Retire in Barrington, IL

Livability Score
50
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
15827
Median Househould Income
128043
Median Age
46.2
65 Years and Over
2783
Median Home Value
599600
Unemployed
635
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Heart Of Europe Cafe

Chimney Cake donuts! The Barrington Secret "Best Donut in Illinoiz" is out. I had them in Salzburg once and could never pronounce the name correctly but...

2. Sushi Kushi 4 U

Have lived in Lake Zurich for three years and I have been missing out. Service was outstanding. Angela was very attentive and things came out fast, even...

3. Cook Street Coffee

My new favorite coffee shop. I travel 20 mins to get coffee here! Their iced teas are delicious too! Staff is very friendly and personable. Try their el...

4. Boloney's Sandwich Shop

I've been here more then a few times and the sandwiches never disappoint. When you compare sandwich places that count their slices of meat for each...

5. Cinnamon Bistro

Great food. Friendly service. Simple menu, with dishes divided by sweet and savory. My wife and I are vegetarian. We are from out of town and were here...

Golf
1. Makray Memorial Golf Club

I have had the pleasure of working with Makray Golf Club for several years as a preferred vendor. This is a superior venue with spectacular grounds...

2. Stonehenge Golf Club

Top notch facility and so happy I joined. Went out today at 6:30 and was finished at 10 AM. Course is in great condition and employees are super friendly....

3. Kemper Lakes Golf Club

Beautiful grounds! My friend got married here a couple of weeks ago and it's a lovely place for a wedding. The ceremony was going to take place on the green...

4. Palatine Hills Golf Course

Let me start my review by acknowledging that I'm not a golfer. I mini golf, I disk golf, and I even laugh at golfers, but that's about it; therefore, if I...

5. Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club

We can't thank Quentin and his staff enough for catering our wedding! He did a phenomenal job, the good was delicious, staff attentive and all had a great...

Active
1. Pure Barre

I was in town (and will be in this area for work frequently) so I wanted to find a good studio. Other Yelpers led me here and they were not wrong! I had a...

2. Battle House Laser Combat

This was our first time here. My 8 year old and myself went on a Sunday. Got some coupons awhile back that I lost before I could use them at the McHenry...

3. Lake Geneva Canopy Tours & Outdoor Adventure Center

Today we went zip lining and lets just start off with we were late... our tour guides still made us feel very welcome and made our experience memorable....

4. Bo's Run

Our dog Cole just got signed up but we've already went twice this weekend. The park is great and offers everything a dog could want. We've used both the...

5. Crabtree Nature Center

In this world of unnatural it's a perfect oasis to return to the real world!

Arts
1. Psychic Medium Michael Gourley

Thanks Michael- He told my aura which I thought was accurate. I then asked some questions, and he was able to give me light and clarity. He was easy to chat...

2. Catlow Theater

Loved this small theater super rich in history and character! The ticket prices and concessions were cheaper than chain movie theaters plus they show local...

3. Symphony Sounds

Symphony Sounds did a wonderful job playing for our wedding ceremony at the Hotel Allegro, and Sarah Marsh was a pleasure to work with leading up to the big...

4. Crabtree Nature Center

In this world of unnatural it's a perfect oasis to return to the real world!

5. Willow Creek Community Church

What an emotional Rollercoaster! You cry, you laugh, you sing. ...I've never been so mentally and emotionally involved in a church before. Frankly I never...

Shopping
1. Tristinstyling

A week ago, I've heard rumblings of Gucci doing 50% off sale. Being a sucker for good deals, I tried to find out when the private sale is going to start. I...

2. Viking Ski Shop

Top notch boot fitting and consultation. I'v referred novice, intermedia or expert level skiers who've also used Viking for superior advice and service....

3. Grassroots Clothing and General Store

Although a weird combo, this general store/clothing store/barber shop/bar is tons of fun for the whole community. This review is for the bar part. Live...

4. Goodwill

I love this Goodwill. They were super helpful when we made a mistake. This Goodwill has a donation center, and my family donated a lot. In the midst of the...

5. Fast Geekz

Broke the glass of my iPhone 6 Plus.. Did a yelp search and found Fast Geekz and couldnt be happier! I was quoted at a good price and it was about 40 min to...

Health
1. The Chicago Doulas

I used the Chicago Doulas for placenta encapsulation after the birth of my second child. I truly appreciated Maura's thorough and timely responses to all...

2. Natural Beginnings Doula and Pregnancy Services

We decided to go the home birth route after researching our options in the early months of pregnancy. Our Midwife gave us a few choices, Sam was one of...

3. Windy City Doulas

Get a doula, and get Samantha. If I have another baby in the Chicago area, there is no question that I will be hiring Samantha again - hiring her was the...

4. Michael I. Farr, DMD

I hate going to the dentist. I'm not quite sure there's many people who enjoy going to the dentist. Well after I moved to HE, I had to find a new dentist...

5. Elements Massage

Over a year ago, I was in a terrible car accident. Since the accident, I have not been able to sleep an entire night (let alone sleep for more than an hour...

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