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Prairie Moon

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
+1 847-864-8328
10:30 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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Elgin, Illinois, USA
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great music and beers! Had a group of 12 people, started off with a great sourdough bread and butter and a had a menu where I had a hard time just narrowing down to 5 items I wanted! Staff were nice and attentive, would highly recommend and a place I will definitely go back to eat, drink at bar or... More 

Thank Katryne P
Evanston, Illinois
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376 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the mussels; get them with garlic fries! (The regular fries are good and traditional, but garlic fries are the best.) As always, a great beer selection. The only place on the planet where I've ever found Dogfish Head 120 on tap...if you find that in a liquor store, you'll be luck if they sell you more than one bottle... More 

Thank jaz79h
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I ended out here for lunch because so many other restaurants were closed on Mondays. We both ate from the Mardi Gras menu and our food was fantastic! I had the jambalaya - wow. For dessert we split the warm chocolate bread pudding with maple bourbon sauce, I believe it was, which is not to be missed.... More 

Thank Ellen F
LaPorte, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We met some friends in Evanston and chose Prairie Moon based upon its reviews. We were not disappointed. The service was outstanding, the food was great, and the price was right. Very pleased.

Thank Jim H
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Oh my gosh, what a great place for a burger and seafood. Masquerading as a bar, the food here is fabulous. My wife had the most amazing burger of a long time. Especially loved the natural French fries. I had the fish tacos, I went for the blackened tilapia, Large fish portion with lots of Spanish rice and pico de... More 

Thank John M
Evanston, Illinois
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376 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Came here last night with friends. As always, very extensive and diverse draft beer selection--typically 20 on draft. The staff is quite good at explaining options, and they're happy to get you samples too. Prairie Moon is in the midst of a $25 lobster special; not quite to New England standards, but good for Chicago. One of us got the... More 

Thank jaz79h
Evanston, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Kids menus provide lots of entertainment for them, so you most likely will not get any "Mommy when will the food come?" It is a good family restaurant.

Thank Soccermeow
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Prairie Moon is one of those hangouts with a big bar and a big menu with dependable food of all types. We had a surprise birthday party for my wife in October with about 30 people (including kids), who fit comfortably in the two back rooms (with small private bar). Bar was self-serve, apps were attentively served, and the dinner... More 

Thank John R
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Prairie Moon is always a good place to have lunch or dinner. Their menu has a wide variety of interesting items, always tasty. Atmosphere is not fancy but waitstaff is attentive and helpful.

Thank N6174CXmicheleb
Howell, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Prairie Moon was my favorite place to eat when I used to live in Evanston. I just visited over the weekend and was so happy to be back there! The food is carefully prepared and is very flavorful. The environment is laid-back, casual and cool. Great beer selection too! I miss having this place as a go-to but excited to... More 

Thank Amanda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-8328

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