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515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
+1 847-367-6168
11:00 - 00:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Wheeling, United States
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visiting this resturant. my wife and I had to wait about 20-25 minutes to be seated on a Wednesay nite around 7PM. The burgers were excellent, service was good.

1 Thank Phillip F
Gurnee, Illinois
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The couple of times we've been here, it has been loud (which attests to its popularity) and the service has been indifferent. Both times our servers gave the impression that it was an imposition to have to serve us. I realize when a restaurant is crowded, it can be hard on the servers, but friendliness is the most important tool... More 

Thank Gregg J
Chicago, Illinois
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185 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always lively, Firkin has a fun atmosphere, cheerful wait staff, and good food. Their menu, while not huge, is varied with some intriguing and healthy options. Over the years I’ve had some very tasty meals here. Most recently, I had a turkey burger and my friend had a hamburger, both good, with organic brown rice and beans as a side.... More 

Thank 35805Jane_H_11
Vernon Hills, IL
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy coming to Firkin. The atmosphere is pretty with twinkling lights on the ceiling. It's fun to sit at the bar and talk to the bartender. Food is great and reasonably priced. While I'm not a beer fan, they have an interesting selection.

Thank AprilFool143
Libertyville, Illinois
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant located in the historic downtown Libertyville restaurant district has great food and an unbelievable selection of beers. I eat a plant based diet and the waitress offered several selections and gave suggestions to other menu items that the chef could customize to our eating requests. Overall a great experience.

1 Thank Terry W
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Been coming here a few times a year with friends who like the place. As much as I try, I'm just not a fan. Great beer options, lots of variety there. But the food has been just average the last few visits- the most recent last month. Fries usually medium warm, servers going through the motions, usually something missing. Food... More 

Thank cordelia11
Grafton, Massachusetts
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118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great selection of beer and attentive service. Nice cheese plate options which is unique. Had the wings which were very good, not super hot but nice and crispy.

Thank TonyMundain
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

FIRKINS is our GO TO PLACE! My husband loves Craft Beers on draft and FIRKINS is the place to find the best! The food is excellent ( not your bar food)! From great cheeses, Pates, unique sausages fabulous starters that are very rare. Menu includes the best homemade sandwiches like there BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich! I love there Salmon Caribbean... More 

1 Thank 32252
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

You'll love the seasonal ceiling decor. The food is interesting and always good. The staff is happy to help you choose something to please your palate. Great beer and drinks selection, fun bar. Gets VERY busy and noisy, but that's part of the fun of this place.

2 Thank sball2
Grayslake, Illinois
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Firkin is one of our regular date places. The beer list is extensive and the waitstaff is very knowledgeable about the options. Cocktails are good too. The menu has great choices and they always have about 6 specials/seasonal options. I love the ambience also. We've loved everything we've tried - burgers, sandwiches, pastas, appies, salads, tacos - all great.

2 Thank jetskigirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2018
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-367-6168

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