About Prairie Moon

Evanston restaurant, Prairie Moon, opened in spring of 2002 and continues to serve regional American dishes prepared with the finest ingredients, featuring prime steaks, fresh caught fish and seafood, free range poultry and vegetarian options. Prairie Moon pours Evanston’s most unique selection of small batch and craft beers, spirits, and wines, highlighting the best from the United States and around the world. Welcome to Prairie Moon.

posters1yosemiteLet us be your hosts. The management team of Rob, Mike, and Tony have been providing exceptional service in Evanston and Chicago’s North Shore since 2002. Our friendly, knowledgeable and hospitable service style will enhance your overall dining experience. Whether you are stopping in for a quick business lunch or enjoying a leisurely weekend dinner you will always feel at home at Prairie Moon. Our staff is happy to recommend a delicious, cooked from scratch, meal for your specific tastes and guide you through our extensive craft beer and American wine list, to create a perfect match.

Prairie Moon is locally owned and operated and community minded. We purchase from local purveyors to provide you with the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Scratch recipes from these local ingredients are featured on our daily specials.

Purchasing locally also helps our economy. We strive to continue to be an integral member of the Evanston community in which we live. We are home to many fundraisers and sponsors of local events, non-for-profit organizations, clubs and teams. Prairie Moon is a gathering place “we’re your local”.


Lunch 11:30AM-4:00PM
Dinner 4:00PM-1:00AM

Friday & Saturday: 
Lunch 11:30AM-4:00PM
Dinner: 4:00PM-2:00AM

Sunday Breakfast

Lunch 10:30AM-3:30PM
Dinner 3:30PM-10:00PM