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Jay Lovell’s

766 Sheridan Rd, Highwood, IL 60040-1002
+1 847-780-3930
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (4 reviews)
“egg salad” (2 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
766 Sheridan Rd, Highwood, IL 60040-1002
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This little gem has amazing food! Delicious and top quality! The owners are very friendly. The staff is very pleasant. Interesting fact - the owner is the son of the famous astronaut Lovell. Excellent breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Very casual. Place your order at...More

Thank lovefromme
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, egg salad BLT on toast with side of coleslaw, I had Beef Brisket w/expresso bbq sauce & hand cut fries. Large sandwich and took 1/2of the egg salad home,very good but coleslaw lack some vinegar. Best brisket that I have had...More

Thank Tommygunt
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Jay Lovell's is the reincarnation of Lovell's Fine Dining Restaurant of Lake Forest without all the fancy higher cost frills. Jay is there with his wife Darice supervising food execution. The menu is simple, limited but the food is divine. The pies are a must....More

Thank anthonyrosemaryv
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Waited about 5 minutes before someone greeted me. Food was just OK. Prices are sky high for what you get. Ambiance does not play out.

1  Thank Stan K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went here for lunch on a Wednesday. Ordered a pulled pork sandwich which came with one side and I chose a side salad. Along with a can of Pellegrino, the tab (with tax) was over $18.00, which is a little pricey for lunch at a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The place was my favorite Sunday breakfast place until today. I haven't been here in months but the cashier didn't know the menu. He didn't seem excited about having guest or in being there. After ordering coffee, the urn turned out to be empty and...More

1  Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very cute little restaurant. I had a pulled pork sandwich that was very good and my husband had a giant omelet. Food was all very good. The restraunt did appear to be a bit unorganized. One small hallway by the bathroom had stuff everywhere and...More

Thank Maren R
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Excellent meal, very comfortable, casual restaurant. Staff were very friendly the food was cooked to order and very tasty. Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank StSChgo
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Small but quaint place. Order at the counter and pick up your order at the counter. Nothing fancy, but the sandwich was good. Had the portabella/grilled veggie sandwich -- delicious!!

1  Thank czechsue
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's not fancy, but the food sure delivered. We ordered at the counter and picked up at the counter and most importantly it was worth it! The Gumbo was a meal that I would go back for. Excellent. Friends enjoyed the daily chicken sandwich special...More

1  Thank Cam8880
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Tom R
20 May 2018|
Response from Stan K | Reviewed this property |
I never saw him at the restaurant.
29 January 2015|
Response from UA777 | Reviewed this property |
no brunch. They do serve a killer breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 766 Sheridan Rd, Highwood, IL 60040-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highwood
  • Phone Number: +1 847-780-3930
  • E-mail
Jay Lovell’s is your premier restaurant located in Highwood, IL. We offer breakfast and lunch options, from salads and sandwiches to barbecue. Stop on by to dine in or grab some take-out. We also offer a catering menu! Whatever you may be craving, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your taste buds at Jay Lovell’s. “A Jay and Darice Enterprise. Thank you for coming and have a wonderful day!”
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