3250 Bittersweet Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Phone: (847) 578-9900
Fax: (847) 578-5015
Bars & Cafes
La Michoacana Gudino's Ice Cream Parlor is the place to go if you wish to get better of the heat in summer. The fruit popsicles and sorbets simply melt in the mouth and are a great cure for a parched throat. Along with the usual options such as strawberry, chocolate and pineapple, this eatery serves ice creams in unusual varieties such as tuna-cactus fruit and tamarind. Other flavors include kiwi, blackberries, mango and pine nut. Besides ice creams, this place also sells cookies and other baked treats.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar serves some delicious steaks, cooked to perfection. With a list of over 100 wines, there's lots to choose from and something to suit every palate. An upscale restaurant, the rates could be a bit pricey, but worth it. A must try is the The walnut turtle pie. Call for details on happy hours.
Opened by The Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman, Billy Corgan in 2012, Madame Zuzu's is a tea emporium in Highland Park. Inspired by Parisian Chinese tea houses, you will find unusual teas, fair-trade coffee and vegan snacks on their menu. Sip on First Flush Darjeeling, Vintage Caramel Pu erh, Crema Earl Grey, French Kissed Moroccan Mint, White Dragon Silver Needle and Tropical Fruit Medley. This tearoom also is a performance space with live music from local bands and Billy himself entertaining the crowd. You can also buy tea paraphernalia and tea leaves as well.
What began as a small bread bakery, has evolved into a fast, casual cafe offering a menu of healthy & delicious sandwiches, soups, pastas, salads, paninis, kid's selections and desserts. They offer catering services and Wi-Fi access for patrons dining in the cafe. Corner Bakery also offers a breakfast menu that is certain to start your day in a satisfying way.
Open seven days a week, Glencoe Roast is the perfect pit stop on the way to work or school. Not just known for their cappuccinos and espressos, this coffee shop has become famous for their sinful pie. Drop in and sip your coffee by the fireplace while surfing the net, as they offer free WiFi.
Touch Of Sweets Bakery is a true European fusion cafe combining old world traditions with a modern, sophisticated taste and flair. Everything is made from scratch. They offer European pastries, cakes for all occasions, party favors, cookies, breads, tea, fresh salads, Bossa Nova Meals for breakfast, and, they even roast their own coffee by the cup or bean and are a full service coffee bar. They also do kid's birthday parties combined with cake decorating activities for your children. They even cater small to large events.
House of Music & Entertainment, commonly known as H.O.M.E. is one of the most happening entertainment venues in town. It hosts an eclectic schedule of live gigs by leading national and international musicians, bands and DJs at their dedicated space. Across the bar there are 80 plasma televisions sets to view live sports and enjoy a chilled beer. On the menu are craft beer, lagers and ales to go with American classic pub grub like BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger, Triple Decker Club or Pulled Pork Tacos. Opt for their exquisite booths with a built-in tap system.
A classy, upscale restaurant, Flight is locally known as the best wine bar around. With a list that runs into more than 100 bottles, there are all sorts of wines here. The food here is also delicious. A little pricey, but still good. Service is excellent.If you choose to go only with wines, then the appetizers are delicious. Ask your server for suggestions.
Catch the game on the big screen and unwind at The Happ Inn Bar and Grill. Be it an outing with your friends, or simply family time, this place is awesome. In keeping with what they believe, the service at the restaurant is excellent, and the food is even better. The menu features a list of dishes, with something for every palate. Portions are large with lots of leftovers!
Lamplighter Inn Tavern & Grille breathes new life into a historic building dating back to the mid 1800s. Steeped in local history, it has housed several businesses during the Civil War including a bakery and school. The charming decor and photoframes dotting the vibrant walls create a nostalgic ambiance. On the menu are Mozzarella Sticks, Popcorn Shrimp and Tilapia with sides to go with premium drinks and spirits like Washington Apple, Lemon Drop Shots and Miller Lite pale lager. Patrons agree that their beer garden is arguably the best seat in the house while Happy Hours, live gigs, karaoke and open mic nights are a big draw. This venue is ideal for hosting private parties and social events.
In business since 1972, Durty Nellie's is a welcoming, warm place to spend a free evening. The pub is modeled after an establishment of the same name built in 1620 near Bunratty Castle in County Clare. It often features live entertainment, mostly acoustic, which patrons can listen to while snuggling up next to the roaring fireplace in the winter. During the summer months, a lively beer garden area provides a great place to sip a pint and squint at constellations. Though most enjoyable during the warmer months, the garden is open year round.
A small local business selling delicious gourmet cupcakes made with organic ingredients. Pair these with some Wisconsin ice cream and an all beef hot dog. Theyhave over 189 varieties of cupcakes with a fresh selection baked daily, and 10 different Rock N Roll inspired hot dogs on the menu. They do chicken sandwiches, pulled pork, and much more.