Nightlife in Lake Forest


Walker Stalker Con: Walker Stalker Con at 10 a.m. on May 28–29

Walker Stalker Con at 10 a.m. on May 28–29

Walker Stalker Con

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

The stars of The Walking Dead are joined by actors from Breaking Bad, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Z Nation

$47.35 $28

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Windy City LakeShake feat. Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw & More: Windy City LakeShake with Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, and More on June 17–19 at 2 p.m.

Windy City LakeShake with Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, and More on June 17–19 at 2 p.m.

Windy City LakeShake feat. Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw & More

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

A weekend of hits from country’s biggest stars, including Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Brooks and Dunn, and Sam Hunt

$118.90 $69

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Studio Movie Grill: $5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.75 $5

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Laugh Factory - Chicago: Comedy Show with Optional Priority Seating at Laugh Factory

Comedy Show with Optional Priority Seating at Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory - Chicago

Chicago

Large lineups of top local standup talent, comedic storytelling, and themed shows such as the Facebook-centric Social Takeover

$18.50 $12

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Village of Bensenville: Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Village of Bensenville (Up to 66% Off)

Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Village of Bensenville (Up to 66% Off)

Village of Bensenville

Bensenville

Guests grab buckets of popcorn and large sodas before heading into intimate twin theaters to view recent releases

$44 $15

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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre: "Rent" at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

"Rent" at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$38 $24.25

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Toby Keith Interstates & Tailgates Tour With special guest Eric Paslay: Toby Keith Interstates & Tailgates Tour with Guest Eric Paslay Presented by Ford F-Series on Friday, August 12, at 7 pm

Toby Keith Interstates & Tailgates Tour with Guest Eric Paslay Presented by Ford F-Series on Friday, August 12, at 7 pm

Toby Keith Interstates & Tailgates Tour With special guest Eric Paslay

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago

Chart-topping country artist Toby Keith delivers hit after hit in support of his latest album, “35 MPH Town”

$33.50 $20

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Kingston Mines: $15 for a Blues Concert for Two at Kingston Mines ($30 Value)

$15 for a Blues Concert for Two at Kingston Mines ($30 Value)

Kingston Mines

Lincoln Park

Legendary blues club stages performances by equally legendary blues musicians seven nights a week

$30 $15

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Gwen Stefani: This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour with Special Guest EVE: Gwen Stefani: This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour with Special Guest EVE on Saturday, August 6 at 7 p.m.

Gwen Stefani: This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour with Special Guest EVE on Saturday, August 6 at 7 p.m.

Gwen Stefani: This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour with Special Guest EVE

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago

The iconic singer of “Hollaback Girl” and “Rich Girl” tours in support of her latest album with special guest (and collaborator) EVE

$40.20 $25

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Laugh Out Loud Chicago: Laugh Out Loud Chicago Improv-Comedy Show Through June 25

Laugh Out Loud Chicago Improv-Comedy Show Through June 25

Laugh Out Loud Chicago

Laugh Out Loud Theater

Improvisers perform both family-friendly and adults-only shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$20 $10

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UP Comedy Club: "The Second City's Fast, Loud & Funny" at UP Comedy Club

"The Second City's Fast, Loud & Funny" at UP Comedy Club

UP Comedy Club

Near North Side

$26 $17

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Emporium Arcade Bar : Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Emporium Arcade Bar

Multiple Locations

Visitors juggle drinks and joysticks at the arcade bar’s two locations, where vintage video games and pinball tables abound

$20 $11

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101WKQX PIQNIQ feat. Garbage, The Lumineers & More: 101WKQX PIQNIQ feat. Garbage, The Lumineers, Young the Giant, Robert DeLong, and More on Saturday, June 18, at 12 p.m.

101WKQX PIQNIQ feat. Garbage, The Lumineers, Young the Giant, Robert DeLong, and More on Saturday, June 18, at 12 p.m.

101WKQX PIQNIQ feat. Garbage, The Lumineers & More

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago

Garbage, The Lumineers, Young The Giant, Robert DeLong, Lucius, Bear Hands, and more fill the day and night with alternative rock hits

$26.25 $20

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Hydrate Nightclub Chicago: Tickets to See "Beauties & Beaus" for 2, 4, 6, or 10 with Champagne at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago (Up to 65% Off)

Tickets to See "Beauties & Beaus" for 2, 4, 6, or 10 with Champagne at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago (Up to 65% Off)

Hydrate Nightclub Chicago

Chicago

Audiences watch a rotating guest lineup of drag performers strut their stuff onstage while sipping champagne

$72 $25

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Hala Kahiki: $20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Tiki-Bar Drinks at Hala Kahiki

$20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Tiki-Bar Drinks at Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki

River Grove

Tropical cocktails named for Pelé and coral reefs poured in Polynesian-themed bar opened in 1963

$30 $20

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Living Legend Dick Gregory: Dick Gregory on May 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Dick Gregory on May 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Living Legend Dick Gregory

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago

Provocative comedian and activist takes the stage for a night of irreverent anecdotes, side-splitting jokes, and history

$211.99 $39

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Lil Rel Howery: Lil Rel Howery from the hit NBC Show The Carmichael Show Live on Saturday, May 7, at 8:30 p.m.

Lil Rel Howery from the hit NBC Show The Carmichael Show Live on Saturday, May 7, at 8:30 p.m.

Lil Rel Howery

Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium

Comedian seen on the Kevin Hart–produced special Lil Rel: Relevant and on NBC’s The Carmichael Show

$49.50 $19

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Mushroomhead with Sumo Cyco, Madame Mayhem, & Product of Hate: Mushroomhead with Sumo Cyco, Madame Mayhem, and Product of Hate on Friday, May 27, at 8 p.m.

Mushroomhead with Sumo Cyco, Madame Mayhem, and Product of Hate on Friday, May 27, at 8 p.m.

Mushroomhead with Sumo Cyco, Madame Mayhem, & Product of Hate

House of Music Entertainment

Masked alternative metal outfit behind the hit “Sun Doesn’t Rise” delivers a wildly theatrical show with support from Sumo Cyco and more

$22.18 $10

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Montrose Beach: Whiskey, Wine and Swine at Montrose Beach

Whiskey, Wine and Swine at Montrose Beach

Montrose Beach

Uptown

$15 $10

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Mercury Theater: "The Producers" at Mercury Theater

"The Producers" at Mercury Theater

Mercury Theater

Lakeview

$45 $30.75

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 I Love the 90s featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt n Pepa, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Coolio, Rob Base: I Love the 90s featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt n Pepa, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Coolio, Rob Base on October 14, at 8 p.m.

I Love the 90s featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt n Pepa, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Coolio, Rob Base on October 14, at 8 p.m.

I Love the 90s featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt n Pepa, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Coolio, Rob Base

Allstate Arena

Showcase of ’90s legends includes Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, and Rob Base

$52

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Kiss Kiss Cabaret: Kiss Kiss Cabaret Through August 31

Kiss Kiss Cabaret Through August 31

Kiss Kiss Cabaret

Chicago

A vaudevillian host, magic acts, and a troupe of teasing dancers fill an old-fashioned burlesque show

$25 $15

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House of Hookah: $13 for $20 Toward Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks at House of Hookah

$13 for $20 Toward Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks at House of Hookah

House of Hookah

Chicago

This late-night BYOB hookah lounge features 70+ hookah flavors, plus a wide variety of hookah accessories for purchase

$20 $13

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The Murder Mystery Co.: Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 58% Off)

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 58% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.

Chicago

Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $25

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The Comedy Bar: Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 50% Off)

The Comedy Bar

Gino's East River North

National headliners and up-and-coming comedians take the stage at legendary club’s space inside Gino’s East River North

$55.18 $29

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"Little Shop of Horrors": Little Shop of Horrors, April 30–May 29

Little Shop of Horrors, April 30–May 29

"Little Shop of Horrors"

Greenhouse Theater Center

A lovelorn flower-shop employee lands in trouble when his venus flytrap finds an appetite for human flesh in this rock musical comedy

$43 $28

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The Chicago Magic Lounge: The Chicago Magic Lounge (Thursday Nights at 8 p.m. Through June 25)

The Chicago Magic Lounge (Thursday Nights at 8 p.m. Through June 25)

The Chicago Magic Lounge

The Chicago Magic Lounge at the Uptown Underground

Step back in time to an era when close-up, table-side, and parlor magic were all the rage in Chicago

$25 $15

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Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater: One or Two Tickets to a Roaring '20s Dinner Show at Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater (40% Off)

One or Two Tickets to a Roaring '20s Dinner Show at Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater (40% Off)

Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater

South Loop

After a sit-down dinner, an interactive 1920’s musical comedy review complete with gangsters and flappers unfolds; appropriate for all ages

$65 $39

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"Late Nite Catechism" or "Bible Bingo": "Bible Bingo" or "Late Nite Catechism", January 8–May 28

"Bible Bingo" or "Late Nite Catechism", January 8–May 28

"Late Nite Catechism" or "Bible Bingo"

Royal George Theatre

Two comedies from Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan skewer Catholic traditions and sensibilities in a lighthearted, interactive romp

$30 $18

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The World Series of Comedy at Zanies Comedy Club: The World Series of Comedy (June 8–11)

The World Series of Comedy (June 8–11)

The World Series of Comedy at Zanies Comedy Club

Zanies Comedy Club Rosemont

Professional comics curated from a field of hundreds compete for the chance to advance toward the finals in Las Vegas

$21.49 $12

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Skokie Theatre: The Jewish Mother's Guide to Everything at Skokie Theatre

The Jewish Mother's Guide to Everything at Skokie Theatre

Skokie Theatre

Skokie

$25 $16.50

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Mid Oak Distillery: Martini and Vodka Tasting with Appetizers for Two, Four, or Six at Mid Oak Distillery (Up to 66% Off)

Martini and Vodka Tasting with Appetizers for Two, Four, or Six at Mid Oak Distillery (Up to 66% Off)

Mid Oak Distillery

Crestwood

Guests enjoy mini martinis and light appetizers such as a cheese platter at Mid Oak Distillery

$56 $25

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Frank’s: Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Frank’s

Lincoln Park

Rotating craft beers, more than 20 martinis, and the neighborhood’s best jukebox await at this Lincoln Park mainstay

$20 $12

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Elite Cafe & Billiards: $13 for One Hour of Pool and $15 Toward Drinks and Snacks at Elite Cafe & Billiards ($25 Value)

$13 for One Hour of Pool and $15 Toward Drinks and Snacks at Elite Cafe & Billiards ($25 Value)

Elite Cafe & Billiards

Melrose Park

Retro pool hall gives players plenty of space to maneuver around its 17 billiards tables

$25 $13

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Milan Hookah Lounge: Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Two or Four at Milan Hookah Lounge (58% Off)

Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Two or Four at Milan Hookah Lounge (58% Off)

Milan Hookah Lounge

Schaumburg

Try out the more than 100 flavors of tobacco and tobacco-free shisha paired with non-alcoholic drinks of choice in the cozy, intimate lounge

$60 $25

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"We Gotta Bingo" : "We Gotta Bingo" Interactive Dinner Comedy at Chicago Theater Works, April 10–July 30

"We Gotta Bingo" Interactive Dinner Comedy at Chicago Theater Works, April 10–July 30

"We Gotta Bingo"

Chicago Theater Works

Audiences play bingo, swig beer, and savor an Italian family-style dinner in this interactive musical comedy

$64.40 $38

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Penrose Brewing Company: $12 for $14 Toward a Craft Beer Growler Refill at Penrose Brewing Company

$12 for $14 Toward a Craft Beer Growler Refill at Penrose Brewing Company

Penrose Brewing Company

Geneva

Take home a growler of craft beer; selection rotates frequently

$14 $12

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Original Mother's: Mother's Day Cabaret at Original Mother's

Mother's Day Cabaret at Original Mother's

Original Mother's

Near North Side

$30 $19.75

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The Sedgwick Stop: Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (61% Off)

Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (61% Off)

The Sedgwick Stop

Near North Side

Gastropub that emphasizes whiskey and craft brews also spotlights sliders, poutine, and spare ribs

$64 $25

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Glascott's Saloon: Drinks at Glascott’s Saloon (Up to 62% Off). Four Options Available.

Drinks at Glascott’s Saloon (Up to 62% Off). Four Options Available.

Glascott's Saloon

Lincoln Park

Bellied up to a wooden bar at an authentic speakeasy, guests sip on a selection of 18 draft beers, imported brews, and glasses of wine

$40 $15

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Bring It! Live: Bring It! Live on Friday, July 8, at 8 p.m.

Bring It! Live on Friday, July 8, at 8 p.m.

Bring It! Live

Star Plaza Theatre

Miss D and her Dancing Dolls of Lifetime’s Bring It! show off the high-kicks and hair-flips that made them Grand Champions (and TV stars)

$46.55 $33

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Blue Nose Brewery: Brewery Package for 2 or 4 with Beer Flights, Tour, and 32-oz Crowlers at Blue Nose Brewery (Up to 54% Off)

Brewery Package for 2 or 4 with Beer Flights, Tour, and 32-oz Crowlers at Blue Nose Brewery (Up to 54% Off)

Blue Nose Brewery

Hodgkins

New brewery taking the city by storm gives craft-beer lovers a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process that includes six-beer flights

$54 $25

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Hard Drive Live 2016 : Hard Drive Live 2016 Tour with Sick Puppies with Red Sun Rising on Friday, May 13, at 8 p.m.

Hard Drive Live 2016 Tour with Sick Puppies with Red Sun Rising on Friday, May 13, at 8 p.m.

Hard Drive Live 2016

House of Music Entertainment

Modern-rock trio behind the viral “Free Hugs” tour their upcoming album with a new lead singer and support from Akron’s Red Sun Rising

$23.20 $12

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"We’re All In This Together 2016 Tour" – Hellyeah, Escape the Fate, New Years Day and From Ashes to New: We’re All In This Together 2016 Tour — Hellyeah, Escape the Fate, New Years Day, and More (May 25 at 7:30 p.m.)

We’re All In This Together 2016 Tour — Hellyeah, Escape the Fate, New Years Day, and More (May 25 at 7:30 p.m.)

"We’re All In This Together 2016 Tour" – Hellyeah, Escape the Fate, New Years Day and From Ashes to New

House of Music Entertainment

Supergroup of Mudvayne, Pantera, and Nothingface members gets fists pumping with heavy-metal shredding

$30.36 $18

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Laugh Out Loud Theater Schaumburg: Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn (Through October 29)

Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn (Through October 29)

Laugh Out Loud Theater Schaumburg

Schaumburg

Improvisers perform shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$22 $11

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All White Edition Reggae Yacht Party: The Oasis All White Edition Boat Party on "The Anita Dee II" on June 19 (Up to 51% Off)

The Oasis All White Edition Boat Party on "The Anita Dee II" on June 19 (Up to 51% Off)

All White Edition Reggae Yacht Party

Dusable Harbor

4th annual reggae and Caribbean yacht party treats guests to live DJs and jerk from Uncle Joe’s aboard the luxurious Anita Dee II

$132.87 $65

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3rd Annual Asian Comedy Festival: 3rd Annual Asian Comedy Festival on May 15 at 8 p.m.

3rd Annual Asian Comedy Festival on May 15 at 8 p.m.

3rd Annual Asian Comedy Festival

Laugh Factory

Kevin Camia (Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham) headlines a night of improv and standup

$20 $13

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Under the Gun Theater: Dear James Franco at Under the Gun Theater

Dear James Franco at Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

Chicago

$12 $9

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Under the Gun Theater: Snubfest at Under the Gun Theater

Snubfest at Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

Chicago

$15 $10.50

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Select Local Merchants

  • Lake Bluff Brewing Company
    Snack on tasty pub fare at Lake Bluff Brewing Company, a local favorite. Find the perfect vintage to complement your meal — this restaurant offers a fine selection of wines, beers, and beyond. Stay in the loop (and online!) by tapping into Lake Bluff Brewing Company's free wifi hotspot. Sit outside when the weather is fine — Lake Bluff Brewing Company has a lovely patio to enjoy a warm day. Can't stay at this restaurant long? Pick up and go home. At Lake Bluff Brewing Company, diners should plan to park on the street. Lake Bluff Brewing Company makes bikers feel at ease with the multiple storage racks outside. No cash? Use any major credit card and work on reeling in those rewards. So when you want some amazing food to complement your drinks, Lake Bluff Brewing Company will be there for you.
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    16 East Scranton Avenue
    Lake Bluff, IL US
  • Keg Steakhouse & Bar
    Enjoy a perfectly cooked steak and a generous portion size at The Keg in De Forest. Whether you're coming from work or a ballgame, the dress code at laid-back The Keg is come-as-you-are. If preferred, diners can leave their vehicles in a nearby lot, though space is available on the street as well. No matter what you choose off the menu at The Keg, you won't completely break the bank with prices averaging around $30. When you're in the mood for a savory steak dinner, be sure to visit The Keg.
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    6295 Portage Road
    Deforest, WI US
  • Flanagan's
    Hungry for all-American cuisine? Visit Flanagan's for all of your favorite American dishes. Flanagan's will keep those with dietary needs happy with a menu filled with gluten-free and low-fat items. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. On warmer days, you can take advantage of Flanagan's' al fresco patio seating. Free wifi is on hand here as well. The restaurant hosts a live DJ, so you can find your rhythm on the dance floor. Don't be the last one waiting! Reserve a seat so you can eat when you're ready. Feeling a little shy? Carryout is available. If you're driving, that's no problem. Parking available onsite. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner — Flanagan's serves up all three meals. There's a classic American dish waiting to be made for you at Flanagan's.
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    3201 Buckley Road
    North Chicago, IL US
  • Mr B's Lounge
    Grab some friends and head on over to North Chicago's Mr B's Lounge for great pub grub. Parking can always be a hassle. That's why we've done half the work for you. Parking available onsite for our guests. Prices don't get much better than this, either, with typical meals running under the $15 mark. For simply amazing pub food, Mr B's Lounge has all of your favorites to continuously satisfy your hunger.
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    700 Broadway Avenue
    North Chicago, IL US
  • Selena's Lounge
    Grab some friends and head on over to Selena's Lounge for great pub grub. Selena's Lounge does not prepare their menu with low-fat items, though, so those following a strict diet may have better luck elsewhere. Waiting can feel like forever, especially when you're hungry. Spare yourself time spent in the parking search and dine with us. We've got space available for you and your car.
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    1022 14th Street
    North Chicago, IL US
  • Old Anchor Lounge
    Old Anchor Lounge serves American-style cuisine in the middle of North Chicago's North Chicago district. Easy parking is accessible for Old Anchor Lounge's diners. A dinner that is yummy and affordable is the standard at Old Anchor Lounge. The best American dishes are cooked up by the great crew at Old Anchor Lounge, and they're waiting to serve you!
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    2046 Sheridan Road
    North Chicago, IL US

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