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For 2
Sat, 2/24
9:30 PM
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You must make reservations at least 5 minutes in advance of the time at Edelweiss Restaurant.
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Edelweiss Restaurant

50 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Authentic (16)
  • Comfort Food (15)
  • Live Music (12)
Edelweiss German-American Restaurant is one of Chicago’s favorite German restaurants. It has been a family-owned dining destination for over 30 years.

The menu features an impressive array of traditional, well-crafted German specialties along with classics like the American steak, chicken and seafood dishes. A gluten free menu and kids menu are also available. We offer 16 beers on tap as well as a variety of craft and international beers, wine and schnapps. Our bar area is an excellent venue to watch sports and play the slot machines while enjoying our daily bar and menu specials.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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German, Beer Garden, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Friday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(708) 452-6040
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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The Edelweiss is the perfect place to host your special events and parties. Whatever the style or budget, the Edelweiss has a package that will make your event or party a time for all to remember.
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Cross street
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Parking details
Free parking is available in our lot, on Irving Park Road, and Joe Sieb center (located a half a block west of the restaurant).
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Public transit
CTA Bus 80 and 326; 10 minute ride from the CTA Blue Line Cumberland stop
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Live Music
Sat 6:30pm-10:00pm
Sun 3:00pm-7:00pm
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Edelweiss Restaurant can accommodate all your special event needs. We offer a semi-private back room can seat up to 110 guests and our seasonal beer garden can seat up to 40.

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What 50 People Are Saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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scrow (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very nice German restaurant, particularly what with so many in the Chicago area having closed in recent years. Good food, friendly people- what's not to like.

luv2eat (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Our server was Marion and she was rude and had a bad attitude. Any question you asked her it seemed like you were bothering her. Food was good but the rude service makes you not want to come here. Marion needs a attitude adjustment.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We have been going to Edelweiss for years...since I was a little girl. And we bring our kids here now. Wonderful German food and often good solid German music. The house manager is terrific and she really cares to make everyone have a great dining experience. Many of the wait staff have been there for a number of years so they are solid with the service. LOVE this great longtime establishment on the far NW side/Norridge!

LauraS (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

I am extremely disappointed in our reservation at Edelweiss. I am not sure if it was Open Tables mistake or the restaurant. I had a reservation for a special occasion on Friday, Feb 9th. I received an e-mail confirmation as well as text notifications reminding me of the reservation. When we arrived, the restaurant was CLOSED. Closed! I received no communication of this closure. This ruined my night and special occasion. Ended up at Millers Restaurant that was near by. They took us right away and was the best service ever! Not sure if I would recommend using Open Table or visiting this restaurant again.

vipKelly (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Authentic German food and atmosphere. It’s one of a kind! They truly treat you like family. It’s a warm and fun experience!

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Food tasted reheated.

Nick (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Very good authentic German food!!... The ambiance of this place makes you feel like you are in a German village .. Service is good with a nice list of alcohol.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Looking for an authentic old school German restaurant? They are that, but with a slightly upscale touch to the food. Service was good, seating comfortable, and food delicious. The desserts seemed like they were prepared by a pastry chef rather than just scooped or cut out of a store bought container. Would like to come back and experience dinner with live music on a weekend.

vipAndrewH (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent service and food! Look forward to visiting again soon

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Love Edelweiss for our holiday family dinner. Decorations are lovely. Great Service but to be honest the food was just OK. I think I remember the food being better. I had the Chicken Kiev and so did my Daughter in Law. It was dry and tough. I won't order it again, not for $18.00 per plate. The soup was good and they always put bread on the table.