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Chinese, Asian, Korean
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is a great hidden place in the neighborhood. I've lived in the area for years and just started going their last summer. They have a variety of Asian food from Chinese to Korean. The Korean beef is outstanding. The baked rice bowls are great...as well. You can't go wrong with what you order. The fresh fruit smoothies are to die for. This place is always packed. I will be a customer for life.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

I met a friend for lunch. I had enough food left over for dinner. All of the food is excellent. They have really good bubble tea smoothies. Very friendly but AC is always on.....bring a jacket.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and smoothie friendly environment very nice place to eat with family you will not regret eating at this place very nutritious and healthy environment will recommend to anyone

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

I was here for lunch and i am a picky eater and i was impressed with the food and service. This place has it all for asian food

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Food is always great here, but the freezing environment has literally taken us outside to wait for our food until it was ready and served on our table. Many many customers have complained about this issue but nothing seems to be ever done about it....The food was super tasty, surely the best in the area. We always have the orange chicken or the sesame chicken with the delicious egg rolls and chicken fried rice, We never leave disappointed because the food is truly amazing! Now our favorite favorite thing here is also the Mango smoothie. It has been the best mango smoothie We have ever had. Overall, Do dine here but bring a sweater or a coat. =)More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you are ever in Chicago you need to visit Jess cafe my favorite meal from there is their teriyaki beef it is the best in the city ,my mouth waters just thinking of it!!!

Date of visit: August 2015
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Reviewed October 3, 2015

This is clearly a place that loves its customers. With a brisk take out service complementing the cafe style eating area, there is lots of energy is the room and the staff does a good job of keeping up with its customers. Stopped by on...the way to my brother's to eat a late lunch and pick up carry-out for the evening. I could tell from the first bite why my brother thought nothing of having two meals from the same place. Oh, the food...had the chicken satay, very tasty; Viet springrolls, quite large but maybe too much lettuce...dipping sauce was good as was peanut sauce for the satay. BBQ pork appetizer was very tasty as was the enormous miso soup, lots of body and not too much salt!. Took home the Malay string beans, pepper and salt shrimp - no shells, and sesame fish...all of which were great, heated up well, and satisfied. Definitely well-priced and well-served. Go out of your way for a solid meal.More

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with a lot to offer. Shrimp fried rice, Mongolian beef , and egg rolls were awesome. Selection of food is outstanding along with a great price. Friendly and timely.

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed May 8, 2015

I love this place. They have the best Smoothies and Thai Ice Coffee in town. My favorite dishes are the Spicy Basil Chicken and the Basil Chicken Chow fun. Friday's are crazy there so expect to wait for dishes. It is worth the wait.

Date of visit: May 2015
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Reviewed February 13, 2015

We have been hooked on this place since their orange chicken, Sweet and sour shrimp, Chicken fried rice and not to mention their egg rolls. This place is the best Chinese We've had in forever!

Date of visit: February 2015
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Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a non-assuming neighborhood Asian cafe with many Asian dishes. We were three adults (with a baby) who ordered the chicken pad see ew, chicken lettuce wrap, and Mongolian fish and we had plenty of leftovers to take home. Service was fast and the...restroom was clean. Jeff Cafe was full of diners, even though we were there close to 2 p.m. Unfortunately, I was too full at the end of the meal to try the bubble tea that my cousin was raving about. They also had a table of Asian pastries for purchase. I would recommend Jess Cafe for good and plentiful Asian food.More

Date of visit: September 2014
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

Delicious food..loved the hot and sour soup and string beans. A long smoothie list but it was snowing tonight so we had hot tea. Three of us had soup and three entrees for under $35. No alcohol. Courteous service. Atmosphere just local Chinese...many fusion dishes,...Thai, Korean, etc.More

Date of visit: March 2013
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Reviewed November 19, 2011

Local spot not big on decor or atmosphere but big on portions! flavor! And variety! Won't hurt the wallet! You will not go hungry!! (Their delivery is speedy fast too!) I was impressed w/ their prices for the amount of food they give. Wow!! You...will have leftovers. And the taste? AWESOME. Their menu is so huge! I didn't know where to start. They have something for everyone, health nuts, vegetarians, asian food lovers, and bang-for-the-buck types. I can't list all my favorite dishes I've had here. I will definitely keep ordering from them. Can't find anything bad about them. www.jesscafeinc.com Check it out for yourself!More

Date of visit: November 2011
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Jess Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5