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1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2025 (Wicker Park / Bucktown)
(773) 489-0690
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Ranked #39 of 8,345 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Marietta, Ga
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144 reviews 144 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Do not miss this place for pancakes!! The best combination of flavors! One pancake is a meal but get a few for your table and try them all! Servers were super nice too!

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Montreal, Canada
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114 reviews 114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I'm not sure what came over the three of us when we decided to order 4 dishes to share over brunch, but it sure caused some major food coma by the end of the meal. Having said that, every dish was so good I would repeat it all over again. The best plate to eat alone would be the breakfast... More

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East Troy, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Brunch. Very fresh fruit on the fruit plate. The egg dish ingredients tasted fresh as well. We had a half order of the french toast- yummy and I want that sauce recipe! The service- so fast and precise and friendly I had no problem leaving a big tip. VISIT this place. The prices made me wonder if I was actually... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We ate here twice during our trip. The food is delicious and plentiful. Price is right. It was crowded after 10am but a wait is worth it. Eat breakfast here!

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Asheville, NC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Saturday morning at the Bongo Room, getting here just as they open. We were seated immediately in this eclectic place. Great menu with specials including delicious hot cakes, eggs and omelets. The hot cakes were not only delicious they were huge. We found out that they serve half portions for the small eaters. Highly recommend Bongo Room.

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Top Contributor
260 reviews 260 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Vegetarian Croissant was the best choice of the day as we then required no additional meal until dinner: it is a delicious combination of vegetables, eggs, croissant and a lot of potatoes! Pancakes were also really good and a walk in the nice neighbourhood will start burning down the calories.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Loved the breakfast. Avocado and chorizo omelets for all. Great flavor with not a lot of grease. Chorizo was fresh and flavorful. Nice place; a bit of a wait to get in but worth it.

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is probably as good as a brunch gets. All fresh ingredients, tastefully put together. Only thing is that it gets quite cramped and noisy and you feel like you have to get in and out fast.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I was put onto this place because I was to have a breakfast meeting there on a Saturday, but the line was way too long. So, I came on a Monday for my last meal in my home country before I flew abroad. I was sorely disappointed. I ordered, simply, 2 eggs over-medium, sausage and English Muffin. When it arrived,... More

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Lier, Belgium
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

During every trip to Chicago, i have to have at least on breakfast/brunch in the Bongo Room. It is a legendary place and well known for the amazing savoury and sweet choices of extremely huge dishes. To be recommendex is definitely the Strawberry Lemonade, one of the savoury omelets, very opulently stuffed. Eggs Benedict is one of the more popular... More

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Additional Information about Bongo Room

Address: 1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2025
Phone Number: (773) 489-0690
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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