We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great road trip”
Review of Station 343

Station 343
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Dwight
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Last night we rode the bike 55 miles to Station 343 in Dwight. Love the atmosphere, all the fire memorabilia is great! Our server was personable and did a great job. Food was great taste and good quantity for the price. We will visit again. Never forget the 343 lost in 911!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
2  Thank Fred B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (90)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

72 - 76 of 90 reviews

Reviewed July 17, 2013

Heard this restaurant was good so we took a trip down I-55 to see for ourselves. We were greeted first by the bartender and then the hostess welcomed us. The décor is an interesting blend of old and new, with a firehouse-type theme. Our server, Andrew, could not have been more attentive and helpful. The frozen margaritas are very good and the steaks we ordered were not only huge but absolutely delicious, perfectly done. The side of garlic-flavored green beans was equally tasty. This is now our new favorite place to eat, especially since it's only 10 miles from our house. It's definitely worth a trip.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
3  Thank Robert K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Pete & the staff of Station 343 provided excellent food and service for our bridal shower luncheon on Sunday, April 21. Everything from the planning to the actual event were perfect. 30+ ladies from the local area as well as Chicago were in attendance and we had only positive feedback. Anytime you can please that many ladies - you are doing things right!! Planning began in January with Kathy from Station 343 providing ideas for food & decor. The atmosphere was warm and cozy, the food 5 stars, same for the wait staff and bartender. We would highly recommend Station 343 for your next event.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
4  Thank RoseD9042
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 13, 2013

My brother decided to throw his own 50th birthday party & invited 14 other people to share his evening. When he told us where to meet him, in Dwight, Il at a place called Station 343, my husband & I were a little skeptical. Dwight is a small town, so we could not imagine a new resturant that would catch our interest & want us coming back for more. But, OMG, from the moment we walked thru the front door, we were amazed at what we saw (definitely a class act) & will most certainly be back! The hostess was polite, accomodating & one of the owners! We sat at a bar that had not only been built by one of the owners or his brother (can't remember) but he was also our bartender! The drinks he served rivaled any resturant in Chicago & it's surrounding suburbs but only a 20 minute ride from our home. By now I'm really looking forward to dinner...needless to say none of us were disappointed with the menu choices...they were fantastic and cooked to perfection! From the appetizers thru to the desserts that included a sparkler in the birthday boys' cake!! Our waitress was a joy, the prices were very reasonable and atmosphere was fun--right down to the refurbished fire truck over the restroom entrances!! We can't wait to go back for the unusual selection of pizzas listed on the menu. I definitely would and have recommended this resturant to everyone I have talked to!!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
3  Thank Roberto36890
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We have been to Station 343 multiple times and while there have been some less than ideal experiences, I would say that overall the majority have been very good. We had a great evening this evening on what looked to be a very busy night. The decor is very warm and inviting and the staff extremely friendly and eager to please. Delicious things to try included the Seafood Risotto, the Pot Roast, and the Shrimp Alexander. If you love desserts you must try their homemade bread pudding with bourbon sauce. Absolutely delicious!!!! And, the martinis are out of this world.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
1  Thank jcb1986
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to Station 343? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing