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The Village Tavern

££ - £££American, ,
135 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047-9632
+1 847-634-3117
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (8 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
135 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047-9632
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I am going around the US to visit the oldest bar in each State. This is #4 for me. I had their special of the day Cold meatloaf sandwich and it came with coleslaw and fries. With a Coke it was 11.39. Very filling. See...More

Thank hrcalso
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Long Grove for the chocolate fest. Too cold and rainy. We decided to go for lunch there. It is the oldest restaurant in Illinois. I would say that the food was average at best. The server we had made us feel like...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We went during chocolate fest, bad time to go. Wait for a table was 45minutes for 6 of us. Waitress was slow and forgetful, my mothers burger was still bloody even though she asked for it to be well done. My Chicken salad sandwich was...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

One of the longstanding landmarks in historic Long Grove, the food remains just as i remember it from many years ago, excellent. I don't know why it is getting harder to find a place that knows how to cook a burger medium-rare but they nailed...More

Thank Bullitt672
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was one of our favorites in Long Grove for a quick burger and beer, but after yesterday’s GI issues requiring Imodium after eating here, I recommend eating before you come, just have drinks in a sealed bottle, and stay away from any food, having...More

1  Thank Expat_Canadian2013
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Delicious...a bit overpriced... food but old fashioned friendly atmosphere. Good drinks and beer selection. Nice location in the heart of Long Grove. Service is slow but friendly.

Thank lori1019
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have always loved this place! The food is basic tavern fare though their broasted chicken is outstanding! Drinks are liberally poured and there are a number of craft beers on hand as well. The building has been operated as a tavern for over a...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We recently visited because my wife wanted to go for the Saturday prime rib special. She changed her mind and got the Jumbo shrimp which she said were great. I had the beef stew, which has been one of my favorites for many, many years...More

Thank JimScanlan
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went here 2 weeks ago food was excellent for take out. Went back yesterday and food was terrible. Must have a different cook. Not consistent on food service. food prepared not the way we ordered.

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 December 2016

If "Historical" means dilapidated and "Charming" means run down then I guess some of the other reviews are right on. We were here for lunch with Santa and If it wasn't for him, I would give it one star. This place is gross. There is...More

Thank apex1106
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047-9632
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Long Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 847-634-3117
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