Complete Domestic & Foreign Vehicle Repair & Painting


Welcome to Lake Side Auto Rebuilders, working with all insurance companies. We use only the highest quality materials available which allows us to offer a lifetime warranty on repairs.

Call now for a FREE estimate! (847) 475-5900

Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekends by appointment.

Our Services

Lake Side Auto Rebuilders goes above and beyond your everyday service…
  • We pick-up & drop-off our customers
  • Rides to and from CTA and Metra trains
  • Rental car arrangements
  • Free Estimates
  • 24hr. flatbed tow service
  • Hybrid repair certified and equipped
  • Early and late hour pick-up and drop-off of vehicles
  • I-Car and ASE certified technicians
  • Aluminum body & frame equipped

We Also Do...

  • Touch-up of chips and scratches
  • Windshield
  • Window and mirror replacement
  • Frame and unibody alignment and repair
  • Welding
  • Rust repair and restoration work
  • Air bag replacement and service
  • Hail damage
  • Door dings and small dents repaired by paintless dent repair
  • Spot repair (small damage repair system, saves money and time)
  • Wheel & rim repair for curb damage
  • Scrapes and scratches
  • Aluminum repair


About Us


Sarkis Tokat started Lakeside Auto in 1975. An experienced metal fabricator specializing in commercial furniture design and production. He worked in auto collision repair with an Evanston car dealership in the late sixties, mainly servicing Porsche / Volkswagen. Still involved in the day to day business, the shop remains with the family being operated by his son Armen and a very dedicated staff of auto body/frame, paint and administrative staff. Staying true to the original values of the business, Lakeside Auto continues to thrive in an industry being flooded by chain / multi-shop facilities.

New technology advanced training and equipment is an integral part of what keeps Lakeside on top of the industry.

Hybrid and Electric drive system trained and certified. Aluminum frame and body repair and replacement equipped.