“Take 5” and vibe after a long day at these chill bars & taverns near our Glenview apartments

“Take 5” and vibe after a long day at these chill bars & taverns near our Glenview apartments

Regardless of whether you work in an office or at home, homeschool your kids, or just have a ton of errands to run—after a long day, it’s nice to be able to go out, relax, and take a load off. For residents of our Northbrook apartments, there are plenty of ways to relax and unwind at Tapestry Glenview, like at our pool, in the game room, or at the yoga studio. And, there are also plenty of places nearby where you can have a drink, grab a bite to eat, and chill. Here are just a few great options in the neighborhood.


Player’s Pub & Grill

Less than 2 miles from our apartments in Glenview is Player’s Pub & Grill. This go-to pub is all about fun, games, cold drinks, and great food. You’ll find 20 beers on tap, over 50 premium spirits, a massive wine selection, and a chef-created from-scratch menu. Enjoy a microbrew while noshing on lobster mac on the patio or beer garden, or watch a major sporting event on one of their 60 HD TVs—the fun is practically endless. They also have slots! View the menu, events, and more on the Player’s website.

Buddy’s Bites and Brews Mt. Prospect

Another local favorite spot to play some slots and have a drink is Buddy’s Bites and Brews Mt. Prospect. “Home of the Jumbo Slider,” Buddy’s is the place to meet your friends and experience state-of-the-art Vegas-style gaming while sipping on a cocktail and eating elevated pub fares like sliders, wings, sandwiches, and more. Unwind and play darts, pool, bingo, and more while you’re at it. Check out Buddy’s happy hours, menus, and more on the Bites and Brews website.

Taphouse Grill Wheeling

“Addictive food and creative brews,” is what you’ll find at Taphouse Grill Wheeling—just 1.5 miles from our Northbrook apartments. This friendly neighborhood spot welcomes you for a great night out when you’re looking for a tasty sandwich or a place to catch the big game. With over 50 brews on tap, the beer connoisseur will certainly leave satisfied. Start with an order of squeaky cheese curds before trying a burger, sandwich, or order of tacos.

John’s Garage Sports Bar

Any sporting event you’re looking to watch, you can watch it at John’s Garage Sports Bar. John’s shows all the global, national, and local games you don’t want to miss in a casual and comfortable environment with indoor and outdoor options. The bar is stocked with over 125 domestic and imported beers, an extensive wine collection, and some of the finest whiskies out there. Not to mention, the menu boasts items like pizza, burgers, gyros, tacos, pasta, and more. Head over to the John’s Garage Sports Bar website for all the details.

Tapas Gitana

Just a quick 15-minute drive from our apartments in Glenview is Tapas Gitana. Bringing a taste of Spain to the Northfield area, Tapas Gitana is the place to go for shareable plates and paella, using the freshest ingredients you could possibly find. Sit and relax on the outdoor patio with your friends as you sip on wine while sharing your choice of hot or cold tapas plates featuring octopus, artichokes, or Spanish cured meats. Make reservations and view the full menu at the Tapas Gitana website.

Miner Street Tavern

Open since 2009, the Miner Street Tavern sits in a 2,000-square-foot landmark location that is a local favorite spot for late-night hangs. Play shuffleboard or pinball while sampling one of their 30-plus craft beers on tap. Open until 4 am, Miner Street Tavern is the perfect place to go for that twilight nightcap. Check out the events calendar on the Miner Street Tavern Facebook page.

Log Cabin Bar

One of the oldest bars in the area, Log Cabin Bar has been slinging drinks since 1934—and it’s just 10 minutes away from Tapestry Glenview. Come and relax in the cozy, rustic bar or the spacious beer garden filled with handmade birdhouses and fun collectibles. You and your buddies can watch sporting events on one of the flat screens inside while drinking an ice-cold beer. Head over to the Log Cabin Bar’s Facebook page for current specials, events, and more.


After that long day of running around or pushing your mental capacity to the max, go reward yourself at one of these unique and amazing establishments near our Northbrook apartments. Tour our luxury floorplans at Tapestry Glenview and see why you should call us ‘home’.

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