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We're Highwood's best restaurant and bar for Friday night flights, sports on Saturday, and Sunday suppers. Where you can throw one back or raise one up, and always be welcomed by a great plate of food.

Gathering your group for the big game just got easier. Enjoy comfortable fireside seating while we take care of the shareable snacks and screens a plenty to make sure you don't miss a moment of the action.

Perfectly positioned between Kenosha and Chicago, we’re just steps from the Highwood Metra station, so you can have a barrel of fun and let the train take you wherever you want to go next. Take risks, ride the rails, and don't forget to get side tracked every once in awhile.



Specials

See What We've Got Cooking

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Daily Specials

Every Day is Something Special

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Events

at Barrel Crossing

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Baseball Season

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Baseball Season

Gamedays at Barrel Crossing

Join us during game days for specials on food and drinks!

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Pumpkin Fest

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Pumpkin Fest

October 7 - 9

Kicking off the Halloween season, this fan favorite event will bring communities together with entertainment, crafts, and vendors galore!

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Meet the Chef

Mark Grimes - the Man Behind the Menu

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Mark Grimes

With more than 30 years of culinary experience, Mark has opened more than 60 restaurants in his time, and is excited to share Barrel Crossing, his latest creation, with you. As a former corporate chef for Pinstripes, ESPN Zone/Disney, Champps Americana, and more, Mark knows that pairing game day and great food is a guaranteed win.

Farmers

Homegrown and Farm Fresh from the Midwest's Finest

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We love locals - not just our customers, but our suppliers too! Barrel Crossing supports local business by sourcing only the highest quality farm to table ingredients.

Featuring seasonal produce from Nichols Farms, scent-sational herbs from Urban Till, and Z Baking Company's delicious breads - which always rise to the occasion, our menu is made possible by Illinois farmers, Wisconsin purveyors and Michigan distillers.

 
  • Fresh Wisconsin Cheese - Clock Shadow Creamery
    Clock Shadow Creamery
  • Hagemann All Natural Beef
    Hagemann All Natural Beef
  • Milwaukee Pretzel Company
    Milwaukee Pretzel Company
  • Nichols Farm & Orchard
    Nichols Farm & Orchard
  • Slegel Family Farm
    Slagel Family Farm
  • Urban Till
    Urban Till
  • Z Baking Company
    Z Baking Company
  • Death's Door Vodka
    Death's Door
  • Koval Whiskey
    Koval
  • New Holland Brewing
    New Holland Brewing
  • Journeyman Distillery
    Journeyman Distillery

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    Contact Us

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    Barrel Crossing
    260 Green Bay Road
    Highwood, IL 60040
    P: 847-748-8695 Directions

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