1775 East Belvidere Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 223-5050
Fax: (847) 223-7070
Bars & Cafes
Its easy to miss this place due to its nondescript exterior but the vintage sign in the entrance is the indication that you are at the right place. Mackey's Hideout is all about beers ranging from draft, canned and bottled varieties along with a huge selection of hand-craft beer such as Big Sky Moose Drool Brown Ale, Crown Valley Strawberry Cider and Two Brothers SideKick. It is also a performance space for local musicians where regular live gigs are performed. Some of their past line ups are the EverGreen Grass Band, Goose Doctor and Danny Barnes. A great place for beer aficionados and music lovers, Mackey's Hideout should not be missed if you are either of them.
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.
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.
This contemporary breakfast and lunch cafe opened its doors in February 2008. You will find plenty of breakfast basics here, but they are also well-known for their decadent twists on the regulars...like the stuffed french toast, blueberry bliss cakes, and berry explosion waffle. Savory options include an avocado-topped breakfast quesadilla, sausage patty sliders, and potato skins filled with scrambled eggs, ham, peppers and cheddar cheese. You can also enjoy a delicious mimosa or bloody mary with breakfast, brunch, or lunch.
The Village Squire Restaurants have been a part of the Fox Valley since 1974, family owned & operated. This is an English pub-style casual dining restaurant, featuring nightly live music and a cozy atmosphere. Some of their specialties include their fantastic baby back ribs, charbroiled steaks & juicy prime rib, and a wide variety of glorious burgers. Other foods from the kitchen include appetizers (try the flaming saganaki cheese), fresh salads, sandwiches, pizza, pastas, fresh fish, and fun selections for the little ones. The Squire is also famous for their house drinks.
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.
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.
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.
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.