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Jess Cafe

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#1,532 of 8,164 Restaurants in Chicago
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APPETIZERS
(1) $2.5
Green Onion Pan Cake
(2) $3.5
Fried Egg Rolls
Beef, chicken, shrimp mix
(2) $3.5
Vegetable Fried Egg Rolls
(2) $4.0
Vietnameses Fried Egg Rolls
12 Pcs $4.0
Fried Wonton
No Meat
$5.0
Korean Spicy Kimchi Vegetable
(12) $5.0
Korean Spicy Fried Vegetable Dumpling
(8) $5.0
Fried Fish Tofu
(2) $6.0
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Cold. Chicken, Beef, Shrimp & Vegetable
(6) $5.75
Crab Rangoon
SOUP
Small $2.25
Large $4.45
Miso Soup
Small $2.25
Large $4.45
Egg Drop Soup
Small $3.05
Large $6.0
Hot & Sour Soup
with shredded pork
Small $3.5
Large $7.0
Chicken with Wonton Soup
7 Pcs $7.0
Minced Shrimp & Pork Wonton Soup
Small (5 Pcs) $3.05
Large (10 Pcs) $6.0
Wonton Soup (Minced Pork)
Small $3.05
Large $6.0
Chicken Rice Soup
Small $2.75
Large $5.25
Vegetable Soup
$7.45
Tom Yum Vegetable Soup
Large $8.0
Tom Yum Chicken Soup
SEAFOOD
$11.75
Shrimp w/ String Beans
$11.75
Kung Pao Shrimp
$11.75
Yu Shan Shrimp
$11.75
Shrimp Lobster Sauce
with minced pork
$11.75
Shrimp w/ Broccoli
$11.75
Spicy Lemon Grass Shrimp
$11.75
Shrimp w/ Vegetables
$13.25
Thai Red Curry Shrimp
$13.25
Thai Green Curry Shrimp
$13.25
Basil Seafood
BEEF
$11.75
Spicy Lemon Grass Beef
$11.75
Basil Beef
$11.75
Black Pepper Beef
$11.75
Mongolian Beef
$11.75
Szechwan Beef
$11.75
Tomato Pepper Beef
$12.75
Korean Spicy Beef Hot Plate
$12.75
Thai Spicy Beef Hot Plate
$12.75
Malaysian Spicy Beef
$12.75
Orange Beef
CHICKEN
(10) $9.75
Fish Sauce Chicken Wings
$9.75
Basil Chicken
$9.75
Chicken w/ Broccoli
$9.75
Chicken w/ Vegetable
$9.75
Chicken w/ String Beans
$9.75
Yu Shan Chicken
$9.75
Kung Pao Chicken
$9.75
Fried Lemon Grass Chicken
$9.75
Szechwan Chicken
$9.75
Chicken Chop Suey
VEGETABLE
$9.0
Mushroom Tofu
$9.0
Yu Shan Broccoli
$9.0
Minced Garlic Shanghai Bok Choy
$9.0
Szchwan String Beans
$9.0
Salt & Pepper Tofu
$9.5
Kung Pao Tofu
with peanuts
$9.5
Buddhist Delight
Vegetable with tofu and black mushroom
$9.75
Malaysian Style String Beans
$9.5
Minced Garlic Chinese Broccoli
$9.5
Chinese Broccoli w/ Oyster Sauce
PORK
$10.0
Pork w/ String Beans
$10.0
Yu Shan Pork
$10.0
Sweet & Sour Pork
$11.0
Korean Spicy Pork Hot Plate
$11.0
Thai Spicy Pork Hot Plate
$12.0
Lemon Grass Pork Chop
$12.0
Salt & Pepper Pork Chop
$11.0
Basil Ground Pork
$12.0
Thai Green Curry Pork
$12.0
Thai Red Curry Pork
EGG FOO YOUNG
4 Pcs $8.75
Vegetable Egg Foo Young
4 Pcs $8.75
Chicken Egg Foo Young
4 Pcs $8.75
Pork Egg Foo Young
4 Pcs $9.25
Beef Egg Foo Young
4 Pcs $9.25
Shrimp Egg Foo Young
4 Pcs $10.0
Combination Egg Foo Young
Beef, chicken and shrimp
4 Pcs $9.25
BBQ Pork Egg Foo Young
4 Pcs $8.75
Mushroom Egg Foo Young
LO MEIN
$8.75
Chicken Lo Mein
$8.75
Pork Lo Mein
$9.5
Beef Lo Mein
$9.5
Kimchi Pork Lo Mein
$9.5
BBQ Pork Lo Mein
$9.5
Shrimp Lo Mein
$10.5
Seafood Lo Mein
Shrimp, squid, fish and crab stick
$10.5
Combination Lo Mein
Chicken, Beef & shrimp
$5.25
Side Order Lo Mein
$8.75
Vegetable Lo Mein
NOODLE SOUP
$7.5
Beef Ball Rice Noodle
$7.5
Rare Beef Rice Noodle
$9.0
Special Beef Rice Noodle
$7.5
Beef Egg Noodle
$6.95
Salted Vegetable & Shredded Noodle Soup
$6.95
Chicken Egg Noodle
$7.5
Fish Ball Rice Noodle
$6.95
Wonton Egg Noodle
Minced Pork
$7.95
Chicken & Wonton Noodle
Minced Pork
$8.5
Seafood Egg Noodle
About
Jess Cafe is a long-standing neighborhood institution with casual, friendly service and delicious food. Casual eatery offering Pan-Asian fare & smoothies for dine-in, carryout and delivery.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Asian, Chinese, Korean
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (13)
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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...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank lauradiaz2016
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
Thank Lynn U
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
Thank kwakub2017
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
Thank Bertram C
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....More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Dany F
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
Thank Lxyzeroomer
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...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Jean A
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
Thank 436brucef
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
Thank Isiah C
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
Thank Dany F
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