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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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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 41
    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
Very Good is a stretch!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Princeton1212
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Leadville, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Glenview, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 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
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 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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Wilmette, Illinois
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132 reviews 132 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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532 reviews 532 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 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
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?