What You'll Get
If home is where the heart is, then it's probably best to abandon that home before that heart's owner tracks you down. Enjoy homestyle cooking with no questions asked with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of food and drinks at Jane's Restaurant, located in Bucktown. If you redeem your Groupon on Monday through Thursday, you'll get $40 worth of food and drink for $15.
Jane's Restaurant keeps diners guessing with a seasonally changing menu of healthy, homemade favorites, always prepared without the dark magic of a deep fryer. Current brunch favorites, available on weekends, include the spinach-and-feta omelette ($8), the banana-nut-bread french toast ($10), and Jane's house-made scones ($4), available in a variety of evolving selections. Come lunchtime, a bowl of the corn chowder ($6) provides creamy comfort, and the marlin sandwich ($12) on the lunch menu has won over both old men and seas. Jane's dinner items dazzle even broader demographics, offering palate pleasers to vegan and meat-eating populations alike. The goat-cheese-and-tofu-stuffed veggie burrito ($16) lets you sample the fruits of the rare, flightless tofu-goat, whereas the bacon-and-cheese-topped sirloin burger ($12) and the gluten-free quinoa-corn linguine ($16) don't.
Jane's Restaurant recently expanded its dining space, adding a second dining area dressed in white fixtures and bright lighting, contrasting the restaurant's original space of brick walls, hardwood floors, and soft lighting. Jane's also hosts seasonally changing art from local artists, possibly giving you the opportunity to finally display your haunting triptych, Macaroni Oedipus.
Time Out Chicago says:
- This small neighborhood favorite's menu changes seasonally, with an emphasis on locally grown ingredients, and the results are typically good. – Time Out Chicago
- The food was full of flavor and there was plenty of it. The menu was a nice change as it featured a variety of dishes including several vegetarian options. Our service was great and the ambiance was warm and festive. – luv2eat, Metromix
- The service is outstanding. The ambiance is laid-back, yet still somehow sophisticated. Simply stated, Jane's is perfection. – Casmith, Metromix
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Nov 24, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 for tables of 4 or more. Reservation required. Tax and gratuity not included. No cash back. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Jane's Restaurant
Touted as Chicago's most romantic restaurant by WGN's Chicago's Best, Jane's Restaurant lives up to the title with its two intimate dining rooms. Chef Tony Recillas's seasonally rotating comfort-food entrees take cues from international cuisines with offerings such as a Thai-inspired shrimp appetizer and Jamaican chicken with pineapple salsa. A full-service bar plies patrons with libations by the glass, bottle, or baby pool, and both the lunch and brunch menus brim with lighter fare that may range from crêpes and breakfast burritos to gourmet sandwiches and salads.
A steeped ceiling with exposed rafters hangs over one of Jane's intimate dining rooms, where low lighting illuminates artwork and chalk blueprints of the owner's living-room fort on the brick walls. The second room embodies a European café with pearl-colored walls, wrought-iron seating, and an aggressive berets-only policy. Sunlight bathes both dining areas thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows.