Vida is a family owned studio that focuses on bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit. We would like to share a space where every individual can feel safe in a warm, friendly, inviting environment. At Vida we believe that staying fit and exercising regularly are vital components to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We have created Vida to cater to the Elgin community and surrounding suburbs. Everybody is welcome at Vida, no matter their fitness background.
Cafe Revive works with local suppliers to source the freshest and most authentic ingredients, and use old-fashioned techniques to ensure the highest quality.
Their goal is to make your taste buds happy!
Salon Urbane Is located next to Elgin's famous Country Donuts. We are west of Randall Road off Route 20. Owned by Christine Wozniak, a designer/educator for the product line RUSK, she has developed an inviting, salon atmosphere.
Mama Lee's Popcorn is known for their gourmet popcorn and"Pop-tastic" experience all visitors receive when they enter the doors. The downtown Elgin shop is located near the Chicago Street parking garage and just a couple blocks from the Elgin Metra stop.
Have you heard the Popcorn Song! Popcorn Dance! song?
Specialty wine, spirits and craft beer shop located at Otter Creek Shopping Center. They are committed to making your experience at Otter Creek Wine & Spirits, one that will bring you back again and again. From the selection they carry, to the fixtures in the store they have one goal in mind: to be your Wine and Spirits (and Beer) retailer.
They are eager to share their passion for Wine, Spirits, or Beer with you. They will happily answer any questions, discuss individual wines at their weekly in-store wine tastings; and recommend appropriate wines for any occasion.
Make sure to check their website constantly for upcoming tasting events.
Step inside Al’s historical Victorian style building and experience the warm and inviting atmosphere that has proudly been part of the Downtown Elgin community for more than three decades. Enjoy globally inspired American cuisine in a family friendly setting.
You would not expect your soup choice to be Brazil de Cacao or Vegetable Creole at the local malt shop, but then again Al’s isn’t your run-of-the-mill eatery. Al’s Café provides its customers with comfort food alongside more innovative dishes that are sure to delight your palate. Thanks to the creative touch of Chef Tony Jamin, each dish is made from scratch, and tastes better than even Mom’s homemade dinners.
Alexander's was named after our great hero, Alexander The Great, from Macedonia, Northern Greece, where we are from.
Alexander's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and features fresh fish and home cooked meals made fresh on the premises by our chef. All of our soups, sauces, gravies and dressing our made fresh on premise. We also feature a wide range of desserts and ice cream creations. We have a full service bar for cocktails.
Some of our specialties include our fantastic baby back ribs that fall off the bone, charbroiled steaks & juicy prime rib that melt in your mouth, & a wide variety of glorious burgers. Other foods from our kitchen include appetizers (try the flaming "saganaki" cheese), fresh salads, sandwiches, Pizza, pastas, fresh fish, and fun foods "for our little friends".
Information from: http://www.alexanderscafe.com/about.html
The historical integrity of Chicago Street in the heart of downtown Elgin creates a charming backdrop for many Vintage / Antique shops and small businesses. Voted a new favorite kid on the block is our shop WHATNOTS & WHIMSIES Antiques & Resale. This whimsical destination features room after room of antiques and vintages treasures! Follow "The Yellow Brick Road" as it guides you on a journey through an eclectic array of Antique & Original Art, Primitives, Mid-Century, Victorian & Musical Collectibles including Furniture from many eras. Indulge yourself as you shop in our Parisian themed Boutique filled with Vintage Jewelry, Hats, Boutique Clothing and Designer Handbags