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I had been looking forward to having dinner at Adelle's for some time but was very disappointed. Our server was fantastic. Unfortunately, my mashed potatoes were cold, the vegetables were barely warm, and the pork chop was almost overcooked, The bread pudding was excellent.
Overall very good For food, we had the whitefish and flank steak. The fish was very good. The steak was average We enjoyed the ambiance with the live jazz on Thursday’s. Service was helpful and attentive. No issues or concerns. It was a really nice experience. Definitely recommended. We will return.
The egg entree was not great but fish tacos were good. The sword fish was tasty and the rice was delicious.
Food needed salt had no flavor meat was dry potatoes were dry. Calamari was very greasy was not happy at all and took my best friend there for her birthday was not pleased
Hi Melissa, This review is certainly something that we never want to see. We're only happy when our guests are happy!We realize that customer service is lacking these days at most establishments & people don't expect much when there is an issue.But "Main Street USA" Adelle's restaurant would have gone above & beyond to make you happy if you would have let us know your dissatisfaction! Hope you'll give us another chance in the future & experience the Adelle's for which our 16yr reputation stands.
The food at Adelle's is always good, I wish I could say the same for the service. Everyone seems to have an attitude and that starts with Adelle herself. On my most recent visit we were initially visited by the waiter for drinks and appetizers and then completely ignored while a larger group nearby could not get enough attention. Having good food is only part of the equation. If I find myself aggravated because of terrible service or bad attitudes, then the whole experience is ruined.
You're right, you didn't get the attention our guests deserve or should expect! Undesirably, some nights get out of a business's control. We were much busier than anticipated & than past years on July 3rd, and we were short staffed. Adelle's is an independent establishment that works hard in a sea of chain restaurant competition, genuinely values our guests & has generously supported the local community. We hope you'll give us another chance to turn your opinion around & prove we can do better.
One of our favorite places to eat. Everything was fantastic, again and again
It was great as usual. Thanks for helping make a great night.
This is a jewel among restaurants! The food was delicious, the service and ambiance very good and very welcoming. We will return to Adelle's many times!
We went for Thursday special and live jazz. Adelle’s never disappoints! Relaxing, great food and drinks while listening to awesome music. Who could ask for more?
I have been a fan of this restaurant going back to its original location and look forward to celebrating special occasions here. . They continually update their menu while remaining true to their "upscale comfort food" theme. I appreciate that they showcase local food and drink sources. Adelle's servers do a great job of walking the attentive-but-not-intrusive line. The covered patio is a great place to relax and enjoy a meal or beverages.
We enjoyed the outside dining even though it rained for a short time. The patio roof gave us plenty of protection. Great restaurant! Leigh
Absolutely beyond excellent
We just love Adelle's! We prefer to dine at the bar while listening to the fantastic music of Dennis O'Brien. In fact, we travel nearly 40 minutes to do so. Fantastic atmosphere, great service, dinner fare always delicious. We both ordered the pork tenderloin schnitzel - simply outstanding! The outdoor patio has cover and with the hanging lights, looks like a delightful place to dine. Very calm and tranquil. We will definitely return - and look forward to doing so!
Great service... very accommodating.... not rushed to get through.... cocktails were sized nicely.... a bit pricey on drinks but got your money’s worth
Of three couples, one had never been to Adelle's before. After a delicious salmon dish 2 of us had, the chicken, a steak, an entree salad, and the pork schnitzel dishes had by others, we all agreed the food was well-presented, well-prepared, and very delicious. The atmosphere was pleasant and quiet, so we were able to carry on conversations without having to shout. A most delightful evening.
This was our first time to Adelle’s and we will be back. The cocktails were excellent - nice bar with fireplace. I had the delicious sea bass. It was cooked to perfection with rosemary and lemon. My husband had the risotto- OH MY was that great. Our friends loved their meals too. Our server was knowledgeable and attentive. I like the fact that we could hear each other talking without having to yell. Great place with yummy food!
We’ve been here many times, often taking advantage of free corkage Tuesday. Service is always excellent, regardless of who is taking care of us. In addition to being professional, they always seem in good spirits. On this night we noticed the menu may have had a welcome re-vamping with entrees we hadn’t noticed before. Adelle’s is always consistent and we will of course return.
We dined here Saturday night, with friends. The food was excellent, the atmosphere is great, and everyone is very friendly. They do have a porch for dining, although we ate inside. They also have a wonderful bar with music on various nights. We will definitely return, and we would highly recommend.
We went out to dinner for my birthday and a friend of ours was playing guitar with another guitarist in the bar. We sat in the restaurant close to the bar. We were able to listen to the music and enjoy it but chat also very easily.
The food was excellent. Our server was really good and took good care of us Wonderful dinner and great ambiance. Would highly recommend
Hadn’t been to Adele’s in years and wanted to get back for my birthday. We sat outside which was very nice. The menu seemed limited and nothing really appealed to me. I had the meatloaf (because now thing else seemed attractive) which was good but not all that exciting. The pricing was a bit high and the service was adequate but not particularly efficient or welcoming. My memories were better than my recent experience.
Everything was perfect. They were very accommodating with my daughter, who has several allergies.
The food was excellent and delivered in a timely fashion. The presentation was also well done. Their staff was attentive and provided a complementary round of champagne to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. This was our first visit, not likely our last.
A wonderful experience again. This is our second visit and the quality of the food, drinks and service were spectacular all around. Our server was knowledgeable, present but not pushy, friendly and professional. The food was spectacular. We enjoyed a seasonal berry salad, risotto, swordfish and salmon. We treated ourselves to dessert as well.
First time experience: surprising
Food: ok but not spectacular. My garlicky potatoes/beans were not garlicky at all, potatoes scooped with an ice cream scoop, and really, it was like food you’d make at home.
Service: felt like we were trying to be up-sold drinks.
Ambiance: surprised there really was no ambiance. Flowers painted on the walls? What’s the Adelle’s brand exactly? And wobbly table that kept being a nuisance. That’s easy enough to care for so our drinks and food don’t nearly fly off the table. :)
Adelle’s has good intentions but could do better from food to service to ambiance. Punch it up a bit! Wish the best for them. Wheaton needs good restaurants!
Thank you Todd and staff for another great evening! Your chef is amazing.
Everything was great except that they added a gratuity to the check. I though that in the State of Illinois, gratuities should not be added to a check. I would still have given a similar gratuity even if it was not on the check and I was disappointed that they made it somewhat a requirement.
The food was truly exceptional. My girlfriend and I had wonderful dining experience at Adelle’s. I would highly recommend it for a date night out.
Adelle's has been a favorite for over twelve years. We enjoy their eclectic/creative menu, cocktails, service and ambiance. Our friends thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
It had been awhile since we had dinner at Adelle's. Sadly, they seem to have slipped. Menu was very limited. Food was mediocre at best. We knew something was off when our dinner arrived at the table within 2 minutes of ordering. Seriously! And it tasted like it had been just sitting under a warmer. What happened to making everything from scratch? I know my noodles were not boiled fresh. Disappointing. We may not be back again...
I have been to Adelle’s many times but Mothers Dsy was such a disappointment. To start we had a grumpy waitress. The 1st course was unimpressive, I had a shrimp dish that was a simple breaded shrimp. My medium plus fillet came rare and after waiting for what seemed like an eternity I asked our waitress to bring it back to be cooked medium plus. It came back having only been cooked slightly more. I guess the chef couldn’t be bothered. All this at premium prices. We had 6 people dining and everyone left disappointed.
Staff were attentive.
Food for Mother’s Day was through a fixed menu.
Steak was excellent and the halibut was very soft.
Overall really nice experience.
Would come back without hesitation.
Wonderful food. Excellent server (very knowledgeable and friendly).
The food was ok but the Value was low. In other words, we over paid for the quality of the food. The service was poor. The waitress seemed upset or just having a bad day.
We always have a great experience at Adells.
Our favorite place to eat in the burbs.
Drinks are generous, menu is outstanding, varied and original.
Comfort food with foodie stuff too.
Great desserts and staff can’t be beat!
You could eat the every night!
Don’t miss it!
Very nice restaurant and I will go back soon. ............................
Service was slower than usual but food is always outstanding.
One of our most favorite restaurants
Great service. Food good bit perhaps a little too salty
Fabulous service and accommodating a change in a menu item.