In a continued effort to support the business community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village Board passed a resolution at the May 26 Village Board Meeting granting approval rights to expedite plans for additional outdoor dining and shopping opportunities throughout the Village.
On Friday, May 29, the Village of Glen Ellyn entered into Phase 3 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan. With new state guidelines in place, many of Glen Ellyn’s dining establishments have re-opened and introduced new outdoor cafes and seating areas.
Outdoor Dining Tent on Main: Main Street Al Fresco
- The Main Street Al Fresco tent is located between Duane Street and the Main Street lot.
- Traffic in both directs is closed on this section of Main Street.
- Restaurant curbside pick-up can be accommodated along Duane, Hillside and the area of Main, south of the tent.
- For dining guidelines under the tent, visit here.
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.
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.
Downtown Glen Ellyn Good Eats Map
Outdoor dining is open and continuing to expand in downtown Glen Ellyn. A number of downtown eateries are offering outdoor seating, with curbside pick-up continuing too. To view the full map of restaurants in the downtown, including locations that offer outdoor dining, visit here.
Interactive Restaurant Map
View an interactive map of Glen Ellyn for your dining needs. While navigating the map, among the many filter options, use the "outdoor dining" filter to display the the restaurants in Glen Ellyn that offer this feature.
Business Information and Guidelines
Bars and restaurants in Illinois are permitted to reopen with outdoor seating in Phase 3 of Restore Illinois, effective May 29, 2020. The Village of Glen Ellyn is temporarily modifying the outdoor dining regulations in order to allow restaurants and bars to open without jeopardizing the health and safety of the public and their employees.
Phase 3 Temporary Private Property Seating and Tent Information
- Temporary Private Property Application
- Outdoor Seating Guidelines
- Tent Guidelines - Anchorage Requirements
- Outdoor Cafe license Agreement Application Packet Fillable