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About The Happ Inn

The Happ Inn is located on the Southeast corner of Willow and Happ roads, Northfield, Illinois.

305 Happ Road
Northfield, IL 60093
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday the Kitchen is open from 11:00AM to 10PM

Friday and Saturday the Kitchen is open from 11:00AM to 11PM

Sundays the Kitchen is open from 11:00AM to 8:30PM

Cross Street:
Willow

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 784-9200

Website:
http://thehappinn.com/

Parking Details:
The Happ Inn has ample free parking in its attached parking lot.

Executive Chef:
Freddy Sanchez

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

Special Events & Promotions:
Let The Happ Inn host your next private party or special event. Our private dining spaces can accommodate groups of up to 80 people. Our event coordinator can help you customize a menu and drink package to suit any taste or budget.

Private Dining

Planning a corporate or social event? Host your next function at The Happ Inn. We have private dining spaces that accommodate up to 125 people.

The Happ Inn Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (45)
Neighborhood Gem (36)
Great for Lunch (32)
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Comfort Food (32)
Good for Groups (28)
Kid-friendly (24)
Bar Seating (20)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Business Meals (17)
Good for a Date (14)
Cozy (13)
Vibrant Bar Scene (13)
Great Beer (11)
Healthy (10)
Quick Bite (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Fun (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Live Sports (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Seasonal (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Authentic (3)
People Watching (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Spicy (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

poor service, cold food, rude greeter..Asked to talk to Carlos said he was on vacation, understand why help was have fun.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was good and the service (our server was Pam) was OUTSTANDING!!!

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 30, 2017

The service was average. The skirt steak my husband ordered was substandard . The flat bread I ordered was so so. A huge disappointment as we love cafe central and have been going there for decades

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Perfect! 7 best friends, just exactly right!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Good. Really good. No problems.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 27, 2017

High marks because my husband thought the skirt steak was really good and he has very high standards when it comes to skirt steaks. I had the nicuois salad with seared tuna, which was over dressed but still good. We look forward to returning to this restaurant. It may wind up being our goto place for skirt steak.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I had a good meal that was served in a timely manner.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Live Sports, Great for Brunch, Spicy, Great for Lunch, People Watching
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Had a great family dinner. Guacamole was excellent, quinoa and beat salad very interesting and delicious, fish tacos were good but notnextraordinary, tortilla soup great too. Service always lovely and it’s a fun lively atmosphere.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We had a great family dinner. Very nice food, great service and a very enjoyable evening all round. We'll definitely be repeating!!!

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 22, 2017

So disappointed, have been going here for a couple of years. They changed their menu, removing some of my favorites-flalfel burger and cuban sandwich. Service was awful. It was super busy night, day before Thanksgiving but they should have had more servers than knowing it was a busy night. Won't be back for a while, which is unfortunate because this is a go to for a family with young kids.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Change in menu some of our favorites ( meatloaf) gone.

Consider bringing it back please !

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Nothing fancy was required for my group- just nice round tables, so old friends could gab for hours. We had good food & attentive service. Parking is easy. Several rooms are available for special events or sports watchers.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Live Sports, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The Crispy Chicken sandwich was not. It was over cooked and the slaw had no flavor.

Chicken Tortilla soup was good.

An Arnold Palmer was 75 cent$ more than the Iced tea… the simple addition of Lemonade does not cause a price increase where I come from, unless you add booze.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was fine but a little pricey for bar service and ambiance. I believe there was a different seating area but we were on the bar side. Waiter was quirky - not mean but a little condescending. It was odd. Not sure we would go there again with our family.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Always good

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Pam was amazing! Would like to have her again in the future

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The Happ Inn is a real favorite of ours. Had the fish and chicken taco's and they were great. Always comfortable. Carlos and Debbie have done a great job.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 6, 2017

We love Happ Inn but the food wasn’t up to par that night. Skirt steak not tasty pulled pork not good

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The service was slow. Forgot my soup. The fries were cold.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

it seams that the prices have gone up quit about every thing on a hamburger is extra

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were visiting the area and found the restaurant on opentable and decided to give it a try....it was fabulous! Great food and service, and the Banana Cream pie was the best ever, and we thought one of our favorite restaurants in N Y C had the best...not anymore, the Happ Inn is a great place to go in Northfield!!

Tags: Casual, Live Sports, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Fun, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 31, 2017

This was my second visit with more to come to this establishment. Nice cozy place to have a quite relaxing lunch and not have a high noise level. I had a veggie burger with cheese and avocado that was to die for and my guest had a turkey sandwich with real turkey( not out of a cellophane prepack). Ample selection of Tequila and the house Jimador was excellent. Service was excellent and with a smile from Spomenka

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Delish ! Everything we order there is delicious . We are always happy . The service is wonderful too.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Live Sports, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Really child friendly, my Lily girl enjoyed some ice cream with her dinner

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We just discovered this place and can't wait to go back. The food was outstanding, service even better. We had a party of nine with kids, and Pam took great care of us. Great place!

Tags: Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Consistently good food and service. Really like the renovated entrance. It's a great go-to spot for varied menu, good wine and cocktails, and friendly staff.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Birthday treat given to us from the Happ Inn! Very nice.
The wait staff was delightful.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We loved our server, Pamela. She added something special to our evening.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Dependable for good food and service. Eat here often and never disappoints.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was great. Service terrible and then they added 20% tip.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

One of the best things about Happ Inn , is that there's plenty of choices for everyone to pick from
From their barbecue pork sandwich, to their grass fed burgers, and fish choices
We had very good service and felt that the meal was not overpriced
We will continue to support the Happ Inn.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This local gem is a reliable go-to when you want a step up from your average family fare. The dining room was recently refreshed with a soothing palette and sound-dampening improvements. Menu is broad enough to satisfy my picky teenager, my meat-&-potatoes husband and my semi-foodie self.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our waitress, Pam, was fabulous!! She added to our evening of fun and was very knowledgeable about the menu. Everything was tasty, however, I felt my ahi tuna sandwich was on the salty side. Goat cheese app and tortilla soup was yummy. Pork chop was delicious.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Always great

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Food was fabulous. Felt a little rushed by our server to order and eat. Food came out so fast we had barely finished our soup. Overall I would definitely go back again.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 9, 2017

We all enjoyed eating here, the food is always delicious, and a nice selection. The waitress was very helpful and understanding of our special requests. Definitely will return in the near future...

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

They did not honor our reservation request. When spoke to the manager his answer was - "we are busy, too bad! " additionally
Our server was very rude.

Very upsetting evening have eaten there before, was excited to introduce it to our friends.
However we will never be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Hamburger was great. So was wine.
Chicken tacos were underwhelming.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Always a pleasure dining at the Happ Inn

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 3, 2017

They've expanded their menu which I think is great . I like the enlarged entrance , half wall separating bar from entrance and improvements to the outer eating area. All very positive . Good place to eat with good food

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Comfort Food
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