Eating while gazing upon the majesty of the water is one of life's great pleasures, because it reminds you that you're not soaking wet and are instead having a nice meal. Dig in with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of American Food and Drinks
The menu of American grill fare includes appetizers such as potato skins ($8.95) and spinach-artichoke dip ($9.95), specialty burgers such as the Black & Bleu ($10.95), and entrees such as shrimp scampi ($19.95) and Docks Famous barbecue baby back ribs ($21.95 for a full slab).
Docks Bar & Grill
In the heart of Wauconda on the shoreline of Bangs Lake, Docks Bar & Grill offers up sweeping water views along with traditional American grill fare. The menu features Docks’ classic homemade crab cakes garnished with mango-chili sauce, the 10-ounce smoked-bacon-brie burger, and Docks Famous barbecue baby back ribs. To keep up a convivial atmosphere, Docks hosts crowd-drawing events nearly every night, including Monday night football and live music on the weekends. While taking in the laid-back but chic decor, which features black leather booths, dark wood furnishings, and intimate lighting, guests can also enjoy drink specials that change daily. For gatherings or private parties, Docks' has a banquet room that overlooks Bangs lake.