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Forge Club - CLOSED

634 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3192
+1 847-634-5590
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good0%
  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible33%
17 Aug 2013
“Closed for remodeling, but they still take your reservation!”
2 Aug 2013
“Terrible Service and Below Average Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
634 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3192
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

Made a reservation for August 10, 2013 for 7 of my friends from various suburbs to meet for dinner there only to be called that day to say they would be closed. Had to disappoint my friends. Made another reservation for August 17 for 7...More

1  Thank Diane3835
Reviewed 2 August 2013

My wife and I checked this place out because we had a Groupon and it was very disappointing. The ambiance and old restaurant feel was great for us but it deteriorated fast. We ordered drinks and it took a very long time then our waiter...More

Thank StephenP783
Reviewed 19 June 2013

It's because of our waiter that we won't return. Dinner at The Forge of Vernon Hills tonight. Not recommended. Although the apps, wine and entree were outstanding, our waiter neglected to turn off his cell phone. It rang, and he answered, (turning his back to...More

Thank suzyq64236236
Reviewed 21 February 2013

My husband and I loved this restaurant the first time we dined here years ago, when it was a private club. The Forge has the best lobster bisque, rack of lamb and Banana's Foster found anywhere. The restaurant has many signature touches such as fresh...More

Thank RobChr72
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Our 1st visit a couple years ago was great. The 2nd a few months ago was a disaster. We used a Groupon with the 2nd visit. We didn't notice till later the discount was not fully credited. When we called to ask for an adjustment,...More

Thank Eyes4Fun
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I had been by this place for 10 years. Was excited to go, figured it had to be good having been around so long. It was like walking into a restaurant that was stuck in the 70s. Paneling, timbers, drapes that were old and dusty....More

1  Thank DeRiz
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This restaurant is has the atmosphere of an old fashioned supper club. The decor is like a log home. The service is personalized. The staff actually converses and pays attention. The food was quite good. It was a little pricey but the cost fit with...More

Thank Howard W
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Based on the previous reviews I had really high hopes for this place. I was disappointed. 1. SERVICE: Not spectacular. While we had a reservation we still had to wait for our table. Then once we were seated it was another twenty minutes before our...More

Thank Hpmicks
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Driving by the Forge Club, I have always wanted to go there. Looks like a converted barn with white table cloths and candles on the table. We didn't have reservations to go anywhere for my birthday dinner and ended up going here. We got there...More

Thank HappyinChicago45
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3192
    (Milwaukee just north of Woodlands Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: n/a
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-634-5590
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