6:00 am
5:30 pm - 6:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 S State St, Lockport, IL 60441-3438
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: 815-838-5566

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