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Jolane's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1100 Milwaukee Ave, Located next to Abt Electronics in the Design Center at Abt., Glenview, IL 60025-2418 (Milwaukee and Zenith)
11:00 am - 9:00 am
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant for adults. They do have hamburgers but the ambiance is geared towards adults that want to enjoy a Europe type meal. Wonderful coffees, desserts and decent cocktails as well. The Hungarian beef and spatzle is a favorite. The back room is less formal and a great place for a bridal shower or such .

Thank Dunkste
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152 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Jolane's, and it certainly won't be the last. We visit the area once a year and meet up with friends, and this was an ideal venue for a relaxed and informal occasion, with very good food and service. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful, and the only down side (which is totally out of... More 

Thank melvillecot
Aurora, Illinois
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this gem while visiting the studio 41 kitchen remodeling center. Also a good place to stop in. Ask for Ralph. Anyways, the beet salad was delicious and 4 of us shared it as an appetizer. 3 of us are Gluten free. So while they don't have a Gluten free menu, there a plenty of items you can... More 

Thank ColleenG62
Katie D, Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a review. We appreciate you giving us feedback on dining with us. It sounds like you and your guests had a wonderful time. We're glad you enjoyed both the food & service. We apologize for not having a gluten free menu, but are happy Roberto was able to assist you in finding something delicious. We... More 

Chicago, Il
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166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Excellent salad selection with very large portions. The steak and scallops were fisrt rate, perfectly cooked. Harvest had tones of interesting bits and pieces. Next time I'd split one and a sandwich and salad with a friend. We were there on a Sunday a party in part of screened off garden area. That area was hot and noisy - so... More 

Thank EsmeBennion
Chicago, Illinois
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127 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We were power shopping at the Abt store and had to take a break for lunch - what a great find Jolane's was - and it's more than lunch. We enjoyed the half sandwich and HOMEMADE delicious chicken tortilla soup. I had the French brie and pear on thick pecan toast...unbelievable. Hubs had the turkey apple avocado sandwich and same... More 

Thank LeBonVieTravels
Wheeling, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The restaurant has a moderate noise level and excellent food. The service is excellent. The menu has a wide range of foods from salads to entrees. It also has an almost European desert selection.

Thank John R
chicago, il
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100 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were 6 and celebrating a special occasion. Other than the slow service and poor quality of food it was a fine outing. I hate to give any rating less than 3 stars but this place earned it!!

Thank oldergent
Bloomingdale, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Dined at Jolanes Cafe tonight for my sisters birthday. Everyone enjoyed it. I had the chicken schnitzel which I get everytime I eat here. It is always perfect. Mixed green salad was fresh and the dressing was light not heavy saucy at all. Save room for dessert..as when you walk in you pass them by and can see what you... More 

Thank bobbicat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The popovers before dinner are amazing! We have never had a bad meal here, and have been going for 3 years!

Thank redandmed
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We had dinner there last night. They start out giving you a delicious, large homemade popover I had the Tuscan organic chicken. It was yummy and so were the sides served with it. Though I would have preferred potatoes instead of the garlic bread served with it. My husband had the black angus burger which was also excellent. Osmany was... More 

Thank mchal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $30
American, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Milwaukee Ave, Located next to Abt Electronics in the Design Center at Abt., Glenview, IL 60025-2418
    (Milwaukee and Zenith)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: 847-375-6986
Jolane's Restaurant & Bar in Glenview features exclusive contemporary cuisine with a European flair along with artesian libations. Patrons can enjoy one of the weekly dinner or lunch specials and a glass of our proudly hand selected wine in the intimate dining room, or elegant, sun-soaked conservatory. The unique menu is derived from high quality ingredients and is complemented by the dedicated service of each employee.

Whether it's lunch or dinner, with close friends or a party; Jolane's is the perfect balance of comfort and sophistication.

We also have free Wi-Fi and a kids menu for our younger guests.

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