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Lavergne's Tavern

4.4
4.4
138 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Lavergne’s Tavern opened in June, 2016 at the corner of Windsor and East Avenues in the old Garv’s Inn location, a staple in Berwyn since the ’60s.

The tin ceiling and hardwood floors are restored, and the storied Garv’s Inn bar is rebuilt from scratch using reclaimed black walnut. A combination of high-top bar seating and lower tables help keep the atmosphere friendly to both families and those looking to join a date or friends for a night out.

Led by Executive Chef, Mark Downing, the menu is accessible but elevated. Items are priced from $6-$9 for shareable appetizers to entrées at around $14-$16. The Italian Beef Egg Roll, filled with Italian beef, giardiniera, spicy queso, Monterey jack cheese, and au jus dipping sauce is, in one customer’s words, “life changing.”

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2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Comfort Food, Beer Garden

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 11:00 am–2:00 am Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (708) 956-7405

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Berwyn

  • Cross street

    East Ave.

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 138 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. MS

    MichaelS

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Always great food and cool atmosphere. Music is also great.
  2. MR

    MicheleR

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Enjoyed this restaurant for brunch previously but it was just ok this time. Service was ok at best. Food took forever to arrive and was lukewarm. We asked for some add-ons like salsa and had to request again. Ordered the vegan bowl but added feta and were told once food arrived there was no feta in the restaurant even though feta was in other menu items. Everything seemed to be a struggle. We really want to like and support this local business but we were disappointed and probably won't be returning or recommending any longer.
  3. GJ

    GJS185

    Chicago

    64 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    64 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Food is consistently very good, we love going for brunch.
  4. CH

    CHEEZENINJA25

    Chicago

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    I ordered the Nashville Chicken Sandwich and it was Terrible. The Chicken was Room temperature when I bit into it,No Flavor At All,Greasy is an Understatement. The Beer was cold and the Italian Beef Rolls were good,so it wasn't a Total disappointment. It's actually my fault. I was expecting Restaurant Food,but their food is Nothing more than bar appetizers.
  5. SJ

    SueJ

    Chicago

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Enjoyed the food and fresh air
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious! Italian beef egg rolls and shrimp tacos were a favorite. Delicious burgers and amazing cocktails! We will be back.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great experience with amazing service!
  8. JS

    JanetS

    Chicago

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Their food is definitely worth trying, very interesting and delicious dishes. The staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurant was renovated in the last couple years, so cute interior and outdoor patio. Went for Mother's Day brunch and the menu selection was great. Only negative was the music was really loud. We went 2 other times and didn't have that issue. So maybe they just did that for Mother's day with all the kids that were there (to cover up other noise).
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, Great beer selection, Friendly & Attentive Servers/Bartenders/Staff, Laid-back & inviting atmosphere. Your local watering hole UPGRADED. Check out their patio for some pleasant al fresco dining.
  10. GY

    GingerY

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience3
    Burgers were above average, caesar salad with chicken was ample and fresh and the chicken was not overcooked! Cocktails--very good. The ambience is okay as long as you expect that you are going to be eating in a non-pretentious bar-like spot.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Italian Beef egg rolls are magnificent! Turkey Caprese sandwich is fantastic! Fish Tacos are scrumptious!
  12. JK

    JoeK

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience1
    Very disappointed after reading all the previous reviews. The place was nearly empty, dirty, and the food was not good. Will not be coming back.
  13. C

    Cesar

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the food service was great and Friendly cant wait to go back again
  14. FL

    FoodieLove

    Chicago

    36 reviews

    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The Italian Beef Egg rolls were awesome! We also had the steak sandwich and fish sandwich which were good. It was a bit loud but it was a good meal.
  15. MM

    MichaelM

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    1.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience1
    For a bar with a restaurant I at least expected a decent cocktail my table ordered simple drinks they were terrible. The food wasn't much better, salmon was overcooked and dry others in my party had ribs and greasy fries as well as the fried chicken. Our waitress was new and was trying her best. I definitely will not return or recommend to anyone else.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lavergne’s is awesome!! Everything we ordered was fantastic!! Fried Green Tomatoes, Wings, Italian Beef Egg Rolls, Carnitas Tacos, Brie Burger, and the Cucumber Mojito was so refreshing!! The atmosphere was upbeat and they play great music. Our server was very attentive. We will definitely be back!! Loved Lavergne’s!!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazingly delicious
  18. P

    Peter

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    I love Lavergne's, but on a cold winter evening, the place was cold and drafty every time a patron entered. The food was tasty, but the burger I ordered cooked to medium came as medium rare. I got the impression everything was hurried. Finally the beer taps were not working, so we couldn't pick from their normally great selection.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Service and server were great! Food came out in a timely manner, but it was a little cold for majority of us.
  20. WM

    WileyM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was nice. My wife love it. Thanks & so did i
  21. DO

    DawnO

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    The chicken was dry and both of our mash potatoes were cold.
  22. RM

    RosalisM

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 7, 2020

    overall1food5service1ambience4
    No point of reserva
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 18, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Celebrating a birthday
  24. TN

    TonyN

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2020

    overall3food4service2ambience1
    It was way over crowded and did not adhere to state COVID guidelines. The bar had every seat occupied, the eating area had nearly every table occupied and there was no social distancing at all. The music was loud and club-like, making eating and talking difficult so people were talking loudly, maskless in close proximity. Though the staff wore masks, patrons walked around freely without face coverings. If it weren't for the quality of the food, this would be a two star review. Perhaps it was a bad night but just not worth it for the $$ and distance traveled.
  25. DT

    DonnaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 10, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was perfect! Service, location, drinks, & especially their food! Felt very safe, everyone wore a mask. We sat outside.
  26. I

    Inarable

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 13, 2020

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Was seated on the Patio which was very nice. The bees loved my smoked salmon just as much as I did. Service was very slow. Not enough staff. Going inside to visit the restroom and considering all the "safety" procedures that were posted on line and in the restaurant I was shocked to see a group with two 8 - 10 top tables all occupied and the tables were very close to each other as were the customers seated. It was very congested I had to squeeze past the group to get to the restroom. It was weird that the rest of the restaurant was empty! Also, I thought as of last week Pritzker said patrons were to keep their masks at all times except when physically eating or drinking. ??
  27. JM

    JM22

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2020

    overall3food5service3ambience3
    The food is excellent. Everything was super good. The service not so much and the drinks weren’t good for a tavern/bar type of place. Our party ordered a variety and majority of us weren’t that happy with how they were made and they didn’t even have basic beer that every place always has.
  28. LA

    LisaA

    Chicago

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were out on the patio - was a beautiful day and the food / service was great. We will definitely be back!
  29. GJ

    GJS185

    Chicago

    64 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    64 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food, good atmosphere and wonderful service
  30. M

    Mimi

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect for a low key get together with friends. We always have great service— whether it’s a date night, a family dinner, or drinks with friends. Wonderful neighborhood spot!
  31. DM

    DebbieM

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sunday brunch is great. Variety of items. Churro Sundae is delicious!!
  32. HI

    HoratioI

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The only issue I had was I requested I High top table and it was not reserved. Had to wait at the bar for about an hour which was wasn't terrible but was not expecting to have to wait.
  33. i

    illtexzona

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 28, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great fun night!
  34. DM

    DebbieM

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2020

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Great Sunday brunch menu! There were 4 in our group and we each ordered something different. Everyone enjoyed the food.
  35. MH

    MeganH

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    This was our first time eating at Lavergne's and we will definitely return! I liked the variety the menu offered The chipotle chicken tinga tacos were delicious! My husband had the Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich and he thought it was very good. Drinks were spot on as well. My kids were happy with their kids meals too! This place was very busy on a Friday evening and I'm glad I made a reservation. I highly recommend making a reservation ahead of time if possible. This is a great neighborhood location!
  36. CH

    CarlH

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2020

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Great location and pub atmosphere. Place was hopping!
  37. l

    liketoeat

    Chicago

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Friendly service and good food. Fish tacos and Cuban sandwich were very good. We had the brownie for dessert which was very good too!
  38. P

    Pegm

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Not your everyday pub burger - fun twists on classics- 6 of us enjoyed it all! Fun night!
  39. OP

    OakParkFoodie

    Chicago

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2019

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Aside from there being an error on our bill, it was a great meal. Attentive service, tasty food and beer.
  40. MK

    MargaretK

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 26, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Quick efficient service. Tasty food! Even my parents were happy and well fed!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Lavergne's Tavern does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Lavergne's Tavern also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (708) 956-7405.

Lavergne's Tavern is rated 4.4 stars by 138 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Lavergne's Tavern

6546 W Windsor Ave, Berwyn, IL 60402

Additional information

  • Cross street

    East Ave.

  • Neighborhood

    Berwyn

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 11:00 am–2:00 am Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Comfort Food, Beer Garden

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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