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Docks Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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313 E Liberty St, Rte 176, Wauconda, IL 60084-1960
+1 847-526-3625
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends and I met for dinner at a local restaurant. The restaurant has a great view of Bangs Lake. We ordered saganaki to start but it took a long time to be served. It came at the same time as the salad. Wait staff friendly and attentive. My ravioli was good but the sauce was on the spicy side and... More 

Thank DongHaus
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty. Filet, salmon, and Guiness pot roast all very good. We waited over 30 minutes for our appetizers, but the server was very nice.

Thank terrip362
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Fun Patio looking out to the Lake. Great Entertainment in the summer months. Great Food. Highly recommend this place.

Thank marklE5542JK
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Haven't been in for awhile but got a warm greeting from Jeff ( the owner). Had some great French onion soup and a wonderful filet seasoned and cooked to perfection. Forgot what I was missing.. I'll be back soon

Thank Dave D
Park Ridge, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

good food, moderate prices, great staff. enjoyable outdoor bar several months of the year. nice lake view

Thank puppymonkeybaby777
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We love the outdoor bar and seating. Great view, good drinks and very big plates for just about anything on the menu. Portions are big. Don't tell too many people about Docks because we need to keep it a bit of a secret. I want to be able to get seated. LOL

Thank Q4240KFpeterl
Scarsdale, New York
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66 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location on the lake. The business associates that brought me there were upset that the outdoor area was closed for the season. This was a Monday evening. We sat at the bar area and was instantly greeted. Bartender was very attentive and explained the drink special. The rib eye was recommended and did not disappoint perfectly medium. View from... More 

Thank fleetmike
Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

As nice as tiki deck sounded, the bees had a plan. So I moved seats a couple times. Burger with bacon and provolone and cheddar was of the best I've had since relocating here 4 years ago.

Thank Tasha T
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on a nice warm afternoon so the outside dining and bar area were very comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Had an amazing bison burger and there was a nice selection of beer. Try the Ruben eggrolls-they are excellent.

Thank Pier P
Grayslake, Illinois
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited the Docks multiple times for lunch and have always enjoyed eating on the deck with a view of the lake. Unfortuneatly, the weather did not cooperate this time. We ended up inside but the large windows still provided a beautiful view. The food as usual was great. We were a party of 8 but the drinks and... More 

Thank crownct938

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 E Liberty St, Rte 176, Wauconda, IL 60084-1960
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Wauconda
  • Phone Number: +1 847-526-3625

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