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About Jolane's

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.

Visit Thursday for 1/2 price wines by the glass!

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

Located in the Design Center at Abt.

1100 Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL 60025
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Austrian, International

Hours of Operation:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Cross Street:
Milwaukee and Zenith

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 375-6986

Website:
http://www.jolanescafe.com/

Executive Chef:
Jose Guerrero

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer a variety of menu options for both lunch and dinner parties. Our glass-enclosed conservatory has quickly become a popular venue in the North Shore.

Experienced Event Coordinator Suzy Breden ensures that no detail is spared in making your special event a memorable experience.

We look forward to working with you!

Jolane's Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (29)
Casual (21)
Special Occasion (19)
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Good for a Date (18)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Good for Groups (16)
Afternoon Coffee (15)
Good for Anniversaries (15)
Comfort Food (15)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Cozy (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Healthy (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Business Meals (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Romantic (10)
Bar Seating (8)
Kid-friendly (8)
Afternoon Tea (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Fun (5)
Authentic (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Scenic View (3)
Local Ingredients (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Happy Hour (1)
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Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined 4 days ago

Jolane's is one of our regular weekend lunch places and we find the food to be consistently outstanding--we order the Harvest Salad and Steak Salad most often. The steak is always tender and lean and cooked to the ordered doneness. It is usually quite busy and sometimes that effects the attentiveness of our server but would give no less than a rating of good in that scenario. Jolane's is a surprisingly outstanding casual restaurant for being in the end unit of a home decor/fixture/appliances business grouping. It is not ordinary by any means.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined 5 days ago

I thought the food was outstanding and the service was extremely attentive. We went with the server's recommendations and they did not disappoint. They offered to split the entree onto two plates and the portions were more than fair. We sat at a high top in the bar area and the ambiance was perfect. Definitely someplace I would frequent again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined 7 days ago

Excellent food & great service. This has become a favorite spot for lunch.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The service was amazing from the moment we walked in the door. They pay great attention to details.
We had the Vegetable Risotto and the planked Salmon both had such Wonderful flavors! The desserts looked amazing but we didn’t have room. Next time! I will definitely be back.

Tags: Healthy, Vegan, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Casual, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants… Staff is friendly, welcoming, attentive and efficient...Food is consistently very high-quality, flavorful, delicious and reasonably priced...With a nice presentation… I can be assured that whoever I bring there will be impressed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Authentic, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great service and food. Loved their bread, which I thought was a baked patatoe
Will return with pleasure

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Perfect as always.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Fine restaurant for a business lunch. Food is good and the menu has lots of options. Can find quiet places to have a good and private conversation.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 28, 2017

We had a fantastic lunch. Mina was our server and she was excellent. The lunch entrees are big servings. Everything was absolutely delicious. We need to dine here more often.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Wish you had the popover breads for lunch though.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Good food, service and clean. A bit overpriced but after all, it’s Glenview.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Live Sports, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

My daughter and I were celebrating her birthday. Excellent lunch. Food is always delicious and waiter very accommodating. And we received a free desert because it was her birthday. Will definitely be back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Bartender not that great

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Perfect place for any occasion! Great for a Sunday afternoon date!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Waiter was good ; hostess was nice.

had the chicken schnitzel which was yummy and cooked perfectly. Mash potatoes w/ gravy was the side but I almost think French fries would be more appropriate as a side

My guest had turkey sandwich which was good but very large and somewhat hard to eat. Perhaps put less between the bread?

The beer I ordered was poured into a frosted glass; nice touch.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The place would be perfect if they could just get the noise level down.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

European style bistrot with great, fresh food at reasonable prices.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Have been here several times, the food and service are consistently good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Quiche was really good. Nice to have a reasonable brunch menu.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent food presentation and quality of the food was outstanding.

Ambiance was wonderful--a great location to celebrate a special occasion.

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 (Naples)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Although Jolane's was terrific, I was very disappointed with Open Table...I made reservations through OT for two evenings Nov. 21 and Nov. 23...When we got to Jolane's there was no reservation listed from OT...It was good that the restaurant was not busy because we may have been without a table... And, Jolane's seemed very surprised that OT was not on their reservation list.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was very crowded on a Sunday at 1:15 p.m. Didn't seem as if there were enough servers as wait time for food was long but it was the weekend so it didn't bother me that much! The Harvest salad that I ordered contained about 85% mixed greens and, maybe, an ounce of chicken and even smaller amounts of chopped apple. I won't be ordering this one again. Better to stick with the sandwiches! The onion soup was very good though, so it's a keeper!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The restaurant was packed so our food took between half and three quarters of an hour to come. The waiter was very accommodating and offered us bread while we waited and a dessert to take home because of the delay. I had a minestrone soup which was not great. It was watery, with big chunks of tomato and onion and very little else, maybe two beans. The beef and cheddar sandwich was good and so was the lox bagel.
I've eaten there many times, have had good meals and mediocre meals.
If there was one thing I would recommend is that the chef Should add more ingredients into their salads and soups and, eg the steak salad had lettuce and steak and a few fried onions the shrimp salad has lettuce and shrimp, very lacking in a variety of ingredients.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Everything was fine except for the child that SCREAMED through the entire lunch. Jolanes is very noisy to begin with and we did not need that uncontrolled child.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great location and a cool atmosphere. The food was delicious. We were there for a business meeting over lunch. I️ enjoyed a half turkey and avocado sandwich with a harvest side salad. Both were delicious and fresh. I️ would highly recommend Jolane’s for all types of events and get togethers.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The Branzino Fish was delicious! The Popovers were a treat & Service was superb! The presentation was beautiful! We had a wonderful desert with hot tea to finish a most relaxing & delightful dinner!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great brunch menu, attentive service, very relaxed.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great restaurant with a wide choice of delicious meals. Our family of six loved each of our meals.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Dependably good, we've been there many times. Will be there again.

Tags: Healthy, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Have been to Jolane's for many lunches and the first time for dinner. It is always an enjoyable experience. Our server for dinner was terrific.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Always great good and LOVED the veggie burger and 1/2 price wine night and SUPER service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

GREAT FOR LUNCH/BRUNCH AFTERNOON COFFEE. DINNERS NOT SO GOOD

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food is very good and nicely presented. Waiter was very friendly and attentive.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Celebrating a engagement

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had a great evening and it was a 69 Birthday for one of our friends.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great atmosphere in the atrium. Nice wine list. Food and drinks are a little pricey, but taste is good. A nice touch is that the handed out hot popovers to all the diners. They were busy with a special event party in part of the atrium so our waiter didn't get to us right away. We were surprised when he comped our first round of drinks to make up for the wait. Overall a nice dinner with hubby.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We sat outside on a perfect day. With the exception of a pesky bumblebee, our table was perfect next to the small waterfall. Loved the quiche, the key lime custard, great brioche with fruits and asparagus/mushroom crepe. We are repeat customers.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

I ordered a burger with fries. The food was late. The bun was flattened. The tomato was mushy. My fries were in a clump of small pieces. The server was slow and not attentive. Didn’t offer to refill my iced tea until after my meal. I’ve been to Jolane’s many times and always had a wonderful meal. This was a huge miss on their part. A big disappointment.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Service was very very slow. Waited a long time between courses. I resent having to pay $2.00 for ice for a drink! I enjoy hot coffee. The coffee was just warm. The main course was good, but we waited so long. I had to ask three times for our waiter.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Loved dinner and ambience!!

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