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Hackney's On Lake

1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
+1 847-724-7171
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“dark rye” (13 reviews)
“onion loaf” (14 reviews)
“hamburger” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times and always love everything we’ve ordered. One time we had bag pipes playing. Great service and delicious burgers.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We have enjoyed Hackney's on Lake for many years. While the hamburgers and fried onions are a traditional favorite, everything is delicious.

Thank Lonn M
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This place was one of a kind. But the years have past and though it’s still very good although it’s no longer unique. Their burger with the crispy edge is still excellent served on black bread and of course the fried onion loaf is outstanding....More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Im 59 yrs old ive been coming here over 40yrs.Known for there burgers and onion loaf.But really everything is solid.Go for it u will like it.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I visited this Hackney's for the first time this past weekend. There were 4 adults and 1 infant. The service was great as was the food. We all had different burgers and they all were great. We had half a brick of fried onions which...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We were referred to this place and it was excellent! Middle of Chicago but felt like we were in country setting! They are known for their onion rings which were great! We also had a hamburger on their homemade rye bread that was great! WIll...More

Thank tobmar
Reviewed January 5, 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant my family has been coming to for generations. Their burgers are amazing and perfectly cooked. I got the bleu cheeseburger and thoroughly enjoyed it. This place has a homey atmosphere and has an amazing snickers ice cream pie.

Thank Elliott P
Reviewed December 9, 2017

My husband and I both had take out of the special of walleye pike. Tasteless and had so many bones in it. not what I expected

Thank chris1184
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Branched our a bit and did not have the hackney burger. Patty melt was just as good. Brick of onion rings is unchanged. Great service.

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed October 30, 2017

My wife, daughter and I ordered take-out from Hackney's on Lake, a venue we frequent often. My hamburger on a bun was cooked properly, very tasty, as were the accompanying fries and coleslaw. My daughter ordered a turkey burger on a bun; and it came...More

Thank Orso52
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Selna G
January 22, 2018|
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Response from 577gordonj | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but a call to the restaurant might get the answer you need.
January 16, 2016|
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Response from Stanley B | Reviewed this property |
Hacknes on Lake does have party rooms. They can also section off one of the larger rooms near the bar. I believe the downstairs party room has a bar . Book ahead, though. The two mgrs. who might accommodate your needs and... More
January 16, 2016|
Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Best to check with restaurant for availability.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: +1 847-724-7171
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