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American Girl Place Cafe

111 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
(877) 247-5223
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Ranked #330 of 8,296 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We visited the American Girl Cafe for lunch yesterday (9/16/14). We were just in Chicago for the day, specifically to visit the American Girl Place. I brought my 8 year old daughter and 55+ mother from Kansas City. When we arrived for our 12:30 seating, we were taken directly to our table. The decor was so cute--hot pink, black and... More

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Maricopa, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Took my 3yr old grand daughter there for a special "Mimi & Me" birthday lunch. Super cute café done in hot pink, white & black....colorful & girly! We had very good service & since it was her birthday I purchased the birthday package that included crowns for my grand daughter & her dolls, an adorable birthday cake & a gift... More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

..not so good for Grandparents and Mom! The girls, 7 & 8, and their dolls truly enjoyed the whole experience. Food was good, but not very generous portions and over priced. Also felt that the wait staff was just going thru the motions; never spoke to the girls.

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Jasmine was our server and she rocked. As expected she catered to the girls who of course had their dolls sitting at the table with them. A little appetizer of cheese and bread and veggies. Then we ordered miniature burgers and hot dogs. Gotta say the burgers tasted like those rubbery burgers you get at Sam's Club in the frozen... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

At $22 a head for lunch, I figured I was paying for the gimmick alone, but the food was exceptional! Maybe not $22 worth of exceptional, but when you add in the lovely tea room atmosphere, the delightful attention given to details little girls (and their dolls) would love, and the friendly service, I'd do it again in a heartbeat.... More

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Creston, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The café was the amazing! Décor was charming and service was fantastic! Food was good and was presented so cute. I found price to be a good value for everything that is included. A definite must do with little girls!

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Hamilton, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My daughter and I shopped around the store before having a lunch at the cafe. Wait staff were superb at the cafe. I was pleasantly surprised to see the amount and quantity of food served. I couldn't finish my meal and it was quite tasty. I was expecting an overpriced sub-par meal but was surprised by the wonderful experience with... More

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Midland, Texas, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Ok, so we have been to the AG Cafe four times now. The experience is great for the girls...the dolls get their own little chair attached to the table and a place setting. The dining room is decorated very cute. But the food is just not great. You are served cinnamon rolls when you sit down followed by a tray... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

you are forced to get the 5 course meal with a few selections. The service was good and food was good, not great. Wish we had more choices from the menu. Table was small for four. Dessert was good. Great overall experience.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We took our daughter here (along with her brother) for breakfast. The restaurant was very clean and the food was very good. A great place to eat if you have a sweet tooth. The meal starts with an appetizer of cinnamon buns for each person, then your choice of entree (our party had the pancakes, french toast, and breakfast sandwich...... More

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