Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Eat Your Way Through Chicago’s North Shore!

One of the great things about living in Chicago’s North Shore is the endless choice of food! From Indian, Thai and Italian to all-American, French and Mediterranean the melting pot of Chicago’s metropolis finds its way to the suburbs and we get to enjoy the greatest fare from around the world! Whether you currently reside in one of the beautiful North Shore homes or are hoping to find the home of your dreams in the North Shore Real Estate market and are just visiting the area; I have gathered a few of the great restaurants options throughout the North Shore area that I want to share!


- Zapatista
992 Willow Rd. | Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847-559-0939
Zapatista is one of the Chicagoland area's best Mexican restaurants. Favorite dishes include made-to-order guacamole and unique fajitas which are served sizzling hot in lava stone molcajetes. Featuring a wide variety of meat and seafood dishes in both traditional and modern Mexican preparations, alongside a seemingly endless list of tequilas to be enjoyed by themselves or in one of our fresh squeezed margaritas.

- Francesca's North
1145 Church St. | Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847-559-0260
Part of the popular chain of Francesca restaurants that began in 1992 with the original Mia Francesca in Chicago, the menu features the same generous portions of Northern Italian food with dishes from Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. The menu changes daily to utilize seasonal ingredients, and there are additional off-the-menu specials.

- Pinstripes, Inc.
1150 Willow Rd. | Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847-480-2323
Pinstripes features a distinctive entertainment and dining venue. Celebrate ‘sophisticated fun' in our warm and inviting 45,000 square foot indoor/outdoor facility complete with eighteen bowling lanes, six bocce courts, exceptional Italian-American bistro and wine cellar, outdoor patio and fireplace and beautifully appointed event and party rooms.


- Tandoor India Restaurant and Lounge
5300 W. Touhy Ave. | Skokie, IL 60077 | 847-679-8900
Fragrant spices from the four corners of India are blended to create subtle tastes and exotic flavors.

- EJ's Place
10027 Skokie Blvd. | Skokie, IL 60077 | 847-933-9800
Great food, attentive service, and a comfortable North woods-inspired decor make EJ's Place a fine choice for dinner. Menu items lean towards red meat, fish and Italian specialties. Portions are enormous and doggy bags virtually de rigueur. Serving fine food and cocktails since 1997, EJ's Place is the North Shore's premiere club.


- Restaurant Michael
64 Green Bay Rd. | Winnetka, IL 60093 | 847-441-3100
Restaurant Michael is culinary adventure of classic haute cuisine presented in a unique and contemporary design with a French country flair. Chef Michael Lachowicz, named Chef of the Year for 2007-2008 by the International Wine and Food Society of Chicago. The recipient of stellar reviews by Chicago Magazine, North Shore Magazine, the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times just to name a few, Restaurant Michael brings the best of Chicago dining to the Chicago's North Shore community of Winnetka.

- Avli
566 Chestnut | Winnetka, IL | 847.446.9300
Avli Estiatorio, translated as “the courtyard restaurant” in Greek, is a place for enjoying delicious traditional Greek fare surrounded by friendly people in a relaxed atmosphere.

Of course there are many other dining options on Chicago’s North Shore that make this area a great place to live! If you have any questions about the North Shore area or would like to view any of the beautiful homes on the North Shore; please let me know. I would be happy to help you find your North Shore home!

Janie Bress
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1 comment:

  1. Hi Janie,

    Our Tandoor India Restaurant and Lounge has changed to Tandoor India South Asian Catering, offering different kinds of South Asian delicacies on request. Our new on-site restaurant is Bar Louie Skokie; with this change we expect to serve a wider public on the Skokie area. You can find more information about this new venue at

    Thanks for listing us!

    Marketing Dept.
    Lakhani Hospitality, Inc.