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Best American Restaurants in Wilmette

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A photo of The Hampton Social - Skokie restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1790)
Price: Expensive
• American • Skokie
Booked 72 times today
The Hampton Social - Skokie is gaining quite a reputation as a prime destination for high-quality American cuisine in the Northshore. Customers consistently praise the dining experience, mentioning a "variety in menu", "impeccable service", "appealing meal presentation", and "comfortable seating". The ambiance, described by one customer as "feeling like a vacation at a tropical resort", enhances the dining experience. From "outstanding food and service" to "yummy drinks", this restaurant guarantees all aspects of a memorable dining experience. Multiple reviews rave about the outdoor dining and the live musician that adds to the vibrant atmosphere. The Hampton Social - Skokie is also commended for its consistency in food and service. Despite some minor service hiccups, customers agree they would return for the superb culinary experience again.
A photo of 501 Local restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(145)
Price: Expensive
• American • Winnetka
Booked 39 times today
501 Local is a locally owned and operated upscale casual American Bistro located in downtown Winnetka. The menu offers a combination of classic and contemporary dishes with a focus on seasonal ingredients and flavors. Our service is attentive and friendly. We are a perfect choice for catching up with an old friend over lunch, grabbing a drink with coworkers on our award-winning patio, or celebrating your occasion with family or a special someone. Make your visit to Winnetka unforgettable. Dine with us at 501 Local and add an extra layer of joy to your Home Alone pilgrimage just a half mile away!
A photo of EJ's Place restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1650)
Price: Expensive
• American • Skokie
Booked 9 times today
EJ's Place in Skokie is a shining beacon of superb American cuisine, as evidenced by the array of rave reviews it consistently attracts. Patrons describe the restaurant's stellar service and the exceptional dining experience it delivers, outclassing even other 'high-end' establishments. The food is consistently described as "phenomenal," "delicious," and "tender," with many praising the "amazing" flavors and portions. The restaurant's ambience is also a crowd-pleaser, featuring beautiful hardwood floors and a breathtaking fireplace. In summary, EJ's Place's commitment to creating a fantastic dining experience – from the complimentary valet parking to the outstanding service - truly sets it apart as an American cuisine gem.
A photo of The Capital Grille - Old Orchard Center restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(337)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Skokie
Booked 17 times today
The Capital Grille at the Old Orchard Center is a remarkable Steakhouse chain restaurant celebrated for its stunning ambiance, fantastic service, and exceptional food. From the reviews, patrons consistently praised the quality of food, especially the steaks and seafood dishes. Mention was especially made of the Salmon Salad, Lobster Salad, and perfectly crusted steaks. Waitstaff at the Capital Grille received rave reviews for their attentive, friendly, and efficient service, with customers feeling well taken care of. The restaurant's inviting atmosphere, marked by high ceilings, tasteful artwork, and a relaxing noise level making for a conducive conversation environment was also highly commended. This establishment, located near the Old Orchard shopping center, consistently ensures a wonderful dining experience for all patrons.
A photo of L. Woods Tap and Pine Lodge restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7935)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lincolnwood
Booked 86 times today
L. Woods Tap and Pine Lodge is highly commended for its authentic American cuisine. This "Wisconsin style" restaurant is known for its "large portions", "traditional food" and "great quality". Their "almond crusted walleye" is particularly popular among visitors, as well as their "barbecued beef ribs" and "double baked potato". L. Woods is often described as a supper club with "clean, red leather booths" and immersive ambiance that reminds guests of a "north woods supper club". The establishment is also praised for its "professional wait staff", "excellent food", "great value" and "fantastic service". Many regular customers recommend making a reservation to fully enjoy this "good, solid American dining" experience.
A photo of Jilly's Cafe restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(635)
Price: Expensive
• American • Evanston
Booked 5 times today
Jilly's Cafe is a renowned restaurant, popular for delivering high-quality French cuisine. It's a place frequented by regulars who laud it for its consistency and top-notch service, a testament to its years of operation. Many patrons liken the atmosphere to that of a Parisian bistro, resonating with coziness and comfort. The menu is replete with French-inspired entrees that don't disappoint, with dishes like shrimp and scallop feullirtte, rack of lamb, and venison. The seafood frittata and tournedos Rossini also come highly recommended. Exceptional food, coupled with a personal and efficient service, make Jilly's Cafe an authentic French dining experience on the North Shore.
A photo of Bluestone restaurant
4.5
Awesome(21)
Price: Moderate
• American • Evanston
Booked 5 times today
Bluestone is a highly acclaimed establishment, lauded for its Contemporary American cuisine. Customers have frequently remarked on their consistency, returning time and again for their always excellent fare, which is served up in an attractively updated decor. Standout mentions are the smoked wings and lettuce wraps, with reviews describing the wings as 'AMAZING,' 'melt-in-your-mouth,' and a must-try. These dishes are said to embody the innovative reinterpretation of traditional American eating that distinguishes Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant's winning combination of outstanding, reasonable food prices and attentive, friendly service has earned them a firm place within the culinary landscape.
A photo of The Lawn restaurant
4.4
Awesome(222)
Price: Expensive
• American • Glenview
Booked 25 times today
"The Lawn" is a splendid example of top-notch American cuisine, located in the scenic Wilmette area. This restaurant has won the hearts of its patrons with its consistently excellent service and food quality. According to various reviews, their short rib with pasta, scallops, fried chicken, and brussel sprouts are a gastronomic delight. The Lawn also offers a spectacular outdoor seating view of the golf course which is much appreciated by diners. Their Troon salad and publican bread with Charleston Cheese are must-haves. Despite a few odd hiccups, the service is generally noted to be attentive and accommodating, enhancing the overall dining experience.
A photo of The Alcove- Evanston restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(474)
Price: Expensive
• American • Evanston
Booked 6 times today
The Alcove in Evanston stands as a hallmark of Contemporary American cuisine, consistently impressing diners with its outstanding service, serene ambiance, and most importantly, its incredible food. The dishes expertly incorporate the farm-to-table concept using seasonal items, and are consistently praised in reviews for their beauty, creativity, and flawless execution. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes that stand out, such as the Halibut with Maine Lobster Tortellini and Tuna Tartare with Ginger and Scallions. One delighted customer even commented, "I honestly think this has to be one of the best restaurants in Evanston, if not the best. And rivals anything in Chicago". The Alcove sets the bar high for Contemporary American cuisine and is certainly worth multiple visits.
A photo of Blind Faith Cafe restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1471)
Price: Moderate
• American • Evanston
Booked 16 times today
Serving globally inspired menus, Blind Faith is a certified green restaurant transforming the way people enjoy vegetarian cuisine. Just twenty-five minutes from downtown Chicago and only blocks from Northwestern's Evanston campus, our dinning rooms offer a casual warmth perfect for any occasion.
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