Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn is a small, affluent suburb of Chicago. College of DuPage is located in Glen Ellyn off of IL-56 and IL-38. Small shops and restaurants along Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue are what makes Glen Ellyn known for.

Map of Glen Ellyn




Area Size

6.77 sq. mi



Glen Ellyn is good for business.

Small businesses and shops grow in Glen Ellyn as it attracts shoppers few train stops from downtown Chicago.

Downtown Glen Ellyn


Chicks N' Salsa

Fast food and casual Mexican dining. Home of the Famous Fire Grilled Chicken.

Bombay Joes

A great introduction of Indian American cuisine with a twist of upscale dining experience.

Fire + Wine

Wines, fine pizzas, upscale dining, and crafted beers.

Made in Italy Trattoria

Classic Italian dining

Glen Prairie Local Flavor Fine Food & Dining

A family-farm sourced restaurant, Glen Prairie offers organic and natural American cuisine.

Enza Sicilian Osteria

Sicilian cuisine in a quaint, cozy spot.

Waterleaf Restaurant

Culinary students of College of DuPage serving different cuisines around the globe.

Ellyn's Tap & Grill

American grill and craft beer with flat screens in a casual atmosphere.

A Toda Madre

Upscale Mexican bistro with an extensive gluten free ingredients.

Alfie's Inn

Medieval themed American dining restaurant.

Barones of Glen Ellyn

Local pizza and Italian foods.

Reserve 22

Hidden away in the Village Links of Glen Ellyn golf course, Reserve 22 offers fresh, organic cuisine.

For Lease - Shorewood Crossing Retail & Office

Blackberry Market

Market and cafe with offering sandwiches, salads, and more.

Want to learn more about this community?

Click here to visit the Village of Glen Ellyn website.

Lake Ellyn Park

Park and playground

McAnich Arts Center

Concert hall held for theatre events, guest speakers, music, and more.

Stacy's Tavern Museum

Museum by Glen Ellyn Historical Society

Inn at Water's Edge

Contemporary accommodation option led and offered in-campus by College of DuPage.

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Nature center informing visitors about the wildlife and the rescued animals from the nearby areas.

Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf

Hidden in Maryknoll Park, a classic miniature golf course for all ages.

Sunset Pool

Aquatic Center

Glen Art Theatre

Historic building from 1920s built for first-run movies and independent films.

Newton Park

Park that features two baseball/softball fields, a an outdoor basketball court, two tennis courts, and a skate park.

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