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Miramar Bistro

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301 Waukegan Ave, Highwood, IL 60040-1312 (Highwood Ave)
+1 847-433-1078
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Wellington, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful dinner, great service. Menu has a lot of choices from crepes to burgers, we really enjoyed it.

Thank Elizabeth F
Brantome, France
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137 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As I'm a French chef, I was really anxious to eat in that French cubanos restaurant. Finally French dishes were really well executed. We ate oysters which were delicious and so fresh. Onion soup was awesome, the same for the Mussels. Pate were good not more. Dessert were good too. Really nice surprised by that French restaurant which really respect... More 

Thank Nikow69
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 10+ friends and I went to this nice bistro on a Saturday night. In a great location in Highwood, and with convenient vale parking, this restaurant has a great variety of appetizers and main dishes. I loved the French onion soup, nice house salad and beautifully done blue cheese steak with fries. Portions were good and the... More 

Thank Ramon N
Libertyville, Illinois
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92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a day off and my wife and I decided to venture out a try some place new in a nearby neighborhood. Miramar sounded interesting. We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. High-touch service, place was well-worn (vintage - added to the ambiance) but clean and really nice looking. We tried the pate and it was very good... only ask... More 

Thank Dogger70
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Miramar has been around for a while now and holding its own. With more competition in Highwood, Miramar still stands out as a great place for brunch, lunch or dinner. Food is always great.

Thank pferry4
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business dinner in the private room for 20 people. The food was great. The service was some of the best I've ever had. And it feels like quintessential Chicago, even though it is far north of the city.

1 Thank Meredith H
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting menu and high quality and varied food. If it were a touch less expensive I'd frequent the place.

Thank JohnSpagnola
North Barrington, Illinois
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was thrown by the "German" stylings of the exterior and found it to be anything BUT in the interior. I walked in and instantly felt at ease. It looked as if it had been there forever and was timeworn and well loved. The hostess was cordial and shook our hands. (Nice touch BTW!) We had a quick cocktail at... More 

Thank JBVO
Highland Park, Illinois
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533 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We really really like Miramar. Just shy of love. We live super close and couldn't get enough when it first opened. Since then the prices have risen as our enthusiasm has lowered. Miramar is at its best during the summer. We love the design with the doors that open to the sidewalk making it feel like you are on vacation.... More 

Thank Hpmicks
Chicago, Illinois
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194 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and brother-in-law came in for lunch and a couple drinks and it was a delightful experience. The staff were so personable and professional. We got sandwiches, salads and burgers and even a couple boiled eggs at the bar as an interesting treat! Piles of pomme frittes added a good side and their beer/wine selection was excellent. We're coming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Waukegan Ave, Highwood, IL 60040-1312
    (Highwood Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Metra Train is one block from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highwood
  • Phone Number: +1 847-433-1078

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?