The Bavarian Lodge

BA SCORE
99%
Liked This Place
4.68 w/ 102 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

1800 Ogden Ave
Lisle, Illinois, 60532-1501
United States

(630) 241-4701 | map
bavarian-lodge.com

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PLACE STATS
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
102
Liked:
101
Avg:
4.68/5
pDev:
5.98%
 
 
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Ratings: 102 |  Reviews: 59
Reviews by Thorpe429:
Photo of Thorpe429
4.65/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A: Very cool. German-looking place and I like that you can sit at individual tables on high stools without being too close to the bar, while still getting the bar atmosphere.

Q: Both the beers and the food are of quite high quality. Also, the website is outstanding--has a list of beers that are currently on tap, as well as those that will be coming soon.

S: Every time that I have been there the service has been quite good. I can't attest too much to their servers' knowledge of the product, as I've generally used their online beer menu to pick out what I was getting before arriving.

S: Great selection of craft brews on draft from around the country. Good deal of Belgian beers as well. Their bottle list isn't as large as many other places, and that's really the only thing holding them back here.

F: Traditional German style food. The hamburgers served on pretzel rolls are my personal favorite.

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Photo of Dankacheese
4.48/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Highly recommend going here if you're a beer lover. If you love European food, then it'll be a even better time for you.

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Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
4.63/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

The lodge has great beer ,food,and service. The staff is helpful and not pushy.

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Photo of CPAles
5/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of LavaLite
5/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

The best by far in quality and selection. Taps rotate out on a regular basis with some rare and hard to find selections. 35 to 40 taps with everything from the top US crafters to the top European brewers served in proper glassware. (beer nerd heaven)
The food is made in house from scratch and is as good as the beer selection and just gives that absolute overall A++ rating. Service is the final cherry on top, the best. If your within 1000 miles, its a must stop and check out place.

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.95/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Perfect.
A real live BA bar.
Quality, variety, depth, in beer, scotch, food, and service.
25 or so stools around the u-shaped bar. Private booths for another 25 people. Some additional tables all in the bar area.
2 other rooms have more space for larger (more than 6) groups. Parking seems sufficient.
Back to the Kwak cask.

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Photo of Poloplaya
4.71/5  rDev +0.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Svyturys30
4.94/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of oso
4.73/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

They always have interesting and great beer on draft - and having great food doesn't hurt either! One of the go-to's for the Chicago burbs!

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Photo of GMorgan
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
4.03/5  rDev -13.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of htm
4.64/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of maz
4.89/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of ahbithwabm
4.69/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of McAndrew
4.8/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of puftdank
4.79/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of aasher
5/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of WiggyKGB
4.59/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.43/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.28/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Downtpwn
4.79/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of KrajDoesBeer
4.76/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

my favorite beer place of all time. maybe because it was the first place i started to drink great beer..

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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of TheRealPour
4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of smbslt
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Friend brought me there because they had Arctic Panzer Wolf on tap (operative word "had"). Glad it they we out and although the were quick to offer a Revolution Anti-Hero there was no need. I could think of no bigger insult than to drink an IPA in this place. Not that it had a super authentic vibe but their German selection was outstanding and how could any one or two or ... not be washed down with bacon cheddar brat.

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The Bavarian Lodge in Lisle, IL
Place rating: 99% out of 100 with 102 ratings
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