Hey Nonny

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$30 and under
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American
Located in downtown Arlington Heights, Hey Nonny offers an intimate live music experience where great music, scrumptious food, and excellent drinks deliver patrons a bit of that “Hey Nonny Nonny” carefree bliss.

Hey Nonny is comprised of two parts: a music listening room where great musicians engage with the audience, and a farm-to-table Bistro.
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4.4
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4.5
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4.6
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GR
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Seating in the bar dinning area with the tall tables can be a challenge, especially if the table is wobbly. Brunch Food was tasty and made quick, but the steak wasn't done well enough and my poached egg seem on the cool side. Mimosa are a nice touch but expensive
I got free coffee because they forgot to get me my cream and sugar.
Live music is a selling point. but you pay for that ambiance

A
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great music!

KF
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love the atmosphere! The Jazz music was very enjoyable and food was excellent!

D
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was good, but a little pricey for the portion. Service was good.

KF
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

fantastic service and food

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Eclectic ambiance with delicious food and fun entertainment!

OT
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience4

We went for the three course Valentine’s special event. I was thankful that they were able to accommodate my gluten free diet and having my seven year old with us. The first course I had was a sweet potato bisque. It was pretty good. The main dish they upcharged $10 for a surf and turf with a small steak and three shrimp. The steak was hard & gray. The shrimp were fishy tasting. The su gratin potatoes were pretty dried. Green beans were good. One of the owners took the steak back and brought me a replacement. It was cooked alright but had the gluten sauce on it. The kids burger had a blackish blue bun with seeds on it. Kids do not eat stuff like that. His fries and fruit were great.
The music was very enjoyable and we did have fun! I was just hoping for a delicious meal and I would probably not return if the concept of the music venue and overall restaurant description wasn’t so appealing.

WB
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, decent service. Ambiance and music made it an excellent night.

OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The menu choices were good and our party of 4 all enjoyed their food. We would do this again.

w
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience5

Very slapping

p
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great ambience and good food. We had the Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu and it was very good though not spectacular. My NY strip was a bit tough and the shrimp a bit rubbery, but it wasn’t bad. The band was exceptional as was the service. I don’t know the bartender’s name but she was awesome — great drinks and she was working her *$$ off. Kudos.

MM
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were there for a valentine dinner and the food was very good. Better than I expected.

DJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed my second visit here! Loved the “splattering of love songs” Heather Lynne Horton perform and the “syllabus” was very thoughtful as well! Thank You!

H
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was great. I sampled one wine I thought I would like but didn’t. I asked for a recommendation. Loved it. They had a beer my grandson hadn’t had before so that was a plus. Our food was delicious. We had the burger and the chicken Brie sandwich. Then we contemplated dessert. We had the creme brûlée cheesecake and the pecan bar with salted caramel gelato. Both were absolutely delicious. It’s a small kitchen so not too many food choices but everything was expertly prepared. Looking forward to trying the jazz brunch on Sundays.

M
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Jazz brunch. Was very good. Music might have been a tad loud but we could still talk. Very enjoyable!!

L
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Great service and ambience however food was meh... for eggs Benedict, quiche, steak Chilaquile and pancakes. nothing exciting for brunch, haven’t been there for dinner.
Kitchen messed up my sons order and food didn’t arrive until after we were all finished and was sloppily thrown together so he didn’t eat it but they didn’t charge us for it and otherwise service was good.

PB
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hey Nonny is the best thing to happen to the Northwest Suburbs in a long time. Great music, staff and innovative brunch (with Jazz)

s
Chicago
129 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Well, the pork chop almost brought things to a halt (fatty, overdone) but Brittany and the manager, brought me a new one, and then comped it - thanks to both of you, and the chef. The others in my group enjoyed their steak salad, airline chicken and scallops very much. The staff here is the best, and there is great ambiance, especially if you are going to the show after dinner. Very nice evening.

JB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Why it isn't super crowded all the time is beyond me. Went for brunch on saturday. The music was great, perfect level - not too loud but lively. Service is great - servers are very down to earth. Food is fantastic. A wonderful comfortable place to meet friends and enjoy a relaxing meal.

AB
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

This is a great place to see live shows- small, good sound and visibility. Drinks are OK- the pour used to be better. Food is hearty, but not quite what it was a few months ago. Soups are good, burgers are OK, calamari is bad. Maybe a new chef?

MW
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm, welcoming place-Great service, good food- I felt like a regular tho it was my first time. The show was great.

Hey Nonny
Responded on February 4, 2020

Margaret, Thank you so much for the great review, and for taking the time for the great comments about Hey Nonny!

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RK
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food...awesome music...outstanding music. We drive 85, one way from Indiana to come to hey nonny

Hey Nonny
Responded on February 4, 2020

Randall, Thanks so much for the great review!

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JT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for dinner and two for Tuesday concert. Great food and entertainment.

Hey Nonny
Responded on February 4, 2020

Thanks for the awesome review!

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TL
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, service was even better. After, we headed next door for some good music. In all it was an excellent night!

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 28, 2020

Tom, Thank you so much for the awesome review of Hey Nonny. We work so hard to deliver and when feedback like this comes our way, it makes it all worth it.

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l
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food at a great venue.

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 28, 2020

We really appreciate the review and the great score! Thank you for coming in, and we look forward to your next visit.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Liquid Soul!!

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 28, 2020

Thank you and we agree on Liquid Soul!

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TR
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bluegrass brunch was fantastic! Great music, creative menu, and excellent service.

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 28, 2020

Trixie, Thanks so much for taking the time to give Hey Nonny a great review! We appreciate your business.

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! Staff was great. Music was phenomenal!

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 14, 2020

Thank you so much for the great review!

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EB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

where in the suburbs can you go for a delicious meal, great atmosphere and live entertainment ??? this place is great

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 7, 2020

Ellen, Thank you for the great review of Hey Nonny and for all of the positive comments.

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l
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Didn't know what to expect from Hey Nonny but overall pleasantly surprised. The service was amazing. Our server told us the soup of the day might be running out and let us know what would come next. We really wanted the lobster bisque even though they weren't quite ready to serve it but she went and asked if just two cups could be heated for us. We didn't ask for that accommodation and were impressed. We enjoyed the bisque! We both had pasta. Hey Nonny put its own mark on this dish. Would have it again. Very good. The one issue with the restaurant was that practically everyone who walked behind me banged into my chair. We were sitting at a high table. There was a large party directly behind me. Perhaps the tables are not usually that close together but imagine trying to eat with someone crashing into you every few minutes. Not fun. Not pleasant. Not acceptable. Otherwise, would recommend and look forward to returning...next time for the music as well.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome!!!

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 7, 2020

Thank you for the 5 star review!

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G
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went to the Sunday Jazz Brunch and everything was really good from the service to the food to the music. I had the benedict which was good but not much hollandaise...which may be good because if it's not good it can ruin the whole dish...but overall it was tasty. My friend had the shrimp and grits which she said were really good, her son had the steak and eggs and we were all impressed with the size of the steak. It was a very generous portion and was served according to his requested"doneness". My son had the fried chicken and waffle and said it was just ok. The music was really good. We enjoyed it all and would definitely go back! Oh yeah, the bottomless mimosas were also greatly enjoyed!

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Gigi, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are glad you liked the food and the mimosas. The kitchen will get the feedback on the hollandaise sauce portion size on your visit , and we will make corrections so thanks for that. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to having you in again.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to have dinner and enjoy music talent.

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Thank you so much for the great review and comments!

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KA
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an awesome meal and heard some good live music. We will definitely be back again.

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Kaz, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Hey Nonny and for the great comments! We look forward to your next visit.

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s
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good items in the menu but not a big selection

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Sally, Thank you for the feedback, and we will we look to expand the menu in our next change of it. We appreciate your support of Hey Nonny and the positive review.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Going to restaurants is hard with a toddler, but this was the best! Sometimes when we get seated, people don't consider high chairs or toddlers, but the staff here did and I was very pleased with that! It's rare to find people and a restaurant that doesn't make you feel like you're apologizing for having a toddler. Tom was very kind. Our waitress, Kerri, was very sweet and Patrick was diligent and attentive! Such a great staff, they always checked in on us. And awesome ambience! I need to go back for dinner and brunch again to try more dishes! I did mark the noise level higher, but it's a music place, that's the best kind of noise! It was great brunch jazz! Highly recommend! You won't be disappointed.

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time for this very nice review! We appreciate you mentioning our teammates that went above and beyond and will reward them for their performance. We look forward to having you come back to Hey Nonny, and really are appreciative of the recognition.

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MD
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience3

Restaurant fair, at best. Uncomfortable seating and mediocre food. Music venue is superb.

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Mitch, We apologize for the uncomfortable seating and will look to improve the menu for your next visit. Thank you for the positive comment on the music venue.

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OT
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Meet with friends for dinner and show

Hey Nonny
Responded on January 3, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write a good review! We appreciate your business.

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CC
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific food and music and especially wonderful service from Kerry! She was attentive, informative, and incredibly fun. The quiche and benedict were superb. We had the best bottomless Bloody Marys! Will definitely be back again.

Hey Nonny
Responded on December 17, 2019

Colleen, Thank you for the great review! We appreciate the recognition of Kerry taking good care of you and will reward her for doing so. We cannot wait to take care of you on the next trip to hey Nonny.

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KF
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

incredible service, fabulous food

Hey Nonny
Responded on December 17, 2019

Kristen, Thank you for your great review! We appreciate your business and comments.

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