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Tallgrass Restaurant

€€€€French, American,
1006 S State St, Lockport, IL 60441-3438
+1 815-838-5566
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (7 reviews)
“chowder” (2 reviews)
“crab beignets” (2 reviews)
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French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
1006 S State St, Lockport, IL 60441-3438
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

First-timer; could have used some directions as the area streets are torn up but, once we found it, was a very nice experience. Food offerings are unique, clearly made to order, and very good with almost too many options. Service exceeded the food in being...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tee-Kavee-ten
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We each ordered a different course from the menu and none of us were disappointed. Even the carrots were prepared like artwork and tasted fantastic. The server was very knowledgeable of the food and wine. The restaurant was quite which allowed us to have a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank norski1109
Reviewed 12 October 2018

After 3 great visits, we decided to take family for wife’s birthday. Although Verified, seafood combination not available and 6 of 7 wanted sea food as main entree. Steak overdone or not quite right, 2 with odd purplish color. Some dishes oversalted. Everything of interested...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Maps13131
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My family are regulars at Tallgrass. We live a short 20-25 minutes away, and it is always worth the trip. Years ago we dined at Carolyn Buster’s restaurant, The Cottage, in Calumet City for our anniversary. After they closed over a decade ago, we started...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Small, personal environment with excellent service. Tons of variety for the organic, keto way of eating!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank VacayGirl76
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We were there 33 years ago we had to climb upstairs and the meal was great We came back August 1 for48th anniversary we knocked on the door and was let in. Seating was on the main level not upstairs which is very nice because...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank glorias317
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

From the street you would never notice one of the finest dining locations in the Midwest. A small black and gold oval sign with the name Tallgrass is the only indication. You walk down 4 concrete stairs with a metal rail thinking you are entering...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank downtown_girl720
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Sooo good and sooo special! A little price but well worth it! Portions are small but there are so many courses you will be stuffed! The food is so lux! I’m a picky eater and LOVED it here!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I have not been there for 30 years and was not surprised to see the quality remains. Trio of Hot Soups: Parsnip/ Watercress, Leek/ Potato, Pea/ Sweet Onion was terrific. Chowder of Penn Cove Mussels, West Coast Oysters, Capon, Chorizo, Potato was an unexpected pleasure....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank seatinthebalcony
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We've lived within walking distance of this place for decades - but never visited; until now, and we absolutely loved it! the food was so amazing, they made every dish a special treat. the service was laid back, but that was fine with us as...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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1 December 2018|
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Response from downtown_girl720 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. I would not recommend overly casual attire however coat and tie is not necessary.
22 August 2017|
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Response from Gail F | Reviewed this property |
They have a Facebook page! Great food!
28 October 2016|
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Response from Berny B | Reviewed this property |
no idea.. I would call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 06:00
17:30 - 06:00
17:30 - 06:00
17:30 - 06:00
17:30 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 S State St, Lockport, IL 60441-3438
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-838-5566
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