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Guide To Desserts During Lake County Restaurant Week 2023

By: Hazel Gayheart 04/14/2023

Looking for something to fill your #SweetTooth during Lake County Restaurant Week? Look no further than some of our local bakers, gelato makers, cannoli creators and dessert wine makers to satisfy your #SweetTooth. This year and every year, new locations and menu offerings are added that inspire the palate of all sweet goodness. With over 80 restaurants, you have "Ten Days to Savor" all that is savory or sweet.

Participating locations offer their best dessert dishes or create new specialties during Restaurant Week for after-dinner indulgence or to stand alone. Whatever your preference, your tastebuds will be captivated by flavors that can be enjoyed any time of the day.

During #LakeCountyRW, you can check-in at three or more participating locations and be eligible to win a variety of prizes. Just a little extra to sweeten the deal. To learn more about the "Check-in Challenge," continue here.

Achieve your #DessertGoals during Lake County Restaurant Week by visiting one or more of these sweet destinations.  

The Gallery in Lake Forest





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If pistachios are considered a symbol of happiness, we guarantee bliss with this tree-nut treat. The Gallery's Restaurant Week special offer is a pistacio opera cake with white chocolate creameux, passion berry curd, white chocolate mouse and pistachio crumble.


Tony Cannoli in Mundelein





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If cannoli weren't enough, the Mundelein confectioner is featuring a new release for Restaurant Week. Dessert lovers can delight in their new cannoli truffles.



The Latte Cafe & Bakery in Antioch





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For a sweet treat that goes down easily, The Latte Cafe offers a coffee flight featuring its caramel macciato, chocolate mocha, vanilla latte and signature blend coffee. Pair your coffee flight with breakfast, lunch or dessert


Lovin' Oven Cakery in Antioch





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Almost any dessert you can think of gets baked at Lovin' Oven Cakery, it's in their name. Choose from a variety of butter cookies, mini pastries, gourmet cookies, cakes, brownies, flakey pastries, pies and tortes.  You will have dozens of beautifully crafted desserts to choose from and it does not end there.  Their cafe also features breakfast and lunch specials.  Dessert is always a good idea at Lovin' Oven Cakery.  


Curt's Cafe in Highland Park

What's sweeter than a dozen petite cookies? Find out more at Curt's Cafe, their food and desserts are not the only sweet thing at this location.  Their mission is sweeter.


Sweet Home Gelato in Libertyville





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Delizioso is their authentic Italian gelato made right here in Lake County, Illinois.  Their offer is sweet in your tummy and your pocket. 


The Joyful Gourmet in Libertyville





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For cooking and baking, The Joyful Gourmet can provide you with all the right equipment for your home kitchen.  For restaurant week, take a step away from your kitchen and into theirs.  Sit back and relax with a smooth dessert wine or your favorite wine variety. 


Harbor Kitchen + Tap in Libertyville





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Frosé all day with their sweet frozen beverages made by freezing rosé wine.  Each sip will transport you to warmer days and sunfilled vibes.


Corked Wine Bar in Long Grove





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Along with a selection of curated dessert wines, enjoy panna cotta, chocolate mousse or a small plate of Point Reyes Baby Blue cheese with aged balsamic, honey and brioche for dessert.


Feather Glass Wine Bar & Eatery in Vernon Hills





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From wine and food tastings to chef's monthly specials, leave room for their irresistable chocolate cake and their cheesecake of the month.


Yorkhouse Tavern and Table in Wadsworth





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After lunch or dinner, dive into their sweet dessert options like their Yorkhouse chocolate cake or cheesecake to complete your meal.


The Side Lot in Wauconda

The Side Lot's spring tasting menu features desserts like wine poached pear in a California cabernet along with homemade ice cream or a gourmet cinnamon and sugar dusted churro with a chocolate and balsamic caramel drizzle.  

Lynfred Winery in Wheeling & Highland Park

With chocolates availabe for your wine pairings, Lynfed Winery has a wide selection of wines.  If chocolates are not your sweet poison of choice, sip on their special barrel port or a sweet dessert wine.  View Menu

For more delectable treats during Lake County Restaurant Week, click here.  To view more sweet tooth bites, continue here.

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