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Wishbone on Lincoln

3300 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 (Lakeview)
773 549-2663
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Ranked #725 of 8,284 Restaurants in Chicago
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Lakeview
Cross street: School
Transit: Brown Line Paulina station 1 block; Lincoln Ave. Bus in front; Ashland and Belmont bus lines 1 block away.
Description: Southern Reconstruction Cooking means made-from-scratch traditional recipes with healthier ingredients for yankee tastes: We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and our weekend Brunch is rated among the best in Chicago. Wishbone is known for its popular prices and the most diverse patrons in the midwest--crossing income, race, ethnic, gay and straight lines--and all ages. The Wishbone on Lincoln is a neighborhood nexus on the Northside and very popular with young families.
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English first
chicago, il
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

the southern girl in me comes out every time I go to this place. Amazing brunch and good dinner. Almost anything southern that your heart (or stomach) desires is at this place. To name a few: cheese grits, blackened catfish (available for breakfast or dinner), several Cajun inspired breakfast dishes, super delicious hot chocolate, great service, etc. I strongly recommend... More

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Bath Springs, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Amazingly broad breakfast menu. All the usuals done well plus things like shrimp and grits and the North Carolina crab cakes, which I ate. Large restaurant used to managing large numbers efficiently and cheerfully. Great food served quickly.

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Chicago
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Wishbone is my go to breakfast spot when I want quick friendly service, great southern cooking and a nice mimosa to start my day. I’ve been to both Wishbone locations in Chicago and I favor the Lincoln location, it’s bigger and the décor is nicer. I’ve had everything on their menu from the Jambalaya Omelet to the Shrimp and Grits... More

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London, UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I love this place - it not only allows families and their rambunctious children to dine here, it throw its arms open and welcomes us. This place is so great for anyone who has young kids as they can make noise and it blends into the noise of all the other children there. I feel relaxed as a parent dining... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Love the West Loop location so not sure if our experience here at North was usual or rare. Not busy at noon. Lunch: we ordered appetizer, two entrees and sides of special veg. We were "served" with dirty plates and flatware. Saucers for the app had something dirty and disgusting on both, one flatware when unwrapped had stuff stuck on... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We stayed in a rental house only a block away from here but only had an opportunity to eat here for breakfast one time. Everything was yummy, and our server was friendly and very attentive. We especially enjoyed the chicken and waffles, the cheesy grits, and cinnamon rolls. We tried to come back here for dinner only to find out... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Just yummy, and super family friendly. I would definitely go again, I just don't recommend bringing any vegans with you.

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Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We were invited to dine at this popular Chicago restaurant. The menu had southern cooking and cajun cooking fare listed. I ordered the pulled North Carolina pork plate with sides of collards and beans. Since I grew up eating that type of food I was curious to see if it compared in taste as was claimed on the menu. The... More

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

We like to always eat here when visiting Chicago, very consistent good food with a southern flair. Delicious!

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Frankfort, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Ok, so I am 52.My kids are out of college. Life is good. Had a very relaxed dinner at Wishbone on a Wednesday night. Two couples. There were very few customers ( the weather was horrible) so the service was excellent. Food was well prepared. We all had different special of the day and no one was disappointed. Looking at... More

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