About House 406
House 406 is a Modern American Steakhouse located in Northbrook, Illinois set to open in Spring 2014
Northbrook, IL 60062
Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
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Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, House 406 can accommodate all your special event needs.
Private Party Contact:
Private Event Coordinator: (847) 714-0200
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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House 406 Ratings and Reviews
We went to House 406 to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary. I indicated that when I made the reservation, not thinking that they'd do something, and to my surprise they gave us each a complimentary glass of champagne! It was very nice of them. We both had the fish, salmon and the whitefish and both dishes were DELICIOUS!
Friends and I stopped by early one Friday night for only cocktails. While we did consider having some food, we were a bit astounded by the high prices, so we held back. $46 for a steak entree?! The space was small and intimate, dimly lit, furnished in dark woods. A couple of us love martini cocktails and were disappointed there were little to choose from, however, they did offer to make whatever we wanted. I wish they could offer a list to choose from as I really couldn't list the ingredients of my favorite martinis. Service was excellent though, waiter and staff were attentive and kind.
I had high hopes for this place since it had been well-rated. Not sure what the fuss is about. Charging high-end prices doesn't always mean the experience is going to be worth it. Some of the wines by the glass are well-priced, some not. They have some very, very pricey bottles on their wine list! So, we had the burrata salad - nice, simple (not the one they have online) and then the Chilean sea bass ($36), which was very good, if a bit bland, and the scallops ($31), which had a slight bitter taste, though the prep was artistic. I think they were very busy this evening, as we were asked if we would like some bread, and after 4 trips by the waiter to the table next to us without bringing the bread, I had to ask for it when he delivered the salad. We had a reservation for 730p and had to wait by the door and bar for about 20 minutes. It was just not the gracious dining we were looking forward to.
Food and service were very good and well paced. My only disappointment came in the wine list. I had looked online and found a couple of bottles I was familiar with and well priced. They were not on the menu in the restaurant and most were higher priced. Maybe they failed to change their online list or wanted more expensive wines for their busier Valentine's Day. That being said, it's a very nice restaurant and pleasant people
Great find for northwest suburbs! Creative cocktails and knowledgeable & friendly bar staff. Intimate setting and you can actually have a conversation and hear yourself talk. Menu bills itself as a steak house and they do have very good steaks but they also offer plenty of non-beef alternatives. Fresh and seasonal.
The food was amazing. I found this restaurant while reading reviews and we were so happy we went. The owner/hostess and her daughter were wonderful. When we arrived we were not able to be seated at our reservation time. They did a wonderful Job communicating that the table we were to be seated at had just paid and they were waiting for them to leave. The scallops were amazing and the sea bass perfectly cooked with a wonderful crust. My daughter had the shrimp with linguine and that was great too!
Service was wonderful. We will be back. I cannot say enough good things. Enjoy!
My wife and I like to reward our selves with a night out on Fridays after a long work week...House 406 definitely delivered what we were looking for. A cozy intimate place that take pride in local ingredients and tweak there menu based on the season. Food was excellent.....slightly on the pricy side, but worth it. Will be back for sure!
I cannot wait to come back and have the Parmesan and horseradish encrusted whitefish again! It was fabulous. Kind of odd that they do not serve and bread with the meal but that is a minor point. The food is excellent and because it is a small venue it never gets too noisy. Love it here!
House 406 has made some great changes! The entry to the restaurant now turns right into the bar, with the other two sides being drywalled in. Therefore, the tables that used to trend cold during the winter months should not be affected by the temperature when the front door opens. Also a closet was taken out of the center of the room, making the room more cozy and the flow feels just right. Loved the food as usual! Started with a craft beer, then moved on to the lobster bisque and sea bass on risotto. Jen, the owner, mingles with her clientele and listens/is responsive to feedback. We each had two drinks, a bowl of soup, and an entree, and the total cost was $140, which is pricey but worth every penny. We will be back, we love our neighborhood gem.
We went here for a celebration! The main dishes were interesting, cooked to our specifications & great tasting. We had the Pork Ribeye, a Hamburger, & the Chicken all were very, very good! Our server was attentive & efficient. However, I would be wary of the desserts!
We went for New Year's Eve but we are regular customers to House 406. The food is excellent. The service is excellent but not overly formal. The ambiance is wonderful. The owner and hostesses make everyone feel welcomed. Certainly the best restaurant in Northbrook/Glenview area and it's not even close. It could very well be the best restaurant on the North Shore. I can't say enough about this place, it is a shining light amidst the watered down overpriced corporate restaurants that litter the area.
We went there for dinner on Friday night, Dec. 30th for the first time. Our friends who were supposed to go with us that night became very ill with the flu, so we went anyway. Our waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions very well. We enjoyed the food, the wine that he recommended and the two entrees that we ordered.
We will go there again for dinner very soon and will come with the other couple who were sick.
We went for our anniversary and splurged. We are vegetarian and there were tons of delicious options. We also never drink but we had a couple of delicious mixed drinks that our waiter helped us pick. The person who sat us was the owner and she took our coats while chatting with us. Expensive but overall great for a special occasion.
good meal, good service til dessert. We brought in a cake - had asked about it in advance and waited at least 15 minutes before the cake was served. No one informed us about a cake service charge and it was served Very late in the meal experience. Seating was too close to a larger and noisy table and the hostess did not seem concerned or interest about helping our special guest who is disabled with making her way to the table. More attention to the needs of your clients is very important if you are to attract people wanting a 'fine dining experience.'
The menu offers many creative and unusual choices. Everything is prepared to be a very artistic creation. The pear salad was very delicious especially with the pecans and cranberries and assorted greens. The whitefish with Parmesan crust was very flavorful. The skirt steak was very tender and deliciously prepared. The apple dessert was wonderful. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.
Very nice waiter, made my daughter's birthday very special! We both enjoyed the food very much. Also very nice setting. Quiet and cozy, good food. My daughter who is very picky found many choices for herself. I should of called to book for more people and not to do it online. I am sure they would accomodate bigger company on short notice too. But it still was a nice time with my kid coming home from college who was starved for normal food.
We were celebrating a birthday this past week, and House 406 seemed like a good choice. Warm bread (sourdough and pretzel) were brought to the table with a mustard seed butter. They were a nice starter. We skipped soup and salads and went right to the entrees (scallops, skirt steak, lamb chops, and short ribs) All were enjoyed. Temperatures were a little uneven, but that was really the only complaint. The brussels sprouts were a nice side dish. Desserts, especially the apple crostada, were delicious. For us, it is definitely an "occasion" restaurant. Four entrees, two cocktails, one side, and two desserts came to $240 with tip.
House 406 continues to deliver the reliably decent selections. Some are outstanding, some are just good. Gnocchi my wife had were very good, bass I had was way overdone, not quite to the rubber consistency, but it took some effort to separate pieces with the fork. Ahi tuna appetizer was very good. If the consistency here improves, it would be truly great place.
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