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Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

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Address: 250 S Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120-6447
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+1 888-508-1900
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Measuring 400 feet long and 100 feet wide, this picturesque riverboat...

Measuring 400 feet long and 100 feet wide, this picturesque riverboat features 16-foot ceilings and more than 1,000 slots and a variety of table games.

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It's alright but there is really no reason to go there

I had been to Grand Victoria many times several years ago. It was always an unpleasant casino to be in. Claustrophobic and unattractive. The machines were always tight to me... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Brett J
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Northbrook, Illinois
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Northbrook, Illinois
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had been to Grand Victoria many times several years ago. It was always an unpleasant casino to be in. Claustrophobic and unattractive. The machines were always tight to me too. I decided to revisit after hearing that they remodeled. Admittedly... it *is* nicer inside now. They opened it up a bit more and the design is better. It went... More 

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Thank Brett J
Elgin, IL
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice. Great food at the Prime,good burgers and great shakes. So much we always bring half of our sandwich home. The casino is in good condition along with renovations

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Thank butterflylover2
Genoa, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your gonna gamble make your prices a bit better, I can get a case for what they charge for 3 beers and a mixed drink. Food is ok nothing to write home about, nothing comes with your burgers you have to pay for fries, and they are more pricy then fudruckers and portillos.

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Thank beach9496
Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must admit that I went to GVC with low expectations based upon reviews submitted by others. But we found the staff friendly and helpful and the casino itself well maintained. The other patrons were good to hang with around the craps table also. We didn't fare too well financially, but found the $5 craps table a bargain compared to... More 

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Thank kitzbuhelkid
Rockford, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Not only did we have a terrible, long experience at Prime, their burger joint, but no one (not the security, valet or engineering staff) knew how to operate their hybrid vehicle charging station. We wasted nearly an hour trying to charge up our hybrid car and two hours with wrong and ridiculous burger orders and horribly slow and inattentive service... More 

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Thank GlobalGeeks
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

For a fun night out or a day get away or even a all niter this place is classic casino fun. the river boat has it all from penny to top dollar from video to classic it has them all. t has booze or coffee and if you get hungry food.. They have a buffet that is to die for... More 

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Thank Wozdav27
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went there 7 of us in family and we left with in half hour , It was our first time there and I didn't like it at all. Outside water where casino stand is dirty and smelly water. Not good place to spend your time and money.

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Thank Alpesh P
Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I had heard that small casinos were not friendly places. The Grand Victoria Casino was a pleasant surprise. Dealers are very friendly, multitude of games and tables. The GVC also sponsors a summer concert series that's loads of fun. The food there is very good and very reasonable. I've taken guests just to eat there. And being on a river... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Never been on a riverboat. Thought we would check out the casino on fox river. They were doing some construction. It was an experience. Overall it was dirty. The buffet was expensive and quality of food was so-so. The had table games and slots. You have to pay for your alcohol. It was busy. Some of the staff was friendly... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food here at all the restaurants is great here. The experience is inviting. The entire staff from waitresses to dealers is amazing! I'd choose here before going to any other local riverboat!

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