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Famous Freddie's Roadhouse

510 Park Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020-1920
+1 847-587-9677
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Best spot on the lake!

This is our favorite spot on Fox Lake! The bloody Mary’s are the BEST and it’s pretty crazy how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
steph m
,
Oswego, Illinois
via mobile
Great help

Haven't tried the food yet as recently left. The help of the staff, however, was outstanding when... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
TASunde
,
Canton, Georgia
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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.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Jul 8, 2017
“Great help”
3 weeks ago
“Best spot on the lake!”
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 3 weeks ago 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 July 9, 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 August 16, 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 July 5, 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 August 16, 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 October 14, 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 September 11, 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 July 4, 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 June 29, 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 June 27, 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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Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Menu has changed and so have the prices. When most food items were between 1&3 dollars I didn't mind counter service. Now average bill pp. is 15 and you can't get waited on? In the future would stop for a drink, where they do have...More

Thank Ldowl
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

Relax and have a drink and some reasonably priced food, while watching the boats come and go. A great way to relax with friends or family.

Thank ForTheUnderdog
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