121 North Second Street
The Hillside Restaurant was started in 1955, making it the most well established restaurant in Northern Illinois. When it began it was a small counter style chicken house, created in a charming building that had been a shoe store and a doughnut shop. As business grew, new menu ideas were added to keep DeKalb in step with what was new and exciting. When Lasagna was first put on our menu, no one had ever heard of it, and it caused quite a stir. Little by little, the menu has grown to include old fashioned favorites and trendy new creations, never losing sight of our love for fine ingredients and real home cooking. From then until now, our passion has been to bring homemade favorites and brand new innovations to your palate. Since our menus change with every season there is always something new in the air. But just as important, you can always get the same favorites you’ve had for years!
Catering is available and The Hillside can host parties up to 30.