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About Wildfire - Glenview

Step back in time to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.

1300 Patriot Blvd
Glenview, IL 60026
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch Monday-Friday: 11:15am-4:00pm; Lunch Saturday-Sunday: 12:00pm-3:00pm; Dinner Monday-Thursday: 4:00pm-10:00pm; Friday: 4:00pm-10:30pm; Saturday 3:00pm-10:30pm; Sunday: 3:00pm-9:00pm. Open Thanksgiving 11:00am-8:00pm; Closed Christmas Day.

Cross Street:
East Lake Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 657-6363

Website:
http://wildfirerestaurant.com/

Catering:
If you can't come to us, we'll come to you! Our Catering Menus are priced per person and include all of your Wildfire favorites, from our signature Wildfire Chopped Salad, to an assortment of sandwiches, pastas, steak, seafood and more. We also offer boxed lunch salad and sandwich options for convenience in the office. Give us a call and we'd be happy to help plan a great menu for you to enjoy with family, friends or co-workers.

Parking Details:
The entire restaurant parking lot is available for complimentary self parking.

Executive Chef:
Rodrigo Torres

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Celebrate with your sweetheart at Wildfire! We will be offering a special four-course Valentine’s Menu for Two that will be available Friday, February 9 - Sunday, February 18 for $95/couple. Our regular menus will also be available. Reservations recommended.

Private Dining

Wildfire is the perfect place to host your next corporate function, rehearsal dinner, birthday party, graduation or any celebratory occasion! Our Club Supper Menu, served family style, is a festive way to pass around and sample a variety of Wildfire specialties. Let us make your next event special!

Wildfire - Glenview Ratings and Reviews

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Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (164)
Good for Birthdays (135)
Good for Anniversaries (116)
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Good for a Date (115)
Good for Groups (107)
Business Meals (85)
Casual (83)
Comfort Food (76)
Neighborhood Gem (74)
Great for Lunch (67)
Bar Seating (47)
Romantic (44)
Handcrafted Cocktails (40)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Worth the Drive (40)
Fun (39)
Notable Wine List (34)
Authentic (30)
Cozy (30)
Pre/post Theatre (29)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Kid-friendly (25)
Happy Hour (24)
Sunday Lunch (23)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Hot Spot (21)
People Watching (21)
Seasonal (19)
Gluten Free Options (19)
Late-night Find (17)
Vibrant Bar Scene (17)
Disabled Access (15)
Great for Brunch (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (13)
Healthy (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Great Beer (10)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Food is always good. Nick our server was great. I did find an onion peel in my soup!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 3 days ago

Unfortunately they do NOT accept Open Table Award/Gift coupons

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Ordered a chopped salad and it was good except for the lack of chicken. We ordered the large and it seemed there was only 2-4 oz of chicken in the salad

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

I can’t write a formal review.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

The specials (fish, braised tips) very delicious as was the apple cobbler and chocolate cream pie. Service excellent!!

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·Dined 4 days ago

We had a young waiter who was terrible. We ordered wine and it took forever to get it and it was not busy at all. Everything else was fantastic! The ambiance is very romantic

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Great as always. Martini check. Cod check. Salad check.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Very nice evening celebration my wife’s birthday .

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Come here often, never disappointed! Steak is the best for this place!
Joined the rewards club, worth it!
Received several rewards, even on my birthday month.

Tags: Seasonal, Kid-friendly, Fun, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

We hadn’t been there in a long time, so we were pleasantly surprised. The salads were outstanding, the wine list was nice, steaks cooked perfectly. Our server was also very attentive and knowledgeable. We will be back...soon!

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly
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·Dined 6 days ago

Amazing and delicious!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

We went to Wildfire-Glenview on a cold Friday night in January and the dining room was packed. Wildfire has a deserved good reputation based on consistently prepared good food and a hearty menu. A restaurant experience needs more than good food to create a positive experience. It needs good service! On this night Jill, the manager, was seen seating people with a smile, bussing tables, picking up fallen items off of the floor, taking cell phone pictures when requested, helping an elderly lady get seated--she was constantly helping her guests and fellow staff. Jill and her team exemplified what a service team is about and along with the quality of the kitchen is the reason people keep returning to Wildfire.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Really excellent.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Very nice ambience and good quality meat. The desserts were spectacular! Service personable and professional, but a little slow on the check pickup. Highly recommended place.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Wildfire seems to keep improving. The menu is so varied, with daily and rotating specials. Service is prompt and professional. Prices are fair, both for food and drink. This place is best known for steaks, but seafood also abounds. On this occasion (we are repeat diners!) my wife had Caesar salad (authentic!) and a huge delicious roast duck that was more than enough for her, and two doggie meals! I had classic baked onion soup that was as good as any I’ve had, followed by tenderloin tips in whiskey sauce...a lot of delicious tender beef that really satisfied! Desserts looked amazing but we had no room; our bottle of red blend took its place. Just great in a old school atmosphere!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 11, 2018

The place was very crowded but was able to handle the crush. Food and service were fine.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Wildfire is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is great and the management and staff go out of their way to please the customer.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Wildfire has something for everyone. It has simply terrific food. The salmon is always a top choice, and the chopped salad is the best around. The beer selection was surprisingly good also. They treat you well for birthdays. The service was attentive.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 10, 2018

4 people 250.00 no alcohol they’re getting alittle pricey. Menu needs to change

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 10, 2018

The server, Maryanne provided some of the best service i have ever had in a restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2018

3 of us orderedmprime rib at med rare. It was med to med well. It took a long time to come as well. And baked potato was Luke warm and wouldn’t melt butter. For the money you spend here the quality should be a lot better wish we would have went elsewhere.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Our dinner @ Wildfire was excellent. We arrived on time and were seated promptly. Our waiter was friendly, competent and helpful, but not intrusive. The chopped salad was excellent, as were the petite filet and lamb chop entrees. Desert was excellent, and complementary on the occasion of our wedding anniversary. Only the late arriving drinks spoiled an otherwise perfect evening.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2018

We always have a good meal here. Not the least expensive place. We like to eat in the bar. Recently they sat us in an out of the way room. Did not like that at all.

Tags: Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Birthday Lunch

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Love coming here. Everything was good except the we found pieces of fried calamari in the fries.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

WE ate at the bar, which is always fun and easier then getting table. Decent size drinks, our dinner great. We come here often.

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

When our foursome gathers for dinner, we always choose Wildfire. This may have been the last time. When our server finally arrived, over 10 minutes from when we sat at the table, he acted like he was racing for a fire and the service was abominable. It took another 45 minutes to receive our salad and soup. Our entrees took 45 more minutes to arrive and two of the four had to be sent back because they were cold, one was undercooked and the other was almost raw. Though replacement entrees were brought fairly quickly, only one was fine and the other was totally overlooked and tasteless. We asked for bread four times and didn't receive any. The server asked us about dessert and we could only reply that, based upon the amount of time we had already been at the restaurant (almost three hours!), we probably did not have enough time before it would close. He agreed. What a disappointment.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Food and Service was Great. Tables were a little close to each other but not an issue.

Tags: Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We love going to the Wildfire in Glenview. Service and food are always great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

My Beef Wellington was well done & the pork chops my friend ordered "Medium Rare" came well done. My husband ordered the Salmon & the pc was an END pc as well as it was half the size he is Normally used to.
I have been ordering the Beef Wellington for some time & I have Never had it Well done. When it is ordered they even advise that it may be Medium Rare.
They asked if we wanted the dinners to be remade but How could we say yes if we are there to eat dinner for a Birthday party & we were already there for some time when they brought our plates.
Wish I did not have to write any of this. I used to talk so Highly about Wildfire in Glenview.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We had reservations for 6:00 on a Saturday and we asked to be in the bar, perfect. However, the service was extremely slow. It took awhile to get the drinks, my old fashion was ok, my friend had a manhattan and loved it. We ordered an appetizer, salad and entrees and for some reason the waiter thought I wanted my salad before the appetizer even arrived. I order the Saturday special, Beef Wellington, I was advised it would be medium rare, when it finally arrived and it was medium. The waiter took it away and was replaced immediately.

I have loved the restaurant in the past and will continue to go, but this time we walked out 3 hours later, it was a long dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Good drinks, good food & good service! Its been a our "go to" place for years.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

I have severe and complicated food allergies, I have a lot of allergies, and I can’t stress enough the absolute professionalism, care, attention to detail and welcoming service I received! The Manager Jill brought their ingredient book out to me so we could review the ingredients in items that might have contained my allergens. They were so kind, helpful, and really took seriously my allergies. I am sensitive to how daunting my allergies can be for a busy kitchen, but in no way did I feel I was a challenge for them! I have dined safely with them for years, and now they are going even above and beyond their excellent service, with superior attention to allergens and the overall quality of my experience. Oh, and the food is wonderful and tasty!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Johanna was our server and she took good care of us. Food was fresh and delicious. Pie was decadent.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Chose this location for my team holiday lunch. Nick was amazing and even though I didn't get the private dining room for 8 - we had privacy in the main dining area to have a great meal and we were able to talk to each other without shouting. The food was great! Highly recommend the life changing chocolate pie.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Wildfire is out family' s favorite nice-than-average place for dinner. The food is consistently good and there is a meal for everyone. It is usually packed so not relaxing or romantic but still fun. Not inexpensive, especially with alcohol. Having a gift card helps.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Awesome as usual

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

The food was delicious and the portions were large. Although I do not appreciate removing plates from a diner too soon, we were having tea post lunch and our dirty dishes were sitting in front of us. We had to request their removal.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Food is good. Service lacks for such a nice restaurant. Seems every time we go we think this visit will be better and it seems to disappoint each time. Our orders are never correct and our meals don’t all come at the same time. Our salmon is never cooked correctly and our meals sometimes are cold

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Always a good meal at Wildfire. However, this last visit, I was less satisfied with my meal. I ordered the Filet Medallion Trio at $36 and what was served to me was a little pathetic. They serve the medallions on a plate with nothing else. 3 tiny medallions on a large plate looked ridiculous! One of the medallions was extra tiny - looked like it was half of one.
So--- although the food is good, the value for this meal was not.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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