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Hugo's Frog Bar & Chop House - Des Plaines
Hugo's Frog Bar & Chop House - Des Plaines

Hugo's Frog Bar & Chop House - Des Plaines Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.hugosfrogbar.com
  • Phone: (847) 768-5200
  • Payment Options: Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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A word from Hugo's Frog Bar & Chop House - Des Plaines
Pristine seafood & prime steaks. The freshest and best available seafood is delivered twice daily to complement our world famous Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse steaks. Crab cakes, frog legs, and new favorites highlight our new menu. Due to the restaurant being located within the Rivers casino, YOU MUST BE 21 TO ENTER.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Our waitress was great; friendly, knowledgable and came back frequently to check on us. Food was very good and portions were large!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "We had a family lunch celebrating two family birthdays.The wait staff was terrific,attentive but not over the top.The brought out a huge slice of cake for everyone to share on the house...great experience!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Outstanding service from knowledgeable staff. Lot of option for appetizers and entrees. While no formal gluten free menu, the waitress knew in detail the generous number of gluten free menus. Steaks were cooked to perfection. The planked whitefish was a little too salty. Same steaks as Gibson's, with more seafood option"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated 20 years of bliss at your establishment. I fully enjoyed the food and the company."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Delicious Gibson's steaks and raisin bread. Service was attentive, but not over-bearing. Delicious food - steaks, sides, and warm raisin bread. Deserts are HUGE - 5 guys couldn't finish one of them...."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "The white fish was the best I've ever had and the crab meat avocado appetizer is amazing.. I definitely would return."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We were surprised at the quality level of the steaks at the price for this restaraunt. For the price, we expected a better steak than what we we served (house special Rib-eye and Filet)."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Excellent menu selection...and well executed in the kitchen and generous portions, too. A fun environment."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "great food from apps to main course everything was outstanding"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We were a party of 6 and had reservations for a Friday night. I likes that the server asked us to cut into our steaks to see if they were cooked to out liking. My sister enjoyed her fish. We all split a slice banana cake. It was HUGE and very good. It fed 6 of us and we still had half the cake to take home! Calamari appetizer, house salad, and wedge salad were eh."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Centrally located and always a fast lunch when needed great food and great service"
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Great food great service always w a smile! Food prepared as requested within the appropriate wait!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "I had a pepper-crusted filet that was absolutely delicious. Another person had the halibut that he said was outstanding. My husband had the bone in sirloin, which was very chewy and hard to cut. He should have sent it back, but he didn't. We also had asparagus and a baked potato that fed all three of us. We had no room for dessert. They are very tempting, did think about bring one home, but pushed that thought out of my head. Love this place for food and service is the BEST!!!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Food is always outstanding! Service is friendly and extremely competent. We are always treated as valued guests from the time we enter the restaurant, throughout the entire dining process until the time we leave."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "My buddy from the southern suburbs is moving and this is a good place to meet between North Shore and South Burbs. We had a group of 6. We all had meat and it was all good. THe Lobster mac and vheese was a bit spicy. The twice baked was very good. The service was excellent. The waiter gave us a peice of cake for dessert that was huge and delicious. All the meat was done to the correct temperature. I would abolutely go back!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "If you simply want to go to Hugo's and have the time, drive to Naperville. For a restaurant located in Rivers Casino (not my first pick either) it was passable. My wife didn't enjoy her fish but could not put her finger on exactly what was wrong with it. My steak was cooked well but overall lacked seasoning. We always have the avocado crab appetizer as it is one of our favorite dishes and even that seemed to be missing something at this location. Will not go out of my way to visit this location again but I am still a fan."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Worth heading to Rivers Casino just for the opportunity to eat at Hugo's. Food is always great, the service is fabulous - very personable and attentive wait staff, nice wine list - totally one of our favorites. I think it is far better than the Hugo's on Rush Street."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The waiter we had was great. The appetizer was fantastic but, ordering any kind of red meat is very expensive & the taste was simply just okay. I appreciate that the waiter took great care of us for our anniversary & he gave us a Sundae w/ a lit candle which was cute."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "This is one of our favorite spots. We come just the two of us or we bring guests. Consistently good/great food, service, and ambience. Generous portions. Delish desserts. It's in the very front part of Rivers Casino so if you're not a gambler you don't have to get into the gambling scene at all. Do not have any doubts about coming here for lunch or dinner. You will never be disappointed."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Barb wasn't sure where she wanted to go for her birthday dinner. Hugo's is always the standby for an elegant meal. It's close to the house and is in the casino. She never passes on a chance at the slots. The service was first rate. 2 managers came to our table to make sure everything was ok."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Dine there with clients regularly, the food and service are alays exceptional."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Had the lobster bisque soup, awesome....Had the pork chops, awesome and the coffee to die for. The waiter was terrific, had a very enjoyable dinner, my husband is still talking about it. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "It was my first time here for my birthday, I went with my coworkers. Food was awesome and the service was great."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food quality and serving size was great - was very tasty and food temperature was great."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Like the other Hugo's and Gibson's locations, the food here is simple, fresh, and delicious, the portions are massive, the service is friendly yet professional, and the martini's are stiff. Another upside - no kids, since you have to be 21 to enter! You may not win in the casino, but you can't lose no matter what you order at Hugo's."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "My husband and I split the Chicago Cut steak, a huge double baked potato and sauteed spinach. All the food was very good! We could not have asked for better service. Our server was very attentive and so was the rest of the staff."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Great menu selection, never disappointing. Lighting is a little dim to be able to read the menu clearly."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Hugo's is good as always, the Rivers location is no different. My only issue is that I made my reservation 1 month in advance for a party of 8 and they crammed us into a 6 top. At the price point for this restaurant, that is no way to treat guests. I watched two 4 tops that had been combined with an extender for 10 sit empty for over an hour, until it was broken down and re-set as four tops. I could understand that treatment if I had made the reservation that day, but they called me earlier in the day and I called back and re-confirmed the reservation six hours in advance. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The food was good and the environment energetic and fun, I was there the night the Hawks played so the crowd was especially roudy. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Food was good, service were attentive. Although, the restaurant is very loud - it was hard to carry on a private conversation. But I would go here again."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "just another over priced place with bland food (crab in crab cakes comes from farm raised in Thailand). Filet was tender but no real 'steak' taste. Service was reasonably attentive but I dislike table help that tries to take away your food before you are finished. As our table did not drink alcohol, we felt like they were less interested in us as diners."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Good place for dinner with the boys. Good start to the night."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Great food. So impressed with the blackened halibut and my bro had the sea bass which was also great. Brussel sprouts tasty as they had small bacon bits. We will be back!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We came to Hugo's for dinner with family from out of town. Mark our waiter was great. He was knowledgeable on everything we asked about the food there. The steaks were excellent. Loved the Mac and cheese too. Desert was wonderful we had the key lime pie. Piece was enough for 4. I would definitely go back again. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Great menu selections. Large portions. Love the tuna tartare appetizer. Share a steak- all of them are BIG. Same with the desserts. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Best casino restaurant in the Midwest! We've never been disappointed, and they are ready to serve you for just a meal...or totally understandable that you are there for a quick meal before the casino. HIGHLY recommend. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We ate at this restaurant twice last year and enjoyed it. Our recent experience was not a good one at all. First, the restaurant was so loud, we had to yell at our server to order. We felt like we were in a sports bar! The noise would have been tolerable if the food and service were enough to make up for it...but they weren't. My husband ordered a sirlion steak (his staple when eating out) and rated it mediocre at best. Not terrible, but certainly not great. Given the price tag for just a steak, it didn't live up to the hype. I ordered the shrimp dish, which was decent, but did not live up to my expectations either. The service was slow and not as attentive compared to our previous visit. We will not be back next time we are in town. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Hugos is one of the best restaurants in the Chicago area. The food is outstanding, service impeccable and location perfect. Our seafood and steak dinners were perfectly cooked and serviced by a most gracious, friendly waitstaff. We will continue to return to Hugos for an overall superior dining experience. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "excellent and attentive service. couldn't have been more accommodating in meeting our numerous requests. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "If you enjoy a great steak that is the place to go. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014