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Eddie Merlot's - Warrenville
Eddie Merlot's - Warrenville

Eddie Merlot's - Warrenville Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.eddiemerlots.com/Locations/Warrenville-313.html
  • Phone: (630) 393-1900
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:

    Monday - Friday - Open at 11:30

    Lounge:

    Monday - Thursday - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Friday - Saturday - 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
    Sunday - 4:00 - 10:00 PM


    Dinner:

    Monday - Thursday - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Friday - Saturday - 5:00 PM- 11:00 PM
    Sunday - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Live music every Friday and Saturday.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Paul Miranda
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: 3 Private dining areas from 8 - 50 persons or the entire restaurant for 250 persons
  • Private Party Contact: Tara Gaver (630) 393-1900
  • Entertainment: Live Entertainment on Fridays: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Live Entertainment on Saturdays: 7:00 PM to 10 PM
  • Special Events & Promotions: LOBSTER MADNESS EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH APRIL 18th - Two 1.25lb lobsters for $39.95!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Winfield Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complementary Valet available and plenty of free self parking on site.
A word from Eddie Merlot's - Warrenville
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 WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "We had a miserable experience. The restaurant was basically empty. Two other tables and a private party in another room. Our server had one of the other tables, a twosome. The server was inattentive and the noise from the kitchen was ridiculous. Sounded like the staff was tossing trays and fry pans. We asked for quiet twice and nothing happened the third time (finally asking our server, she seemed to close the kitchen door or something because the noise did mute.) Cocktails took over 20 minutes to serve then she left without taking our appetizer order. When she did take the appetizer order she told us there were 5 pieces of shrimp and 4 pieces of Ahi wonton. We only got 4 pieces of shrimp and when we mentioned this she said oh well"
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "The food here was some of the best I've had lately. The calamari was especially well made as an appetizer. The steaks were very well prepared. The bone-in ribeye was very flavorful and the filet was unbelievably tender. All of the sides we had, garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, and brussel sprouts, were very tasty. The carrot cake for desert was also especially good. The service was very knowledgeable and attentative, but not stuffy. We did not sit outside, but the outside dining area looked very nice. I definitely think this is a place to try."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "bartenders were bad, drink were not good, sent two drinks back nice menue but food was only ok"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "there was no one in the dining area except for my table. I think there may have been 3 tables being used on the patio, but overall a ghost town"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "This was my first time at this restaurant and I can't say enough about it. The ambience is wonderful. I had the crab louie which was presented beautifully and tasted fantastic. I would highly recommend this restaurant"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Came on a good night no wait. The food was wonderful. Had the crabcakes, wedge salad, & sea bass. Third visit and never been disappointed."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Great place, service could have been faster. The waitress was very nice and knew the menus, just slower than we expected"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "This place was perfect for the occasion, I made resos for 8 people for my boyfriends birthday and service was great, food was also. I normally like livelier atmosphere but with 8 of us that was all we needed. I will definitely go back when I am looking for a great meal with a relaxed atmosphere."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We ended a beautiful day with a wonderful dinner at a great restaurant. Really enjoyed the evening. Our waiter Ruben was very cordial, Knowledgeable, and heled to make the evening perfect!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Always excellent at Eddie Merlots even if its a little on the pricey side. Love their two person specials."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Service was impeccable as always, and the food was amazing. Bone in ribeye is by far the best in the Chicago area!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "One of the best steaks I ever had! Plenty of menu options for big appetites and small appetites. Their wine list is extensive and they offer many great wines by the glass. More than any restaurant I have dined at. The staff is extremely friendly and made our 1st dining experience at Eddie Merlots quite enjoyable! Will go again in the near future!"
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Went here to celebrate an anniversary. Everything was great along with friendly staff."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "This was my fifth experience at Eddie Merlot's in Warrenville. The food is always first rate. I like the ambience-it is attractive and modern yet cozy. Keep thinking it would be fun to grab a good book and a corner table, order an appetizer and wine. What an afternoon."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "My meal was $30 and my wife spent $20 on wine, $70 surf & turf, $10 on sweet potato, $10 on salid"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Great steaks fantastic service..would so return! Delish!!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Food was excellent. Waiter was attentive, but gave us space and time to really enjoy the evening. Pleasant atmosphere, classy environment. Highly recommend for a special occasion."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "It was real nice sitting outside on their covered patio with the tiki torches surrounding it. Great preparations and wine list with impeccable service."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "It was our first time here and as entering we were already taken by now beautiful the restaurant was and the bring we received was very pleasant. The staff was very friendly and constantly coming to our table asking if we needed anything. Mostly the food was excellent!! We will definitely go back and pass the word!!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Yes, I lived in Naperville and ate out often. So glad when I return to this town now that this has become my new favorite place to dine....really exceptional food and wine. Service top notch too. I am thrilled I found it"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Food was good however overpriced. Service was excellent, but I would have expected nothing less given that it was at less than 25% occupancy."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Everything wonderful starting with the ambience, the food and last but not least the service makes this place special."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The food was wonderful & just the way I wanted it. Service was good also. My waiter seemed to have a attitude with my 20% tip. It made me feel bad, I feel 20% is a good tip."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Eddie Merlots Warrenville location is a nice place for a special occasion. A bit pricey so bring your big credit card. It's an adult fine dining place with good food, great service and pleasant atmosphere. Dress is classy casual and I'd make a reservation to be sure. Share an appetizer and your side dish as portions are a meal in themselves. Medium cooked meats are closer to med-rare at best. Try a dessert and coffee, you won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Friendly reception by all you meet on the staff. Staff does a great job of educating you about all their offerings. Our server David was great but he did become scarce later in our seating. We arrived at 630 and finished at 930 and were never rushed. French Onion soup is as good as everyone says. I had the smaller New York strip and it was cooked as ordered but was not all that special tasting even with the peppercorn sauce. Two of our group of four tried the wine flight of 4 reds. Only one of the selection was notable but the experience was interesting. The flaming preparation of the brownie is something to see and eat and was a great finish to our meal."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Asian shrimp app, filet and sea bass excellent. Don't recommend Eddie's Potatoes. Server was phenomenal. Service a little slow."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Had a wonderful meal. The service was great from checking in to wait staff to manager checking our experience at the table . We chose to sit in the bar area which was a little louder than we expected."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Eddie Merlot's is a very special location for fabulous food and impeccable service. Expect to pay significantly, but for a special occasion it is well worth it!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This is a great looking restaurant and the service is fine, but the quality of the steaks fall short. There are several levels of steak houses and EM has high end prices. The atmosphere is great, but at the end of the day, I go for the quality of the steaks. This quality is probably 20% overpriced and everyone at our table agreed."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Great everything!! It was our first time there and we have absolutely no complaints!! They even brought out a dessert for my birthday with a card signed by all, it was wonderful. We would definitely go back there again:)"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Good food, excellent service, not crowded (also a plus... less noise, more attentive staff)"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "This is my second visit and I was very disappointed with the food when comparing it to my first visit. First time everything was great. This time my steak was dry. For the price I paid, I could have gotten this steak at any restaurant for a lot less. I selected Eddie Merlot's because it was a special occasion and I wanted a special meal. Also, I ordered a baked potato side thinking that it would be large enough to share, but it was just an average size potato, and again for the price, the cost was not justified. My first visit was great; because of this visit, I'm not sure that I would come back and take a chance on another expensive meal."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Ate lunch with a customer and won't go back. Refills were hard to come by and our table was wet from a storm the night before. When we told the waiter he pretty much rolled his eyes. Food was good but portions tiny and overpriced. Had to beg for drink refills."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Sea bass was very tender and well seasoned and was served with flavorful green beans cooked perfectly. Tuna contained veins of gristle and was rather bland in flavor. Truffle fries were crisp, hot, and flavorful. Peanut butter cup dessert was smooth, rich, and more than enough for the two of us. Service was good. Ambience was good. However, for the half the money one can find better food and a more scenic setting in this area."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Everything was outstanding! Food service, romantic, can't wait to go back!!!!!!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We ordered the barbeque shrimp appetizer, mushrooms, Eddie potatoes and filet mignon. The food and service were exceptional. Definately will be back."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Fantastic food! Restaurant is a bit hidden but I'm glad I found it. I have guests for frequent business dinners and I'll continue to introduce Eddie Merlot's to anyone who enjoys a good steak dinner. Ranks in good company with Naperville's Sullivans and Mortons. The private room and furniture are very comfortable enabling easy conversation across from the dinner table."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "You will not be disappointed. Excellent and attentive waiters. There is a wide assortment of gourmet food. The Steak Diane was delicious. Also their Waldorf Salad is a light take vs. mom's with the mayonnaise, a nice treat."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We are new to the Naperville area and have tried many restaurants. Eddie Merlot is our favorite - the menu choices are excellent, the service is always top notch and management isvery attentive and welcoming."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "The food here is exceptional as is the service. It is a comfortable place to be with the delightful decor! Love Love dining here!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014