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Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Warrenville

4.6
1325 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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Eddie Merlot's Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood 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 Prime Aged Beef & Seafood 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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
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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.
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Phone number
(630) 393-1900
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Mark Smidt
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Winfield Road
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Parking details
Complementary Valet available and plenty of free self parking on site.
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment on Fridays: 6:00 PM to 9 PM
Live Entertainment on Saturdays: 7:00 PM to 10 PM
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

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Treat a Mom in your life to a wonderful and delicious Mother's Day Brunch Buffet at Eddie Merlot's! With Shrimp Cocktail, Crab Legs, Filet Mignon, Ham, Lamb, Oysters, a Made To Order Omelet Station, Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary's, and more she will surely know how much she is appreciated!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 1325 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The manager Roumel Reynon was fantastic and accommodated us like VIPs. Our server David and the rest of the staff equally great and the live music by John added a perfect touch!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

One of my favorite restaurants! Exceptional food and service!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Food was very good, service was polite, considerate and appropriate.

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4.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Good prime steak, nice char on top, juicy and tender on the inside.
We had the candies bacon for starter, it was crispy, sweet and spicy and delicious, can’t go wrong with bacon.
The Waldorf salad was very good, the Cesar salad was also good, anchovies forward, but I like anchovies. The sides were prepared properly, nothing exciting there.
Service was lacking, for an upscale restaurant, and they didn’t provide any advice on the menu or preparation, but man did they go all out for my baby’s 16th birthday
We frequent Chicago’s prime houses all the time and we’ve been looking for a local alternative for a while now for when we don’t feel like driving to the city mid week and I think we finally found it. We will definitely be back

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1.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The last time we dined here was very different than our previous experiences. The service was poor, the kitchen seemed behind and my wife's entree was not correct, which was removed from our bill.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We had an excellent meal except for the root vegetables which were bland and at those prices we expect perfection.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Eddie's is our go to when we want great food and a nice evening out. The staff is always friendly and the service has always been fantastic.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We enjoyed Easter dinner at Eddie’s. I had the lamb chops, which were nicely seasoned and cooked to perfect medium rare. The serving was most generous! The lake perch was also well prepared and enjoyed immensely. We split the Brussels sprouts, delicious and another most generous portion. The Veuve yellow label was reliably lovely and worked with both entrees. Their delicious coffee finished the meal and served as dessert. We took home several pieces of the carrot cake to have another day. Our server was delightful - attentive, informative, and fun.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

It was a very nice evening food was great and atmosphere was very nice.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

EVERYTHING was GREAT!!!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch....amazing !!!!
Staff was fantastic food amazing!
Crab legs were amazing !
Filet amazing
Food amazing

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I was extremely surprised and pleased by our Easter Sunday brunch at Eddie Merlot's in Warrenville. Although it was a bit of a drive for us, it was worth it! The food was fabulous, all the staff wonderful, the chairs so comfortable the atmosphere quiet, the food stations were thoughtfully laid out for traffic flow and abundant selections. Then on top of it to have a live guitar player playing thorough dinner was simply - elegant!

They handled their reservations with excellence calling people in at their appointed time. They have a very nice waiting area if you arrive early.

All in all, this restaurant is tops in my book! Keep up the awesome work!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Unfortunately, every experience we have at Eddie Merlots begins with their hostess Claudia. She is rude and not welcoming at all. All the other staff is fantastic.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Eddies is incredible! The service and the food is excellent. The management caters to your every need. Our server Angela was fantastic! Worth every penny. Thanks to the staff that treats us like royalty!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Brunch. Food was very nice.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

They have lots of cocktail and beer choices as well as a long list of wine to choose from. The meat is so delicious that you will be judging all other steak options afterwards. My date and I also tried the dices jalapeño and cheddar potatoes, the scrumptious French onion baked soup and the Alaskan King Crab legs! Our server was very attentive and knowledgeable. There was a solo acoustic guitarist playing all genres of music at a nice ambient level. All in all it was a solid experience and would go back to try more Wagyu Beef!

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Our server, Kyle, was exceptional. The food and dessert were beyond words. I would highly recommend this place for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Wonderful service, lovely ambiance and good food. Had a very nice evening. Primarily a steak place so weak on vegetarian but sides were nice.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Always outstanding food and friendly attentive service.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Had a great time, Excellent food and service . The ambiance was excellent and the music was excellent with the strolling guitar player.

I would highly recommend this resturant

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Birthday Dinner with family... great venue, as usual!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Beautiful, upscale restaurant! The food was wonderful, the carrot cake was as big as my head!! The guitar player was wonderful and played to the kids so well. Our service was the highlight! Absolutely top notch.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Wonderful food, service, and ambience. Definitely a go to place. Govert goes that extra step to make your dining experience special.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We ALWAYS enjoy our visits to Eddie Merlot's. This evening was no exception. The food and service are exceptional, and the staff is attentive to our requests for modifying our menu choices to our tastes.
One of the highlights for me is the guitarist, John Ivan, who appears most weekends. Humble, talented and can play any request. The ambience of the restaurant is enhanced by his quiet background playing, not in competition with your table conversation one bit-- thank you!
This is a fine restaurant for folks of all tastes!

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Been a number of times. It is not cheap, but worth the splurge

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

As always, Eddie Merlot's n ever disappoints. Our steaks were done perfectly, one of us ordered the arctic char and it was excellent, and the cream corn is unique enough to bring us back.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The bone in filet was on the salty side, It was definitely not worth the price. It tasted like a regular filet. The banana fosters was missing the rich taste and the brussel sprouts were undercooked. They have a guitarist play through the night that I really liked. I wish I could say better things.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

wonderful food- first class meat done just right- maybe a little pricy but worth it! I love this restaurant!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Always a wonderful experience. Food is exceptional and with a delicious twist to traditional dishes. Thasanos our server was extremely responsive to our needs with privacy. Experience always exceeds expectations.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

The steak trio is worth trying!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

This was a phenomenal experience!! Don, our waiter, was the finishing touch. The steaks were cooked perfectly and not too heavily seasoned. The Lobster mashed potatoes were delicious. We will definitely be back!!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We try to make it here at least once a year for a special treat. this time it was our anniversary and it was worth every penny. This is a high end steak house so plan on spending accordingly but the food is delicious, the service is outstanding and we love the atmosphere. ?The wine list is phenomenal, the waiter said they have anywhere from 600 top 800 bottles on hand at anytime.
They also went above and beyond for us bringing a complimentary dairy free dessert for our anniversary, she is dairy intolerant which was a nice treat. They also honored a special price that was on an email I received that was for their Scottsdale location but gave us the special anyway. Now that's customer service. We will be back again!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

My wife’s birthday with 10 of our friends....amazing !
Staff was on point!
Manager was fantastic!
Food amazing

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Disappointed by the slow service - over 20 minutes between appetizers & entrees and we waited another 15 minutes after dinner plates were cleared for the check. The decor in the dining room felt dated. Also, the room is quite loud. The strolling guitarist felt awkward and only added to the volume. Then again, we might not have noticed the decor & the musician if we hadn’t been waiting so long...

Nice wine list.
Appetizers of crab cocktail & onion soup were good. Steaks were delicious and the side dishes of creamed corn and truffle fries were quite good. Portions are generous and perfect to share. The food plus 4 glasses of wine & tip was $250 for the two of us.

We retired to the bar for a cocktail after dinner. EXCELLENT selection of whiskey and very nice service. The atmosphere in the bar was much quieter & fat more appealing.

For my money, I would rather dine in the bar or choose another steakhouse for the full service dining room experience.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

With so many restaurants in the area to choose from, it’s hard for one to truly stand out, but Eddie Merlot’s absolutely did! We were extremely impressed with our meal from appetizer to the dessert and coffee. We both ordered fish and it was the freshest I have eaten in this area at even some of the priciest, high end restaurants. The service was also excellent. Our server was personable and very attentive. This is a DEFINITE repeat!!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Date night for me and my Wife. It was great a little nosy next to the kitchen but it was a great time and great food and wine.

Thank you for having us.

Best Regards

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

The Wine and food never disappoint. The Staff are smart, extremely helpful, but not hovering. The live music makes the entire ambiance impeccably comfortable and elegant.

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3.0Dined on February 17, 2018

If you go here get the appetizers and salads but skip the main courses they are generally poor to fair.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Went here for Valentine’s Day, service was great. The food on the other hand was decent at best. The steak was not worth the money and the salmon was dry.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent food as always. Although even fir valentines , the food took a long time. About 30 minutes between appetizer being gone and dinner arrived.

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