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828 Noyes St, Evanston, IL 60201-2825
847-475-8683
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Brunch Near Northwestern University

Ate here before attending a Northwestern sporting event. Had a good time, nice and easy atmosphere. Good: -Nice decor -Good service -The omelettes were big and tasty -Southwest Omelette -Denver Omelette -I don't know what it was, but the toast/butter were on point!!! Bad: -none

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Ate here before attending a Northwestern sporting event. Had a good time, nice and easy atmosphere. Good: -Nice decor -Good service -The omelettes were big and tasty -Southwest Omelette -Denver Omelette -I don't know what it was, but the toast/butter were on point!!! Bad: -none

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Whenever me and my lady don't feel like cooking dinner, but want to feel at home, we come here. The food is always great, portions large at very reasonable prices,the atmosphere relaxed, and the staff superb. I especially like the duck, the linguine with pine nuts, and the veggie sandwich. My lady likes the fish.

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Evanston, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We've been going to the Noyes Street Cafe several times a month for years. We've always had a great experience because they're always on their game. They provide great food, service, and atmosphere at affordable prices. The food is fresh and well prepared. The consistency is amazing. Portions are large. The menu offers a variety of choices. We highly recommend... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a lovely little restaurant in an Evanston neighborhood. Very comfortable setting. Lots of good choices in American, Greek and Italian foods. Very good seafood and fish dishes,salads and more. easy parking. Close to downtown Evanston and the lake. Close to Northwestern University.

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Chicago, Illinois
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435 reviews 435 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Nice atmosphere close to everything. Good location off L. Food: Veggie Mousaka was good Service: server Jenny did a great job Atmosphere: nice and inviting Return: Maybe

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Indianola, Iowa, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Went for brunch. It was ok food, mostly safe food for middle class mid-40's couples. Not very flavorful and pricey for being pretty boring. Right next to the L though. Should have taken the risk and ate at the DDogs across the street

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White Plains, New York
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100 reviews 100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Been here a number of times and am never disappointed. Lunches come with salad or soup and the entrees are well-made and ample.

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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

we have eaten lunch and dinner here, but mainly have used it as a carry-out source. the restaurant ambiance is kind of dark and depressing. you can see these people are trying hard in a thin-margin business, and they always look exhausted and lifeless. the food is not bad, if unremarkable, in a crowded evanston field, lunch is the better... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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191 reviews 191 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Don't go here for the ambiance. It feels like a glorified diner, and the service matches, but the food is very good and the portions are generous.

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Minnesota
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121 reviews 121 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Nice comfortable neighborhood restaurant adjacent to the "L" tracks and Noyes Street station. They usually do a decent job on broiled fish entrees. Wine list has a fair variety although maybe a bit overpriced. It is the North Shore , however, so to be expected. Otherwise one can dine here with a glass of wine and get out for $25-35... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 828 Noyes St, Evanston, IL 60201-2825
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 847-475-8683

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Café, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?