Dining Guide for Glen Ellyn
With the recent reopening of indoor dining, it is our hope that residents will recognize the importance of continuing to support local businesses at this time. Discover more about Glen Ellyn's restaurants by utilizing the dining resources below:
Glen Ellyn Good Eats: Great Food Awaits
To view a full map of over 30 restaurants in the downtown, broken down by your favorite cuisine, visit here.
Interactive Restaurant Map
View an interactive map of Glen Ellyn for your dining needs. While navigating the map, use the search bar to locate a restaurant to see its hours and services offered including delivery, carryout, Grubhub, etc.
Glen Ellyn Featured Family Feasts
Glen Ellyn’s Featured Family Feasts is a restaurant meal program that offers a calendar of complete dinners from local restaurants that will feed a family of 4- 6. Each day of February features a different meal from a Glen Ellyn restaurant.
Glen Ellyn To Go Facebook
Join the Glen Ellyn To Go Facebook page to view daily specials and up-to-date information for local restaurant offerings. Group members also regularly post photos and reviews of favorite meals. Have a special craving? This is the group to ask! You can find anything and everything food related in this local “foodie” Facebook group.
Parking in Downtown
Park by the Path
Planning for a longer visit in the downtown? Remember to “Park by the Path” and utilize the six parking lots along the Prairie Path for convenient parking. View the map HERE.
Look for Free Customer Parking Banners
Residents and visitors to the downtown will notice new banners, directing motorists to free parking.
Interactive Parking Map
The Village of Glen Ellyn offers an interactive parking map to easily locate parking choices and information for customer parking throughout the central business district.
Business Information and Guidelines
In May 2020, the Village of Glen Ellyn temporarily modified the outdoor dining regulations in order to assist restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of Friday, October 23, 2020, Region 8 which encompasses DuPage and Kane Counties, and includes Glen Ellyn, are under new mitigation requirements due to worsening COVID-19 metrics in the region. These restrictions include no indoor dining or bar service and restrictions on group sizes with a limit of no more than 25 people or no more than 25% of room capacity.
October 23, 2020 Update to Restaurants: If you anticipate any changes to your existing Temporary Private Property seating and tents, you are required to resubmit a dimensioned site plan showing all proposed alterations/additions to Community Development for approval and inspection. If you plan on adding another tent on private property a new submission is required.
Temporary Private Property Seating and Tent Information
- October 23, 2020 Letter to Restaurants: Winter Restaurant Outdoor Seating Information
- Temporary Private Property Application
- Outdoor Seating Guidelines
- Tent Guidelines - Anchorage Requirements
- Outdoor Cafe license Agreement Application Packet Fillable