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Reserve 22, Glen Ellyn, IL

Reserve 22

4.6
4.6
828 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Reserve 22 is an American Bistro with a bar, pouring craft beer and mixing cocktails. Our food is created in our scratch kitchen and, in season, produce come from our own greenhouse. Menu choices include sandwiches, soups and salads, fish and steak choices. Enjoy our steak or fish specials on the weekends! Reserve 22 features the best patio in the area and a cozy 66-seat dining room with a fireplace, high ceilings and a fantastic view of the golf course. Its a dining experience served with a serene view. Reservations for the patio are dependent on weather, or course. After dinner, unwind at our 30-seat bar with 13 large HD-TV's.

The restaurant name, Reserve 22, represents the 22 lakes that complement our 240 acres of scenic, golf course landscape, which is populated by native vegetation and diverse wildlife. Our conservation efforts allow you to take in the sights and sounds of nature in class and comfort.

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2 people

7:30 PM


Booked 6 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Steak, Farm-to-table
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (630) 469-5550
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Thomas Fota
  • Catering
    We feature a banquet space that can accommodate 8-150 guests.
  • Private party facilities
    Let us plan and host your next event! The Blue Heron Room is a nature-inspired banquet hall that lends warmth and light to your special event. The Prairie style architecture and neutral palette echos the outdoor environment. The room is enhanced by the breath-taking, 180-degree and golf club views.
  • Private party contact
    Angela Stafford: (630) 469-5550 ext. 223
  • Neighborhood
    Glen Ellyn
  • Cross street
    South of Roosevelt Rd & Park
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Entertainment
    Live music nights are periodically presented therefore consult the website for dates!
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 828 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • West Suburbs

    Great for outdoor dining

  • West Suburbs

    Great for scenic views

828 Reviews
  1. Wheatonite

    Chicago

    26 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    26 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    I’ve been to Reserve 22 many times and, in he past, have had outstanding food and service. Last night was very different. Received a message in afternoon asking if I wanted indoor or outdoor seating. But when I called I could not reach anyone or even leave a message. On arrival there was much confusion about where to seat us. 3 of us were sated at a table for 6 when 3 four tops were clearly available. Our wait time for ordering and drinks was very long. It took forever to get our food and it was cold! VERY DISAPPOINTING!

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  2. BarbraW

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Love the outdoor patio but it was hard to hear on a beautiful weekend golf day with so many male voices that seemed to carry quite a bit. Very good food and excellent service.

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  3. Vicky

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I was in charge of picking the restaurant for my husband’s business dinner. It was perfect! The menu was perfect! Just the right amount of variety. The service was exceptional as was the food. We were there a bit on the early side but it was perfect for dinner conversation. Can’t wait to go back and sit on that beautiful patio!

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  4. JEANNINEF

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was well prepared and presented well. Food was hot, fresh, and delicious. Salads were crisp and fresh. Shrimp cocktail was divine. Desserts were perfect.

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  5. EvaT

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lots of great choices on the menu but my favorite for this time of year is the Warm Harvest Salad. Shay, our server, is attentive and personable.

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  6. annk

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had lunch with friends. Great setting, great food, great server, not rushed.

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  7. ChrisW

    Vancouver

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Cheryl our server was great in every way. Service and attention to our needs. The food was very good, you can’t beat a fish fry on Friday.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    The food was not good at all, the burger my boyfriend got, had such a weird taste to it. He couldn’t even finish it. He also asked for bacon on the burger but didn’t get that, we were trying to get someone’s attention but no one came by for 15 minutes. Our waitress wasn’t too kind. Will not be going back.

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  9. TTTT

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our Waitress was outstanding. Shey, i think was her name. She made the evening.

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  10. Terrence

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were just looking for a quick “tavern-style” place to stop for dinner. Overall it exceeded expectations. Service was very good. For me, sitting in the bar area is preferable as it has more activity and character. Food was good!

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The dining area has a large window to the patio area to view. There is enough space between tables to enjoy a private conversation. Our server was very attentive. Menu items are very reasonably price.

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  12. LauraM

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect lunchtime place with great service; outdoor seating is ample- reservations available

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall everything was great service was awesome environment is beautiful and quiet love this place

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  14. DocMartin

    Chicago

    71 reviews

    3.0

    71 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Went for a restaurant menu. Turns out, one of the entrees and two of the desserts were not available. When questioned about some replacements, the server said she couldn’t do it because of the “price differences”. She actually began to argue with us, as if the price difference would come out of her paycheck. We felt it was deceptive, because we weren’t informed when first arrived. We asked to speak to the manager who helped the situation. The server never came back. The manager brought the bill, and took the payment. We could overhear the server squabbling with another employee.

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  15. KathleenH

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had 20 women who work together during the holidays at Von Maur as gift wrappers. We had a wonderful time and plan on getting together on the patio in August. Thank you, Kathleen Heizmann

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  16. CherylM

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great and since it wasn’t crowded, they let us stay at our table to talk for hours! Great experience.

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  17. KathleenH

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always it was a wonderful experience. Thank you,

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  18. MarshaS

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Comfortable place to eat and converse. Food and drinks were excellent as was the service. Will be back.

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  19. Scott122465

    Chicago

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Cute place, food was great! Our server was awesome!

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very quick and friendly service in a nice atmosphere. We had our food within 15 minutes of ordering.

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  21. RafCahoo

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good bar and service… went there for a work meeting and all went well.

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  22. ToniW

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Went there before going to the local theater. Food was good and plentiful. Nice and quick service.

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  23. AnneL

    Naples

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Always good food and service. My husband and I prefer sitting in the bar, either at a high top or at the bar itself. It’s a bit more cozy of an atmosphere as opposed to the main restaurant seating. Reserve 22 is a little hidden gem.

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  24. MarcM

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was great value. Really good food at fantastic prices. Great salmon, smoked ribs, desserts, solid wine at cheap prices. Sooo good.

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  25. Stew

    Chicago

    26 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We ate in bar area b/c we arrived late and dining room was winding down. Food is very good for the money. My only complaint was noisy diners also in bar.

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  26. DeppGirl

    Chicago

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy family get togethers at Reserve 22. Food and atmosphere is great! We especially enjoy the fried chicken special on Thursdays.

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  27. Jimmy

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    During the winter restaurant lacks any atmosphere

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  28. Watermelon

    Chicago

    57 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    All of us at our table enjoyed the delicious Warm Harvest Salad which is delicious! Our server was personable and attentive which we appreciated.

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  29. Steve

    Chicago

    30 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The meals were good and Lexi was a very good server. The meal prices were reasonable. When we arrived, it was loud in the restaurant. As people left, it became easier to talk.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a wonderful experience. The service is outstanding and the food is excellent. That’s we always go back.

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  31. JosefS

    Chicago

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Corey was absolutely fantastic and paced everything wonderfully

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  32. KathleenD

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We weren’t aware of the discount we’d get because we were going to a MAC concert Saturday night. Next time we will be sure to show our tickets.

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  33. Kat8it

    Chicago

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Reserve 22 was a great place to have our New Year's Eve dinner. It was beautifully decorated for the holiday, the food was very good and the staff was friendly and attentive. We enjoyed our evening.

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  34. LisaQ

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Very disappointed. We were sat at 7:00 right on time for our reservation. Wait staff did not come by to say hi, ask if we had questions or even give us water for 20 min after I had to ask someone at 7:15 where our server was. Our waiter was friendly enough but seemed to be the bartender and didn’t quite grasp clearing plates from the table as they were emptied. The food was mediocre at best. Ive had that exact dish prepared much better in many other places. Was tasteless and drowned in oil. This restaurant has good reviews so we were excited to eat here but were left underwhelmed. Wish I had something better to say about it.

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  35. TERRYK

    Milwaukee

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Casual but very loud. Food acceptable (good) but not great. Very convenient for events at the MAC.

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  36. BruceR

    Chicago

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    There were a few big NYE parties seated just ahead of us, so it took a little while to put in our drink and food orders. However, the server was very apologetic and did a great job once she got caught up. We both had one of the chef’s specials - the London broil. The steak was fantastic, as was the glaze and the vegetables. The portion was also better - a little less than the 8-ounce sirloin on the menu - which meant we had enough room for dessert, another nightly special, the salted caramel gelato sundae. The dining room was also nicely decorated for the holidays. An excellent meal for a NYE on the town!

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  37. Meegs

    Chicago

    19 reviews

    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The ambience was great the view Like a winter wonderland and the Christmas decor was Gorgeous however the food left a lot to be desired. We had lettuce wraps with wilted lettuce and cold fillings. Not good.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good food, very nice atmosphere and timely service.

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  39. DonnaC

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautifully decorated at Christmas time. Good service.

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  40. JimF

    Chicago

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Not only was our food delicious but our service was outstanding. Special thanks to Tabitha for taking such good care of us.

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FAQs

Reserve 22 offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (630) 469-5550.

Reserve 22 is rated 4.6 stars by 828 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:30 PM


Booked 6 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Reserve 22

485 Winchell Way, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Additional information

  • Cross street
    South of Roosevelt Rd & Park
  • Neighborhood
    Glen Ellyn
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Steak, Farm-to-table
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Thomas Fota
  • Entertainment
    Live music nights are periodically presented therefore consult the website for dates!
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (630) 469-5550
  • Catering
    We feature a banquet space that can accommodate 8-150 guests.
  • Private party facilities
    Let us plan and host your next event! The Blue Heron Room is a nature-inspired banquet hall that lends warmth and light to your special event. The Prairie style architecture and neutral palette echos the outdoor environment. The room is enhanced by the breath-taking, 180-degree and golf club views.
  • Private party contact
    Angela Stafford: (630) 469-5550 ext. 223
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