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Papa Marcos Restaurant 622 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Papa Marcos Restaurant
Mediterranean • $

Papa Marcos Restaurant

622 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

SERVICE ALONE DESERVES SIX STARS. What a fun experience. The waiter (who I believe was the owner/operator) was extremely attentive. And the food was good!...

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  • Superb257 Reviews4.8
Big Ed's BBQ & Bar 4030 Northpoint Blvd, Waukegan
Big Ed's BBQ & Bar
Bar & Grill • $$

Big Ed's BBQ & Bar

4030 Northpoint Blvd, Waukegan, IL 60085

Ed's does good BBQ. Had burnt ends (last order of the night) and rib tips. The burnt ends were a bit better than average (only say that because I have had...

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  • Superb314 Reviews4.7
TR's Front Row On Greenwood 219 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan
TR's Front Row On Greenwood
Sports Bar • $

TR's Front Row On Greenwood

219 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

Place is a little smaller than the pictures make it look. The food though is outstanding. Burgers are excellent the cook them for you perfectly, and they toast...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.8
Louie's Restaurant 1009 North Ave, Waukegan
Louie's Restaurant
Italian • $$

Louie's Restaurant

1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

This Place Is A True Gem ? Here In Waukegan. The Food Is Always Great. The Staff Is Awesome. It's Good Place To Relax, Have A Few Drinks, and Enjoy A...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.6
SMC Pampanga Express 2855 Washington St, Waukegan
SMC Pampanga Express
Filipino • $

SMC Pampanga Express

2855 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Holy flavor! ?? I cannot express in words how delicious this food is! These folks can cook! And the prices are great. I will definitely be back. I have found...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.7
Green Town Tavern 110 S Genesee St, Waukegan
Green Town Tavern
Bar & Grill • $$

Green Town Tavern

110 S Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Finally a good option to grab a bite or a drink located in downtown Waukegan. I was happy with the quality of food and taste. This is a great spot for you to...

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  • Superb141 Reviews4.6
Dockside Ice Cream 38 E Madison St, Waukegan
Dockside Ice Cream
Hot Dogs • $

Dockside Ice Cream

38 E Madison St, Waukegan, IL 60085

I was very surprised to find this ice cream shop. I was even more surprised with how good the ice cream tasted. If you are any where close to this place stop...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.6
Catrachos Restaurant 330 S Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
Catrachos Restaurant
Honduran

Catrachos Restaurant

330 S Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

Hole in the wall type spot!!!!For my military folks who are stationed in NAVSTA GreatLakes area and looking for something other than Mexican, then this is the...

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  • Superb68 Reviews4.8
bb.q Chicken Waukegan 554 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
bb.q Chicken Waukegan
Chicken

bb.q Chicken Waukegan

554 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

First time going here. Very good wings but I ordered there medium which comes with 10 wings but was only able to get one flavor. Would have loved to try a...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.6
La Fondita Restaurante Mexicano 916 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan
La Fondita Restaurante Mexicano
Mexican

La Fondita Restaurante Mexicano

916 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

We've ordered out on several occasions and I'd say this is definitely our favorite Mexican restaurant in the area. Tortas are awesome, especially the...

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  • Superb83 Reviews4.7
Monica's Diner 1541 Belvidere St, Waukegan
Monica's Diner
Diner • $$

Monica's Diner

1541 Belvidere St, Waukegan, IL 60085

My favorite diner in Waukegan. In full honesty, I love the small hole-in-the-wall aesthetic. Some may find it cramped, but I think it's cozy. I love...

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  • Superb88 Reviews4.6
Tute's Bakery and Taqueria 623 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan
Tute's Bakery and Taqueria
Mexican • $

Tute's Bakery and Taqueria

623 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

I've literally never been in a better panaderia than this one. It is always PACKED with amazing fresh bread and they make the best Tortas Cubanas. The...

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  • Superb84 Reviews4.6
Poppys 1535 Washington St, Waukegan
Poppys
Fast Food • $

Poppys

1535 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Been coming here for years and I always love the food. It's not as fast service like other fast food locations though, so you're going to have to...

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  • Superb113 Reviews4.5
Glen Flora Tap & Grill 938 W Glen Flora Ave, Waukegan
Glen Flora Tap & Grill
Pizza • $$

Glen Flora Tap & Grill

938 W Glen Flora Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

We had the garlic Parmesan wings, Glen Flora Tap pizza, and cheese curds. Everything was delicious! We were welcomed as if we family and had excellent service....

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  • Superb80 Reviews4.6
Leno's Sandwich Shop 1826 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Leno's Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop • $

Leno's Sandwich Shop

1826 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Fresh made delicious variety of sub sandwiches ! They come in 3 sizes .., so you pick how hungry you are ! I've had more than one different sandwiches all...

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  • Superb144 Reviews4.4
El Sabrocito Mexican Restaurant 2941 Sunset Ave, Waukegan
El Sabrocito Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Sabrocito Mexican Restaurant

2941 Sunset Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

A nicely decorated little restaurant with FANTASTIC food! Whenever I'm wanting to treat myself to food I really love, this place is my first thought each...

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  • Superb97 Reviews4.5
Booners 1210 Washington St, Waukegan
Booners
Sports Bar • $

Booners

1210 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

A Great Bar To Sit Back Relax and Have A Cold Beer or Your Choice Of Cocktail. Booners Is A Place For Good People. Whether Your Regular or New To This Place. I...

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  • Superb55 Reviews4.7
Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill 200 N Green Bay Rd rd, Waukegan
Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill
Sports Bar

Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill

200 N Green Bay Rd rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

This is not ONE of the best places to spend your afternoon, evening, or nights. It IS THE BEST SPOT to come and spend your time. GREAT customer service and...

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  • Superb67 Reviews4.6
The Taproom 36 N Genesee St, Waukegan
The Taproom
Bar & Grill • $

The Taproom

36 N Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Cold drinks, warm bartenders! Brad and Gabi are both so friendly and create such a fun and welcoming environment. (Hot tip: best tots in town. Bonus points if...

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  • Superb67 Reviews4.6
Waukegan Bally Muck Inc 1930 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Waukegan Bally Muck Inc
Sports Bar • $$

Waukegan Bally Muck Inc

1930 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Always a good time at the ‘Muck’! Great for Bears fans, and they always feed you! Not many places do that!!! Good food, too! Thanks Joe and Julia for a...

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  • Superb65 Reviews4.6
Juan's Chuck Wagon Restaurant 1522 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Juan's Chuck Wagon Restaurant
American • $

Juan's Chuck Wagon Restaurant

1522 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

This is very good, basic diner fare with a Mexican flavor and a neighborhood feel. The staff is amiable and attentive and they really hustle. I've been a...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.4
Avocado Express 2632 Washington St, Waukegan
Avocado Express
Fast Food • $

Avocado Express

2632 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

OMG this place is amazing. Their food is exceptional, great quality, good service and unique menu. Their chilaquiles are top notch, a must have. I've had...

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  • Superb114 Reviews4.4
C.Y.O.C. Create Your Own Cheesecake and Cheesesteak - Waukegan 2114 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
C.Y.O.C. Create Your Own Cheesecake and Cheesesteak - Waukegan
Fast Food • $$

C.Y.O.C. Create Your Own Cheesecake and Cheesesteak - Waukegan

2114 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087

This place never disappoints. I drive an hour to introduce and share this great food with my friends. They were really impressed by the sandwiches as was I. I...

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  • Superb191 Reviews4.3
Paulina's 816 Belvidere St, Waukegan
Paulina's
Mexican

Paulina's

816 Belvidere St, Waukegan, IL 60085

I love the food genuinely. The taste reminds me of home. It’s a small place but it’s really nice. Great attention from workers (really polite) The owners...

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  • Superb47 Reviews4.7
Culver's 850 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan
Culver's
American • $

Culver's

850 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

I have never been to a Culver's because they are not in our area in California but man we need one here. The burgers, the cheese curds, the custard- it...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.4
K & R Jesters 1500 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan
K & R Jesters
Pizza

K & R Jesters

1500 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Love the pizza here! We have been back almost every week since finding them. Sometimes you might have to wait a little while for your stuff, especially at peak...

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  • Superb99 Reviews4.4
Waukegan Gyros 1120 Golf Rd, Waukegan
Waukegan Gyros
Greek

Waukegan Gyros

1120 Golf Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087

Wow we were blown away tonight by the portions and the affordable prices. We had the best gyro ever and the portion was practically enough meat for two gyros...

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  • Superb38 Reviews4.8
El Rey Del Pollo Asado 505 S Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
El Rey Del Pollo Asado
Mexican • $

El Rey Del Pollo Asado

505 S Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

Delicious food. Want something fast but delicious this is the spot. Love ❤ chicken met my protein intake.Sorry the pic shows my half eaten chicken ...I...

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  • Superb131 Reviews4.3
Ohsio Sushi 550 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
Ohsio Sushi
Japanese

Ohsio Sushi

550 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

Great service and food! 10/10 would recommend! I love how they have the bubble tea along with the sushi restaurant. The bubble tea and sushi are an amazing...

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  • Superb29 Reviews4.9
Brown's Chicken 3150 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan
Brown's Chicken
Chicken

Brown's Chicken

3150 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

I went thru the drive through I didn't have that long of a wait. I ordered the fried okra and the chicken livers everything was cooked fresh and was...

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  • Superb117 Reviews4.3

American Restaurants

American in Waukegan
Juan's Chuck Wagon Restaurant 1522 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Juan's Chuck Wagon Restaurant
American • $

Juan's Chuck Wagon Restaurant

1522 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

This is very good, basic diner fare with a Mexican flavor and a neighborhood feel. The staff is amiable and attentive and they really hustle. I've been a...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.4
Culver's 850 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan
Culver's
American • $

Culver's

850 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

I have never been to a Culver's because they are not in our area in California but man we need one here. The burgers, the cheese curds, the custard- it...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.4
Sunset House Restaurant 1451 Golf Rd, Waukegan
Sunset House Restaurant
American • $

Sunset House Restaurant

1451 Golf Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087

The owners were very friendly, service was great and the food was delicious. We took 5 containers of soup home with us. We live in Chicago but definitely will...

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  • Superb115 Reviews4.3

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Waukegan
Glen Flora Tap & Grill 938 W Glen Flora Ave, Waukegan
Glen Flora Tap & Grill
Pizza • $$

Glen Flora Tap & Grill

938 W Glen Flora Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

We had the garlic Parmesan wings, Glen Flora Tap pizza, and cheese curds. Everything was delicious! We were welcomed as if we family and had excellent service....

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  • Superb80 Reviews4.6
K & R Jesters 1500 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan
K & R Jesters
Pizza

K & R Jesters

1500 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Love the pizza here! We have been back almost every week since finding them. Sometimes you might have to wait a little while for your stuff, especially at peak...

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  • Superb99 Reviews4.4
Quonset Pizza 2602 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Quonset Pizza
Pizza • $$

Quonset Pizza

2602 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

worst service ever called ahead to place lunch order they said 30 min. when I arrived I waited an additional 20 min and my food wasn't even ready let...

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  • Good213 Reviews4.2

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Waukegan
La Fondita Restaurante Mexicano 916 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan
La Fondita Restaurante Mexicano
Mexican

La Fondita Restaurante Mexicano

916 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

We've ordered out on several occasions and I'd say this is definitely our favorite Mexican restaurant in the area. Tortas are awesome, especially the...

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  • Superb83 Reviews4.7
Tute's Bakery and Taqueria 623 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan
Tute's Bakery and Taqueria
Mexican • $

Tute's Bakery and Taqueria

623 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

I've literally never been in a better panaderia than this one. It is always PACKED with amazing fresh bread and they make the best Tortas Cubanas. The...

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  • Superb84 Reviews4.6
El Sabrocito Mexican Restaurant 2941 Sunset Ave, Waukegan
El Sabrocito Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Sabrocito Mexican Restaurant

2941 Sunset Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

A nicely decorated little restaurant with FANTASTIC food! Whenever I'm wanting to treat myself to food I really love, this place is my first thought each...

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  • Superb97 Reviews4.5

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Waukegan
China Garden Restaurant 318 N Genesee St, Waukegan
China Garden Restaurant
Chinese • $

China Garden Restaurant

318 N Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085

This is the best Chinese restaurant in Waukegan Illinois I've been coming here for over 10-15 years and always food is hot and fresh keep up the good work...

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  • Good117 Reviews4.2
Ming Toy Restaurant 3139 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan
Ming Toy Restaurant
Chinese • $

Ming Toy Restaurant

3139 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

I am solely giving them 4 stars based on their shrimp ONLY! I do not like their shrimp, vegetable or chicken fried rice, the rice is too dry. I do not care for...

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  • Good143 Reviews4.1
Lucky Food 1409 Washington St, Waukegan
Lucky Food
Chinese • $

Lucky Food

1409 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

I work 10 minutes away from here and am so glad I discovered this place. I love that every time I step in they are just packing up my food. THE EGG ROLLS ARE...

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  • Average29 Reviews3

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Waukegan
Poppys 1535 Washington St, Waukegan
Poppys
Fast Food • $

Poppys

1535 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Been coming here for years and I always love the food. It's not as fast service like other fast food locations though, so you're going to have to...

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  • Superb113 Reviews4.5
Avocado Express 2632 Washington St, Waukegan
Avocado Express
Fast Food • $

Avocado Express

2632 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

OMG this place is amazing. Their food is exceptional, great quality, good service and unique menu. Their chilaquiles are top notch, a must have. I've had...

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  • Superb114 Reviews4.4
C.Y.O.C. Create Your Own Cheesecake and Cheesesteak - Waukegan 2114 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
C.Y.O.C. Create Your Own Cheesecake and Cheesesteak - Waukegan
Fast Food • $$

C.Y.O.C. Create Your Own Cheesecake and Cheesesteak - Waukegan

2114 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087

This place never disappoints. I drive an hour to introduce and share this great food with my friends. They were really impressed by the sandwiches as was I. I...

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  • Superb191 Reviews4.3

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Waukegan
La Canoa 50 S Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
La Canoa
Seafood • $$

La Canoa

50 S Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

1st time here and it was a great experience!? The first thing you notice is the beautiful decoration! And the culture is engrained in all parts of the decor...

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  • Good202 Reviews4
Ostioneria Briza Azul 1611 Belvidere St, Waukegan
Ostioneria Briza Azul
Seafood • $$

Ostioneria Briza Azul

1611 Belvidere St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Wow! So the place is a little outdated but food was really good! I had the arrachera which comes with beans, rice and small salad (called carne al carbon). The...

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  • Good108 Reviews4
JJ Fish & Chicken (14th & Lewis) 1327 S Lewis Ave, Waukegan
JJ Fish & Chicken (14th & Lewis)
Seafood • $

JJ Fish & Chicken (14th & Lewis)

1327 S Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

I like this restaurant a lot. there is a great ambiance. The kitcen is splendid. the service is efficient and the crew is courteous. The cost is satisfactory....

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  • Average66 Reviews3
Leno's Sandwich Shop 1826 Grand Ave, Waukegan
Leno's Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop • $

Leno's Sandwich Shop

1826 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Fresh made delicious variety of sub sandwiches ! They come in 3 sizes .., so you pick how hungry you are ! I've had more than one different sandwiches all...

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  • Superb144 Reviews4.4
Subway 1415 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

1415 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Good service, friendly staff. 4 stars because they don't have buffalo chicken. Not even the sauce :( I feel like every subway should at least have a jar...

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  • Good40 Reviews4.2
Subway 2662 Washington St Unit A, Waukegan
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

2662 Washington St Unit A, Waukegan, IL 60085

Really excellent service. One of the best subways I've ever been to. All the food was fresh. He gave a suggestion on the sandwich that I didnt even think...

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  • Good42 Reviews3.9
bb.q Chicken Waukegan 554 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan
bb.q Chicken Waukegan
Chicken

bb.q Chicken Waukegan

554 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

First time going here. Very good wings but I ordered there medium which comes with 10 wings but was only able to get one flavor. Would have loved to try a...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.6
Brown's Chicken 3150 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan
Brown's Chicken
Chicken

Brown's Chicken

3150 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

I went thru the drive through I didn't have that long of a wait. I ordered the fried okra and the chicken livers everything was cooked fresh and was...

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  • Superb117 Reviews4.3
Chicago Chicken Wings & Things 1019 Belvidere St, Waukegan
Chicago Chicken Wings & Things
Chicken Wings

Chicago Chicken Wings & Things

1019 Belvidere St, Waukegan, IL 60085

I was surprised how good it was I'll definitely be back to try out other things. Chicken and shrimp combo was ? nice size shrimp,wings & portion was...

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  • Superb22 Reviews4.4
Big Ed's BBQ & Bar 4030 Northpoint Blvd, Waukegan
Big Ed's BBQ & Bar
Bar & Grill • $$

Big Ed's BBQ & Bar

4030 Northpoint Blvd, Waukegan, IL 60085

Ed's does good BBQ. Had burnt ends (last order of the night) and rib tips. The burnt ends were a bit better than average (only say that because I have had...

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  • Superb314 Reviews4.7
Green Town Tavern 110 S Genesee St, Waukegan
Green Town Tavern
Bar & Grill • $$

Green Town Tavern

110 S Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Finally a good option to grab a bite or a drink located in downtown Waukegan. I was happy with the quality of food and taste. This is a great spot for you to...

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  • Superb141 Reviews4.6
The Taproom 36 N Genesee St, Waukegan
The Taproom
Bar & Grill • $

The Taproom

36 N Genesee St, Waukegan, IL 60085

Cold drinks, warm bartenders! Brad and Gabi are both so friendly and create such a fun and welcoming environment. (Hot tip: best tots in town. Bonus points if...

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  • Superb67 Reviews4.6
TR's Front Row On Greenwood 219 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan
TR's Front Row On Greenwood
Sports Bar • $

TR's Front Row On Greenwood

219 W Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

Place is a little smaller than the pictures make it look. The food though is outstanding. Burgers are excellent the cook them for you perfectly, and they toast...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.8
Booners 1210 Washington St, Waukegan
Booners
Sports Bar • $

Booners

1210 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085

A Great Bar To Sit Back Relax and Have A Cold Beer or Your Choice Of Cocktail. Booners Is A Place For Good People. Whether Your Regular or New To This Place. I...

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  • Superb55 Reviews4.7
Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill 200 N Green Bay Rd rd, Waukegan
Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill
Sports Bar

Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill

200 N Green Bay Rd rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

This is not ONE of the best places to spend your afternoon, evening, or nights. It IS THE BEST SPOT to come and spend your time. GREAT customer service and...

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  • Superb67 Reviews4.6