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Eddie Merlot's - Burr Ridge
Eddie Merlot's - Burr Ridge

Eddie Merlot's - Burr Ridge Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.eddiemerlots.com
  • Phone: (630) 468-2098
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch : Monday - Friday 11:30am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
    Lounge opens at 4pm Daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Dan Tucker
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: When you want to make an impression, there"s only one name you can trust. When you want the best in food, wine, and service for your special event, there's only one Eddie Merlot's.
    Eddie Merlot's has earned its reputation by serving exceptional U.S.D.A. prime beef—a superior certification awarded to only 2% of
    all U.S. beef. And we bring the same standard to our private dining menus, which feature a wide variety of hors d'oeuvres, entrees,
    desserts, and accompaniments, complimented by the finest wine and cocktails. From the moment your guests arrive, Eddie Merlot's talented culinary team is dedicated to providing you and your guests with an experience like no other.
    That same commitment extends to our service staff. We pride ourselves on hospitality, from making you feel comfortable during the planning process to making your guests feel welcome when they're with you.
    Eddie Merlot's offers several private and semi-private dining areas, from 10 to 275.
  • Private Party Contact: Steven Zambrzycki (630) 468-2098
  • Entertainment: Live Music in the lounge on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 7pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Burr Ridge Parkway
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet parking offered. Large surface parking area surrounds the building.
A word from Eddie Merlot's - Burr Ridge
Eddie Merlot"s Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot's has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 75 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot's boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "Was pleasantly surprised since I was orginally told this restaurant was quite pricey, it was not!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "While the food on our last visit was wonderful, the service left us wanting, on this visit, Eddie Merlot's has redeemed themselves, everything was superb!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Food and service are impeccable. Enjoy being able to have lunch and savor the good food at a reasonable price. You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "My guest and I both had the filet mignon. It was cooked just the way we wanted and we enjoyed it so much. My guest kept saying "this is wonderful". We really enjoyed the food."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "So much for special requests. I asked for a quiet table however they apparently didn't read it. Very disappointed at the noise level."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "All meet or exceeded expectations. Serving if the entree was excellent with greatfollow up by the waiter this wilmake me return at a future date,"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoy Eddie Merlot's restaurant in Burr Ridge. The food, service, and ambiance are excellent. Jim, the waiter, Sadat, and Mike - the manger are excellent, as well."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Excellent food - dinner, appetizers, awesome french onion soup, creative salads, and desert to die for! Ask for Jimmy V. to be your server. He's excellent. Great recommendations and caters to your every need/want. Definately going back!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Excellent service provided by our waiter. Food prepared properly and they allow substitutions if you don't like the combinations you asked for."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We are always extremely pleased when we dine at Eddie Merlot's. We like our experience so much we want to come back more often. Thank you for providing a consistent excellent experience."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Eddie Merlot's is a favorite restaurant of mine for special occasions! The setting is so very conducive to a romantic and special meal. My one thing that brings me back is Andras Juhasz. Andras' attention to detail and fine recommendations have always made me feel as if only the best service will ever do. Thank you fro having such professional servers. I cannot say enough about the wonderful cuisine and product offered! So I won't. It is fabulous!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated here and enjoyed the dining experience. The Escargot Bourguignon was excellent. Cocktails, meal and wine were very good and the wait staff prompt and friendly."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We chose Eddie Merlot to celebrate our anniversary and received congratulations by name when we walked in the door. The food was delicious, especially the filets and there is a nice wine list to choose from. We were offered a complimentary red velvet cupcake for dessert!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Very nice and excellent food with very good service."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Service wasn't great and I think they were short on staff. I overheard a waiter mentioning it to another customer. I thought it was unusual that we were never offered bread and it seemed missing at other tables."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. Excellent."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our waitress Yuliya really made the experience. Knowledgeable, upbeat with the right amount of talkative."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "First time at Mr Merlot's and I was impressed. Service was solid and the food from the appetizers to the desserts was very good. I would go back again."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We were there on a Friday night with a party of eight. Our waiter couldn't have been better; he was friendly, made sure our orders were perfect, and the food and wine were great. This was not our first time there, and we will definitely return."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Saturday night was 3rd time here at Eddie Merlots . My chopped salad and grouper were both excellent. The sides: asparagus grilled just right, creamed spinach to die for; broccoli was steamed and had no seasoning on it so very bland; the hash browns which server highly recommended were pasty and tasted like frozen from grocery I could make at home.The filets were excellent though one ordered medium well arrived medium rare so had to be sent back. We have never had outstanding service at this restaurant and this night was worse then usual.We were never served any bread. Server came to table infrequently and timing was odd.Very long delays between wine flights. Desserts are nothing special."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Liked the place quite a bit and the steaks were excellent. Service was a bit slow, almost like they forgot about us at times, like when they forgot to bring the bread."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "A perfect setting for a wonderful dinner for our anniversary. thank You."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "The food and service were excellent tonight. The server went out of her way to make sure everything was perfectly prepared and presented."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "very good, impressed with service. steaks and seafood were perfect."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Enjoyed dinner; very good food but the meal was spoiled by poor service. I felt we were ignored by our waiter= never asked for coffee refill could not get his attention because he was busy with other tables. Clean up service was unacceptable, we waited almost 20 minutes for our dirty dishes to be picked up. A real lack of detail by the wait stall."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Salads are large and tasty, mixed grill is very good. Wine flights are now available"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Eddie Merlot could be so much more if they would get their act together. After waiting quite a while for an appitizer to arrive, we waited over an hour for bread and salads to be delivered to our table. My pork chop was so tough it could hardly be cut with a steak knife. And, we had to request flatware for the table. On other occasions, they have been out of listed wines we requested, and fallen short on food and service as well. We would like to see them succeed since it is nice to have an up-scale restaurant in the area, but we have always been disappointed with them."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I like the ambiance the room is kind of retro 60's 70's or Vegas like.I find the price point better than most steak houseswhat the states being equal or better than the likes of Gibson'salso has a vibrant bar scene for the suburbs"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Enjoyed our visit and are sure to return in the future"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Super staff and service as well as perfect on the food and presentation!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • " The service and food exceeded my expectations!!! Absolutely wonderful!!!!! Outstanding!!!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Excellent meal and great service. I highly recommend the shrimp cocktail and the bone in filet"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Food and service were excellent tonight. It's a great place to go locally for a nice dinner."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "The Waldorf salad is different and delicious....the patty melt is very good too."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Live music too loud found us shouting across our table to be able to be heard. Whenever the glass door was opened to service outside diners the glaring reflection from the glass was blinding. Very uncomfortable setting!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Our dinner was good. The service is always amazing here!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This restaurant's food has been consistently good and service is always above average. Steak was not cooked quite the way ordered, but was returned to the chef and re-cooked to order without incident. Bread delivered warm and fresh. Ample sides - good for sharing."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great place to entertain friends....they are never dissapointed......."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My wifes cousin mentions Eddie Merlot's every now and then with elevated reviews. When thinking of a place to celebrate with a dinner it was the first place I thought of. I like the decor, the staff was attentive and very friendly. It was the middle of the week so seating and wait time were a breeze. I ordered a calamari appetizer and I will go on record as saying the texture was perfect. She ordered a steak and paired it with the recommended wine. She was satisfied with her meal in every direction and insisted I try a bite. I agreed with her the second her sample hit my mouth. I had seared ahi and sweet potato casserole. Very satisfied and we will visit again!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We were celebrating our 49th wedding anniversary with our daughter and her boyfriend. Eddie Merlot's Burr Ridge is his favorite restaurant. He is a steak man and even though he has lived 50 yrs. in Chicago, he thinks Eddie's is the best for steak. They all had beef, but I love buffalo, so I had the bison. They all tasted it and decided that next time, they would get it. It was delicious. Portion sizes have been drastically reduced, but that is not a bad thing. The staff in Burr Ridge is gracious, knowledgeable, courteous, and unobtrusive, but vigilant. The place to go for good food and perfect service."
    Dined on 5/25/2014