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Birch River Grill – An American Kitchen
Birch River Grill – An American Kitchen

Birch River Grill – An American Kitchen Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.birchrivergrill.com
  • Email: gm@birchrivergrill.com
  • Phone: (847) 427-4242
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 11:00am

    Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am


    Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm


    Monday - Thursday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

    Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Rudy Navarro
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Custom catering available.
  • Private Party Facilities: Private room seats 50 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Jeremy Donaker (847) 427-4242
  • Entertainment: Join us at Birch River Grill Lounge Saturday night with LIVE Entertainment from 6pm to 9pm... Also enjoy 1/2 Appetizers, $3 Bud Light Draft and $6 Martinis. Vist www.birchrivergrill.com for more info
  • Special Events & Promotions: See our website for all up-coming special events!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Arlington Heights Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Private Lot shared with Doubletree Hotel.
A word from Birch River Grill – An American Kitchen
Birch River Grill - An American Kitchen in Arlington Heights is a warm prairie-style restaurant and bar with cozy neighborhood appeal, offering Rustic American, gourmet comfort food.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Always on my list to try, but never made it until a few weeks ago & went a second time this weekend. Both times we were surprised by how few people were dining, however, the bar area seemed fairly busy both times. The hostess desk wasn't manned either time, almost like dining guests were a complete surprise, despite having reservations both times. That in itself gives the restaurant an odd atmosphere. The decor is very nice, even upscale. If there had been more people the atmosphere would be great. The food is really quite good. The menu has some classic standards mixed in with some more unusual fare. The service is very attentive. If you're looking for a nice meal last minute, without the wait, I'd definitely give it a try."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Look - the food was fantastic, we both loved everything. Go here for fantastic food but do not expect a vibrant scene. Cannot stress enough how great the food was. Try the chili. Pork Tenderloin was great, as was the seafood."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We drove over an hour to come to this restaurant and would do it again! Best meal, hands down!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the service. The décor was high end and delightful. We will be returning soon."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "According to Open Table, this location was taking reservations for lunch as early as 10. My guest was from the east coast, so it was perfect to have lunch there at 10:30. However, when we entered, we were told by the very polite wait staff that lunch didn't begin until 11, but there was still breakfast buffet going on. We agreed to do the buffet, however, most everything on the line was lukewarm."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Are you kidding me! First off, they should have SAID it was a limited menu for Christmas. NO indication when making the reservation that we wouldn't be able to oder off their menu. They handed us a white sheet of paper, looked like someone took about 2 minutes to type up, with the few items they were offering. NO holiday decorations at all, it looked like a Denny's. The diner I ate breakfast at was more festive. And they had the nerve to charge $39.95 per person! Totally not worth it!!!! I don't know what they were thinking! If you didn't want to work on Christmas, then don't. But if you're going to charge that much you better have something more to deliver. We were totally disappointed and would never go back there."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Rather disappointed, as really looked forward to having our Thanksgiving dinner at Birch Tree Grill. Our previous times eating there have always been good. Now, especially for this special holiday, no place mats, the dishes were round and food piled on top on other food (green beans covered with cranberries). I remember eclectic plates, not plain round generic plates. The service was fine. I doubt if we will ever return, as this was a real let down."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "We dined on Thanksgiving and had a nice experience that could have been a very good one if the staff had better training. Most notably, the silverware was cleared at each course but never replaced. I saw 2 other tables also flagging down any passing wait/buss staff to get forks for their dessert, entrée, etc. Our entrees were delivered by our waiter who didn't notice we had no silverware on the table at that point. When I asked for forks, etc. he was very nice, but never came back. The hostess eventually brought us utensils. I might add it was not crowded, many empty tables. The food was very good, I would definitely go back to this restaurant. It may have been just inexperienced staff on the holiday."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "Went on a Wednesday evening and the restaurant was pretty quiet. Because it's located in a hotel, I imagine the customer base is mostly business travelers during the week. Haven't been there on a weekend so I can't say what the traffic is like then. The food was REALLY good--we had the flatiron steak and the pork tenderloin; both done to perfection and the accompanying sides were a very good complement to the meats. Portions were generous. Good selection of wines, but I thought $10 a glass was a bit pricey, though I know that's the going rate. Service was very good. I would definitely go again. :)"
    Dined on 10/16/2013