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“Best Lunch in a long time!”
Review of Jolane's Cafe

Jolane's Cafe
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Ranked #3 of 174 Restaurants in Glenview
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$30
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Milwaukee and Zenith
Description: Jolane's Restaurant & Bar in Glenview features exclusive contemporary cuisine with a European flair along with artesian libations. Patrons can enjoy one of the weekly dinner or lunch specials and a glass of our proudly hand selected wine in the intimate dining room, or elegant, sun-soaked conservatory. The unique menu is derived from high quality ingredients and is complemented by the dedicated service of each employee. Whether it's lunch or dinner, with close friends or a party; Jolane's is the perfect balance of comfort and sophistication. We also have free Wi-Fi and a kids menu for our younger guests.
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We love to search Trip Advisor & look for recommendations. Jolane's is fabulous! The coffee & tea are European & it was a great step up from our normal drive thru coffee & tea. One of the previous reviewers suggested the Quiche. I loved it. It was very fluffy & tasty. I also had the pear & Brie sandwich. It was an open face piece of raisin bread topped with pears & Brie melted on top. I loved the flavors together. My husband has the fish tacos. He said they were good, but, he liked my Quiche better. The service was great & Theresa our waitress was friendly & helpful. We will definitely come back for dinner.

Thank Lisa F
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Jolane's provides upscale ambience and meal selections to match. The quiche and soup or salad "pairings" are wonderful, and even a basic turkey and avocado sandwich will please you. We shared the wonder Mozart Torte but saw many other desert delights.

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1  Thank MartinR835
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant for adults. They do have hamburgers but the ambiance is geared towards adults that want to enjoy a Europe type meal. Wonderful coffees, desserts and decent cocktails as well. The Hungarian beef and spatzle is a favorite. The back room is less formal and a great place for a bridal shower or such .

Thank Dunkste
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was our first visit to Jolane's, and it certainly won't be the last.
We visit the area once a year and meet up with friends, and this was an ideal venue for a relaxed and informal occasion, with very good food and service.
The staff were knowledgeable and helpful, and the only down side (which is totally out of the control of the restaurant) was a large party of ladies who occupied a large nearby table, and talked very loudly, making it very difficult for us to have our annual conversation with our friends.

Thank melvillecot
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stumbled across this gem while visiting the studio 41 kitchen remodeling center. Also a good place to stop in. Ask for Ralph. Anyways, the beet salad was delicious and 4 of us shared it as an appetizer. 3 of us are Gluten free. So while they don't have a Gluten free menu, there a plenty of items you can choose. Our choice was the scallop salad with oven roasted tomatoes,orange supreme, thin sliced pears and pecans on a bed of mixed green. The walnut vinaigrette dressing was on the side. Which I like. The U10 scallops were cooked perfectly. If you watch TV, Chef Ramsey I'm sure would've given the scallops a superbly done. My husband had the Parmesan Crusted Cod with roasted asparagus, carrots and potatoes. He said the cod was very moist and loved it and the sides. The portions for all our meals were generous. Service was very good. Thank you Roberto.
They also have an area for parties. And seating available outside. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. It was not full as we were eating early, but I can say we couldn't hear the party going on through the glass doors we were sitting next to. And in the main room we could hear each other talk without having to yell or feel like everyone can hear our conversation. Can't say when that happened last in a restaurant. Definitely try them out. It's worth the drive.

Thank ColleenG62
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Katie D, Manager at Jolane's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for writing us a review. We appreciate you giving us feedback on dining with us. It sounds like you and your guests had a wonderful time. We're glad you enjoyed both the food & service. We apologize for not having a gluten free menu, but are happy Roberto was able to assist you in finding something delicious. We are in the process of developing a GF menu and hope to have it finished soon. We thank you again for dining with us & look forward to seeing you again soon!

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