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1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
312-492-8010
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Diner Delight

We were staying close by and were lucky to have this corner cafe as our local. We had breakfast here twice (the eggs benedict are wonderful) and lunch - the burger is spot on. Great friendly staff and efficient service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Greystones, Ireland
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Greystones, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were staying close by and were lucky to have this corner cafe as our local. We had breakfast here twice (the eggs benedict are wonderful) and lunch - the burger is spot on. Great friendly staff and efficient service.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I have been eating breakfast over there probably five times. This place always offers very good service. The waiters & waitresses are always super friendly. I love their orange juice and toasted wheat bread; it is very tasty. You can park your car on the street. The kitchen is very fast so you don't have to buy a lot of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Three of us stopped here. It is located on a very busy corner and street parking could be a bit of a problem. But, if you should happen to live in the neighborhood, this would be a great place to walk to. Considering its location, if you were going to and from the Loop, it would also be worth stopping... More 

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Seneca, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great family breakfast spot on the west side. Great food, the service was very quick and the staff was very friendly. The waitress answered all our questions about the menu and the portions were huge! The restaurant was very clean and family oriented. Will definitely come back to try lunch. The food was awesome!

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Grand Blanc
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Clean, bright, busy, not too loud. Good food. Went for a basic breakfast and coffee. Service was spot on even though they were non-stop busy the wait was maybe 5 minutes for a table and the waiter appeared almost as we sat down. Coffee never got cold. Didn't feel rushed... oh yeah and they have some parking.

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Capel Curig, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

My second visit here. Always well worth a visit for breakfast or brunch. Full of families, locals,tourists alike. Good menu and all in all a great experience. Many interesting historical photographs on the walls. All the staff very attentive and pleasant. A great place.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

And this is coming from a local. And we have a LOT of options in our fine city. I rave about their omelets. The cook prepares the omelets by blending the eggs. I prefer the egg white omelets (have to request) - big, fluffy and delicious! The OJ is fresh, the water is plentiful and the service is always spot... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Skeptical coming here at first because of the location, but tried it out last week and I'm hooked! Great and fast food! Only reason I gave them 4 stars is we sat by the entrance and the line got very long right by my table. Lots of people standing around my food, creeps me out. Request a table in the... More 

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Bradford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is a small cafe I imagine on busy days you may have to wait for a table. I called in for brunch with on a weekday and luckily someone was just leaving so we got seated straightaway. My friend had described it as a greasy spoon but she felt that it had gone upmarket since her last visit a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

When we travel, we prefer local, family-owned businesses, and we especially appreciate distinctive neighborhood places. This one is delightful. The Windy City Cafe is in Chicago's River West neighborhood, on the #66 bus line (only a short ride from the Streeterville neighborhood, where we were staying). The cafe has the feel of a "diner," but an especially pleasant one. It... More 

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Address: 1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
Phone Number: 312-492-8010
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Address: 1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-492-8010
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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