Date Night Destinations: Glenview
Local dining spots to start the weekend right.
With two locations in town, this famous burger joint makes it easy to enjoy killer food and a casual night out. Even TV host Guy Fieri has taken notice. Hackney's got a taste of national exposure when the famed chef stopped by to nosh on some burgers and onion stacks for a segment on his cable television show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
If you’re looking for a wine list that’s out of this world and have a hankering for Italian, Café Lucci is calling. A romantic spot tucked at the corner of Milwaukee and Central, Lucci is a family-owned restaurant with authentic food and service that makes you feel right at home. Try their garlic tapenade and crusty bread while you’re browsing the menu!
Wanna grab a slice with that special someone? Michael Salerno’s pizza will more than hit the spot! The food is delicious and the service is exceptional - you'll feel like you're being served by Mom herself when you sit down in this favorite at The Glen. There are several southern Italian favorites on the menu, but a pizza and a bottle of wine from this family business will get your weekend started right.
Looking for some Asian inspiration? If you’re torn between fresh sushi and some spicy pad thai, don’t fret. Rama Thai Kitchen offers both Thai and Japanese specialties at its prime Waukegan Road location. Favorites include Rama Special Rolls, Pad Thai, Pad See Ewe and the Rama Thai dinner entree – chicken, shrimp, carrots and broccoli in a peanut sauce.
Don't forget dessert! This locally-owned gelato gem offers coffee creations and a bevy of frozen treats. Via Gelato & Café, located in the heart of The Glen, serves up a quaint and homey feel perfect to end any evening. Don't miss out on their traditional Italian cappuccino and 24 seasonal flavors of gelato.
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