From hanging glass beads to architectural artifacts and an original Brunswick bar painted in gold and turquoise, this is clearly not your father's steakhouse. The Tavern's menu features USDA prime beef, Australian Wagyu, organically raised Uruguayan beef, and organic free-range chicken, diver-caught Maine sea scallops, assorted fresh fish, cold water Rock Lobster Tails, and in season: oysters from both coasts, the Alaskan king salmon run, live Maryland soft shell crabs, morels, chanterelles, and porcini from hunters in Oregon and Washington, and fresh produce from local county farms. An award-winning wine list featuring over 1,200 selections, a great wine by the glass assortment, and an unusually well-stocked bar round out the Tavern's beverage program.
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Have dined at Tavern often over the past decades. Always consistent quality. I would like to see them over a small side salad included in the entrees. Service always professional and friendly. You feel like your at home.
The food was amazing and the service was great! We will definitely be going back!
We went here for our family celebration of my son's HS graduation. Thankfully, we made early reservations, because by 8 PM, our small table of 4 couldn't hear each other. We all had seafood--the scallops were superb; the sockeye salmon was good, but the sauce overwhelmed the flavor of the fish; the blue crabs were ok, we've had much better; the linguine with seafood had a nice mix of seafood, but bland. We added some brussel sprouts and asparagus as sides, which were good. The teen boys loved the tiramisu and cheesecake, which tasted fine (nothing special). Overall, we had a nice experience, but I was underwhelmed for the price tag (>$325).
I absolutely adore the atmosphere of Tavern. We dined there Friday night and had a wonderful time. Our server was excellent. To start we had the beef carpaccio and caviar potato chips. None of us really cared for the carpaccio as it was heavily smoked and rather tough. The caviar potato chips were okay but nothing great. For the entrees we had the angel hair pasta dish, ribeye, Allen Brothers filet, and the soft shell crab entree. I love soft shell crab but have to admit this one was very greasy. Probably would not order that again. The side dishes of mushrooms and creamed spinach were excellent. The fried brussel sprouts were also greasy and a little overdone. All-in-all I absolutely would return to this restaurant but just do a little better job of ordering. You can never go wrong with the steak.
One of the best meals we’ve had locally! Excellent service. Will definitely be back and hoping sooner than later!!
all the dishes are very good. the pork chop was amazing. My husband is on a pork chop evaluation tour.. he said this is the best he's had in not just Illinois, but new York, south beach, las vegas and California.
it was amazing...
This is suppose to be a high end suburban steak house. The overall service was horrible (even though we did enjoy our waitress), as non on the issues were her fault) and the food was decent at best; not of the quality you would expect from a restaurant of this reputation for fine food!
I wouldn't recommend this restaurant to anyone for any occasion!
We have gone to The Tavern over the last few years and most recently went for our anniversary. It was better than ever! The attentive staff, the beautiful and eclectic decor and a menu filled with wonderful selections. My husband had the bone-in ribeye which rivaled those from the best Chicago steak houses. The seafood options we had for appetizers and my entree were outstanding. We highly recommend The Tavern; you will not be disappointed.
Absolutely top notch service and food. We took our fresh out of US Navy bootcamp sailor there for dinner and the staff treated him like royalty. The atmosphere was wonderful and decor beautiful. Somehow the food was even better. Our server Rachel was great, friendly and on top of our every need. One of the best memories we will ever have, can't thank The Tavern enough for the service and respect we received.
Victoria our server was excellent, we never felt rushed and she was professional, courteous, friendly and did a great job explaining things we had questions regarding. She is an asset to your establishment.
Tavern never misses and when they do they make it right (the waiter, no manager required). It's pricey, but its an excellent special occasion treat. Food, service and setting is wonderful.
While the upstairs dining room of Tavern is not handicapped accessible, for those who can make the climb the food and setting are worth it. Wonderful service, excellent food, unrushed, conversational atmosphere are great accompaniments to delightful cuisine. My mussel appetizer provided more than enough for two. Simply prepared, the mussels were perfectly cooked, tender and tasty. My seasonally available soft-shelled crabs were, again, perfectly prepared. Lightly sauteed with a delightful sauce, they were a taste sensation. My guest's steak, the small filet, was perfectly cooked, simply prepared and very tasty. We shared the sauteed spinach which had mushrooms and onions mixed in. The Tavern's creme brulee is creamy with fresh fruit mixed into the serving. All in all, Tavern is a delight which I will enjoy again and again.
The wait staff was exceptional. Food was great. Not rushed out.
Always a delicious meal and nice excuse to get dressed up.
Service was excellent, my surf and turf was great, my husbands duck was overlooked and therefore dry. Appetizers and dessert were good
Wow, 12 years of dining here and never disappoints! Great food, service and ambiance! We love it 😊
The service and food was excellent. Really enjoyed the decor and experience.
Great place. Love the atmosphere. 3 of us had The parmigiana encrusted halibut. It was amazing.
Date night with my wife, and we had a lovely evening. Service was great, wine and cocktails were wonderful, and the food was outstanding. Wife had fish and I had steak, both were perfectly done. Best steak I have had in a long time.
Steak was outstanding.
Chef cooked steak perfectly.
Server was very nice.
Hostess gave us a little bit of a hard time when we asked to switch to a nicer table, but this one minor inconvenience was offset by the wonderful dinner, and pleasant server.
Will definitely return.
We went here for my husband's Navy Bootcamp graduation. Our meal was incredible and they treat navy personnel very well.
Always a joy to return to Libertyville's Tavern in the Town. The upstairs restaurant (no elevator), has a number of well spaced tables. Excellent selection of wines by the glass and bottle. Food is excellent, particularly the steaks. Sides are ala carte. Service is friendly and knowledgeable. Specials are truly special. Setting allows for conversation as a normal volume.
Great food! Rachel our server was excellent!
We have been here a number of times. The ambiance upstairs is why we come. At least in the main dining area. The food is always delicious and service is A+. Downstairs is a cool little bar and food area. Great top shelf alcohol. Especially the bourbon choices
Let me start by saying the space itself is exceptional ! Unique and whimsical at the same time . We started with a very slow start. The room was not full when we arrived . It took sometime for our server to come up to our table . After a awkward beginning things improved . The food is classic, old school steakhouse . Everything we ate was delicious. Was nice to be at a restaurant where you could hear what people were saying . Will return !
Wonderful! We had the best dinner. Service excellent food was delicious. I can’t wait to go back.
Great service. Food and drinks were very good. Will definitely come back!!
We celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary here, as we have in the past. One of our favorite restaurants of all time.
Absolutely amazing food and ambiance! I can't wait to go back!
The Tavern is one of, if not, the best restaurants we have ever been to. Everything was excellent. The staff is friendly, professional and attentive. They pace the dinner perfectly. The atmosphere is cozy and relaxing. Love the decorations. Last, and by no way least, is the food. Truly exceptional. Every time we have been there, it is always exceptional. Highly recommend!
Wanted a special place for a ~fancy~ date, and this place delivered! Food was delicious, service was great, all around a beautiful place. We ordered primarily off the specials menu for great value and amazing combinations. Would definitely go back for a big celebration!
Great as alway!
Amazing! Food high quality, especially their rib-eye steak!!!! Very original interior design and pleasant environment.
Great table and great food and staff is very helpful
Our waitress was terrific. Very attentive and helpful. The Tavern has wonderful traditional steakhouse food. Best steaks in Lake County
We started coming here over 13 years & have only been less than impressed once! The food, service, ambiance & wine list are a treat. The calamari is exceptional! We've brought friends here for years & have had many great times & meals! The expanded menu is wonderful!
Always great steaks
Great as always. Worth the cost for a nice meal and evening out.
Been here may time and had great food and service. Not this time.
1) Ordered a 12 year old whiskey, and asked for another, sorry we are out. Nice warning. Could have offered a 15.
2) We all ordered porterhouse, medium rare. Arrived well done. Server did not come back to ask until we decided we had better eat before they got cold.
That's meals were fabulous and the service was spectacular. I highly recommend this restaurant.