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Prairie Grass Cafe

601 Skokie Blvd. (Dundee Rd.) Send to Phone
847-205-4433 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Built-in chef cred and a roster of seasonal, local fare at this stylish yet casual American café.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Prairie Grass Cafe Restaurant Review

: A sense of order prevails at this pleasant eatery. Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris --- formerly of The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago --- bring a whole lot of restaurant experience to the table, and it shows. The contemporary American menu skews toward comfort food, though it's blended with a sense of adventure. Crispy salmon lettuce wraps, for example, pair with peanut-laced Asian noodle salad. Greek fries get topped with oregano, feta and red wine vinegar. And Italian sausage is plump and made in-house, while Lake Superior whitefish is sautéed in a butter sauce. Pies are made by Stegner's mother; we recommend the apple and pecan varieties (especially the latter). The atmosphere is relaxed, and the noise level is low. For a casual-cool meal, settle in at the bar, which has its own fancy but approachable menu. Service is professional.

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