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Market Square

664 - 720 North Western Avenue, Lake Forest, IL
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Many adventures

This area has nice shops for several blocks with unique items, a delicious bakery, friendly people... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Lake Forest, Illinois
Lunch visit

I went for lunch. Has a very nice outdoor patio. It's a limited menu (not many healthy non-meat... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Highland Park IL, United States
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“nice shops” (2 reviews)
664 - 720 North Western Avenue, Lake Forest, IL

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This area has nice shops for several blocks with unique items, a delicious bakery, friendly people and quiet areas to enjoy. During the summer there are concerts and car shows along with many other activities.

1  Thank P5405MSdianas
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went for lunch. Has a very nice outdoor patio. It's a limited menu (not many healthy non-meat options, but the food is very good. Service was good. On the pricey side.

Thank 26stacyk
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Market Square is about seven minutes from our house by car. Years ago, we'd bicycle up the paved path to get there. The square is populated by a variety of stores, and over time there has been the expected churn. Still, there are a few...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Located in the quaint heart of Lake Fores, Market Square dates back to 1916. Built by famous Howard Van Doren Shaw. You can take the train from Chicago and walk to this historical gem. Get some ice cream at Sweet Pete's and take a stroll...More

Thank winofoodtravel
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great place to take a walk no matter the day or time. The shops are great to stop into as they each offer something different.

Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Charming town square. Good place to window shop if you're on a budget and shop shop if you're not. J.Crew, Williams Sonoma, several clothing boutiques, and the snazziest Starbucks I've seen anywhere.

1  Thank Alexia G
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Market Square is the town's heartbeat and should not be missed. The area includes an assortment of boutique shops and restaurants to choose from. Visiting the square during the holidays with the lights strung around trees is an added bonus.

Thank TravelingBuffs
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Market Square in Lake Forest is the oldest planned shopping center in the country. It is filled with local boutiques, some larger chains (William Sonoma, J. Crew), and a charming center green and fountain. Lovely!

3  Thank Kimmarie S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

There are so many nice shops and boutiques all over Market Square. It is a great place to spend the afternoon walking around.

Thank Swisscss
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Finding ourselves driving through the villages along Lake Michigan as part of our Labor day holiday, we were surprised to chance on Market Square in Lake Forest, IL during the Deer Path Art League's 62nd Annual Art Fair on the Square. While it was difficult...More

Thank sde63
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