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Over Easy

American, Cafe, Contemporary
As featured in 1st generation Chicagoan
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4943 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-1414
Sun 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Chicago, IL
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the corn cakes, but it's hard to choose poorly at Over Easy. Excellent coffee and orange juice.

Thank xiphe
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the Sassy which is nice. The eggs were perfect. My young daughter enjoyed the salty and sweet pancakes. Thte intelligentsia coffee is a plus to me. Although I didn't get to try it today. The only drawback is the long queue. But the staff is very friendly in helping you get in as fast as you can. Will... More 

Thank Mumzelda
Miramar, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

My experience here this morning was not the best. The coffee was very bitter, so I asked for something else. The server was gracious and brought over a Diet Coke in a flash...no problem with her at all. Then, I ordered the Mexican omelet, which sounded great from the menu description. However, the eggs seemed like they had pancake batter... More 

Thank CindyHolland
Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I stayed with family that lives in the area and went one day solo for brunch. After reading the reviews, I got the sassy eggs which was a great choice. The combination of flavors is exciting and bold while having a familiar taste I craved for brunch with eggs and potatoes. The staff is friendly and very attentive!

Thank Bethany G
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

When it comes to breakfast, I'm a simple guy. Over Easy is the only place I go that has inventive breakfasts. The Sweet & Salty pancake meal is what I order most times. Gwen is always welcoming. Emily is always cheery. The coffee is not "run of the mill" coffee. I drink mine black & I like good flavored coffee.... More 

Thank HonestReviews4U31
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The blueberry pancakes were great! Egg scramble was also very good. This is a very small restaurant and I bet they have a line outside on the weekend. We were there on a Tuesday morning and didn't have to wait at all for a able for 2. ; larger groups (5 or 6) had to wait but the service is... More 

Thank pkt61
Paris, France
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

What else to say than it Iran amazing place for nice breakfast. Prices are really good compared to the quantity of food you are served! Great quality the restaurant is really well decorated and staff is smiling pleasant and helps you to make your choice among the wide range of products

Thank Mac2878
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This place makes the most delicious French toast I have ever had. I had the Lemon Blueberry Citron and it was incredible. It was very difficult to pick because the whole menu looked delish. but one bite of this and I was done for. It looks like it would be heavy but it was light and just the right amount... More 

Thank TiaNFl
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242 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

An acquaintance told us about Over Easy. It is a cute setting, albeit a tad small. There was a 20 minute wait for a table even at 10:15 on a Friday morning. Servers were friendly and efficient. The Bacon Pancakes with Eggs and Breakfast Sausages were tasty, as were the Corn Pancakes with Red Coulis and Ham. The coffee was... More 

Thank EastVillageDenizen
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We have been going to over easy for some years now. Started when we lived in the city and now make it out from the suburbs. We love the food. It's delicious breakfast. I came out Friday with a baby, had to wait to be seated which is fine. Baby is being fussy and I'm hungry. I orders, food came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4943 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-1414
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 773-506-2605

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