Enjoy Classic American Cuisine in Lake Forest

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Savor some of Lake Forest’s most legendary eateries infused with the flavors of home, less than five minutes away from the front stoop. From fine dining to fantastic pub fare, residents can relish in classic culinary options just down the road from the Kelmscott Apartments.


Delightfully nearby, is the ultra sleek award-winning restaurant MLG. Spring and summer offer the opportunity to book a table on the dazzling patio; ideal for sipping on wine and munching on succulent dishes for brunch, lunch, or dinner. The cuisine features both American classics and international inspirations for the discerning diner. Try the likes of macadamia nut mahi, gaucho steak with chimichurri, chicken pesto, clam chowder, or lobster seafood rolls just to name a few.

The Lantern of Lake Forest

For something a little lower key, opt for The Lantern of Lake Forest, a classic American diner serving pub-style food. Choose from a selection of battered cheese curds to sweet potato fries and buffalo wings. Or, sink into the best burgers in town, eclectic salads, BBQ ribs, roasted chicken, and the iconic mac n cheese. Whatever it is, between the atmosphere and the plate options, The Lantern is guaranteed to offer comfort and satisfaction from the first step in the door. Find it just three minutes down the road on the corner of Westminster and Western.

Deer Path Inn

Tucked inside a historic Tudor manor, the Deer Path Inn is a boutique hotel offering diverse dining experiences from their bar, pub, tea room, and elegant restaurant. The English Room is a fine dining establishment, known throughout Chicago’s North Shore as an optimal place to relish steak and lobster. The White Hart Pub offers a more relaxed environment and casual English-inspired pub fares like soups, sandwiches, battered fish, and chicken pot pie. The Bar, on the other hand, is an ideal spot for enjoying sushi and first-class cocktails. The Deer Path Inn is located about a mile away, one block off Western and Deer Path Road.

Contact us today about the premier location and luxurious lifestyle at Kelmscott Apartments.

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