Restaurants and Nightlife
Historic Downtown Long Grove has a variety of wonderful dining and entertainment options to choose from. Browse through the restaurants, breweries, wine bars, and taverns listed below and come see for yourself why Historic Downtown Long Grove is where memories are made in Illinois.
Please note: Operating hours, days of service, and amenities may vary. We urge you to call specific businesses for their most current information.
Blu Fig Cafe
Local coffee shop serving breakfast bagels, smoothies, and gourmet sandwiches. Pastries and cookies are baked fresh daily.
Broken Earth Winery
We are a customer-focused team proudly representing Paso Robles & committed to continuing to bolster the high-quality reputation of Paso Robles wines. Broken Earth Winery, produces unique wines that are estate grown, harvested & bottled in Paso Robles.Visit website
Brothers’ Field is Lake County’s newest outdoor venue and event space! Located in Historic Downtown Long Grove and nestled right in the heart of the northwest Chicago suburbs, Brothers' Field is bringing life and entertainment to the surrounding areas! Whether it be the weekend Tiki Bar, Live Music, Fairytale Festivals, Blues Fests, or outdoor Movie Nights, there’s fun for all ages!
Be sure to visit on a weekend and check out all the upcoming events on the "Brothers' Field" Facebook and website!
Buffalo Creek Brewing
Nestled along Buffalo Creek and the Historic Long Grove Covered Bridge, Buffalo Creek Brewing is Long Grove’s favorite craft brewery specializing in German and Belgian beers. We invite you to come and experience our signature brews.Visit website
Chatter Box of Long Grove
Chatterbox of Long Grove provides an upscale dining experience inside a casual, country atmosphere. Located inside an historic barn, the innovative menu offers fresh, flavorful dishes that look as good as they taste.Visit website
Corked provides a friendly space to enjoy an extensive selection of wines from around the world, incredible food and great conversation in Long Grove.Visit website
Covered Bridge Creamery
Named best Ice Cream Shop in Illinois in 2019. We serve super-premium ice cream, coffee, and tea.Visit website
Enzo & Lucia Ristorante
We invite you to enjoy a delicious and authentic Italian meal at Enzo & Lucia Ristorante Italiano. A combination of locally grown fresh ingredients along with imported goods from “the old country” go into our classic Italian dishes and cherished family recipes.
Our menu features Italy’s regional specialties which include risotto, fresh fish served whole, and veal Marsala. Our signature pasta is a cappellacci, made fresh daily, stuffed with seasonal ingredients.
Our personable and attentive staff are prepared to make your dining experience a memorable one!
Used seasonally, our outdoor patio offers serene sounds of a fountain and soft music surrounded by vibrant colors of foliage and flowers.
Housed in a former and historic Victorian-styled home erected in 1876, our Long Grove restaurant will make you feel “benvenuti”.
High Tea With Gerri
An English Tea Room. Open by reservation every day. We serve an English High Tea with a variety of tea sandwiches, Raisin Scones with Clotted Cream and Lemon Curd. A variety of desserts.
A personal blend of English Breakfast and Earl Grey. Our tea room is elegantly decorated. We have hats for our guests.
Joanie’s Pizzeria of Long Grove
A friendly community hub located in historic downtown Long Grove known for pizza, especially their “Detroit-style” deep-dish, as well as thin crust pizza, award-winning broasted chicken, fall-off-the-bone St. Louis style ribs, pastas, fresh salads, and a full bar!Visit website
Long Grove Coffee Co
“Long Grove’s Living Room” A charming neighborhood coffee shop in quaint downtown Long Grove. An easy place to gather for a great coffee and a treat from our Apple Haus kitchen. Work or play, alone or with others... you'll always find small town kindness. Our patio is the perfect place to enjoy our variety of distinctive coffee and tea drinks. Family and LGBTQ+ friendly, handicap accessible.Visit website
The Village Tavern
Established in 1847, The Village Tavern is the oldest tavern/restaurant in continuous operation in Illinois, family owned for 60 years. Known for juicy 1/2lb custom ground burgers, hearty sandwiches, and a variety of homemade offerings. Entree's include tender BBQ Baby Back Ribs, marinated Skirt Steaks, Jumbo Shrimp, and our famous Shaved Prime Rib sandwich which was 1st place winner on the Food Network show "Eating America" with Anthony Anderson.
Our "all-you-can-eat" special includes our Friday Fish Fry with freshly breaded Alaskan Pollack and the best Authentic Broasted Chicken you will ever eat Wednesday from 5-7. Our family friendly, spacious dining room, features a large brick fireplace, solid oak hand hewn beams, and our entertainment stage. Our pub style bar with it's massive 35' mahogany "Presidents Bar" from McCormick Place and Grandfather Clock from the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago attract locals & tourists alike.