Summer never seems to last long enough in these parts. That’s why when the sun shines down on Lake County you need to take full advantage. My favorite way to soak up some sun is by dining al fresco, and the kids love it too! Head out and grab a seat on the patio at these local establishments. These restaurants have been chosen by our readers as the “Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants” in Lake County.
Reflections on Deep Lake, 38564 N. Edgewood, Lake Villa
(847) 265-47170 | Website
The LakeHouse Rotisserie, Grill & Tap, 850 Tower Drive, Lake Villa
(847) 838-2700 | Website | Facebook
RJ’s Eatery, 1913 E. Grand Ave., Lindenhurst
(847) 356-2300 | Website | Facebook
Famous Freddie’s Roadhouse, 510 Park Ave., Fox Lake
(847) 587-9677 | Website | Facebook
El Puerto Mexican Restaurant, 200 N. Forest Ave., Fox Lake
(847) 973-1370 | Website | Facebook
When Loralie isn’t out exploring with her two pint-sized adventurers you’ll often find her in front of her computer plotting to take over the world (or at least Lake County.) She appreciates good friends, good food, expensive shoes and parents who make two lanes in the drop-off/pick-up line at school. Her spirit animal is The Hobbit. She invites you to join her on her quest for unique distractions, diversions and deliciousness in this county we call home. She is the Features Editor and Marketing Director at Little Lake County.
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