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Located in the Village of Northfield, The Happ Inn has become a neighborhood staple known for its inviting and dynamic atmosphere, fresh quality food, specialty craft beers and diverse wine list. This award winning restaurant is the perfect place to meet friends and family for a casual dinner or to grab a cold beer and quick bite while watching the game on a flat screen TV in the bar. After 30 years as a restauranteur in Highland Park, Carlos Nieto has created a sense of community at The Happ Inn. He welcomes every customer as if they were a member of his own family. The unique draw to The Happ Inn is a result of the influence of its head chef. Freddy Sanchez brings his culinary sensibility
US$ 20 - US$ 30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 15 September 2020

Have always enjoyed The Happ Inn, and have been impressed with what they've done during Covid. Huge tent in the parking lot allows protection from the elements and fresh air, and their food and beer options remain excellent.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

Thank you, Carlos, for all of your cooks, servers, hosts, etc. The food is always excellent here, the service is always outstanding....and it's even better with the outdoor tent where we can dine outside. The Sunshine Burger will always be my favorite!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 3 July 2020 via mobile

It was so nice to go out for dinner again! We opted to eat inside instead of the outdoor tented area. We felt safe - socially-distant, masks and rigorous cleaning protocols in place. The food was delicious - flatbread appetizer and salmon, whitefish and skirt...steak entrees. Service was exceptional! Thank you Happ Inn!More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Established North Shore restaurant with good food, fun atmosphere, and lively bar area. Been coming here for many, many years. Favorites include skirt steak, chili, guacamole and salsa, salads and especially their southwest ranch dressing. The mashed potatoes were lacking in flavor last night. Cute...birthday dessert for our teenage birthday girls and we enjoy their round tables or big booths.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 December 2019

Come for lunch on a Saturday and get $5 bloody mary's or mimosa's and a fantastic $11 sunrise burger! Carlos is so welcoming and so is that great hostess named Kiley.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 2 December 2019 via mobile

Though we go to Happ Inn on a somewhat regular basis, I realized we have failed to post a review. Happ Inn is a local restaurant with great service and consistently good food. We are most often there for lunch and have not been disappointed....The tacos are generously portioned and tasty. The soups are always good, especially the chili. The Cuban is a favorite with the appetizer quesadillas a close second (the appetizer is a meal portion!). The host/hostess at the door is always friendly and the servers are attentive and helpful. We have not been disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 22 September 2019

Staff was awesome at first entry and was very inviting. Thanks for the beer!!!! Order the corn bread its awesome. Also the Bison burger is off the hook amazing.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 16 July 2019

Our selections this evening were the margarita flatbread , the Pick 3 Combo {soup salad and a slider) and a hamburger. Each item was tasty and we had pleasant service. Not too noisy so we could converse comfortably

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 7 April 2019

A group of us went to The Happ Inn last Friday night for dinner and had a thoroughly nice time. It was absolutely packed but we had booked and were shown to our table very quickly. Our server welcomed us and looked after us very...well. I had the fried chicken and it was delicious- hot, moist and very tasty. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meals and I have no hesitation in recommending the Happ Inn to anyone who enjoys good food and service.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Selections nothing exceptional, prices seem high for meal as presented. Overall noisy atmosphere not conducive to quiet conversation.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Happ Inn Bar and Grill

  • Yes, The Happ Inn Bar and Grill offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Happ Inn Bar and Grill offers delivery services.

  • The Happ Inn Bar and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4