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Jilly's Cafe

2614 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL 60201-1422
+1 847-869-7636
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“beet salad” (6 reviews)
“arctic char” (4 reviews)
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French, Fusion
$$ - $$$
2614 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL 60201-1422
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This old favorite haunt is now under new management, but the chef, kitchen staff, menus and ambiance remain unchanged. The new owner was our gracious host and waitperson, and she was welcoming, informative and warm-hearted. As the menu and preparation were familiar from many past...More

Thank MaestroAlan
Reviewed 20 June 2017

it has been a number of years since we were in this neighborhood, authentic French restaurant and we won't make that mistake again. This is too good to not patronize.

Thank dfutransky
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had not been to Jilly's restaurant for a while and were glad we shared a holiday meal there this weekend. Nikolai (owner and maitre-D) was charming and helped with suggestions from the specialty menu. The beet salad was large--almost enough for two people to...More

Thank 2thjockey
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very small room--we were literally touching elbows with people from the table next to us. We came in and started ordering from their very short menu . The waiter offered to take advantage of the "brunch" saying that it would "save us lots of money"....More

Thank Дима Ч
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went for our anniversary while in evanston and was a great choice. The service was quick, the food was hot and amazing. Great portions and wonderful wine list.

Thank Aleta W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I had dinner on Dec 31st. Although we live in Evanston, we had't been to Jilly's in close to a year. The dinner was quite charming and the food was prepared perfectly. Our appetizers were the Spring Salad and Poached Pear and...More

Thank MrB003
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have been here before but we went on Sunday for their brunch. Amazingly we were the only 2 people in the place at 11:00 on Sunday morning but don't be fooled by this. The food quality is great, the same waiter is always there...More

Thank tennisdir
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Have been to Jilly's Cafe several times since it has opened. This past weekend we were in the Evanston area and decided that this was a great place for brunch. Jilly's has two alternatives: first is to just order individual items from the menu which...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My son is in school in Evanston. We found Jilly's during our first weekend visit in 2014. We have gone back for brunch or dinner every trip. We have taken friends and met friends there. Given all the restaurants in Evanston, it has the advantage...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had high hopes for this place, based on what we had read. And it's a very nice place -- excellent service and pleasant ambience. The food was fine, but nothing really out of the ordinary. I had a very good tomato and mozzarella salad...More

Thank gbsand59
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2614 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL 60201-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-869-7636
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