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Hackney's

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American, Hamburgers
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1241 Harms Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-3253
(847) 724-5577
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food's great but decor? OMG!

I recently had lunch here, and the food was better than ever. My friend and I had the Hackneyburger on dark rye, and the half-loaf of onion rings. Yum! I've literally been coming to this restaurant for 60+ years, and I would swear that the carpet has not been cleaned in all that time. Come on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Traveler345_8
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DuPage County, Illinois
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I have been coming here since I was a young teenager.....forty years ago. This has been a super consistent place for a great burger on homemade dark rye bread accompanied by the onion loaf. When I return to the area I make sure to stop with my husband and kids. Recommend it highly!

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DuPage County, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I recently had lunch here, and the food was better than ever. My friend and I had the Hackneyburger on dark rye, and the half-loaf of onion rings. Yum! I've literally been coming to this restaurant for 60+ years, and I would swear that the carpet has not been cleaned in all that time. Come on, Hackney's. Put some of... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A group of colleagues meet for lunch to celebrate the retirement of a colleague. The place does not take table reservation so we were advised to arrive early so we could have a table at the outdoor garden. The wait staff was friendly and the service was quick. The block of onion rings were delicious. I ordered the burger with... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Hackney's has been around forever and there is a reason. Casual atmosphere, good food, good service.

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Glenview, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Hackney's is an institution in Glenview. There are few better places for burgers. They have a great variety of burgers that are all very good (try their inside out burger). You should also try their onion loaf.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been there forever and rightly so. This is their original unit and they have ORIGINAL ONION BASKET. This place has been on TV's Diners & Dives. Best hamburger on dark rye. Place is very small but triples in the summer when the patio opens. Great beer selections.

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been eating at Hackney's on Harms for forty years and though I've moved away from the Chicago area, still like to go back. My daughter and I stopped last week after shopping at Old Orchard (just around the corner). I was surprised to see that new McMansions had been built nearby, but once in the parking lot, it... More 

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Hackneys, Manager at Hackney's, responded to this review

Hi JDKegel, Thank you so much for the kind words. We always love hearing from such loyal customers. We cannot wait to serve you again! Next time make sure to save room for the Onion Loaf. -The Hackney's Team More 

Leadville, Colorado
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Growing up in the neighborhood suburb I have eaten here many times.Its nothing to right home about but.... it has been opened since 1939. In the same location, same building and right in the forest preserve. They are known for the burgers which dont disappoint. The service is always on point and make you feel appreciated. I would most defiantly... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Why did I chose those words for the title to this review? Because I meant it quite literally. read on: When I was raised in the North Shore suburbs of Chicago in the 1960s & 1970s, Hackneys was well-regarded for great and rather prodigious burgers served mostly on a yummy dark rye and accompanied by a fried onion loaf that... More 

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Hackneys, Owner at Hackney's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing and detailed review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your Hackney’s knowledge with the world. As always, we can’t wait until you visit us again! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great outdoor place to have a burger in the summer. I usually order the bison burger on dark rye. I also order an onion loaf extra crispy. The fries are just ok. We like to sit next to the little kids play house so the kids have a great time.

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Additional Information about Hackney's

Address: 1241 Harms Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-3253
Phone Number: (847) 724-5577
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1241 Harms Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-3253
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: (847) 724-5577

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?