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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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4.5

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (29)
Casual (23)
Special Occasion (18)
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Good for Groups (18)
Comfort Food (16)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Afternoon Coffee (15)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Good for a Date (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Business Meals (12)
Great for Brunch (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Cozy (10)
Healthy (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Romantic (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Fun (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Scenic View (3)
Authentic (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Vegan (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

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 7 days ago

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

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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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 26, 2017

What a great surprise. We've been here a few times in the past few years. All we can say now is WOW. They have upgraded their service, menu and quality of food. It was the best pot pie I have ever had. The high note are the individual popovers they bring before dinner with strawberry butter. What a nice touch. A little loud but worth it. It's a great place. Be sure to dine here soon. Great Austrian pastries too.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Casual, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 19, 2017

We love Tuesday nights - half priced glasses of wine! Had the medallions of beef with spatzle, both of which were really good. Nice that we received a complimentary green salad to start. We'll be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

The food and service were both great. The brunch menu was reasonably priced and the mimosas were delicious. It was a low key restaurant and perfect for a small get together. I will definitely eat here again.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

This was our first time here. Both of us had the Saturday prime rib special. It was good, though not the best we've had. Service was good. Popovers are amazing!
Will go back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

From the moment we entered the door, the staff tried their best to accommodate our evening. Amy, our server, was outstanding. She was familiar with menu items and listened to our requests. She was efficient and friendly. The food arrived promptly and was delicious. Make a reservation so you are not disappointed, and they are on Grubhub for deliveries.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

I did mention that this was a 43 anniversary celebration in my reservation in open table but no one mentioned or asked about this when they seated us nor did the server say anything. A little disappointed

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 9, 2017

In the many years we have dined at Jolane's the food and the service has always been great. The seafood entries always been outstanding, a must for this restaurant.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Casual, Special Occasion, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The food was tasty. We enjoyed the BBQ flatbread and tortilla soup. It took too long to get refills on water and coffee.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Scenic View
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 2, 2017

This is what happens when restaurants get back to just making great food. Wonderful menu and very tasty food. The ambiance is more about the company, but the food brings it home! So happy I finally came here!

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·Dined on September 1, 2017

Easy to make a reservation, easy parking and lovely ambiance. Server listened to needs and was very careful to make sure I knew what had gluten in it and what did not. I really appreciated this.

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Scenic View, Happy Hour, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 31, 2017

If you're driving by and think "Another restaurant in a strip mall, how good can it be?"... you would miss out on a great place to have a really nice business lunch or dinner. White tablecloths, attentive & friendly staff, and consistently good food.
If you like raw fish, I highly recommend the Ahi Poke as an appetizer. Salads and soups are all good. Steaks and seafood aren't exceptional, but are consistently prepared and enjoyable.
A dependably good place to go.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 26, 2017

This was our first visit to Jolane's, and we will definitely be back. A spacious room, great atmosphere, and the service was terrific. Prices were moderate, and portions generous. The menu is truly international, and after starters of tasty minestrone soup and a top notch Caesar salad, our entrees were very different. My wife had a shrimp and chicken pasta dish and I had pork schnitzel, both of which were great and provided the next meals for out dog. Overall, a wonderful evening!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Went here for brunch on a weekend for the first time and I was very surprised. I ordered crepe and it was actually pretty good but also its good for 2 people. Relish! Will totally go back here again!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Was excellent, food was a little slow coming out, but all was great

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Good for a Date, Casual, Paleo Friendly, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great first time experience. Service was great, food was delicious, complimentary popover, sweet desserts. Will visit again.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Yummy as usual...

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Consistently great food and service. Popovers with strawberry butter fantastic.

Tags: Authentic, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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