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Hackney's On Lake

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
+1 847-724-7171
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Wilmette, Illinois
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273 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The hackney burgers on dark rye are great. The buffalo burger was amazing! The onion loaf (we asked for them loose and crispy) are delicious! The club sandwich is yummy also. Our only disappointment was the potato skins which seemed like they had been burned. We didn't complain but we would not order them again. Service was terrific and the... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Tabar (sp?) was our server (we sat at the bar) when we visited on a Sunday. He suggested he make me his "special" bloody mary...a bit of Guiness with a topping off of Jamison...it was outstanding. The Southwest Quesadilla was also delicious complete with a side of guacamole and housemade pico de gallo. Enough for two people unless, of course,... More 

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Brooklyn, Indiana
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Hackneys on Lake for many years. It was a personal favorite of my late father's and has been a personal favorite (when I'm in the area) of mine. To start, ALWAYS get an full onion ring loaf; it is absolutely delicious and will make an excellent take home snack. Their famous "Hackneyburger" can be... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3,118 reviews
2,439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 524 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Being on the Hackney e-mail list, sometimes you get specials. For Valentine's Day, they had a petite filet mignon special with grilled veggie kabob, a twice baked potato and either a soup or a salad for $18.95. Why not? This Hackney's on Lake St. has been around since 1955, though the first Hackney's opened for business nearly 80 years ago.... More 

Thank Allen21096
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Good service. A comfortable atmosphere. Very good burgers and other sandwiches. Great onion loaf. Children friendly.

Thank George R
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food was good as usual, but the service was not. It started when my husband and I were greeted by the waiter with " good evening, ladies" and ne never apologized.

Thank Beth B
Park Ridge, Illinois
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185 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a table for 20 last night. My son wanted a casual dinner with friends for his birthday. A table of 20 and management didn't have the foresight to provide our server with a little extra help. A terrible oversight on the management's part. One server for the entire group....obviously that meant a long wait time for drinks and... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Best cheese burgers, best onion rings, best staff and great prices. Family owned and run since day 1.

Thank Dave A
Northbrook, Illinois, United States
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This is the third year I've attended the North Shore Executives Networking Group holiday party at Hackney's On Lake. The ambiance, drinks and food are top notch -- great wait staff service too! We were pleasantly surprised by vintage-dressed holiday carolers -- lovely!

Thank JSB915
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The festive atmosphere and simple but delicious food makes this place fun for Family, Friends or date night. From the time you walk in till the time you leave you are just in a good mood.

Thank Barb K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: +1 847-724-7171

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West Linn, Oregon
West Linn, Oregon
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?