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Hackney's On Lake

1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
+1 847-724-7171
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dark rye” (13 reviews)
“onion loaf” (13 reviews)
“hamburger” (11 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited this Hackney's for the first time this past weekend. There were 4 adults and 1 infant. The service was great as was the food. We all had different burgers and they all were great. We had half a brick of fried onions which...More

Thank Lulabell2014
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We were referred to this place and it was excellent! Middle of Chicago but felt like we were in country setting! They are known for their onion rings which were great! We also had a hamburger on their homemade rye bread that was great! WIll...More

Thank tobmar
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant my family has been coming to for generations. Their burgers are amazing and perfectly cooked. I got the bleu cheeseburger and thoroughly enjoyed it. This place has a homey atmosphere and has an amazing snickers ice cream pie.

Thank Elliott P
Reviewed 9 December 2017

My husband and I both had take out of the special of walleye pike. Tasteless and had so many bones in it. not what I expected

Thank chris1184
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Branched our a bit and did not have the hackney burger. Patty melt was just as good. Brick of onion rings is unchanged. Great service.

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My wife, daughter and I ordered take-out from Hackney's on Lake, a venue we frequent often. My hamburger on a bun was cooked properly, very tasty, as were the accompanying fries and coleslaw. My daughter ordered a turkey burger on a bun; and it came...More

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Try the corned beef Rueben or burgers the onion strings are a must Little greasy but very good Salads are large and fresh ESP chefs salad

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The food is fine and the onion rings are a must to have. Can be difficult to park in the lot and weekends are busy.

Thank Annilise F
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A hackney burger, fries, Cole slaw, and a basket of onion rings and my wife is pleased with all as it beats the heck out of Mickey D’s!!!

Thank Chuck2191
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Hackney's on Lake for lunch. This location opened in 1955 and it seems not to have changed since then. The only thing that has changed are the prices. I had the inside out burger and fries and it was great. The burger...More

Thank CubFan1948
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Selna G
23 January 2018|
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Response from 577gordonj | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but a call to the restaurant might get the answer you need.
17 January 2016|
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Response from Stanley B | Reviewed this property |
Hacknes on Lake does have party rooms. They can also section off one of the larger rooms near the bar. I believe the downstairs party room has a bar . Book ahead, though. The two mgrs. who might accommodate your needs and... More
17 January 2016|
Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Best to check with restaurant for availability.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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