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Best American Restaurants in Highland Park


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A photo of Bluegrass restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Highland Park
Booked 23 times today
Bluegrass restaurant stands out for its high quality American cuisine, with a particular focus on Cajun and Creole dishes. The menu is varied, catering to a wide range of tastes, with options for both carnivores and vegans. Patrons praise the well-prepared food, with dishes like the Cajun Combo, pecan-encrusted tilapia, and crawfish étouffée highly recommended. The restaurant also excels in its service and welcoming atmosphere, contributing to an overall excellent dining experience. Reviews suggest that the restaurant could easily be considered the best for New Orleans cuisine outside of New Orleans, and a must-visit place for any lover of American food.
A photo of Scotty's on Sheridan restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Highwood
Booked 15 times today
Scotty's on Sheridan, located on the northern border of Highwood, is celebrated for its excellent American cuisine. The baby back ribs often earn high praise, characterized by a reviewer as "literally falling off the bone." The establishment's inviting atmosphere captures a sense of community, likened by one guest as "going home to the warm embrace of friends and family." The staff and service are highly complimented for their attentiveness and friendliness, a sentiment echoed across many reviews. Whether it's the tasty whitefish, excellent drinks, or warm vibe, Scotty's has cemented its spot as a beloved staple in the local dining scene.
A photo of Prairie Grass Café restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northbrook
Booked 18 times today
Prairie Grass Café is renowned for its exemplary Contemporary American cuisine. Located on the North Shore of Chicago, this eatery consistently delivers outstanding food and service, as expressed in numerous positive reviews. Their dishes rely on quality ingredients, offering everything from the best skirt steak to delicious chocolate cake. The food is frequently described as "superlative," "excellent," and "consistently outstanding" with portions that are "appropriate." Their menu is well-prepared, catering to various dietary preferences including vegetarian and pescatarian, while their staff is deemed "knowledgeable," "friendly," and "accommodating." This restaurant brilliantly merges fine dining with comfort food, making it an absolute favorite for many.
A photo of Morton's The Steakhouse - Northbrook restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Northbrook
Booked 11 times today
Located in Northbrook, Illinois, Morton's The Steakhouse consistently demonstrates why it's at the top of its game in steakhouse cuisine. With excellent customer service lauded by numerous visitors, the restaurant creates a warm, friendly, and lively atmosphere that perfectly enhances the top-tier dining experience. Morton's is equally praised for its diverse menu, featuring everything from fabulous cocktails and lobster bisque to a beautifully grilled bone-in ribeye. Many patrons highlight the restaurant's seafood offerings, including lobster ravioli and a combination of salmon and shrimp. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying fine dining, Morton's The Steakhouse is often considered the best steakhouse in the northern suburbs and promises a memorable experience.
A photo of House 406 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northbrook
Booked 10 times today
House 406, located in Northbrook, is an outstanding hub of American cuisine. The restaurant consistently garners praise for its excellent service and deliciously creative, allergy-friendly dishes. The range of food, from miso salmon to gluten and dairy-free options, displays a dedication to quality and creativity that elevates every dish. Favorite menu items highlighted by customers include the duck, whitefish, and a memorable dessert of dark chocolate, caramel, salt, nuts, and Oreo crust. Their vast selection of whiskeys adds a unique edge to the dining experience. As one customer puts it, House 406 offers "consistently wonderful American cuisine with an unusual edge." The restaurant’s warm, accommodating service and delectable food make it a go-to spot for many who hail it as their "best dining experience of the year."
A photo of Nativo Mexican cuisine restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Bannockburn
Booked 12 times today
WELCOME TO NATIVO MEXICAN CUISINE SERVING UPSCALE MEXICAN FUSION We’re thrilled to spice up your life with our new location in Bannockburn.Nativo is an upscale, yet relaxed atmosphere in Bannockburn. Nativo Mexican Cuisine offers delicious food, tasty cocktails and a hip vibe that makes you want to keep coming back. Serving up both traditional, and non-traditional Latin cuisine that incorporates flavors from all around the world. Dive into our vibrant world of flavors with exclusive dishes like our Mango-Chili Tacos and signature Margaritas.
A photo of NM Café - Northbrook restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Northbrook
Booked 3 times today
NM Café - Northbrook, offers an exceptional contemporary American dining experience. Patrons consistently praise the restaurant's impeccably fresh and delicious food, particularly the popovers, salads, and various cakes. Despite its hidden location within Neiman Marcus, customers find it a perfect spot for leisurely lunches, birthday celebrations, and quiet conversation. They commend the well-dressed staff and elegant setting, reminiscent of the 'ladies who lunch' era, which provides a comfortable and stylish atmosphere. The service is praised as consistently friendly, attentive, and unobtrusive, ensuring an entirely enjoyable experience. Many guests love the NM café, returning repeatedly over many years for the high-quality food and overall excellent dining experience.
A photo of North Shore Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Highland Park
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A photo of Pavilion Restaurant-Northbrook restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northbrook
From the moment you enter Pavilion until the moment you leave, your senses are indulged. Pavilion's elegant decor features natural stone, signature cuisine: a fusion of flavors inspired by modern interpretations of French, Eastern European and American favorites. With an original array of superbly prepared fare Pavilion appeals to a broad spectrum of discriminated palettes. Our elegant and sophisticated bar offers a fine selection of international wines, beer, cocktails and specialty drinks.Ideally located in the heart of Chicago's North Shore, whether you're enjoying a business lunch or dinner with friends and family at Pavilion Restaurant you're assured the utmost in food, service and ambiance, as well as a unique fine dining experience.
A photo of Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille – Vernon Hills restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Vernon Hills
Booked 75 times today
Welcome to Perry's in Vernon Hills, Illinois! Step into our vibrant atmosphere where the essence of our Rare and Well Done® experience comes to life. Take in our stunning wine wall, unwind at our lively Bar 79®, and bask in the inviting ambiance of our cozy outdoor patio. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply savoring a night out, our elegant private dining rooms provide the perfect setting. Indulge in our award-winning cuisine, featuring signature dishes crafted with care and precision. Our dedicated staff ensures that every aspect of your visit, from the moment you arrive to the last bite, is nothing short of exceptional. Join us and discover why Perry's is more than just a restaurant—it's a culinary destination where unforgettable memories are made.

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Discover best American restaurants in Highland Park

Discover the vibrant American dining scene in Highland Park, located in the North Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. This area is a treasure trove for food enthusiasts searching for authentic American cuisine, offering a variety of dishes that cater to diverse tastes and preferences. Highland Park's restaurants showcase a blend of traditional and contemporary American culinary styles, ensuring a memorable dining experience. Each establishment prides itself on using high-quality ingredients to create flavorful and satisfying meals, from classic comfort foods to innovative modern dishes. The dining atmosphere in Highland Park is welcoming and eclectic, reflecting the community's rich cultural fabric. Whether you are looking for a casual meal or a more sophisticated dining experience, the American restaurants in Highland Park provide exceptional service and a friendly ambiance, making every meal a delightful occasion.

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