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Water's Edge, Oak Brook, IL

Water's Edge

3.6
3.6
83 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Kick back and relax at Hearth Lounge and the outdoor lakeside patio, where cozy seating and superb cocktails complement intimate gatherings as easily as larger groups. Choose from cozy fireside seating in our Chicago suburb bar or enjoy the gorgeous views of our private lake.

Hearth Lounge offers a taste of Chicago suburban nightlife at its best. Enjoy a weekend sports game on our new big screen TV's.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 6:30 am–11:30 am Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (630) 581-6658
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Leonard Ventura
  • Neighborhood
    Oak Brook
  • Parking details
    Pull up to front of Hyatt Lodge to drop off guests then self park in our complimentary parking area a short distance from the restaurant. Valet is not available at this time
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • EASTER BRUNCH

    $95.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Mar 31, 2024 only
    Easter Brunch is a delightful way of celebrating the holiday! Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook invites you and your family to join us for an Easter Brunch with us. Come and enjoy Chef Leonard's specially selected Carving Station and an amazing Seafood Display, Omelets made to order, Antipasto station, cakes and pies is just the beginning of some of our amazing culinary offerings and many other fabulous treats. Let's us make your Easter celebration, a memorable one! Seating starts at Pricing: $95/adults | $29/children ages 4-10 | children 3 and under are complimentary (Price does not include tax and gratuity) Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the reservation date. Late cancelations and no shows are subject to a fee of $25 per person.

What 83 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

3.6
3.6 based on recent ratings
  • 3.6Food
  • 3.7Service
  • 3.8Ambience
  • 3.2Value

NoiseModerate

83 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was cold, hash browns weren’t even cooked, took a long time to get food.

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  2. DarlaM

    Chicago

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went to experience Prancers Pub It was fantastic!

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  3. KathleenO

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 2, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Went for the Prancer's PopUp. Expected it to be decorated to the max. It wasn't. Took 5 minutes to just get water. Server never came to take our drink order, after 10 minutes. They weren't that busy. Food menu was not impressive. The bartender came by and told our server would be with us shortly. Still another 5 minutes went by. We left!

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  4. KAustin

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I made a reservation however when we arrived the restaurant itself was dark and we were redirected to the bar area to order. The person at the bar said he didn’t know about reservations. We sat ourselves at the only vacant table and waited. Finally we saw another guy who apologize they were crowded and only had two people working and said he would be with use as soon as he could. I even went to the hotels desk to ask questions and was told they were a separate entity. This was not what we expected after making a reservation.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Don’t make people make reservations when there’s no one there to even check you in. Making reservation does nothing. You still have to stand in line behind people ordering at the checkout. It makes no sense. And also you should give some information about where to park because it’s super confusing.

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  6. HeidiP

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place to eat. Very cozy. Food was good as were drinks.

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  7. CathyM

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Cute decorations. Food was ok and drinks were ok. Still a hotel bar.

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  8. TonyS

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Water's Edge was okay since it was the only place to eat in the hotel at that time. Food was good, prices are high. Using Open Table didn't help. We made a reservation for 12 and the table was not ready when we arrived. Staff didn't seem to know anything about it.

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  9. Jessica

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 27, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The restaurant was solid. Nothing revolutionary, but nothing awful either. We had artichoke dip, chicken fingers, and the burger -- all were very good. Dinner is served in the bar area not the Waters Edge restaurant. The ambiance was a little lacking for that reason. ESPN was on in the background, and the music was quite loud. The service was great, and we'd eat there again after a long day of travel. They do not offer room service but do carryout.

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  10. JoshuaH

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 20, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was bland and all the meals came out cold. Meals are extremely over priced.

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  11. Chigirl

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The grounds and the architecture of the lodge are great! The service was great except that we were sitting outside and as the evening progressed, the temp was dropping. There are propane heaters in plain view and when we asked if they could light one up for us so we could continue to stay outside, we were told they are only used for events. It just seems strange that during the pandemic many restaurants were using them, why wouldn’t they light just one up for our table? The food was also very good and arrived quickly. The smoked old fashions I hear were good.

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  12. PineMeadowPiper13

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Absolutely dissatisfying. Photos made it look like an elegant outdoor venue. We were told we could not eat outside and we’re instead seated in the bar. Under a huge tv. Men in tank tops and hats were the only other patrons. Will never go back!

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  13. MMLL

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had a turkey club. Large impressive sandwich. Great fries. Asked for the bread to be toasted. It wasn’t. The turkey was the slimy processed packaged stuff instead of real sliced turkey. Why? I’ve eaten there several times because of the ambiance. The good is generally bad. After one experience people won’t come back. The place should be packed. Hyatt should do a complete food review, change and improve the menu (a lot). Then advertise the heck out of the place. I can’t imagine with good cooking you wouldn’t pack them in. I hope so. I would love to make The Waters Edge our main casual dining place.

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  14. LeuteresaR

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    A guy had an attack right next to us,someone was on the balcony threw water and it got on our table, but very nice scenery took a lot of pictures, and food was good.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The rice was a little bland and the refried beans looked like they were from a can. Maybe next time they can make whole pinto beans. That would be more traditional to Mexican cuisine. The tacos were good, loved the many topping options, dessert was yummy, dj was awesome and the staff was amazing.

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  16. VellaK

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing ambience and food server was super pleasant

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  17. HollisD

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was great, we’ll probably end up coming back next and possibly for a stay

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Very disappointed. Used to come for Mother’s Day brunch before covid. It became so much worse. Overpriced. Poor food selection.

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  19. BobK

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was the second brunch we had after we discovered the restaurant has brunch for holidays (Mothers Day). As was true the first time, this is the best brunch in the Western suburbs of Chicago by far. Keep up the good work and we will be back.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful Mother’s Day brunch Great variety, spacious setup, accommodating staff, great Jazz Combo

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  21. Dpiet

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We went for Mother’s Day and the quality of food was bland with a high price. The omelette chef didn’t know how to make omelettes. The French toast was rock hard and the taste of the food wasn’t anything to write home about. The only thing that was good was the prime rib. I however, if you do not like prime rib then you’re out of luck. I’ve gone to my fair share of Mother’s Day brunches and I can honestly say I won’t be going back

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  22. DougJ

    Milwaukee

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Love the staff here, especially Luis and Gio. Great service, wish the menu had more choices though. Big convention with tons of people in the bar and restaurant so noise could not be controlled.

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  23. johnd

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    This was more of a cafeteria than a sit down restaurant. Walk up and order your food at the counter.

    1 person found this helpful

  24. RickD

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 16, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Its now a cafeteria. Not sure how long its been in that format

    1 person found this helpful

  25. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place and view for Easter Brunch! The made-to-order omelette station was perfect. And the dessert table had a bit of everything. Well done.

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  26. BobK

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Best brunch in Western suburbs. Great venue, great food and great value.

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  27. BRIE

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The setting was very nice, and plenty of options of food. However, the food was not exceptional. The pastas were dry, the main dishes (salmon, chicken and beef) were overdone/overcooked and tough to chew. The selection of desert options limited. The live music was a nice choice for the setting, but too loud and overpowering. The staff worked very hard but seemed short-staffed. Our server wasn't able to get to our table very often. For the price, I expected more on Easter from this hotel. I recommend skipping the brunch in the future and get a good steak dinner elsewhere.

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  28. JillM

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    A pale comparison to pre pandemic Easter Brunches here. With an increase in price, we expected the same quality holiday brunch, but we’re offered fare and atmosphere barely worth 1/3 the price. No centerpieces, no greeting at table or buffet instructions, hunted down a server for drinks multiple times, limited food offerings (compared to past years) cold overcooked entrees, frozen waffles, burned cookies, tough meats, and serving staff were complacent…. all with a 3 piece ensemble blaring with drum set (not just a piano) making conversation impossible. Very disappointed and will make other holiday arrangements next year.

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  29. PattyW

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    We go there every year. This year the Easter Brunch was horrible!!

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Caribbean

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Appetizers were better than the entrees. The view and music was awesome.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Not really a large dinner selection

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  32. Moonlite

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Waiter was wonderful as was the bartender. Food was average, wait was long and drinks expensive. I knew visit would be pricey from reviews. But my daughter and I had a wonderful time having cocktails and talking. We were spending a Christmas gift certificate. I finally allowed my two grandchildren to run around in and out of the area as all the other children were.

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  33. TikoL

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    It was closed at the time the reservation was accepted.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Way exceeded expectations of both of us. Thanks to all there.

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  35. Barb

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and staff were fantastic. We had dinner and drinks. The ambience was also great.

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  36. DiningDiva

    Chicago

    187 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    187 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Waters Edge was actually the Hearth Lounge. We sat at a table overlooking scenic Fred Lake. It was a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. The menu ranges from casual fare to seafood and steaks. Luis, our server, was extremely knowledgeable, gracious, and hospitable. Our choices for entrees were the shrimp tacos with rice and the Barramundi with an assortment of baby vegetables. The dishes were beautifully plated and our meal was sumptuous. It was a lovely evening.

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  37. ReneeVG

    Atlantic City

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food is always high quality, service is great and location is good. We come back every year and are never disappointed.

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  38. FernOS

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Overpriced. Food very, very greasy. Eggs tasted strange, not even like eggs. Sausage good. Toast good. Asparagus and peppers and onions good but super greasy. Coffee okay. Sitting out on the balcony was very nice. Would not eat breakfast there again unless massive improvement.

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  39. MaryY

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    No reservations were needed. This actually is counter service with self serve drinks. They then bring your order to your table. The bathrooms also are located very far from the restaurant entrance which was a challenge for our elderly parent.

    1 person found this helpful

  40. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    26 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Breakfast was just a buffet. Not as advertised. Just awful.

    1 person found this helpful

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Water's Edge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (630) 581-6658.

Water's Edge is rated 3.6 stars by 83 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Water's Edge

2815 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Oak Brook
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 6:30 am–11:30 am Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Pull up to front of Hyatt Lodge to drop off guests then self park in our complimentary parking area a short distance from the restaurant. Valet is not available at this time
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Leonard Ventura
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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