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1440 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 752-3899
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great late lunch

We stopped here for a late (3 p.m.) lunch while visiting Chicago. We loved it. All 3 in our party ordered Greek entrees and we thought they were all very good. Moussaka, gyro....we cleaned our plates. Friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
backattheSpahnderosa
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San Antonio, TX
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San Antonio, TX
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stopped here for a late (3 p.m.) lunch while visiting Chicago. We loved it. All 3 in our party ordered Greek entrees and we thought they were all very good. Moussaka, gyro....we cleaned our plates. Friendly staff.

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Sudbury,ON
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264 reviews 264 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is another must for us in Chicago - close to Powell's Book Store and to the lake shore. The all day breakfast is nicely done and never disappoints - love those hash browns. We also tried the burritos with dipping sauce. Mmmmm! The service is super friendly and efficient, as much coffee as you can drink and decent tea.... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Cozy, with great comfort food and excellent service. Locals and college students frequent this family-owned business. Try any of the omelets, and the coffee is good too. Try momma's baklava...ahhhhh!

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Sudbury,ON
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264 reviews 264 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We like to re-visit this place whenever we visit Chicago. The location is great - close to the best bookstore in the City - and the Greek food really is Greek. Try the Mousaka and the spinach pies, or just go for breakfast. The staff are super-friendly and helpful. Your coffee cup will always be re-filled. The place is clean... More 

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romania
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242 reviews 242 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This place is not exquisite and s not pretending to be. I appreciated the simplicity and the great atmosphere.

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Bangalore
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126 reviews 126 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is not a very fancy restaurant. It is a round the corner basic place where is the decent food but patchy service. The first time we went there, the food and service were great. Second time, service dropped a bit. The first time was for lunch and the second dinner. They don't have too many vegetarian choices but do... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Nothing fancy, just good eats in a family Greek atmosphere. The reuben is good. The lemon chicken soup maybe too thickened. Locals with us love the service and the cozy feeling of the place. A fair value and an asset to the area.

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Californie
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

While our daughter was studying at UChicago we ate at Salonica many times. It's a wonderful place for breakfast; there were so many choices. It was easy to see that both locals and visitors frequented this restaurant - always a good sign. Service was friendly. The place was always packed. We always left feeling full and satisfied.

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Chicago
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We wanted to this Greek Diner to be awesome, but it was only ok. The food was not so good and the service was slow. Try something else when you are in Hyde Park.

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Sudbury,ON
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147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

WE wandered in after brousing Powells Books. The service was quick and so friendly. They accommodated a family with kids who came in just after us. The food is tasty, filling and there's a good selection of Greek specialties - and best of all - All Day Breakfast that would be acceptable in the home of Breakfast, the U.K. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1440 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighborhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: (773) 752-3899
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 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 Hyde Park

Neighborhood Profile
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park, one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This historic area is home to two of the city’s most prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful gardens, parks and green spaces; and ivy-adorned museums and other cultural institutions that speak to the city’s diversity and architectural beauty.