About Eddie Merlot's - Burr Ridge

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 50 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.

201 Bridewell Dr
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00 pm,
Sunday: 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Bar/Lounge Menu opens at 4 pm Daily

Lunch : Monday - Friday 11:30am - 4:00pm

Cross Street:
Burr Ridge Parkway

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(630) 468-2098

Website:
http://www.eddiemerlots.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet parking offered Tuesday-Sunday. Large surface parking area surrounds the building.

Executive Chef:
Dan Tucker

Private Party Facilities:
When you want to make an impression, there"s only one name you can trust. When you want the best in food, wine, and service for your special event, there's only one Eddie Merlot's.
Eddie Merlot's has earned its reputation by serving exceptional U.S.D.A. prime beef—a superior certification awarded to only 2% of
all U.S. beef. And we bring the same standard to our private dining menus, which feature a wide variety of hors d'oeuvres, entrees,
desserts, and accompaniments, complimented by the finest wine and cocktails. From the moment your guests arrive, Eddie Merlot's talented culinary team is dedicated to providing you and your guests with an experience like no other.
That same commitment extends to our service staff. We pride ourselves on hospitality, from making you feel comfortable during the planning process to making your guests feel welcome when they're with you.
Eddie Merlot's offers several private and semi-private dining areas, from 10 to 275.

Private Party Contact:
Steven Zambrzycki: (630) 468-2098

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Suprise your special someone with 12 red roses & a half bottle (735ml) of Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Reserve for $99! Enjoy Arctic Char Del Mar or an 8 oz Bone-In Filet for $35.95 each, 8 oz Bone-In Filet Del Mar $45.95, New Zealand King Salmon $39.95, 16 oz Bone-In Filet & 10 oz Lobster Tail $99.95.

Eddie Merlot's - Burr Ridge Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

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4.7

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4.6

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4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (46)
Good for Anniversaries (42)
Good for a Date (40)
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Notable Wine List (34)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Business Meals (30)
Romantic (27)
Bar Seating (19)
Good for Groups (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Cozy (11)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Casual (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Authentic (6)
Seasonal (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Fun (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The food and service were great. The menu has changed and they did away with many items. I will miss them. Expect to pay more for a visit to Eddie Merlot's.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Service slow upon sitting down, had to wait for table (had reservation), service okay once we got going but forgot drink refill at one point in the meal.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Service Excellent and the food is delicious. This was our first time there, will definitely go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Service has dropped as well as concern for the customer

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for several years now and they rarely disappoint. Service is always excellent. Water glasses kept filled. Wine replenished. No long waits between courses. Quick clean-up of used dishes and silver. Chefs are typically great at preparing steaks exactly as ordered. Salads served nice and fresh and cold. Food is delicious. Hostess is amazing. Practically has your table ready for you to be seated before you even get all the way in the door! It's a little pricey, but worth spending more for this quality of food and service.

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

It was a great experience! Thank you for helping to make my birthday special!!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We ate in the bar - great menu. Steak Diane was wonderful; cappucino was the best I have had in a very long time - and the cup was huge. Nice atmosphere, and great service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Excellent food combined with excellent service. Very attentive service but not over bearing. Shrimp cocktail was great

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great steak, throw in a potato, great service, swivel chairs fun

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

First time here but definitely not the last. I'm so glad I chose Eddie's for this special occasion and I will certainly be back. The staff is amazing and the food- top of the line. Try Eddie'S potatoes as a side! You won't regret it

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent food and service. The server was exceptionally friendly and efficient.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Very relaxed atmosphere w/ very good food & attentive service by our waiter & maitre d

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 15, 2017

owner is so sweet, he came by to wish my husband a birthday wish and even served us a bday treat creme brulee, and also $25.00 off the total bill.
thank you Eddie Merlots

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on September 12, 2017

We arrived early and were promptly seated outside (our preference). It was a lovely warm September night. Service was prompt and our waiter was excellent. He had the bartender make a mocktail for my non-drinking girlfriend; she said it was delicious. We ordered an appetizer and enjoyed our cocktails; the water asked when we would like to order our meals and it was an enjoyable slow paced evening. He recommended steaks and they were excellent! My aged strip was perfectly cooked Medium Rare + and my girlfriend's filet was as well. The two sides, mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts were delicious. We would definitely eat at an Eddie Merlots again!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 10, 2017

My wife and I had another wonderful experience at Eddie Merlot's. This was our first time dining at the location at Burr Ridge. The food and service was excellent, as we have come to expect from Eddie Merlot's. Thanks for making a special occasion very special!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Service was great, Geoff was a great server, my steak orders MR came out rare, and wife ordered MW and came out medium, did not want to send back both steaks she looked like she had a ribeye cut from short look side of riibeye which almost looked more like a NY and mine had a huge eye of fat and very sloppy looking cut, I've had more tender steaks for less, figure go out for a special occasion for 1st aniversary and Eddie merlot came as a recommendation but, I don't feel I will be returned for that food experience, steaks need help especially for a handout ribeye if I order a MR steam that steam should look great and nice tight structure use the sloppy end cuts and loose structure for your WD orders

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We have gone many times and this was the first time the mashed potatoes were cold and steak was just ok

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 9, 2017

We had a variety of entrees in a group of 7. Our waitress was spectacular. The food was good but not great. With so many wonderful options in the area,I would probably dine elsewhere based on the food quality.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Excellent Food! The New Orleans Meal was so tasty and I would definitely get it again. Our server Ken was awesome. Looking forward to dining there again!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Nicki was an excellent server. She did an outstanding job, while balancing the bar and serving in the lounge. Food was super. We had the no child goes hungry dinner, which was a lobster tail and 7 ounce filet.

Tags: Cozy, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 5, 2017

The service is exceptional. We have been coming here for years and have never had a bad experience with the wait staff. I regret that the flatbread has been taken off the lunch menu because it was quite tasty. The French onion soup, however, is outstanding. Together with their signature bread, a very fine meal can be had.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Good dependable service. Great food. Convenient location.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 1, 2017

The Eddie Merlot's Restaurant had great food and drinks, wonderful service, and pleasant ambiance. Prices are a bit high, but it is a high quality steak and seafood restaurant.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Jerry was our server and did an excellent job yet again, as always! He is a very friendly server with a smile to boot! The cedar plank salmon, which we both had, was excellent! Eddie's never disappoints us!

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Casual, Authentic, Afternoon Tea, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on August 28, 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary here. We were thoroughly pleased and impressed with the attention to detail we received, the meal and the extensive wine list. Our server, Karen, was very knowledgeable of the menu and offered recommendations that were perfect for us. The ambience was absolutely what we desired to spend a romantic night together. We will definitely return with friends to enjoy ourselves again in the very near future.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Afternoon Tea, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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 (Indiana)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Jerry was our waiter and he's the best. Had a very enjoyable birthday celebration with our best friends. Food was great and we are looking forward to going back.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 27, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants, never disappoints.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We visited this restaurant for my husbands birthday! The hostess was very nice and seated us right away. Our server came over and introduced herself and mentioned all the specials for the day. We asked our server a few questions regarding some of the entrees on the menu. She gave her suggestion and seemed to. E very knowledgeable of the menu. The food was great . I would recommend this quiet Surburban restaurant to friends and family.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 24, 2017

EM offer's upscale dining but at truly exorbitant prices (and I'm not a cheapo). Guy at next table asked if he could substitute one type of potato for another, and was told by the server " no substitutions allowed". That is not the type of attitude that the management should have at a place that pretends to be high end. Many other restauranteur's "get it"; this place doesn't. Hard to justify downtown Chicago prices without the experience.

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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Top notch place that gives a 5 star experience , great service and delicious steaks. Sides are on the small side for a normal steakhouse but quality is there

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Nice for a special occasion, unless price doesn't matter. Excellent food and service, which is expected at those prices.

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Nothing special; service was okay. Restaurant needs some updates - all of the backs of chairs in main dining room are dirty. The salmon was fishy and the mix of sauces on top were horrible. Celebrating a birthday and they brought out a chocolate cake slice with a candle. This was nice, but the birthday boy doesn't eat chocolate. I politely ordered a slice of carrot cake for the birthday boy to-go. It would have been nice to ask first, but We were never provided the dessert menu. I saw another table with desserts so I ordered based on what I saw. I will not go back. Sullivan's, Gibson's, and Morton's are definitely better at food, service, and appearances.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Eddie's is on our list of go to places. Nice atmosphere w/o going downtown, valet a plus. Disappointed with the porkchop dinner. Too much sauce and alittle soft rather than firm and somewhat fatty. Wedge salad excellent as was the lobster bisgue. Crab legs so so. Wait staff very attendant .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, People Watching, Special Occasion, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Table was ready when we arrived. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable and friendly. Bar service and wine selection very good. food excellent. Recommend the entrees for two.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Outstanding service...The calamari was unique and flavorful. The filets we ordered were cooked great and melted in your mouth. We enjoyed our date night.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Food and service were great tonight. I love the room we were served in.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 7, 2017

We had such a lovely dinner celebrating our Navy daughter's rank promotion. Sedat, the manager and Ashley, our server, were so welcoming and accommodating. They have the best support staff and the venue is stunning. The beef carpaccio is so light and fresh, the seared ahi and cedar planked salmon were prepared just as requested and the filet mignon melted with each bite. Everyone really enjoyed their selections. This is definitely a special place for any occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

We visited EddieMerlot's on a Sunday Evening to celebrate our 40th anniversary.We made reservations online and although there were few other diners, we were seated in the back of the restaurant. Not a really bad spot, but not ideal. The restaurant has an outdoor eating area which we considered but it is really not attractive ...right next to parking lot with no plants or screening so basically, you are sitting almost surrounded by cars. My husband ordered the queen cut prime rib $44 Sunday eve special. I ordered lobster tail. Most of the entrees come without any sides so I ordered the Eddie's potatoes for 8.50. The prime rib was fine. But my meal was underwhelming. The lobster was somewhat dry and tough and the diced Eddie's potatoes were not worth 8.50. The waiter who was genial and efficient overcharged us on our bill but made the needed corrections. We rarely spend much money on dining out so this was a splurge, and we were disappointed.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Eddie Merlots never disappoints! Had my nephews shower here in the past, they gave outstanding food and service. My guests were really impressed. This time we had the small room since there were 8 of us celebrating a birthday. The server was friendly and the food outstanding again. You have to order the green beans for an appetizer even though they are not on the menu. Delicious! Steak and seafood always great. All the sides and desserts are also delicious. You will never be disappointed here! Thanks Eddie Merlots!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Authentic, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 5, 2017

I had the Colorado Lamb Chops. They tasted excellent.
The server provided excellent service.
My wife was very pleased with her food too.

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