Suburban restaurant/sports/dance bar is one of four Alumni Club locations in the Chicagoland area. The restaurant, which serves traditional American grub (including its standard-bearing "Alumni Burger," named one of the city's 10 best burgers by the Chicago Tribune) has an excellent outdoor garden, overlooking a pond and parkland. Voted "Best Bar" three years running by Chicago Tribune readers, there are classic dance tunes, 60 big screen televisions, a volleyball court, basketball courts, and an outdoor bar. Free parking. A glassed-in skybox (with fireplace) overlooking the club and grounds is available for private parties. Enjoy breakfast until 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and snacky appetizers until midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Average cost: <$10