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Windy City Cafe

#1,005 of 8,069 Restaurants in Chicago
$American, Cafe,
1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
+1 312-492-8010
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

What a very nice place for a breakfast! Visiting my daughter in the area and decided to get some breakfast. Took a walk and we found this place. Very, very impressed and pleased. I ordered the corned beef hash with scrambled eggs and home fries....More

Thank John W
Reviewed September 19, 2017

I stopped at Windy City Cafe on my way to a business meeting. Located at the intersections of Chicago Ave., Ogden Ave. and Milwaukee Ave., parking can be a bit tough, but there is some parking in the rear. I ordered the a medium rare...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We were staying in the area and came across this place accidentally on the way to the L train. Had the corned beef hash with eggs the first day, and the lox plate on the second. Both were huge portions, the corned beef hash was...More

1  Thank JTSalad
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We went there to have breakfast. As we were no that hungry, we just ordered one omelette for two. It was a good choice because the amount of food was huge. It was very tasty and i would recommend it. We tried to come back...More

1  Thank Maialen A
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Visited with my daughter this afternoon. Very friendly staff, good service, very generous portions (neither of us could finish even half of what we ordered!), and very clean.

1  Thank Jennfier H
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for an early morning breakfast. All was good at this nice neighborhood cafe. Service was very friendly and helpful. The Fajita Skillet and egg omelette were tasty as were the French Toast. Good place to have handy for breakfast.

1  Thank Alamills
Reviewed May 4, 2017

We were in the West Loop area and decided on the Windy City Cafe for lunch. We were seated within a few minutes and our server, Jessica, came over and started us out. She proved to be very friendly and efficient & attentive. Each of...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Had our breakfast here on our first day in Chicago Lots to choose from and very reasonable prices Clean , well cooked and friendly staff Will be going back again before we leave Highly recommended to fill you up until evening

Thank weirhammer
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Tripsters- Our friends from OKC wanted to visit the INTUIT Art Gallery here in Chicago. Our plan was to eat and then art. Walking around we came across this little diner and decided to give it a try. It was pretty good. This place would...More

Thank Hunter S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Well there is more than pancakes, but I LUV their Blueberry Pancakes! This place offers home cooking and it is packed with locals at all times. Its a "home town feeling cafe", at a busy intersection of Chicago Ave and Ogden. Friendly service and my...More

Thank cmb54521
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $15
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-492-8010
Windy City Cafe specializes in simple, fresh, healthy food with a playful edge, and a focus on flavor and presentation at an affordable price. Our fresh ingredients combined with our emphasis on healthy choices, made to order, result in cuisine with a conscience. We hope you enjoy your dining experience in our friendly, pleasant surroundings. Your comments and suggestions are encouraged, and appreciated. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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