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West Egg Cafe

#138 of 8,569 Places to Eat in Chicago
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Streeterville
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620 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, IL 60611-3011
312-280-8366
Today
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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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
Delicious breakfast!

Great food, hearty portions and fast friendly service! Sit inside or outside. Highly recommend "The Grabowski". We will be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
leebee10
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great food, hearty portions and fast friendly service! Sit inside or outside. Highly recommend "The Grabowski". We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is close to the Doubletree where we were staying. We went at the height of the breakfast rush and had about a 15 minute wait. The breakfast menu was extensive and everything that we ordered was so good, we came back the next day. Would highly recommend this place for a substantial breakfast. Prices were reasonable for Chicago.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The service was really fast, wait staff was very pleasant. The food was excellent the portions were average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This is my "go to" breakfast place in Chicago. The food is excellent! I tried the "crunchberry pancakes" this time and it was marvelous! The line is intimidating when you first walk in, however, the host is organized and we waited no longer than 10 minutes for our seat. There is hot coffee available for you while you wait in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great service. The pancakes and French Toast were awesome! Bring a doggie bag, the portions are large. The prices are reasonable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I cannot say they were overly friendly but not rude either. The food came out quick and was good. They also serve lunch, would be good for a quick lunch. Agreed with fast attention, fast service, and quick to come out with food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Very fast attention, very fast service, and very fast dispatch. Excellent food. Coffee could be stronger.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We walked over for breakfast. Really good food and fast service. It was nice that we were provided some coffee to go at no extra charge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Every time I'm in Chicago, I stay on the Mag Mile and I always eat breakfast at West Egg. It's busy and you will probably stand in line to get seated. It doesn't have a fancy atmosphere and when you walk in you might wonder, but the staff is very friendly and I've always had a great breakfast at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stopped in for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised of the great value. Nice large quantities, so come hungry. Excellent food. Must stop when in area!

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Additional Information about West Egg Cafe

Address: 620 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, IL 60611-3011
Phone Number: 312-280-8366
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 620 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, IL 60611-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighborhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: 312-280-8366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Streeterville

Neighborhood Profile
Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.