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Bluegrass

4.7
1349 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Bluegrass is a casual restaurant located in Highland Park. With a cozy setting nestled into the west side of town it is a true destination dining location. Complete with a warm friendly bar and an American flare, Bluegrass blends in a little Southern influence into its repertoire. The wine and beer selections are all American, along with a full back bar, all hand selected to echo the quality of the fare. Aside from a beautiful setting, the restaurant has extraordinary food and service with a remarkable value.
Check our website for details on the events during the summer, as well as our Facebook page. We have many wonderful, rotating specials therefore consult our online menu regularly.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Southern, Barbecue
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Friday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm; Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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Phone number
(847) 831-0595
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
We only open for private parties on Saturday and Sunday lunches. We do open for showers, weddings, anniversaries and any large group over 30 guests. Everything from a Brunch to Cocktails and appetizers.
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Private party contact
Jim Lederer: (847) 831-0595
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Catering
We now cater for home, office or in our dining room, check out our website for current menu suggestions. www.bluegrasshp.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Richfield Road and Old Deerfield
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Parking details
Plenty of FREE parking, with two lots next door for over flow, and additional parking across the street at the Highland Park Police Department.
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Public transit
Chicago Northwestern line in downtown Highland Park is about 1.5 miles away.
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Entertainment
The Best Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) in Chicago!
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Special events & promotions
Mardi Gras - Cinco de Mayo - BBQ Fest - Oktoberfest every year! Three week celebration for each event, special wine/beer maker dinners to conclude the special menu.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1349 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.4
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4.5
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vipHoneybun (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 17 hours ago

Always consistently good

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Boev (New Orleans)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Bluegrass is the go to spot for a taste of Cajun on the North Shore. Their shrimp and grits and their jambalaya are authentic and tasty and their gumbo is worthwhile also. If you don't know exactly where this nondescript building is, you will not likely notice it or find it easily.

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TIMD 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Not many restaurants hit the mark 100%
Blue Grass does from the time you walk in until the time you pay your check.
The servers are the best I've ever encountered. They balance the entire meal encounter.
Just the right amount of checking how everything tastes to making sure you have what you need makes you feel cared about and not hovered over.
The food is impeccable and comes out in a timely manner. Freshness is obvious.
Desert is offered at just the right time and the tab arrives without having to wait around for it.
Blue Grass is outstanding!

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vipyummy (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

It was Valentine’s Day
We had wonderful drinks at bar
We got seated ordered our deeelish food and had a deeeilightgul time
I had the chicken and shrimp with dirty rice .... fantastic
My hubby had the tilapia which was also deeelish
We were quite content but we did order a hot chocolate chip cookie with a scoooop of vanilla ice cream yummm
A great gem
We will be back

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great as always

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vipDavos (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

James welcomed us and made us feel right at home. Thanks again. The staff was wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Always like bluegrass. Family owned and operated - quality is always exceptional.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We've gone every year for our anniversary. The service is awesome and we love their Mardi Gras menu. Their beer selection is excellent. The mushroom broil appetizer is my favorite. I can't recommend them highly enough.

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vipmombiz12 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Bluegrass is a family run, wonderful restaurant! The food and service is always great.
Highly recommend!

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vipLuvtonosh (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

As always both the food and service was outstanding!

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