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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 - 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Christmas Eve 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Christmas Day - CLOSED
New Year's Eve 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
New Year's - CLOSED

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

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (36)
Casual (28)
Special Occasion (26)
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Good for a Date (19)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Groups (19)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Sunday Lunch (17)
Comfort Food (16)
Cozy (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Afternoon Coffee (14)
Business Meals (14)
Great for Brunch (14)
Healthy (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Afternoon Tea (8)
Romantic (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Authentic (6)
Fun (5)
Seasonal (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Quick Bite (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Scenic View (2)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined a day ago

Food was great!
Pretty restaurant
I would you go back

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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Good food and service during our lunch visit. Very pleasant wait staff.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

After several visits I can not fault Jolenes. I plan to return soon.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

We had a great Brunch - menu was extensive and varied. Food was great and service attentive.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 11, 2018

I enjoy the food, atmosphere and desserts at Jolane's. At most restaurants I avoid dessert. At Jolaine's it is part of the joy of the dining experience. Service initially was slow, but improved as the visit proceeded.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Good neighborhood spot - great popovers, reliably good food (burger, chicken pot pie are good). Nice wait staff.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We eat here quite often. The food is excellent and the deserts are fabulous. We consistently get very good service. I recommend Jolane's without hesitation.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Cozy, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Absolutely love their weekend brunch. Wish they had those offerings everyday of the week. Good food and service. Great for any occasion.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 3, 2018

We had a fantastic lunch !! I had the special Rueben ... WOW best Rueben I've ever had (and it's my all time favorite sandwich), the corned beef was so tender it was awesome. My husband had the quiche of the day with the soup of the day which was Lentil Sausage -- he was very impressed with the soup, and enoyed the quiche. Ruslan was our server and he was excellent. We have never been disappointed at Jolane's their food and service is always the best around.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 2, 2018

I'm a regular at Jolene's. I frequently meet friends for lunch--usually in the sun room as we love the ambiance. I also go with a group for dinners. Love the food. Be sure to try pear and brie sandwich on raison toast for lunch and the tenderloin medallions for dinner. You can't go wrong.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Love this place for lunch and brunch. Attentive service and excellent desserts!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

As usual the service was excellent the food was good it's an all-around nice place to eat I would recommend it.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We came here for Christmas Eve brunch and my 95 year old mother's birthday. The staff was excellent. Mixed reviews about the food.
I ordered from the brunch menu the lobster scramble and the asparagus-mushroom crepe. Both were disappointing. I couldn't taste the lobster in the scramble & it was very bland (and $20). The crepe had more crepe than filling (I kept cutting pieces and not finding any filling..).

Others said that the schnitzel was excellent.
The ambiance was very nice and the service was really good.

I'd go again and give it another try..

Tags: Seasonal, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We decided to stop her after a visit to ABT next door. Jolane's is a charming place that is very welcoming. The food was delicious and well presented. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. I would recommend Jolane's whether you want a nice meal with just your partner or a group of friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Always a winner! Great for large and small groups, lunch and dinner.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on December 10, 2017

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 on December 10, 2017

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 on December 7, 2017

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 19, 2017

Great food, good cocktails, good service, we will go back!

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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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