River Grove, Illinois

River Grove is a great place with a focus on developing the future! River Grove has also put great focus on small businesses in the area, as they keep money in the local economy. This has resulted in a prosperous River Grove that is great fun to shop and dine in. Here are some of our favorite bars and restaurants in the area. Give them a try and see what River Grove is all about.


Hala Kahiki is a tiki themed establishment serving up all the best in tropical cocktails! The interior is decorated with shells and tiki lamps, making you feel like you're right in Hawaii! Look over their expansive cocktail menu and pick a drink, they're all bound to be delicious and cheap. They have great appetizers as well!

Address: 2834 River Rd River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 708.456.3222


River Cafe & Bar was shut down for a while, but they're back in business and stronger than ever! The wings and onion rings are among some of the favorite fried foods here, but you certainly can't go wrong with the pulled pork and mac n cheese. The portions are large, the drinks are plenty, and the service is especially accommodating here.

Address: 2826 Thatcher Ave River Grove, IL 6017
Phone: 708.452.1200


Ide Hour Lounge is a 5 star dive bar that attracts a large crowd each and every weekend! You can watch the big game on one of the many different televisions, or just relax at the pool table. Karaoke night brings great drink specials as well, so be sure to come in and gain some liquid courage! There's no better way to celebrate a night than at Idle Hour Lounge.

Address:8601 Grand Ave River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 773.865.2600


Home Stretch Inn is known to be a great biker bar in River Grove. On the weekends you can ogle at hundreds of different bikes and share stories with local bikers, and the weekdays bring great drink specials on beer and cocktails. Home Stretch Inn serves a mean bleu cheese burger and homemade steak fries, so don't miss out and stop in!

Address: 2222 River Rd River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 708.453.7769


Tuckers on Grand serves the best reuben sandwich in all of River Grove! Although it looks like a bar from the outside, this establishment is in it to win it when it comes to lunch and dinner options. They have a small drink menu, but they're all great choices with a strong pour that will surely have you heading for the dance floor!

Address: 8260 W Grand Ave River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 708.395.5465


Club Amore is a go-to spot for dancing and drinks! It's a fun neighbourhood bar featuring some great live entertainment on the weekends. It's a great place to sing some karaoke or get into the groove with your friends. You can ask the bartender about the daily happy hour specials, which boast more than 50% off of some of their drinks!

Address: 8166 Grand Ave River Grove, IL 60171


Totu Cafe combines two things that are seemingly unusual put together; polish food and karaoke! Their food is award winning, with polish options such as their ever famous kebab plates and Zapiekanka, which is pizza bread. You can't go wrong with some of their specialty drinks, followed by exhilarating karaoke. Stop in today for an experience you won't forget!

Address: 2300 River Rd River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 708.583.3053


Are you looking for simple food and great drinks? Then you'll certainly want to head on over to Gene & Jude's Red Hot Stand! They serve fresh cut fries, hand made tamales, coney dogs that are to die for, and strong drinks! Best of all, their award winning hot dogs surely won't break the bank at a call buck a piece. Stop by Gene & Jude's!

Address:2720 River Rd River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 708.452.7634


Goody's Fast Food surely lives up to it's name, good food, fast! The menu here is no frills with fantastic selections for all types of taste buds. The steak sandwich is the most popular option here, as well as the greek chicken dinner. Be sure to ask about the soup of the day which is always made fresh daily, and you can surely tell!

Address: 8255 Belmont Ave River Grove, IL 60171


Da Luciano is serving up gluten free options for those with and without food allergies. You'll never know the difference! It tends to fill up fast, so you'll want to call ahead to make sure there's availability. They're serving up great Italian food, as well as cocktails and beer for those looking for a buzz. You can't go wrong with Da Luciano!

Address:8343 W Grand Ave River Grove, IL 60171
Phone: 708.453.1000

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