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Ram Restaurant & Brewery - Wheeling
Ram Restaurant & Brewery - Wheeling
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Ram Restaurant & Brewery - Wheeling Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.theram.com
  • Email: rsugrue@theram.com
  • Phone: (847) 520-1222
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday & Monday: 11:00am - 11:00pm Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 1:00am Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Brewery, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Chef Juan Acevado
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Ram offers many catering options for any type of event. Please call for more details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Ram offers multiple private and semi-private event options to accommodate your dining needs. We also have many multimedia options, in house, for business meetings or presentations. Any of our rooms can be modified to fit your party's needs.
  • Private Party Contact: Roger Sugrue (847) 520-1222
  • Entertainment: Monday: $3.99 Pints of Big Horn Beer Tuesday: $2.99 Pints of Big Horn Beer & $3.99 Mugs of Big Horn Beer Wednesday: $4.99 Margaritas & Sangrias, Thursday: $5.99 Ram Specialty Martinis Friday: $5.99 1/2 Gallon Growler fills Saturday:$5.99 1/2 Gallon Growler fills Sunday: $3.99 Mugs of Big Horn Beer Everyday: $2.99 Drink Special and 20 Wines available for $20 a bottle

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lake Cook
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Ram Restaurant & Brewery - Wheeling
The Ram Restaurant & Brewery is the place for fun! Whether the occasion is meeting co-workers for freshly brewed beer after work, a cozy family dinner, or meeting friends for the big game; The Ram will make your event a memorable one! The smartly decorated interior houses a casual, though… sophisticated environment; & there are no dress code requirements. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Have only been to RAM for luncheons on multiple occasions. However for the luncheons, the food selection is varied and has always been fresh and served promptly. Nice selection of appetizers. The service has always been good."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We took my daughter and 4 of her girlfriends here for her 14th birthday on Friday night. The 5 girls had their own table, and my husband, her brother and I sat at a different table. The waiter was accommodating, friendly and knowledgable. The girls laughed and had a great time, and I didn't need to worry they could disturb nearby diners as the noise level is a bit louder anyway (one of the reasons we chose this place). Husband thought the ribs were overcooked, but I enjoyed my turkey burger! The girls thought their food was good also! After dinner, the server brought a huge dessert (on the house!) for sharing and we all sang "happy birthday"! The ambience here turned out perfect for this age group!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Great place to watch games but the food was awful."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Bar is great for watching sports!! They also have Gluten-free opitons"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Always good food, convenient location, plenty of parking."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Always enjoy the Ram. Service food and ambience are great!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "As always I enjoyed a pleasant dining experience. My burger was perfectly cooked. My party was seated in the room off the bar which was fine and allowed for conversation."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Always dependable food, good parking, energetic servers"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "With our reservation we walked right in and were seated. Food came out fast too. Food was good (not great, but what I would expect from a brewery-type restaurant)."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "This was a work lunch for us. I had never been here before, but enjoyed the experience from beginning to end. Good food, good and quick service, and our reservation was honored even though we were a bit late."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Even with a reservation, we waited 45 minutes for a table. It was a busy Saturday night and one large table (probably 20 or more) wouldn't leave. The bar was packed, so we sat at an auxiliary bar and waited while many employees sprinted past us. Finally we flagged them down to order a drink. We then ordered a second and it never came? Finally sat down and we were well taken care of at the table."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food wasnt that great for the price. We got an appetizer that was $9 but you didnt get that much and they seemed like it was something that was frozen. Beer was very good but food kind of took away from the good beer."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "1st visit here- honestly, we had a great time - would like to see a larger selection of brews available. Food was good - buffalo chicken salad was large, plenty of food. Faberge burger was very tasty - would like to see a bit more food on the plate, but I might be complaining because I have a large appetite! Meat was cooked correctly (Medium/Rare) and lots of flavor! I would recommend this for someone who skipped out on lunch - great taste! Great service by our waiter as well as bussers staying sharp - good job! We will come back if we are in the area!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "The food was excellent and our waitress was great. We had a wonderful experience."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Food was very good and the beer was great. We are not from the area so it was nice going to a local brewery."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "A great place to meet old friends for food, drinks and conversation"
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "We enjoyed are time there the only problem was the waitress forgot one of our appetizer and a glass of wine"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "RAM has good own beer with options for all tastes. A free 3 flavors sample helps you in case you are not sure what to order. The sandwiches are phenomenal, my burger is always cooked as requested and my friends are always happy with their orders as well. Service could be better. This week the place was not packed but, still, it was hard to get my waiter's attention."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "In the reservation comments, we asked for a quiet table for 6. We arrived exactly on time and were told there was no table available and wanted to seat us in a large booth. Not good for older and some handicapped people! After a lot of fussing, they sat us at a table in a back room that was so close to the next table that we were almost in their laps. The service in the back room was less than attentive-never came back to refill water or ask if we need anything more (which we did) and no one was around to get their attention. The food was good. The quality of the food and the selections on the menu have improved since our last visit a few years ago."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We recently moved to Highland Park from Washington state, where RAM Restaurants (11) are found - it seems around every corner. We've always had great food - above average service and enjoyed our time at each one. Wheeling, IL's Ram Restaurant truly does equal the Ram clan of restaurants out west - with great food - pleasant crowd and a wait staff that was attentive (from the manager - to wait staff and even the bus boys). Truly a great time was had by our party of 6."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "it could use some fine tuning. We went with another couple on a Saturday night. Despite our reservation, we were first seated at an awkward demi-lune table, and had to ask twice to be reseated. Service was rather slow, and my request for gluten free tortillas to go with our appetizer was denied, even though they are on the menu. (I would have gladly paid extra for them.) The vegetable and rice accompaniments to my steak were very small, about a half cup of each. However, the food was tasty, and we enjoyed our meals. There are televisions scattered throughout the restaurant, so if you are looking for a place to watch a game, you've found it! Just don't expect Ram to be more than it is."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "We were a bit disappointed in the quality of the food this time. Had eaten at 2 of their other locations and went away very satisfied. This time, my husband's beef sandwich looked rather dry and boring and I was surprised at how small the Mahi piece was in each of my tacos. The drinks were good but the noise level made it very hard to have a good conversation without having to raise our voices. Definitely liked the Schaumburg location much better."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Their portions have gotten smaller on the mile high ice cream. We go frequently to the Ram and that dessert has gotten significantly smaller."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Always good food, friendly staff, convenient parking."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "We always go to the Ram on our night for the Marriott Theater and its always good food and friendly service."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "We live in Evanston, IL so Wheeling does not usually come to mind when looking for a place to eat. Knowing I needed to pick up a package from FedEx, I searched for restaurants in Wheeling. Ram seemed reasonably priced with a lot of choices on the menu. We were pleasantly surprised. The food was very good and even my husband, who is a beer snob, enjoyed the beer. Don't know when we'll be back that way, but if we do, we'll definitely return."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Good service for typical bar food. Decent beer options and prices. Nice service even for a large group!"
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Anyone will have a great time at Ram's. They have great food and is a great place to hang out. Ram's has become my favorite place to go out for drinks and good eats. I love this place."
    Dined on 10/14/2013
  • "Good place to watch the game. Food was OK. Great beers."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Celebrating mom's birthday with big group. Age range from 1-78. Everyone happy, enjoyed their meals. Good time had by all"
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "Ordered a turkey burger except requested it to be a beef patty and there was a mixup in the kitchen - not a problem since the turkey burgers are tasty - but the manager came over and apologized and not only took the burger off our bill but comped us a dessert as well - far more than necessary. However, at Ram, outstanding service is what we expect and when they do have a rare slip up, they overcompensate. What a pleasure to go somewhere that understands outstanding service will keep the customer loyal!"
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "Great burgers and salads. Consistently good. Friendly service."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "We were visiting from out of town, and this was a great place to meat. It is a fun atmosphere, and the menu offers plenty."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "We were very disappointed with the food. The hamburger was like a frozen patties with no taste. Several of us had hamburgers and were not impressed. You would think for $10.00 plus, it would not taste like a frozen patty that was quickly cooked. The Gluten free option also had hardly any food in the bowl. The waiter was wonderful but the food and drinks took forever because they were backed up in the kitchen. Not very impressed. The selection of beer was pretty good."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Went in for an early dinner, so initially we had the place to ourselves. Service was efficient and pleasant. Lots of great choices. Save room for dessert."
    Dined on 9/13/2013