Welcome To The Hillside Restaurant

Seasonal Homemade One-Of-A-Kind Comfort Food

Our 65th Birthday Is Here!

When you walk in our restaurant, just up the little hill that gave us our name, you see a warmth, unlike any other bistro. Our antiques give warmth, our seasonal decorations excite you, and the smells you notice will tempt you to stay through dinner and for our famous homemade desserts. Do you remember what you had for dinner last night? Our customers do!

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Seasonal Homemade One-Of-A-Kind Comfort Food

Our History

The Hillside Restaurant was started in 1955, making it the most well-established restaurant in Northern Illinois. When it began, it was a small counter-style chicken house, created in a charming building that had been...

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Sunday8:30am - 8pm MondayClosed except for Special Events/Egyptian Theatre Shows  TuesdayClosed except for Special Events Wednesday11am - 2:30pm / 4pm - 9pm Thursday11am - 2:30 / 4pm - 9pm Friday11am - 10pm Saturday8:30am - 10pm