2235 West 173rd St
Lansing, IL 60438
Phone: (708) 418-3337
Fax: (708) 418-4340
Bars & Cafes
Located close to the Cook County Forest Preserves, is Station, a casual and friendly bar. A perfect place to spend a relaxed evening after work or spice up your weekend. You can sit all by yourself and take-in beautiful views of the nearby forests, while enjoying the warmth of the fire pit. The jukebox makes for entertainment; patrons can also croon their favorite tunes and further add to the jovial atmosphere. It also has a plasma screen for all those who do not want to miss out on the big game. Call ahead for more details.
Mike Floyd, an avid beer enthusiast, along with his sons, Simon and Nick, established 3 Floyds Brewing Co. in 1996. An adjoining brewpub offers guests freshly brewed beers on tap, along with an array of delicious pub fares. The Dark Lord Day festival, revolving around the eponymous beer, is an annual event at 3 Floyds; it is the only day where visitors can purchase the 3 Floyds' special; Russian Stout. Though located in Munster, Indiana, this brewery is barely a 40-minute drive away from Chicago.
Platinum 144 is a bar explored by many for their creative cocktails and lively ambiance. The place is a haunt for youngsters and professionals, and everything from the decor to the menu is youthful here. At Platinum 144, the bartenders are masters at their craft and they are generous with their pours as well as humor. Come here for a laid back evening with your friends and stay put till wee hours of the morning in the company of like-minded patrons. Platinum 144 is also a perfect venue for private events and gatherings.
As it is named, Beer Geeks is a haven for lovers of this beverage. It has a rotating selection of 20 taps featuring cask conditioned ales and craft brews from across the globe. They also have an impressive list of bottled varieties as well. This bar also hosts regularly live music that is as eclectic as its drink list.
Opened in 2008 by mother and son duo, Diane and Ryan Glowacki, White Rhino is a nice spot to drop by to dine or drink. Just off the Lincoln Highway, it has high ceilings and is a nicely appointed. Sports enthusiasts can watch a game on any of their 21 televisions. They have 12 tap beers and more than 110 bottled varieties. Play a game of dart, Golden Tee or participate in Buzztime Trivia. Enjoy their delicious entrees, pastas and burgers. Dance to the tunes of a DJ or live music. It is a fun place to hangout with friends.
This independent coffee shop, opened by local coffee buffs Gabe and Kate Mauch, fills in the long-standing void of a community coffee shop in Griffith. And within a short span of time has garnered a huge following among the local coffee drinkers, who religiously walk in here everyday for their morning cuppa coffee and bagel. The coffee beans that make a fine cup of aromatic coffee, are sourced from the acclaimed coffee roasters Metropolis coffee. So you can rely on it for top quality and taste. The delightful array of food served here are fresh and the portions of made-to-order sandwiches are filling and scrumptious. As for entertainment, trust Gabe for his taste in music as he often schedules some of the best live acts of local and national musicians.
There's nothing better than experiencing an upscale restaurant overlooking Lake Michigan. Jack Binion's Steak House serves not just the best steaks, but is also known for fresh and delicious seafood. The service is impeccable, and the staff is knowledgeable and polite. Tryout the Porter House Steak, the Pan-Roasted Chicken and the delicious Diver Sea Scallops.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like Chicken Fingers and Mac & Cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
Cork and Kerry is a wonderful place to hang out. It boasts a great selection of beers along with an atmosphere that is comforting and inviting. The bar is designed in wood and stained glass, that gives it a classy look. Cork & Kerry's is a great place for casual drinks with the mates. For more information, do check out their website or call ahead.
Aptly named, South Dakota's New Dating Game is good for people interested in the dating scene. With bartenders playing cupid and often easing out the silence between guests, singles are sure to hook up with someone by the the time they leave this friendly place. The dimly lit interiors complete with mirrors complements the intimate ambiance. The menu features a lot of comfort food and tasty appetizers that go well the drinks served at the bar. Live music and popular tracks played by the DJ's further enliven the scene.
Celebrity Lounge, is a South Side bar-cum-club that boasts of great entertainment and cool drinks. This laidback watering hole, offers a variety of spirits and wine at affordable prices; youngsters who want to chill-out after college make up the chirpy and pleasant crowd. DJ Nights, happy hours and fun parties are a regular feature at Celebrity Lounge. The resident DJ spins funky tunes and you can groove to hip-hop, reggae and house music. Call for more details.
Born of Joseph Sapp's childhood dream, Original Rainbow Cone was originally established in 1926 and continues to delight customers even today. The reasoning behind the original Rainbow Cone is quite simple – why have a single flavor when you can have five? Carefully balanced on a crispy cone, Chocolate, Strawberry, Palmer House, pistachio and Orange sherbet ice cream combine to create a perfectly balanced, flavorsome sweet treat that is sure to leave you craving for more. Each creamy rainbow cone in assembled to order. Apart from the original Rainbow Cone, the shop also offers pints and quarts as take-aways, shakes, sundaes and a variety of other ice cream flavors including Bubble Gum, Butter Pecan and Black Walnut. Catering services are offered as well for weddings and private parties.