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701 N Milwaukee Ave, Ste 312, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
+1 847-816-0727
07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had not heard of Eloise Chicago prior to my friend suggesting it as a lunch option. It is easy to miss when driving to the location the first time, as it is on a corner of a strip mall. However, once you see it and walk in, you clearly enter a different time zone. The smell of fresh baked... More 

1 Thank mmaca2016
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884 reviews
629 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The regular bakery features -- cinnamon rolls, bar cookies, muffins, pecan rolls, etc. --are augmented by seasonal additions -- pineapple crunch muffins now -- pumpkin flavours in the fall. Come early for the best selection -- to eat in or take home. The coffee drinks are a little pricey, but excellent. They serve Canoes Coffee, a small-batch artisan coffee. The... More 

Thank illinois travelere
Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch and I ordered a "chicken pesto sandwich" and didn't like it. I brought it back up to the counter and They replaced it with a egg salad sandwich on the BEST soft white bread ever. The second sandwich was so good! Would come back but get egg salad sandwich!

Thank Zach S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

This place is like a hidden gem. The food here was amazing although simplistic. I order the turkey special and automatically became a fan. Read reviews about the best cinnamon rolls so took a few for the road and see why people have titled them as the best. Although they make not look that great sitting in the window but... More 

Thank P V
Chicago, Illinois
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153 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Bills itself as a bakery and touts fresh cinnamon rolls. Menu is cold sandwiches and salads. The good: clean & fresh atmosphere and ingredients. Tasty, sizable portions, made to order. Clearly has a following. The bad: bread served, although multigrain, clearly is mass produced (eg Brownberry) rather than from the bakery. Can be inconvenient counter wait times with limited staff.... More 

Thank LadyLux86
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Eloise's is our families favorite spot for lunch in Vernon Hills. All of the sandwiches are served on the most delicious, fresh bread, with top notch ingredients. The ciabatta bread is out of this world. My favorite sandwich, hands down is the Monterey Club, which is turkey, bacon,avocado, sprouts and herbed mayo on ciabatta. I personally prefer to skip the... More 

Thank Maureen C
Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a fancy place to take a date or a business client you want to impress; this is not the place. But, if you want to impress them with great baked goods, sandwiches, and soups made from scratch, take them to Eloise's Cafe. They have chocolate brownies, so rich and full-flavored, they could give Lindt a... More 

Thank Harith R
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629 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014

Yes, Virginia, there is an Eloise and --- based on her American Bake Shop ---she's pretty much about love, generosity and devotion, just like Santa. Seriously, the sandwiches and baked goods are extraordinary. really, truly extra-ordinary. They serve Canoes Coffee, and there is an extensive coffee/beverage menu. plenty of parking open 7:00 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Thank illinois travelere
Chicago, Illinois
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117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

A real local gem of a bakery and restaurant. It's rare to find a place where the owner/operator/chef takes such great care in everything thats served. Every baked good is just fantastic and the coffee is probably the best served in the area. Did I also mention the rustic breads that the sandwiches are served on are simply the best.... More 

1 Thank fultonriverandrew
Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

I love the vegetarian special on honey wheat!!!! LOVE it!! It is one of my favorite sandwiches. I've actually never had a sandwich here I didn't like. Also, their cookies, brownies, lemon bars, etc. are wonderful! So why only three stars? Unfortunately there is no ambiance, the tables often aren't clean, and the service is downright unfriendly! My husband and... More 

1 Thank Lynda T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Milwaukee Ave, Ste 312, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-816-0727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?