We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Bulldogs Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
122 S Main St, Wauconda, IL 60084-1839
+1 847-526-8234
Website
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 94: English reviews
chicago
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a selection of other things besides burgers which I haven't tried but the burgers are just average. if I have to say anything critical about the place is one worker ( a guy) is very annoying you walk in and try to look at the menu and he will dive in and try to make conversation while I... More 

Helpful?
Thank miloChicago
Deerfield, Illinois
Level Contributor
119 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I really loved this place till last summer. The hamburgers were the best. That changed last year when in an attempt to keep up with lunch rush they started pre cooking the burgers. This created on numerous occasion dried out burgers!! I stopped going. I did return but now order other items on their menu. Salads are great, breakfast are... More 

Helpful?
Thank jps819
Wauconda, Illinois
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Burgers are always crazy good here. Can't go wrong. I have friends who rarely eat meat and just rave about the burgers. The fries, however, in my opinion, are just gross. Every time I've ordered them, they are a soggy mess. Once we order them to go and after taking the fries out of the bag they still held their... More 

Helpful?
Thank Webgirl0302
Jonesboro, Arkansas
Level Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

visited for the first time last weekend. sandwiches were large and very good. hand cut fries were good and the large order was big enough for three people to share. prices very reasonable and we had a coupon that saved 20%.

Helpful?
Thank George G
Wauconda
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I just had the bomb of a burger! It has pastrami, cheese, cucumbers, special sauce! Yum. Not to mention the best hot dog ever, Miss Piggie with bacon, and pulled pork, oh my goodness!! And shrimp tacos delicious!

Helpful?
Thank mmmc1067
Wauconda, Illinois
Level Contributor
25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly waitstaff, food arrives quickly, reasonable prices, burgers, regular sandwiches (hot & cold) & unusual options & offerings, staff very accommodating if you want changes. Great shakes.

Helpful?
Thank Carolyn H
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
108 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A must stop if your craving a burger. Lots of creativity. Mac and cheese topped. Pork belly. Fried egg. You name it... all are excellent! They even offer turkey burgers. Milk shakes are old school home made!

Helpful?
Thank KMALS
Mundelein, Illinois
Level Contributor
261 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I'm happy I live fairly close to this place! The food is great and served with a smile and conversation! This place has a retro feel to it and the shakes are thick and the fries crispy! The burgers are thick and tasty! This time I ordered the BBQ nachos....

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie C
Wauconda, Illinois
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This burger joint has BIG burgers and a variety of styles for everyone's taste buds. I've tried about 5 different types but my personal favorite is "Zombie Apocalyse" with bacon, jalapenos, pepperjack cheese, fried egg and BBQ sauce. Others that I like are "Slap Yo Momma", "Gettin' Piggy With It" and "Area 51". They also have excellent Italian Beef sandwiches... More 

Helpful?
Thank ranever
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I had the Skinny B*@&! sandwich on flat bread- it was delicious! I was told the burgers were great as well as the turkey sandwich on flat bread. Very nice owner and place had lots of room as well as drinks. Thumbs up!

Helpful?
Thank Janice T

Travellers who viewed Bulldogs Restaurant also viewed

 
Wauconda, Lake County
Wauconda, Lake County
 
Wauconda, Lake County
 

Been to Bulldogs Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 S Main St, Wauconda, IL 60084-1839
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Wauconda
  • Phone Number: +1 847-526-8234
Description
Winner of Best Burger in Lake County five years in a row. Also previous winner of Chicago Wingfest and featured on Chicago's Best. We offer creative burgers, sandwiches, wings, salads and street food as well as having over 25 different beers.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bulldogs Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?