Don’t waste your time at mediocre restaurants.
Come here for:
Food + Drinks Everyone Will Rave About
You best believe our menu lives up to the hype. Everything Chef Patrick creates is straight up *magical*. Eat, drink, and prepare to be shooketh.
With an aesthetic space, a playlist full of bangers, moody lighting, and a room full of lively conversation, it’s always poppin’ here.
A Meal that Brings Everyone Together
Our menu is made for sharing. Mi plate es su plate! So order together, eat together, and have a good time, together. Eating this way is way more fun.
Looking for a place to host your event?
We’ve got the place! With semi-private and fully private spaces, we can host any event up to 70 guests.
What people are saying:
“Will I be back? You bet your a** I will.”
– Nena C
“By the time I got through my drinks and my husbands’, ya girl was feeling like she could conquer the world.”
– Dolores H
“If you’re looking for a unique and fun place to hangout with friends, this is your spot.”
– Peter S
“Such a cool aesthetic and vibe, with incredible food.”
– Taylor O
“Hands down the best place to eat dinner in Lemont. Def a vibe.”
– Chris H
“My dates loved this place, then loved me for picking it. 😉 “
– Paul B
Order A Little Bit of Everything
Our menu is totally shareable. So order a few plates per person – we recommend 3ish – and try a little bit of this, and a little bit of that. No plate envy here!
Pass It, Share It, Try It All
Here, we welcome and encourage reaching across the table to dig into your bestie’s dish, and then exclaiming “Ermahgerd, have you tried this?” with your mouth full.
Have a Good Time!
That’s it, and that’s all! Enjoy your meal, watch everyone else enjoy theirs, and soak up the accolades for choosing the place – you’re now the undisputed hero of good times.
Here’s what’s on the calendar:
New! Now Open for Brunch
Every Saturday + Sunday, 10 AM – 2 PM
Breakfast is a meal, but brunch is a ✨ culture ✨. Come for the breakfast pizzas, stay for the cold brew coffee daiquiris.
Summer Menu Launch Party
June 20th, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Try all 15 new dishes Chef Patrick created for our summer menu!
Sold out! (Sign up for our email list to hear about our Fall Menu Launch Party!)
Summer Menu Release
June 21st, All Day
Summer menu is live! 15 new dishes. Come eat through the whole 👏 dang 👏 thing 👏.
Lemont Car Show
Wood-fired pizza & cocktails made on-site at the Lemont car show!
Looking for a caterer?
“Good Time Guarantee”
Here at Wooden Paddle, we take good times seriously. If you’re spending good money at our restaurant, it’s our job to ensure that you have a good time while you’re here.
This means that we stand by our food, drinks, and service 100% – no matter what, no holds barred, no ifs, no ands, no buts. If you have a problem, we’ll solve it. Refund it. Treat you to a meal on us. Grovel embarrassingly at your feet. Whatever it takes. Just reach out to us at email@example.com. We’ll make things right. Good times guaranteed.