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"Great Neighborhood Bar"

About Us

We're Downing's, and we've been a premier bar and grill in Libertyville, IL, since 1991. We specialize in food, drinks, music, and fun! We offer burgers, sandwiches, pizza, darts, pool tables, and more. We're looking forward to partnering with Gurnee, Vernon Hills, and Lake Bluff counties to continue to offer a premier bar and grill experience. We'd like to personally invite you to stop by to try your luck on our sweepstakes machines, today!

Areas Served

Lake County, IL | Libertyville, IL | Green Oaks, IL | Gurnee, IL | Vernon Hills, IL | Lake Bluff, IL | Mundelein, IL | Grayslake, IL

What We Offer

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On 4/18/2024 Dave V had this to say:
This place was awesome! I only stopped by because it was the only place open near by....but man!! Food was amazing!! Just order Mexican food while your there. The Irish burger was 🔥 too. It was absolutely perfect! Bar tender was making the drinks strooooong! Man, perfect. What a find. This place don't know it's beautiful. Trust, come through.

On 3/20/2024 Sam Bako had this to say:
A small bar full of libertyville locals. If you went to high school near here from 1970 to the present day. You'll run into someone you know. It get busy late. So if you're looking for a crowded bar with interesting company. Come here, after the other bars have had enough of you.

On 1/6/2024 Tim Giardina had this to say:
Great local spot

On 12/1/2023 Afia A had this to say:
Great hometown bar to catch some good grub and play a fun round of trivia. Impeccable customer service, thank you in particular to John the bartender for making me feel welcome!

On 9/30/2023 Anonymous had this to say:
Opens at Noon now on Saturdays!!!! Testimonial submitted anonymously directly to this site.

Contact Us

431 S. Milwaukee Ave Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: (847) 362-4020

Near The Intersection of Rockland and Milwaukee

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Payment Types Accepted

Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Debit Cards

Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Wednesday: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday: 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday: 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Y'all ready for Fireball Friday's?! We've got $5 Fireball shots every Friday to get the weekend party started!! Let's turn up the heat and light up the night with some smooth cinnamon whiskey shots. Come on out to our place and let's get the weekend going in style! #FireballFriday #FridayFeeling #CinnamonWhiskey #Cheers ?

Check out our new menu! Stop in Downing's today!!!

Downing's famous St. Patrick's day corned-beef & cabbage is back along with rubens and corn beef sandwiches.


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