1775 East Belvidere Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 223-5050
Fax: (847) 223-7070
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.
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.
Kaleidoscoops is delightful little ice cream shop that offers a range of sweet treats that are sure to please customers of every age. The shop itself is a friendly, colorful and cheerful place. Apart from serving ice cream in a plethora of delicious flavors, Kaleidoscoops also offers shakes, malts, Italian sodas, ice cream cakes, sundaes and more. With a rotating selection of over 75 flavors, including Mint Cookie, Daiquiri Ice, Carrot Cake and Blueberry Cream Pie, you are sure to find that special treat that is everything you desired and more.
Cook Street Coffee is involved in the complete coffee-brewing process, from the roasting of beans to the final presentation. This coffee lover's haven sources Arabica beans from countries like Guatemala, Kenya and Papua New Guinea. The roasting process is carried out in a small-batch roaster and the grinding is done carefully to extract maximum flavor and aroma from the beans. The resulting espressos are served fresh along with light snacks like almond scones, peach pies and chocolate cookies. This coffeehouse has won awards for consecutive years for its gourmet coffee; no wonder it is a favorite in the neighborhood.
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.