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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, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 40
    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
Most recent review
Be Choosey And You Will Be Very Happy

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Glenview, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Glenview, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Wilmette, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This old hamberger place has a number of unit but I like the Harms location the best. Perfect for a cold winter night and extra special in the summer on a spoacios patio. Family owned. Alway rated one of the best burgers in Chicagoland.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
352 reviews 352 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The restaurant reminds you of a Northwoods lodge and it certainly isn't the largest restaurant. What it lacks in size, it makes up in the taste of the food. One of the appetizers that they offer is an onion brick, which comes in a full brick size, a half brick and a quarter brick. For two people,the quarter brick is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I really like this place for a good lunch. Have eaten here about 10 times, consistently good. Great burgers, ruebens, and other comfort food with daily specials. What I especially like is the option of a 4 oz burger size especially if you overload on the onion brick appetizer AND the options of other side orders instead of french fries.... More 

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Seattle
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is no place for "foodies" but if you appreciate a North Shore institution defined by history and family this is a must visit. The brick of crispy onion rings is an old style classic. This place is perfect for families, screaming babies and all! There's a game room for the older kids and large separate rooms for large extended... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I am not crazy about this place though it's very popular in Glenview Illinois. I am not a huge fan of burgers, wild west food and style. It is very popular and crowded but I can't recommend it over other places.

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Chicago-area
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Can't beat the famous Hackneyburger on dark rye, and the French fried onion loaf. They also have a very good spinach and strawberry salad. Great family restaurant.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We met some old friends for dinner at the Lake Street on a Saturday night. The place was crowded with families and other groups. Plus, there was a large party downstairs. Despite the mass of people our group of 8 received excellent service. The burgers and onion rings are as good as advertised, and the prices were reasonable. The kids... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

After seeing advertisements for their famous "Hackneyburger", we decided to try out the Harms Road location. What an incredible disappointment. The burgers were not handcrafted--rather, they looked like perfectly round frozen patties and tasted incredibly bland. Our server, after taking our order, disappeared for 40 minutes. Other servers came to take orders, serve our food. When I had to go... More 

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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 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?