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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED McMahon's Arena Steakhouse

3315 N. Milwaukee Ave. Send to Phone
847-803-0009
First floor, two-level Arena is pretty much a family-friendly gym with casual lunches and dinners like burgers, salads and mac ’n’ cheese. Behind the lower level bar, two giant 10 x 12 ft. TV screens dominate the room with sports clips. Upstairs, the subdued and clubby Steakhouse overlooks the Arena like a skybox, and is geared more for fine dining and higher-priced dry-aged steaks and lobsters. So pick your place and price. The hospitality overall is great (nice people up front). However, on one occasion the service was slower than the Fridge trying to score from the five-yard line. There’s entertainment galore on selected nights (live music, dance contests, 11-piece orchestra playing Motown), so call ahead to find out if you want to fit this in or leave it out. The wine list is expansive: Opus One (1998) for $225, Fontana Frascati for $22, and a lot more in between.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Arena: Lunch & Dinner daily; Steakhouse: Dinner nightly
Open late: Arena Fri.-Sun.
Features
  • Valet parking & parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Entertainment: Entertainment nightly
  • Full bar
  • Kid-friendly
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED McMahon's Arena Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: First floor, two-level Arena is pretty much a family-friendly gym with casual lunches and dinners like burgers, salads and mac ’n’ cheese. Behind the lower level bar, two giant 10 x 12 ft. TV screens dominate the room with sports clips. Upstairs, the subdued and clubby Steakhouse overlooks the Arena like a skybox, and is geared more for fine dining and higher-priced dry-aged steaks and lobsters. So pick your place and price. The hospitality overall is great (nice people up front). However, on one occasion the service was slower than the Fridge trying to score from the five-yard line. There’s entertainment galore on selected nights (live music, dance contests, 11-piece orchestra playing Motown), so call ahead to find out if you want to fit this in or leave it out. The wine list is expansive: Opus One (1998) for $225, Fontana Frascati for $22, and a lot more in between.

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