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The cheeseburgers at Donelli’s ($8.25) feature an 8-ounce, hand-packed, black Angus beef patty topped with your choice of American, cheddar, mozzarella, Swiss or pepper jack cheese and are served alongside fries, cole slaw and pickles. Photos by Jacqueline Glosniak/22nd Century Media
The Italian beef sandwich ($8.50) satisfies appetites with its thinly sliced roast beef with melted mozzarella cheese piled high on a toasted French roll.
Donelli’s famous Italian sausage ($8.50) is a homemade sausage patty from Poeta’s Italian Food Market in Highwood that is served on a toasted French roll with lettuce, tomato and onion.
Chris Pullam, Contributing Editor
10:21 am CST February 27, 2018
Chuck and Sharon Donelli lost their jobs in 1995 when both their employers suddenly went out of business, so they did the only logical thing: buy the neighborhood bar, Grandpa’s, in Lake Bluff.