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J & D's Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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26400 N US Highway 12, Wauconda, IL
+1 847-526-2112
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going there many years and have gotten to known the staff pretty well. At there busy times you may think the service is slow, but what place isn't when it is busy. I expect slower service when the place is packed and especially on a Friday or Saturday. The quality of the food is great at the... More 

Thank Stacy A
Algonquin, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food is awesome!!! and the prices are great too!! The wait staff are so friendly We have been going there for 3 years now, and all my family and friends love it too. Drinks aren't that expensive either. We will be going there as long as there open!! :-)

Thank msgajewski
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Been to J & D's a few times. Food is OK -- service usually good. They have great food & drink specials most days --- but the food is average at best. Good for large groups -- like a softball team.

Thank tennisplayer823
Park Ridge, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

aside from the visible filth on floors, chairs, poorly cleaned bar and tables, if you want something you will lhave to get up and find a server, only to get fouled up orders and an indifferent attitude. clearly do not have a grip on the fundamentals of business. i was planning an event for 100 people, came in to check... More 

3 Thank puppymonkeybaby777
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Dear J&D, please get it right, you are going to blow it!! You had a good thing going - super cheap food, decent quality and service but lately you have been going down hill fast. The portions are shrinking considerably. Went for the fish fry on Friday. Waited over 20 min for a server, then over 45 min for food.... More 

1 Thank BethChicago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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76 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a very nice meal (blackened sea bass) in this casual place. All you can eat for $10.00 on Friday nights. Service was fast , food was excellent - what more can you ask for.

Thank Rusty1cub
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Enjoyed the Ribs and price. Karaoke had their own groupies. We'd go back again. Burgers and beer were good.

Thank John K
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner with our 3 year old granddaughter on a Saturday evening. They were quite busy but we got a table right away. Service was good but our main courses arrived while we were eating salads. My wife had an Italian burger and said it was unremarkable. I had ribs and they were bland like baked not... More 

Thank Patrick F
Long Grove, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Very good interesting food for a very fair price! The menu was very extensive. Service was good. Rib and shrimp combo very tasty

Thank Jackie M
Wauconda, Illinois
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

There is a bar lounge eating area and a dinning room area. This is across between a sports bar and sit down restaurant. There are many specials to choose from and each day is different. The food is hot fresh and tasty. Service is quick and the staff is friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking and seating.

Thank Rex M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26400 N US Highway 12, Wauconda, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Wauconda
  • Phone Number: +1 847-526-2112

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