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“Good food. So-so service” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Docks Bar & Grill

Docks Bar & Grill
Ranked #8 of 40 Restaurants in Wauconda
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Island Lake, Illinois
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good food. So-so service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2014

Dionner on a Saturday. Not crowded/no wait for a table at 7:00. The food was quite good. soup was hot and creamy, salad was salady, prime rib looked good as my wife didn'[t want to share (haha), and my Guinness pot roast was vey good. Good sized portions. Service was just kind of blah.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Daniel S
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English first
Carson City, Nevada
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152 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great Lunch Deals”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Try a lunch at The Docks. Their lunch menu is limited but you will find something that you like. Its an up-scale lunch menu that is priced very attractively.

In cool and cold weather the inside seating is quite nice. In warm and hot weather you have your choice of inside or outside.

The deck bar is great for drinks and snacks. When the band is laying the place is rocking.

Oh yea, dinners and special buffets are great (eg. Mother's Day).

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bag69
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Oak Park, Illinois
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good Food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2014

I was with a party of 8 after a long hike in the woods. We all asked for water, the staff brought us each a glass and a pitcher so we would not have to wait for refills. The place was fairly empty as it was about 3pm. We were not rushed.

I had the parmesan encrusted walleye. It was light a crispy and came with a huge salad taht was very fresh and crunch but the bottled dressing they served it with was lacking.

The fish came with a nice yellow rice and a fresh vegetable medaly that was crispy and fresh. The tatar sauce was also from a jar but zipped up with a few spices. The portion was quite large and arrived hot and fresh.

This place could be fantastic is they made everything from scratch.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Reg-Mur
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Chicago
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Haven't been disappointed”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Always a solid experience. Prices are on the higher side but worth the treat once in a while. Otherwise we would go there more. Prime rib is EXCELLENT and Friday Tilapia fish fry is awesome! Cons: parking

Visited March 2014
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Thank Karrie40
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Lake Barrington, IL
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Docks Rocks!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

Go to Docks in the summer and experience the gargantuan deck. I mean it's HUGE! Right on Bangs Lake. what does that tell you? Great food. Fun staff. Music and entertainment. worth the trip!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Theresa C
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