About Eddie Merlot's - Warrenville

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 75 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.

28254 Diehl Rd
Warrenville, IL 60555
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday - 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM (lounge) 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (dining)
Friday - Saturday - 4:00 p, - 11:00 pm (lounge) 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM (dining)



Live music every Friday and Saturday.

Cross Street:
Winfield Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(630) 393-1900

Website:
http://www.eddiemerlots.com/Locations/Warrenville-313.html

Entertainment:
Live Entertainment on Fridays: 6:00 PM to 9 PM
Live Entertainment on Saturdays: 7:00 PM to 10 PM

Parking Details:
Complementary Valet available and plenty of free self parking on site.

Executive Chef:
Mark Smidt

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, 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 - Warrenville Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

service

4.7

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4.6

value

4.1

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Quiet

89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (27)
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Good for Birthdays (18)
Good for a Date (18)
Good for Anniversaries (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Cozy (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Business Meals (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Seasonal (3)
Great Beer (2)
Live Music (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Service was slow and our steaks were all under cooked but the food was still good and the manager was great.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

This was the best first experience I have had at a restaurant ever! The staff was amazing! Very friendly and welcoming! I will definitely come back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

If you want an excellent meal with exceptionally great service then go to Eddies you will not be disappointed!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Great place for our anniversary. I have also been for meetings and other fun times when getting together with buddies. An amazing experience only a few minutes from Naperville.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Seasonal, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Ted was absolutely wonderful! He had great recommendations and my husband throughly enjoyed Elk. Also recommended a wine I would not normally pick and it was fabulous. Thank you for making our night out so wonderful Ted!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We were celebrating a friend’s birthday. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. The preparation of the cognac brownie was very fun. We will be back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Outstanding in all areas! Food, atmosphere and service are the best. Treat yourself to a great night out. I absolutely love the French press coffee.

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Kayla was awesome and the food was perfect!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

With a reservation we had to wait 20 minutes for our table to be ready. Once we didn't order alcohol we were completely ignored by our waiter, watching him schmooze other tables. We went for a special New Years Eve dinner, and left feeling like we wasted $100. The waiter didn't bring out our food, refill our waters, and when we were done, our food sat for over 10 minutes. Here's my tip for our waiter, Troutman, have some customer service.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

An excellent experience for an evening out with your partner, family or friends. Great food and service. Wine list is as good as I seen in a while. Service was top notch. From the hostess to our server we felt like we were part of the Eddie Merlot family.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Although food was great. Service and the environment were not ideal.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Celebrated news year eve. Had to wait about 20 minutes for our reservation but a very nice evening. Chateaubriand was great! And loved cauliflower au gratin. Service very attentive and friendly. Seated in the bar area. Might ask next time for main dining but on news year eve it was fine. Great guitarist to liven the evening

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Loved our New Year's Eve dinner at Eddie Merlot's. Great atmosphere and delicious food, this will be my go-to restaurant for special occasions from now on!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Went on New Years eve, order pork chops, suppose to the 16 oz. Was one small pork chop, was surprised it wasn't two. Onion soup have a small amount of cheese.
Realize it was New Years eve, but there food was not up to what we had on several previous visits, looks like another Resturant has gone down hill.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a remarkable experience at Eddie Merlot's on NYE 2017. Our server was friendly, helpful, and very accommodating. She suggested we try the candied bacon appetizer and it was delicious. She also told us about the Wylarah-wagyu beef that my husband tried. We might never order any other steak again. The Eddie's chopped salad is enough to get us back if it was the only thing on the menu. We ended with baked alaska - YUM! We felt pampered all night.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent service and food. Nice guitar music as background.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food is outstanding and I love sitting by the fire place.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Incredible ambiance, sweet and romantic. Dining in the fireside room is a must. Tableside menu preparation was a fun touch! My husband and I will definitely be coming back!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Eddie's never fails to disappoint. Prices tend to be a bit on the high side, but the quality is always outstanding.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Eddie Merlot’s in Warrenville has never disappointed us. We have always had very good food and the wine list is extensive. It is a high end restaurant so expect to pay for the experience. To me it is worth it.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We Frequent Hugo's, but we weren't able to get in on Christmas Eve before midnight mass, read the reviews of Eddie Merlot's and thought we'd try it.

WOW, OUTSTANDING. Food phenomenal, service exceptional and a great atmosphere all the way at around.

WELL DONE!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food was great- service was just okay- waiter forgot to give us all of our take home food🙁- when we realized this we were already home-
Waiter was preoccupied with something else

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

The service from our waitress Shannon was top notch. The setting was elegant, the food perfect, and the cocktails poured table-side were amazing. It isn't often you find a dining experience of this caliber hidden in the suburbs. We were pleasantly surprised. This may just be our new favorite spot when dining out. Much easier than traveling into the city and we didn't have to compromise on anything. Wish we would have tried Eddie Merlot's a long time ago.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Thank you for a lovely evening of great service, delicious food and romantic ambience!!!
Excellent job Braden and Roumel !!!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

Service and food were excellent! David, our waiter, made our experience most enjoyable!!!

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

This place is really nice; food are great and very tasty. We’ll definitely come back here.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Veal was mediocre, salmon was good. Over priced for the quality

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Celebrated our son’s college graduation. Meal was outstanding as usual! Our son felt that we well honored his achievement. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent restaurant. As usual, we will be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Excellent service and food! The service that their servers give is excellent. I have never been to a restaurant that has great servers like this week after week. We go there quite often and have never been disappointed!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Food gets 3 stars this visit, mainly because i asked for my ribeye cooked
pittsburgh, and it arrived burnt to a crisp ilo charred.
I did not send it back, as 3 others were at the table starting their excellent
dishes.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

My wife and I went to Eddie Merlot's for the first time last night. It was a really wonderful experience. The steaks were excellent and cooked perfectly! One would expect that, but that hasn't been our experience at every fine dining steakhouse. Our server Braden was awesome! Very helpful and checked back with us just the right amount of times to ensure any need was taken care of. The manager Steve also stopped by at the beginning and toward the end of our meal to ensure everything was to our liking. Thank you Braden and Steve (and Chef) for a wonderful dining experience! We'll definitely be back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We tried the Chateaubriand and it was excellent! Tender, tasty and we loved the side dishes of sweet potato casserole and mushrooms!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fabulous as always!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

It’s was ok... nothing special for the prices!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food was excellent as it has been in the past. The service was very good and we had an enjoyable evening with friends. We were taken aback with the size of the bill for four people. It was much more than we had anticipated even though I kept track of the costs as we ordered from the amounts given on the menu. We will have to save up for some time to go back again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Have been going to Eddie Merlot's in Warrenville ever since they opened and have never been disappointed. A special shout out goes to our server Ted, who is very personable, customer service driven and knowledgeable regarding the menu and wine list. Thanks Ted!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Great service and wonderful food

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

We had a lovely meal with attentive but not intrusive service. We enjoy going to Eddie Merlot's for special occasions. The staff never disappoints.

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The ultimate restaurant. If you want excellent service and great food go to Eddie’s. Pricey but worth it.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Prices are that of a high-end steakhouse and the food just didn't match up. Ambiance/décor was very nice and the service was excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups
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