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Yolk

#22 of 7,822 Restaurants in Chicago
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Downtown / The Loop
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1120 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 am
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unique eggs Benedict !

Stopped here for breakfast before a day of sightseeing. Enjoyed the food and service was great. My daughter had the Nutella crepes. I had the eggs Benedict which had a sort of spicy hollandaise that was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Melster625
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for breakfast before a day of sightseeing. Enjoyed the food and service was great. My daughter had the Nutella crepes. I had the eggs Benedict which had a sort of spicy hollandaise that was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

And an adult can eat eggs Benedict too! Okay you can make healthy choices, but life is short...eating out for us a treat! Been going here since opened. Only stays awesomely friendly, though NOISY!

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We came here because it had good reviews and was right next door to our hotel. They quoted us an hour wait for 2. When we were finally sat we were commenting on the efficiency of the kitchen because putting out the sheer volume of meals for the number of people that go through is incredible. When we got our... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Shortly after arriving in Chicago, I was ready for a wonderful culinary experience in the Windy City! The hotel staff was helpful in recommending Yolk for brunch. Upon arriving to Yolk, needless to say, it was packed (It was a Sunday)! Luckily because I was dining solo, I was able to be seated at the counter and that was a... More 

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Morris, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Lollapalooza Chicago Saturday morning and this place was READY! Very busy, yet the staff (from Boss to Bus) were smiling and moving quickly. Our server was Lisa. She was outstanding in ensuring everyone's meals were as expected. I say this for the people around me as well. Coffee was at the ready and water offered throughout the visit. The Kitchen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

After lots of walking and sightseeing in Chicago, one needs to fuel up with a hearty and savory breakfast. My friend recommended this restaurant, while it's a chain, it certainly faired better than the usual greasy spoons like Denny's or IHOP. For starters, the food tasted fresh and the portions were very generous. I was certainly impressed with their omelette... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We had their yugurt in pineapple which was pretty good (some pieces of the pineapple were from the hard middle), husband had qruqe madam which was fine, nothing exciting. The smores pancake got thumb up from the kids and so did the Belgian waffle. Overall great place for breakfast, but get very busy and could have long wait

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The reason this place only received 3.75 stars is because of the food handling. We were seated at the bar for breakfast and we watched a young woman take food from the window, move it around and bag an order to go who had long blonde (about mid back or longer) hair that was not tied up and the hair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cute clean and spacious breakfast/brunch restaurant. Both sweet and savory food is good. Stuffed french toast was delicious. Fluffy pancakes, tasty breakfast sausages and crispy thick cut bacon and well cooked eggs as well. Perfect location to get breakfast or brunch before a visit to a museum at the museum campus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Went here with a group of friends the place smells amazing and the food is amazing had their skillet oh my god. I would rate this as the best breakfast place in Chicago. I've been to the other location with my nephew niece and it's exactly the same awesome.

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Additional Information about Yolk

Address: 1120 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 am
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1120 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown / The Loop

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.