Commuter Cleaners 1779 Saint Johns Ave, Highland Park, IL60035 Commuter Cleaners is conveniently located at the base of the Highland Park Metra stop, making it easy for commuters to…More drop off their laundry, dry-cleaning or alterations on the way to work and pick things up when they're heading home. For those who'd prefer door-to-door service, Commuter has free pick-up and delivery services.
Metra Metropolitan Rail 1800 Saint Johns Ave, Highland Park, IL60035 The Highland Park Metra station provides riders with a seated indoor waiting area with vending machines and…More restrooms. Part of the Union Pacific North Line running daily between Wisconsin and downtown Chicago, the station serves the central business district with sister stations serving Ravinia and Braeside. Purchase monthly passes or 10-ride discounted tickets for commuter savings, or take advantage of family-friendly weekends when kids ride free. Seniors qualify for free rides. Visit the website for more details on discounted ticket offers.
Viccino's Pizza Company 1960 1st St, Highland Park, IL60035 Fresh gourmet pizza is the main draw at Viccino's. Located a short distance north of the Metra train station, it's a…More convenient destination for gastronomically challenged commuters looking for a quick bite. Whether you're a thin- or stuffed-crust person, you can get your pie topped with your favorite provolone cheese or Italian sausage. The party panino is also popular. Around since 1998, this Viccino's (there are four other branches around the northern suburbs) doesn't have any tables, but you can perch on a bar stool and engage in a little people-watching while enjoying your Quattro Formaggio slice.
Corner Bakery 638 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL60035 With its sleek, clean design and an airy, naturally lighted interior, the Corner Bakery in Highland Park is an…More attractive stand-out. It is conveniently located at the corner of 2nd and Central streets in the middle of the bustling downtown area. Its Pesto Cavatappi is as popular here as at the locations in Oakbrook, Willis Tower and the other 100 facilities. This one's architecture, which complements the town's classy ambiance, and its prime location draws crowds. After an early-morning jog, or before a long commute to the city, the Anaheim Scrambler breakfast is a good way to start the day. Try the Poblano Fresco while surfing the Web using the cafe's free Wi-Fi service. Street parking next to the establishment may be hard to come by during lunch and dinner time, but the next block almost always has a free spot available.