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Can any one provide a list or link to restaurants and attractions near the navy base, SR is only able to spend a few hours with us so we wanted to do something close by so we don't have to rush.



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Comment by Familyof6 on August 8, 2017 at 4:50pm

Keep me posted, I am interested too!

Comment by NavyMamaB on August 10, 2017 at 7:09pm
I am too! Thanks!
Comment by lovemysailor07 on August 13, 2017 at 1:43pm
I know Chili's and outback steakhouse is close but most of the other popular restaurants are far. I will find the link but they have all the info u need.
Comment by lovemysailor07 on August 13, 2017 at 1:44pm
It's called
Comment by TexasBird(Robin) on August 15, 2017 at 11:33pm
We went to Gurnee Steakhouse on Gurnee right PIR. It was delicious. We only had a couple of hrs b/c sailor had watch at 1700. We went to Wildberry the next morning for pancakes. PIR was 2015 but I'm sure they are still there
Comment by Chipmunk on August 29, 2017 at 10:06am

This may be posted too late for you mygod5, but maybe it will help someone else. - Flanagan's is just up the street on Buckley Rd. not very far from RTC. Don't let outward appearances fool you. It is nice and large inside and they have a large menu. Not necessarily diner cheap prices, but what you would expect from a nice restaurant. We stayed in the Red Carpet Inn next door, and went over and ordered pizza to go, just to take back to our hotel room with our new sailor who only had a short liberty time as well. Our PIR was 8-25-17.


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