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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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Brooklyn, Indiana
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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2,738 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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167 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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
Mundelein, Illinois
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It you haven't been to Hackney's you should stop in and try one of their great burgers with their famous onion loaf. I like the Bison burger because it is leaner but you don't give up any flavor. They have plenty of different rooms so it can accommodate many people. I have even had a few Christmas parties for work... More 

Thank jmkn78
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Its no surprise that generations of diners have been enjoying Hackneys on Lake. The dark rye hackney burger alone would be reason enough to head to this popular spot. There are nightly specials as well as an extensive menu but the real attraction here is burgers. Dont pass up the classic onion rings. Crisp, hot and delicious-they are a must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?