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Public Landing

200 W 8th St, 158th and Archer, Lockport, IL 60441-2878
+1 815-838-6500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“pretzel bread” (9 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 W 8th St, 158th and Archer, Lockport, IL 60441-2878
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had our daughter's shower at the Public Landing using one of their banquet rooms. They did an outstanding job, everything was perfect. Dana the events coordinator helped me with every detail, from picking the menu, to setting up the room as we needed it,...More

Thank CruiseDirector22
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We had reservations for a Friday night thru opentable and got seated right away. Our server was attentive. The ambience was nice. They do have a dress code. My prime rib, asparagus and mashed potatoes were great, would order it again. My hubby had the...More

Thank Marline224
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Outdoor patio is nice. Service is 9 out of 10. Food is 8 out of 10. The train whizzing by at 75 mph was actually kind of neat... the first time. Trains #2 and #3 were kind of annoying. The prices are a little steep...More

Thank John O
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Very nice restaurant. It has both indoor and outdoor seating. Since the weather was nice we were able to sit outside. The outside area is really well done. Our server (Rachel) was great. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. Overall a great experience.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I like to take out of town visitors to the public landing for a meal and a chance to walk around a historic area. My step grandparents came to lockport to help dig the I and M canal. They lived across the street from the...More

Thank are2608196
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Though parking is somewhat of a challenge, it should not deter anyone from eating here. The food is great!! They start you with a pretzel loaf which was really tastey. We had the Chicken Snitzel and the Turkey Breast. Both were served with garlic mashed...More

Thank hamfam10
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A couple of my friends and I had a wonderful lunch the other day at Public Landing. For starts we were pleased with the generous pour of the house wines. My lunch choice was the Chicken Salad on a flaky delicious croissant. Simply terrific! My...More

Thank SRK47
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Started with Bruschetta and home made chips. Fresh and very good. Entrees were good with nice sized portions. service was good with drink specials on the patio. Patio is dog friendly with a separate dog menu. There are train tracks next to the restaurant but...More

Thank Joe Z
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Dan and Nick are amazing! The food is the best you will find for 30miles! Beautiful inside too! Best holiday buffet as well! My most favorite place in the suburbs!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We were a large group of 14 who came for lunch midweek. We could not have had more professional or pleasant service, and the food was excellent. We did not have a long wait for our food, and when it came, we all dug into...More

Thank Mary A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W 8th St, 158th and Archer, Lockport, IL 60441-2878
    (158th & Archer Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-838-6500
  • E-mail
Serving steak, fresh seafood, homemade Italian dishes and comfort foods in an elegant historic setting. Housed in the Gaylord building in downtown Lockport. We have a gorgeous outdoor patio overlooking the park that allows well behaved dogs to dine with their owners all summer long. Our Yappetizer Menu features: Hot Diggity Dog, Quarter Hounder, Eggs Rover Easy and the Good Dog. House made Sangria is a summer favorite for all of the Public Landing's great guests. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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