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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 Milwaukee Ave, Located next to Abt Electronics in the Design Center at Abt., Glenview, IL 60025-2418
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting food, nice atmosphere, and reasonable prices. Recommended for a nice, quiet dinner with your spouse, but not recommended for kids.

Thank Steven Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Jolene’s. My half a portobello mushroom sandwich and minestrone soup was a minuscule portion. The sandwich was about three bites, contents slippery and drippy and mediocre at best. The minestrone was unremarkable and composed of very large chunks...More

Thank cd1462
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I've dined here a few times now. The food is prepared well - nicely seasoned and good portions. On occasion, the service has been slow even when it didn't seem the restaurant was busy, but there are large parties sometimes so that may affect kitchen...More

Thank julietiu
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I liked the food in this restaurant. Service was quick, staff friendly. They also have good deserts. Location of the restaurant is a bit remote though, away from towns.

Thank Ver0nica333
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Delish and fresh. Burger salad soup sandwich coffee and free ice cream for kids in a delightful setting with friendly service.

Thank Josdaughter
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Jolane's is wonderful place for a lunch with friends. The service is attentive and the food is good. Just basic American fare. Plenty of parking and a very nice sort of enclosed porch. Very sunny in one room and old wood paneled in the other.

Thank Chicago50by50
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were a party of 36, having dinner after a memorial service. We sat in the glass atrium section, which felt private and was quiet enough that we could carry on conversations. A little downpour during dessert was a serendipity! It couldn't have been a...More

Thank maryntessa
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We selected Jolane's Cafe since it was very close to the Delta hotel we were staying at for the night. We were immediately seated upon our arrival. We sat in the glass atrium area. Our server was extremely friendly and helpful. I went with the...More

Thank Brettkort1
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Have been to Jolanes several times in the past years. The menu does have subtle changes. But it still has a great selection of great food at good price points. I had the Tuscan chicken and it was very good. I would have preferred a...More

Thank erichlaumer
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is our "go to" restaurant, since it is close to our residence and they have the best coffee. No doubt this is another great dinning experience. All of our dishes were made to perfection and to our orders. The coffee were fill to the...More

Thank Barnett F
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Questions & Answers
29 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.
29 July 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Great wines are available along with all typical cocktails.
16 November 2016|
Response from Katie D | 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
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
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: +1 847-375-6986
  • E-mail
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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