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Famous Freddie's Roadhouse

510 Park Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020-1920
+1 847-587-9677
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Why did we stop here?

Why did we go there? Good question. Actually, our friends remember coming here many, many years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SMac848
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Palos Park, IL
Great Boat Stop!

On a recent all day pontoon excursion on Fox Lake for Father's Day weekend, our large pontoon group... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CzechMate2010
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Chicago, Illinois
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A restaurant, bar and lakeside entertainment venue. On the shores of scenic Pistakee Lake (on the Chain o' Lakes), Famous Freddie's Roadhouse is a 10,000 square-foot two-story establishment with seating for over 300 diners and includes two 40-seat 35-foot island bars, a 16 seat wall bar and a giant lakeside "Beach Bar" and outdoor patio. Freddie's boasts a open express kitchen serving a new summer menu, including Freddie's famous affordable eats and Chef-inspired comfort food. A second floor nightclub venue, complete with dance floor and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Accessible by car, bike or boat, Freddie's has free parking and over 100 slips for boats of all sizes.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
4 weeks ago
“Great Boat Stop!”
1 week ago
“Why did we stop here?”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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510 Park Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020-1920
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+1 847-587-9677
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Why did we go there? Good question. Actually, our friends remember coming here many, many years ago and wanted to go back to check it out. That’s why. Even the Uber driver asked us WHY we wanted to go there. He warned us that it...More

Thank SMac848
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent all day pontoon excursion on Fox Lake for Father's Day weekend, our large pontoon group found Freddie's and it was a easy dock. The bar was lively with excellent bartender service and ice cold beer on tap as well as buckets of...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite spot on Fox Lake! The bloody Mary’s are the BEST and it’s pretty crazy how delicious the food is, too! This place has it all... even games to play if you bring kids along! It rocks!

Thank steph m
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Haven't tried the food yet as recently left. The help of the staff, however, was outstanding when our daughter (who has epilepsy) needed space and courtesy. Phenomenal. Thank you.

Thank TASunde
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AlaCarteEnt, Manager at Famous Freddie's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

WOW! I hope your daughter is ok. I'm so pleased our staff did an outstanding job. Hope you get a chance to visit us again and give our food a try.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Only giving it two stars because of the nice deck and location. Service was horrible. Passed off from one crappy server to another. Place is dirty. Young , inexperinced and poorly trained servers. Food was cold, made wrong, and poor quality. His place seems to...More

Thank Adam T
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AlaCarteEnt, Manager at Famous Freddie's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

I'm sorry to see that we didn't leave you with a greater impression, Adam. Our staff will always strive to deliver a five-star experience. Hope you come see us again soon so that we can make it up to you.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Get on your Harley and ride to this destination on the lake. Plenty of outdoor seating as well as indoor. Don't miss the shrimp in the shell, delish. Fun place to watch a game or just sit outside and relax after a long cruise. Great...More

Thank FastGirl39
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This place is great for docking my wave runner. The pier is just the right height. The view is perfect and always lifts the worries off your shoulders. The food is good, you have to place your order at a counter and then pick it...More

Thank maryjeanne1942
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Messed up drink and food order. Cheese sticks were horrible. Steak Burger was ok, but didn't get full order. Wouldn't go back for lunch. Not even really busy!

Thank Krista A
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Friday boat trip stop! The shrimp is always good and the beef kabob was fantastic. The service was good. Bartender served Mai tai's which were delicious.

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Great place to stop while out riding. Plentiful cycle parking, great outdoor seating--sun or shade. Boat docks. Typical bar food served.

Thank Tracy D
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