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Route 21 Milwaukee Avenue, Riverside Plaza, Gurnee, IL 60031
+1 847-599-8533
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (23 reviews)
“rice soup” (17 reviews)
“steak” (70 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Route 21 Milwaukee Avenue, Riverside Plaza, Gurnee, IL 60031
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit. The food and service were excellent. They offer a wide variety of food choices. We particularly enjoyed the fish options.

Thank Jim123456782
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The more traveling you do, the more you get involved in hotels and restaurants and tourist attractions. As native Chicagoans, my wife and I have been pleasantly surprised to discover more and more outstanding restaurants, places we've never heard of before but became aware of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here to grab a bite and kill some time before I was to meet some friends at six flags. Wow was I impressed!! This place is over the top and the service was great. I was solo but was very very happy with...More

Thank traveling2000s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love coming here on a Friday night! They have a bar menu and delicious cocktails. I love the Steven's sampler. You pick 3 appetizers for approximately $30.

Thank LauriZ6
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Lauri Z. We love having you on Friday nights in the Bar for Live Music, Drinks and Apps. We appreciate you sharing your thoughts of Stevens' and hope to see you again soon. Brad Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stevens has delicious food, delightful drinks, beautiful ambiance, and great service! The coconut shrimp is my favorite!

Thank W7885KRdeborahm
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We rely heavily on word of mouth and our online review presence so needless to say people like yourself are very much appreciated. Thanks again. Brad Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Steaks, fish, chicken picatta, wedge salads and the best crab Brie soup. It was all good. Start with the coconut shrimp. Waiter was great. Noise level was good, easy to talk.

Thank webb0502
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much webb0502 for providing us with some feedback on your recent experience at Stevens'. I will let the front and back of the house know that their efforts were appreciated. Thanks again. Brad Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking to spend a lot of money and not eat an impressive tasting dinner then this is the place to be!!! My husband had Filet Mignon with mashed potatoes. The steak was mediocre, and the mashed potatoes tasted like the chef took...More

Thank Amy7110
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Amy7110 for your review. I wholeheartedly apologize that you did not enjoy your experience. I have taken note of the issues you encountered and will use it to better our product. We strive to ensure that each and every one of our guests...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

We chose this restaurant because my son was looking forward to a steak dinner in order to celebrate his graduation from Navy Boot Camp. Everything was going rather smoothly until our steaks were served (party of 4). They were ALL overcooked....soooo disappointing. We could have...More

Thank Cricket59
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hello Cricket59. Thank you for letting us know we missed the mark on your Steaks. We take such issues very seriously. I agree that you should not have been given an excuse. It is our issue not yours. You are supposed to simply enjoy your...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We just came from here. The service and food was great. My wife her parents and myself all enjoyed our meals. I had a filet melon. My wife had scallops and she Loves and knows her scallops. The deserts were ALSOME to. Can't wait to...More

Thank scottlovespets
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you Scott. We appreciate you celebrating with us. I will let Chef and his guys know that you enjoyed their cooking. Thank you. Brad Lehner G.M.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

As always food was excellent, bread served hot, as was my soup. We were there for lunch and had their fabulous crab brie and Stevens special salad.

Thank Joan L
highsteakspoker, General Manager at Stevens', responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you Joan. We appreciate that you stopped by when you were back in the area and if you are again please do so again. Thank you. Brad Lehner G.M.

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30 March 2018|
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Response from bookbuy_7 | Reviewed this property |
No sure.
Debra H
20 December 2016|
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Response from highsteakspoker | Property representative |
Hello. We do offer a Kids Menu. I hope this helps. Thanks for reaching out.
Janelle B
15 September 2016|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
It's about 20 minutes tops. Very nice restaurant, check if they are open yet.They did some remodeling and not sure if they are open yet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 21 Milwaukee Avenue, Riverside Plaza, Gurnee, IL 60031
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-599-8533
A family owned and operated steakhouse with a warm, comfortable setting close to home, Stevens aims to please. From our wide selection of finely aged steaks and chops to the freshest seafood, extensive wine and martini lists and a staff ready to serve you, Stevens is the perfect place for you to relax and enjoy. Whether you seek a quiet evening for two or a night on the town with your friends and family we will be honored and ready to accommodate your every need. We are very proud of the food and drinks we serve at Stevens but it is our staff and the amazing service they provide that sets us apart from the competition. Each and every time you walk through our doors you will be greeted and treated with the utmost respect and attention. Our regular guests can attest to the fact that we go out of our way not only to know your name but a little something about you as well. The service staff at Stevens has over 100 years of experience in the business and their knowledge and expertise shines through daily and nightly. Whenever you have the chance, come on out to Stevens and experience first hand what has been deemed the " finest restaurant in Gurnee."
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