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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 #348 of 8,419 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have been to the Chicago café twice now and had great experiences both times. The service was good and the food was as well! They do a great job incorporating the dolls at the table. The prices for dinner ~ $25 each is okay. Worth it for the adult meals (both our meals were good quality), but you pay... More 

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Elmwood Park, IL
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Took my 6 year old and my mother here as we are new to collecting American Girl, it was a hobby around when I was younger but never collected. This restaurant is located on the upper level of the American Girl Store in the Water Tower on Michigan Avenue. I advise making reservations as we happened to get lucky getting... More 

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Took my 8 year old daughter and her 4 year old little brother here on her 8th birthday. What a great experience! It's group seating experience, so don't be late. Everyone in your seating window enters at the same time and the restaurant is cleared before the next seating. The decor is over the top girlie and it's adorable. Servers... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My daughter and I had brunch here for our Chicago trip, she really enjoyed being able to sit with your doll at the table. The food was average but good for the experience. We were a little bored and I thought there was a good opportunity for more games perhaps. I would definitely recommend bringing your daughter here.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you can get past the overly hot holding area and overcrowded herd waiting to get in to the restaurant, you're golden. The food choices were decent for a fixed menu, and the food was good. I like that alcohol is an option for adults. The meal seemed a bit rushed, but it did take the full hour to eat... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We did have fun! If I were rate food, it would be one star, my grilled veggie sandwich was cold, hard, and thin. The little girl in that party had the Itty bites, small hot dog, small hamburger, the hot dog was rubber! She could not chew it, all food was cold. You are not there for the food anyway!... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I absolutely loved this lunch experience and so did my niece and family. The menu is simple yet creative. We had so much fun for tea. Next time we return we are doing dinner.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our party of 5 arrived early and checked in for our 930 am Sunday brunch. The store opened at 9am so we shopped for a little bit. At 930 the doors opened. We were shown to our tables and each of the dolls was seated in a chair they attached to the side of the table. They had a box... More 

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Family had a late lunch here and loved it. It's AGP cafe so I expected to pay more for the "experience" than typical cafe meals. My daughter enjoyed dining with her doll and the cuteness of the meal presentation. The food was tasty, particularly the pasta. We would return if visiting Chicago again simply because my daughter so loved the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I would give 5 stars for hype and how they cater to the little girls enjoying their day. But with that being said, they are not the ones paying $22 for grilled ham and cheese sticks. Yes it's 4 courses, but what 6 year old can eat that much? The only adult thing I saw on the menu was a... More 

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Additional Information about American Girl Place Cafe

Address: 111 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: (877) 247-5223
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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