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Over Easy

American, Contemporary
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4943 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
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7:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Tiny, fabulous, can't go wrong

The reviews for this restaurant are so spot on I don't believe I can add anything. I will say that this is not the place I would go with a large group. It is a very tiny place and very crowded and you might not be comfortable.... and no large groups would make more room for the rest of us.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reviews for this restaurant are so spot on I don't believe I can add anything. I will say that this is not the place I would go with a large group. It is a very tiny place and very crowded and you might not be comfortable.... and no large groups would make more room for the rest of us.

Thank smdyl
Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

The wife and I decided to check out this spot. We were staying downtown so the cab was a little long and pricey but no fault of Over Easy. Breakfast was fabulous. French Toast was fresh and nicely presented. Sweet and salty pancakes were really tasty and not too heavy. The place is small but we didn't have to wait... More 

Thank Anthony L
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Our table tried the Chichen Itza French Toast, Sassy Eggs, Carbonara Breakfast Sandwich and Smoked Salmon Scramble. Everyone was satisfied with their dishes and the service was friendly and informative. The resturant space is quite small however so smaller groups are served more quickly and if it's busy this is not a place to sit and chat. We didn't feel... More 

Thank Amber M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this breakfast spot during a stay in Chicago. Wonderful place to enjoy company with friends and great food! Ambiance is adorable and service was attentive and polite. Definitely coming back next time we are in the city!

Thank Rebekah W
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Good for brunch, should try the sassy eggs!. The blueberry pancake also good too. free coffee in waiting line :)

Thank Amidez
Fort Collins, Colorado
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Ate there twice in one weekend while visiting my son. Both times, we spit two dishes. The first day was Sassy Eggs and the amazing Banana french toast. The second, we had another even more amazing french toast and a Benedict -- both were on the menu for their last day this season. All the great things are true: fantastic... More 

Thank Douglas G
Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I am hard on breakfast restaurants; generally, because they are pedestrian and their execution is lackluster on dishes any moron can make at home for1/4 of the price. I also hate waiting more than 15-20 minutes to eat eggs, smoke/salted meat, bread, and a starch, while swilling below average coffee or tea and overpriced juice. But, this breakfast restaurant, Over... More 

Thank Harith R
Stillwater, Minnesota
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We stumbled upon Over Easy while we were staying in Andersonville and it turned out to be the best little breakfast restaurant we have ever been too (they serve lunch also, but no dinner). It doesn't look like much from the outside, but there is a very friendly hostess who greets everyone and opens the door and so cute on... More 

Thank Kristine L
West Lafayette
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271 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Our first visit to this popular neighborhood eatery. When we arrived about 9 on a Thursday it was packed and noisy. It’s one large dining room with egg-themed graphics and photos, pleasant and casual. The wait staff was friendly and efficient ... and on top of things as we saw them turn over tables quickly, sweep the floor. We had... More 

Thank Mack3065
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Small place great food. Split spiked banana French toast and a retro omelet. So delicious. Great service. Never ending coffee cup.

Thank Mary K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4943 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 773-506-2605

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?