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“great breakfast spot!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tempo Cafe

Tempo Cafe
6 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2012 (Near North Side)
312-943-4373
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Ranked #201 of 8,382 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Near North Side
East Orleans, Massachusetts
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“great breakfast spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

our bellman at the Talbot Hotel, the fabulous Dwayne, recommended the Tempo. we had breakfast here our last morning in town-----great pancakes! super service.

Visited May 2013
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“Cafe Experience -great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

On the corner, if the weather allows sit outside and enjoy the world passing by. The mark of a good restaurant is one supported by the locals. On our recent visit their were families with children and grand parents enjoying brunch in the Spring sunshine. The menu has many options for those seeking either a full breakfast or like us wanting something lighter. Regardless of what you order it will be cooked to order. Coffee is good with plenty of refills. Breakfast for two gave us change out of 20$. So great value and tremendous quality.

Visited April 2013
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“A great breakfast at a great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Hearty portions and tasty food and attentive service - a perfect formula to start your day. Good coffee, skillet omelets with hash browns and get the Greek bread - sesame seeds/thick slices and home made marmalade. You'll only need a snack for lunch. Oatmeal available for those who want a lighter breakfast, as well as yogurt/granola/fruit.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Accurate reviews”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Nothing new to add to recent reviews. Place is clean, food is good, service is efficient and coffee is always being refilled. What else is there?

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great breakfast place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

This is an excellent place for breakfast - generous portions (too much?), very good coffee and many breakfasts served in skillets. We all enjoyed it so much we came back most days. Free wifi is good to have as well! Great spot - smells good and clean.

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