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Chili U

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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547 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018 (Lake & Milwaukee)
+1 847-549-3152
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nephew took us here on a recent trip to Libertyville. It was really great! The service was very good, and everyone was happy with their food. I had the tenderloin sliders, which were excellent...and the price will not leave a big hole in your pocket! Definitely recommend this place!

Thank Michael T
Libertyville, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant! Great menu, consistently great service and fun atmosphere! They do offer gluten free options and servers have always been helpful with questions concerning menu items and ingredients. We've started going for Sunday breakfast and they serve yummy Bloody Mary's. It's on our family fav list!

Thank kimbeadle
round lake, il
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a girls day in Libertyville and stopped in for a Bloody Mary and lunch. Nice view of the town through the open doors in front. Food was delicious. Funny that the waiter did not recommend what we ordered when we asked his opinion. We ordered it anyway and loved it! Go with your gut and you won't go... More 

Thank luv2tvlwithkids
West Bend, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stumbled upon this place when we were in town for a girls volleyball tournament. My husband ordered the Thai Shrimp Chili & was blown away. He is still talking about how great it was (couple of days later). I had the lobster Mac & Cheese, and found it good, but not great. Probably would not order again. Definitely would go... More 

Thank rkonstanz
Gurnee, Illinois
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went here with some friends recently and I liked it a lot. Nice selection of chilis with variations that I hadn't seen before. The issue came when my wife was trying to order. Some of the chili variations mention beans and some don't, so she ordered one that didn't list beans. When it arrived it had beans in it,... More 

Thank Gregg J
Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This place was surprisingly great. Never thought chili could be such a fantastic basis for a nicely varied selection of fantastic meals. Highly recommend if you want a unique experience at reasonable prices. Our entire group were all quite happy with the experience and plan to go back.

1 Thank hhsup
Level Contributor
40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

After reading all the excellent reviews about this place I was excited to go and try it. I took my husband there for a Friday night dinner. The food was average, menu was miss leading we order a sampler platter in description it said 2 fried pickles, 2 egg rolls and 2 fried shrimps. When we got the plate there... More 

Thank Anulka1983
Buffalo Grove, IL
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food was very good and they have many very unique chili's. I will go back but there are so many good restaurants in Libertyville it is hard to chose which one to enjoy.

Thank Chuck_Ma
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Quite low key,sat at bar chilli and a drink.pretty big place,love the bathroom nice and clean.maybe I'll go back and check out the back part.

Thank Javier S
Deerfield, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We loved it here - great vegetarian options, excellent chilis, and fun atmosphere. Dom took great care of us - we're leaving full and more than satisfied!

Thank nrigler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
    (Lake & Milwaukee)
  • Public Transportation: Libertyville Metra
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-549-3152

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