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CUISINES
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations, Seating

Menu

Breakfast served until 11:00 am
FRESH EGGS‏
All Eggs served w/ American Fries or Hash Browns, Toast, Butter & Jelly
One Egg
Any style
$3.95
American fries
Hash browns
Two Eggs
Any style‏
$4.95
American fries
Hash browns
3 EGG OMELETTES
All Eggs served w/ American Fries or Hash Browns, Toast, Butter & Jelly
American Cheese Omelette
$5.95
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
Swiss Cheese Omelette
$5.95
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
Ham & Cheese Omelette
$6.95
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
Denver Omelette
Shredded cheddar cheese, ham, green peppers, & onions
$7.75
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
Mixed Vegetable Omelette
$6.95
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
Portland Omelette
Pan fried omelette w/ potatoes, onions, green peppers, ham, & topped w/ cheese
$7.95
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
Meatlover's Omelette
Bacon, ham, polish sausage, cheese
$8.95
American fries
Hash browns
Egg beater $+0.50
Egg whites $+0.50
BREAKFAST ENTREES‏
Mabenka Special
Three eggs any style & two sausage patties w/ hash browns or american fries, toast, butter, jelly & juice
$7.95
Eggs Florentine
English muffin topped w/ poached eggs, bacon, fresh spinach, & hollandaise sauce
$7.95
Polish Breakfast
2 piece‏ potato pancakes, 2 eggs, & 1 piece smoked polish sausage served w/ sour cream & apple sauce
$7.95
Highlander Potato Pancakes
2 piece grilled potato pancakes w/ ham, cheese & onions served w/ a side of sour cream
$5.95
Biscuits & Gravy
2 fresh‏ biscuits w/ sausage gravy, 2 eggs your style, & 2 slices of bacon
$8.25
French Toast, Eggs, & Bacon
2 slices french toast, 2 eggs any style, & 2 slices of bacon
$6.95
STEAK CHOPS AND EGGS
All Eggs served w/ American Fries or Hash Browns, Toast, Butter & Jelly
Ribeye Steak & Two Eggs
Any style
$13.15
American fries
Hash browns
Pancakes $+1.00
Fruit $+1.00
Chopped Round Steak & Two Eggs
Any style
$7.45
American fries
Hash browns
Pancakes $+1.00
Fruit $+1.00
Skirt Steak & Two Eggs
Any style
$10.15
American fries
Hash browns
Pancakes $+1.00
Fruit $+1.00
Broiled Pork Chops
1piece $7.95
2pieces $8.95
American fries
Hash browns
Pancakes $+1.00
Fruit $+1.00
N.Y. Strip Steak
$10.75
American fries
Hash browns
Pancakes $+1.00
Fruit $+1.00
SKILLETS‏
Served w/ Toast
Polish Skillet
A mixture of smoked & fresh polish sausage, onions, mushrooms, cut boiled potatoes, & two eggs any style
$7.95
Chicken Breast Skillet
Fresh broiled chicken breast, hash browns topped w/ two eggs any style
$8.25
Corned Beef Skillet
Hash browns topped w/ slices of corned beef, swiss cheese, & two eggs any style
$7.95
OUR FAMOUS BEST IN TOWN PANCAKES AND CREPES
Potato Pancakes
Made w/ the freshest ingredients these shallow fried pancakes are made w/ grated potato, flour, eggs, & seasoned to perfection. try them w/ various condiments for delicious effects
$7.25
Apple sauce
Sugar
Sour cream
Apple Pancakes
These pancakes have a unique flavor & texture that make them really something special. They have less flour than traditional pancakes so are not so cake like. Chunks of apple make them sweet to eat w/ or without add ons. Powdered w/ sugar & served w/ sour cream & cranberry sauce
$7.25
Crepes
Made w/ a fresh liquid batter on a hotplate, our crepes are powdered w/ sugar & can include your choice of a vanety of glaze fillings
$6.95
Blueberry
Strawberry
Peach
Cheese Blintzes
Our fluffy blintzes, browned on both side, come powdered w/ sugar & include your choice or either fresh cottage cheese or sweet farmer's cheese
$6.95
Wheat Cakes
$4.95
Short Stack of Pancakes
$3.95
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
$5.95
WAFFLES AND FRENCH TOAST‏
Belgian Waffle
A fresh belgian waffle served w/ powdered sugar, syrup, & butter
$5.95
A la mode $+1.00
Multi Grain Waffle
$6.25
A la mode $+1.00
French Toast
Four slices of sweet french toast topped w/ powdered sugar, served w/ butter & syrup
Regular $5.35
Half order $3.95
A la mode $+1.00
Cinnamon Raisin French Toast
Four slices of french toast w/ cinnamon & raisins powdered w/ sugar, served w/ butter & syrup
$5.95
A la mode $+1.00
EXTRAS
Hot Oatmeal
With milk‏ & brown sugar
$2.25
Fruit $+0.75
Raisins $+0.75
Grits
With milk & butter
$2.25
Egg Beaters
With hash browns or sliced tomato, toast, butter & jelly
$4.25
SIDE ORDERS‏
Bacon, Links, Ham, or Sausage Patties
$2.15
Corned Beef Hash
$2.45
Hash Browns or American Fries
$1.95
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Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Delicious and very fresh come cooked meals that will definitely make you return. Soups are wonderful and nothing not scrumptious on the menu.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food always a pleasure you can get great polish, Lutheran and Mexican food.Nice atmosphere good waitresses. Very pleasant owner and greeter.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

My aunt had passed on and officials at the St. Casimir Cemetery recommended Mabenka for the funeral luncheon. Though it was not me who coordinated the luncheon with Mabenka personnel, it was patently obviously how much Mabenka wanted our business. Dinner consisted of baked chicken,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2019

My wife and I enjoy eating Lithuanian food and we have been coming to this restaurant for many years and have never been disappointed. The food and service is great every time we visit this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

I'll bypass other restaurants to go to Mabenka's when I visit southwest Chicago. Yes, they do offer Eastern European foods but their menu gives you a good offering of all types. I've been able to get a great full "American Breakfast" at noon. But my...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

It's been too long since I've last eaten at Mabenka. Extensive menu, delicious food, very reasonably priced. I always get the Lithuanian Combination Plate -- the kugelis is unbelievable. My wife always orders the potato pancakes, and can never finish it -- so much food....More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2019

Mabenka is a Lithuanian restaurant a couple of miles south of Midway Airport. Normally we will order from the special menu, which includes a Lithuanian combo plate, duck, polish combo plate, sauerkraut soup, tripe and a whole list of favorites from my childhood. We have...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Always super friendly and welcoming. The food is great, I love the barcz soup it is my favorite but they always about 10 different fresh soups daily, you can't go wrong for authentic Polish Soup. Great prices and they offer a small hall and catering...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

Went here with family and the orders were messed up,the food was cold and terribly bland. There are far better European restaurants out there don't waste your time or money on this one.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

I was taken here by my brother who lives in the area. This was my first experience with Polish cuisine. The waitresses are eastern European and were helpful in explaining the different dishes. I ordered the "Cepelinai". A meat stuffed potato dumpling served with bacon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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cynthiaszczesniak
March 24, 2017|
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Response from penrodky | Reviewed this property |
;I have no idea but their food is wonderful.
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February 5, 2017|
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Response from peteg434 | Reviewed this property |
Please call the Resturant. I do not have an answer for you. 🤔
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Response from larryoldenl | Reviewed this property |
They only have a menu. Buffet for large groups may be requested.
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