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About Guildhall

A fun American Bistro with European influences. A warm and comfortable environment to enjoy heartfelt cuisine, craft beers and cocktails with an eclectic wine list.

694 Vernon Ave
Glencoe, IL 60022
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, European

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday 5 - 9
Thursday 5 - 10
Friday - Saturday 5 - 11
Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10 - 2
Sunday Dinner 4 - 9
Wednesday - Friday Lunch 11:30-2:00

Cross Street:
Park Ave.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 835-8100

Website:
http://guildhallrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
There is ample street parking available, and also a public lot directly across the street from restaurant.

Public Transit:
There is ample street parking available, and also a public lot directly across the street from restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Fernando Angelina

Private Party Facilities:
Both private and semi-private dining. We have two rooms, one seating up to 36, the other up to 20. Guildhall is here to assist you in planning your special occasion from beginning to end.

Private Party Contact:
Events@guildhallrestaurant.com: (847) 835-8100

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Guildhall hosts wine and beer dinners throughout the year. Go to guildhallrestaurant.com for more information.

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Guildhall Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (31)
Good for a Date (26)
Pre/post Theatre (26)
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Special Occasion (21)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Bar Seating (15)
Vibrant Bar Scene (15)
Great for Brunch (13)
Casual (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Comfort Food (9)
Cozy (9)
Seasonal (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Hot Spot (8)
Fun (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Romantic (7)
Business Meals (6)
Healthy (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
People Watching (4)
Authentic (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Scenic View (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great Beer (2)
Organic (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Everything was great!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Anniversary

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 (New England)·Dined on February 4, 2018

My daughter went to Guildhall for a birthday brunch with her friends and had a wonderful time! Thank you!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great suggestions by server. Service great as we were dining before a show. He got us served quickly so we could be on time to our event.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was really excellent and the service was very good. The cocktails were good but a bit less generous than most local competitors. The only negative was that the place is quite noisy, at least on the night we were there. We'll definitely go back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Wonderful!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had to text each other to have a conversation.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This is my third time dining at this restaurant and each time has been enjoyable. This, a Saturday night, was noisier than I enjoy. But that is my only complaint.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

First visit. Met friends. Will definitely return again. The food was amazing. Great atmosphere even though quarters are close. It’s easy to overlook because food was that good. Great place.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Need to change up the menu more often and have better specials

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

All good but too loud! This is an easy fix and would help a lot.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Very good meal and service. Was crowded at first and a little noisy, but worth the visit.

Tags: Hot Spot, Organic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The ambiance is top notch, hands down. The food is basic. The beauty of the restaurant creates an assumption of great food - don't assume. I would compare the quality of the restaurant's menu to "pretty good bar food" but 2-3x the price. The coffee is sub par. The sweets are exceptional. The restaurant is absolutely stunning. I'd recommend Guildhall for drinks or a celebration. Going there just for the food is a terrible idea.

Tags: Scenic View, Fun, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Yummy, bright, festive beverages but not inexpensive.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Loved the band on New Years!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

From the moment we sat down this was a first class dining experience. To start, the service was excellent, friendly, attentive, and well timed. The wine list is unique and the food is outstanding. Our server paced the meal perfectly. An outstanding dining experience.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a delicious early dinner and were grateful to the restaurant management for going out of their way to make our new year's eve a special one. Can't wait to return.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great Xmas eve dinner w family. That’s alli have to say

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

excellent placwe for a family get together.
Good service.
Great choice of food & drinks.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Restaurant was much too loud! Could not carry on conversations without yelling.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Great lunch with friends

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Christmas dinner with our children. Lovely night and excellent food!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Guildhall is good, overall, but the lunch offerings are very few. Music was wayyyy toooooo loud and we had to ask twice to have it turned down. We could not hear each other speak. The Laura Letinsky photos are fantastic! Worth the trip just to see them. Two of us ordered the salmon salad which they both liked. The Tuna Niçoise was ok, and the chopped salad was good. We liked our server!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Brunch was amazing!!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great local option for a nice meal out. Lovely interior.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Fantastic food and exceptional service from PePe as always

Tags: Seasonal, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Perfect spot for dinner before performance at Writer's Theater. But this restaurant was so good, I'm looking forward to returning on another occasion. Great addition to Northshore dining scene!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Good food & service but so noisy that you can't hear the people talking at your table.
We would dine here more often if the noise issue was improved....we hear this same comment from friends & neighbors.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I love Guildhall and dine there 2x per month or more. I usually sit at the bar early and chat with Tory and Tim. They are great bartenders and the hand-crafted drinks are fabulous! I especially enjoy the Guildhall version of the Negroni. It is barrel aged and has a unique flavor.

The food is outstanding. My current fav is the butternut squash tortellini.

The only drawback is: NOISE. When busy, Guildhall is nosier than a 747 at takeoff. Last Saturday (12/9) it was so loud at 7pm that we could not talk across the table. We could not hear the waiter. In the future, I will not go during peak dining hours.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Seriously delicious - wish we lived closer I'd go all the time

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food was great and the staff was kind and efficient. The noise level was almost too much for conversation and the tables were too close to each other. The cost was way over what was expected. Nice experience but I don't think I'll go back due to the cost and the noise.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Had a very nice experience there. Food was great, as was service, ambiance, etc. It is a bit noisy, but one gets used to it.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food is always terrific. Staff is always courteous and professional. We love it every time we go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food is very good. The service is great is you could only hear the waiter. If you want to have a quiet conversation this is definitely not the place to eat. A little noise absorbing decor around the walls and ceiling would be great. It is nearly impossible to have a conversation if you are more than two to three feet away from the person speaking unless they shout. Guildhall can you hear me?

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great place for before theater! Love the french fries. Lovely fish!
Great service!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 29, 2017

It is pricey, but food is quite good. Outrageously noisy. Each time I swear I'll never go back, but frankly there's not much in the area of Writers Theater/Glencoe with as good food. So we end up there. Last visit was a Wednesday night, restaurant was about 3/4 full, I had my hearing aids adjusted to "Restaurant" mode and to reduce effects of ambient noise, and it still was so loud that I had to have my wife repeat just about everything she said during our anniversary meal. Even their back room area, which is a bit better, gets too loud when full. Noise is well above the level of a "buzz" that hipper restaurants want.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 29, 2017

We have been to Guildhall several times and were pleased. This time, the waiter asked at the outset if we were going to the theatre one block away and we said yes. The drinks and soup came in a reasonable period, but we waited forever for the entrees, despite inquiring about the status. As a result we had to eat the food in haste. While the food was tasty, the prices are not cheap for this poor service. We will go elsewhere for dinner before theatre for the rest of this subscription season.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Food was excellent and Service was great. Great atmosphere too. Highly recommend

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 27, 2017

what a nice restaurant. Service and food very good. Great seasonal offerings.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Out of town visitors

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