As ladies who lunch know, Illinois has countless places to get hot teas, delicious salads, comforting soups, and fresh sandwiches. Here are the best spots in the state to gossip over lunch with all of your friends:
1. Tea Room at the Depot (Mackinaw)
Famous for their lunch towers, this spot has both amazing food and beautiful presentation.
301 N. Main Street, Mackinaw
2. Thyme Square Cafe (Quincy)
The sandwiches at this cafe can't be beat - the bread is made in-house!
500 Hampshire Street, Quincy
3. Golden Hen Cafe (Galena)
The cafe uses its lack of wi-fi as a selling point; it gives diners a chance to focus on their food and conversations.
129 S. Main Street, Galena
4. Wm. Van's Coffee House (Springfield)
Complete with vegan options, the varied menu at Wm. Van's is sure to please anyone in your group.
503 S. 7th Street, Springfield
5. Ophelia's Cup (Olney)
The daily specials are the way to go at this cafe; they are always unique and delicious.
205 S. Whittle Avenue, Olney
6. Crumpet's Luncheonette (Genoa)
Don't leave Crumpet's without grabbing a slice of their amazing pie!
221 W. Main Street, Genoa
7. Country Thyme Tea Room (Paxton)
Known for their delectable salads, this tea room is a beautiful spot for lunch.
595 S. Elm Street, Paxton
8. Charlotte's (Danville)
This cafe is located inside the former home of a well-loved Danville woman who served the community for many years.
402 N. Gilbert, Danville
9. Garden Gate Tea Room (Granite City)
Delicious food and a wine garden? We'll be spending all of our ladies' lunches here!
839 Niedringhaus Avenue, Granite City
10. Grand Lux Cafe (Chicago)
This cafe overlooking the Magnificent Mile creates the perfect lunch atmosphere.
600 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago
11. Egg Harbor Cafe (Naperville)
This beloved restaurant has some of the best chicken salad in town!
175 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville
Where is your favorite ladies’ lunch spot? Let us know in the comments.