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Jolane's Cafe

1100 Milwaukee Ave, Located next to Abt Electronics in the Design Center at Abt., Glenview, IL 60025-2418
+1 847-375-6986
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (42 reviews)
“popovers” (12 reviews)
“goulash” (9 reviews)
Closed
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1100 Milwaukee Ave, Located next to Abt Electronics in the Design Center at Abt., Glenview, IL 60025-2418
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jolane's is a hidden gem...you might never know it was there. But find it! They have the most delicious pear salad. And the tables outside are perfect for a fall lunch.

Thank jhopkins17
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had a wonderful early Saturday dinner at Jolane's and will definitely be back again! Had the Saturday special Prime Rib dinner which was excellent and came with choice of a soup or salad and a side. Meat was cooked to perfection and very flavorful....More

Thank Julia S
Suzy B, General Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Julia, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Jolane's. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Always liked going to Jolanes for specials in drinks etc. but went last night and orders the Salmon on a plank ($28) it was the best I have ever had.

Thank JPMDDM
Suzy B, General Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed the Planked Salmon. It has been a house favorite for years and will be for a long time to come.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely afternoon, dining with friends, in their atrium - just divine! You have your choice of Viennese coffees and pastries, traditional brunchishness, and eclectic choices too. Lovely fresh poke, awesome lox plate, beautiful ham/brie crepes, flaky quiche... finished off with coffees and treats...More

Thank oceanmoon4u
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We’ve been living in Glenview for nearly four years and had never been to Jolanes. It was delightful. There were many delicious food choices and the employees were friendly and accomodating. The pastries looked delicious but we had to take a place on them. There...More

Thank Joan N
Suzy B, General Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Joan, We are delighted you decided to dine with us and look forward to seeing you in the future. We are currently working on sound panels to help reduce the noise and should have this completed in the very near future. Thank you.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Had lunch here the other day. I ordered the quiche with chopped salad. The quiche of the day was bacon and cheddar with caramelized onions - really good! The chopped salad portion was huge, and served with the dressing and blue cheese on the side...More

Thank KarenZ319
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I had lunch here with a client that adores this place. Service at the host stand was excellent, very professional. My guest had a salad with added salmon that looked very nice. I had a wrap that was tasty and plentiful. The fries were suggested...More

Thank Henry A
Suzy B, General Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and experience and hope you will dine with us again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Jolane's is a favorite for quality, delicious food served by professional staff in a lovely setting. Great salads, wonderful desserts. Never disappoints.

Thank Aviad S
Suzy B, General Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for the nice review. We are pleased that you enjoy dining with us.

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

My colleagues and I visited this restaurant which was within walking distance of a nearby hotel in which we were staying. It is named after the a Hungarian immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 6 and lived for more than...More

Thank 3Art329
Suzy B, General Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are pleased you chose to dine with us and hope to see you next time you are in town.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

NO sure how this place stays in business since Bob Abt died. Boring, plain food, old lady like...Nothing special, overpriced......

Thank Brian T
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KathieJSLS
28 July 2017|
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Response from Cindy65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a full bar. There is a wine list on the Jolane's website.
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KathieJSLS
28 July 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Great wines are available along with all typical cocktails.
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coinexile
15 November 2016|
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Response from Suzy B | Property representative |
We are locally owned by the Abt Family. We do have gift cards available in any denomination. If you are not in the area, you can always order a gift card over the phone and we can mail it to either you or the recipient.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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: +1 847-375-6986
  • E-mail
Description
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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