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Eastgate Cafe

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102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1602
708-660-9091
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
The Kind Of Place I Want To Own

This is just a sweet little cafe that has enough ambiance to fill you up and think if I was going to own a place this is just how I would want it. I've been here a couple times. Both were for dinner. The food was good (especially the salad and soup) and the potatoes were yummy as well. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Maria K
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago area
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a small, cozy hideaway in an Oak Park neighborhood...nothing fancy. But the food was delicious, and reasonably price for what you got. I had the Tilapia which was grilled to perfection. The host/chef/waiter was friendly and very helpful. We will be back.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I visited this Cafe yesterday with a friend. If there was a way to give no stars, I would. First, I was very excited about coming to the cafe after reading the reviews and it's just around the corner from where I live. The excitement soon changed to disgust. The place is quaint which is no problem. However, I didn't... More 

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Berwyn, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The menu has many options all served/plated just a little different than other similar restaurants. I personally enjoy the lox and bagel plate as well as the quiche. On another visit I had the lobster bisque soup and a salad. The food always tastes fresh and made to order. There is a little European flair to the presentation and menu... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is just a sweet little cafe that has enough ambiance to fill you up and think if I was going to own a place this is just how I would want it. I've been here a couple times. Both were for dinner. The food was good (especially the salad and soup) and the potatoes were yummy as well. The... More 

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Oak Park
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful Valentine Day fixed price dinner for $35.00. A very tasty cheese plate, home made soup, and a crisp fresh salad were served as separate courses. A huge cut of tender prime rib with garlic mashed potatoes and a cream spinach was followed by a lovely dessert plate. Really an exceptional value for an... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Fresh and delicious every meal what I ever had there. Since last year every Monday and Thursday they have "special of the day"...check it out!!

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Oak Park
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went back to Eastgate with a colleague for lunch. This inexpensive coffee shop had a wonderful lobster bisque worthy of a fine dinner. The French dip beef sandwich was great. My colleague enjoyed his lox salad. All this eating outside on a very pleasant day. What's not to be pleased about.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Excellent food, welcoming staff, uniquely different. Eastgate Bistro promises food twisted on their own way - quiche is completely unique, crustless and almost new creation dish... small business owners and locally owned restaurants, that's what people want, and that's what makes a great little town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Very cute little cafe. I was surprise with options on menu, and then owner said on a charming way: " if it's not on a menu, doesn't mean I can't make it for you". My food was fantastic; salad was fresh, and lobster soup hot, nice and creamy..Definitely coming back!

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Oak Park, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I was looking forward to this dining experience with my 9 year old son because my brother, who isn't from Oak Park, recommended it to us, specifically for the quiche (and we've lived here for 5 years and never realized it was there). Honestly, this was the worst quiche I've ever had. I must say, they do get an A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: 708-660-9091

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 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?