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Over Easy

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Contemporary
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4943 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-1414
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best breakfast/brunch place I've been to. It's very small, so no reservations accepted and the wait can go to up to 90 min when is very busy. It's worth it though. The food is delicious, your regular breakfast with a twist. We always have the weekly or daily specials with my husband and we were never disappointed, the service... More 

Thank Tina A
Chicago, IL
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 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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95 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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266 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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?