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Port Edward Restaurant

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20 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-2470
+1 847-658-5441
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:30 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Algonquin, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port Edwards has the most fresh seafood we found anywhere in the Midwest. We've tried most everything on the menu and have never had a bad experience. Our favorite has to be the seafood buffet on Fridays...all you can eat and so much to try. Fresh crab, many types of fish, sushi, smoked salmon, a Cajun bowl of goodies and... More 

Thank grgdom
Huntley, Illinois
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Port Eds reminds me of the restaurants of yesterday with its old world charm. Seafood is their specialty and it shows. Love the buffet! Highly recomended!

Thank Roni R
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On Friday evening for $42 per adult from 5p-9p they have an international seafood buffet, we made reservations for 5p and when we arrived it was pretty empty but its still a good idea to make one, by 7 it was packed and there was a wait. The buffet is very good, hot & cold plates, hot & cold crab,... More 

Thank Horizonflyer
Chicago, IL
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292 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went to Port Edwards to celebrate a family member's birthday. I hadn't visited this establishment in years; however, and wondered about the quality. It surpassed my expectations. Unusual, but reasonably cozy elegance. Our server was very professional, polite and knowledgeable. Our food was delicious. Definitely a keeper.

Thank wlamb123
Antioch, Illinois
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196 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch. Three of our group ordered the fried grouper sandwich. I ordered the lobster roll. We all enjoyed our meals and would definitely return. I really enjoyed the lobster roll which was served on a buttered roll. It was served "wet" compared to the dry lobster roll we had in New Hampshire. I would order this... More 

Thank Jm2323
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Its about time that the owners of port Eds invest some money into the upkeep and try to enter the 21st century. Food is edible at best the staff is as crusty as the decor. Such a disappointment for a staple of the area. I dont get what the hype was all about. Possibly a real nice place back in... More 

Thank Dave N
CK-PortEdward, General Manager at Port Edward Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We greatly appreciate your feedback. As you may know, Port Edward is a nautical themed restaurant taking inspiration from eras in the past. Many of our decorations and building materials are antique or repurposed from a prior life. We do our best to maintain the historical nature of these items which does involve careful care... More 

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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Okay, I love Port Edward, LOVE IT, but over the last 2 years of being somewhat of a regular I am going to look for a new hangout. Many of my visits are usually in the summer enjoying the dock side tables and the outdoor entertainment. The service has now become mediocre at best. This review is based on a... More 

Thank Ahansen03
Oregon, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Sunday Champagne Brunch is awesome! Crab Legs(hot or cold)(you need to ask for the "cracker tools for the crab), Shrimp, Oysters, Steak, Carved Turkey, Hot Fish selections(salmon, tilapia, cod), Omelette Station, Waffle Station, large selection of prepared salads and regular salad bar, a separate table of cold fish, a table of breads, and a HUGE dessert selection. Did I... More 

Thank GottaGoThere2015
Lemont, Illinois
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97 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fine dining to snack or cocktail this is a great place to unwind and enjoy yourself. Inside pond and skiff are a unique place to feed the Koi and outside on the pier the kids can feed the ducks and carp while you eat outstanding cuisine. The Fox River view is great from inside or out on the patio. Service... More 

Thank Richard B
Lombard, Illinois
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very good location to dine out at the river port. Very pleasant atmosphere to entertain if the weather is good to watch the nature, boats and just name it, the way you like to entertain.

Thank Ramesh W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-2470
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-658-5441

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