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Batter & Berries


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Black owned and operated restaurant boasts about their world famous French toast. I must say our flight of French toast was definitely delicious, filling, a flight to share, a nice variety of flavors! The Lobster Benny was interesting, the hollandaise sauce was a little...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Peharrysj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress at the hotel recommended this breakfast place and OMG it was soo good! I had the lobster eggs benedict, my husband had the "Moving On Up". The cheesy hashbrowns are out of this world. The lobster eggs benedict absolutely phenomenal and my husband...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jodiel68134
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Despite what you would expect given the reviews and long waiting lines, this is NOT a place to visit and certainly not a place to eat. You can’t make a reservation. You have to go and get yourself on the waiting list. That in itself...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 110henks
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Very quaint spot, staff was great and the owner stopped by our table to thank us for visiting. Definitely recommend when in Chicago. They are known for their French toast; however we chose the lamb chops (melt in your mouth delicious) and the crab Benedict...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank X8862CNsonias
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I can not figure out why this restaurant gets such positive reviews. There is no reason to wait 45 minutes or more to eat here. The breakfast items ( such as French Toast Flite) sound great but are really ordinary ... two pieces of thin...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Arthur458
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Everything was AWESOME!! Our waiter "2 c me" was the best ever! The whole staff was great. Cincinnati

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Mrs T
Reviewed March 23, 2019

Not quite sure if it was worth the 90 minute wait, but would give it another try. Seem to be best known for the French toast flight which serves four different French toasts, although they are only half slices. The super flight included the days...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed March 20, 2019

The Doc knows what she's doing. How's this for a breakfast thriller? A seven-ounce Linz Heritage Angus ribeye steak with grilled onions and mushrooms, cabernet sauce, two scrambled eggs and B&B cheese crusted hash browns? Or your choice of French toast--blueberry, strawberry, lemon or caramel?...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Breakfast was great. We ubered from downtown to the Lincoln Park area to try this restaurant. We were not disappointed! The place is not really big so there may be a wait. It was only two of us so we didn’t have to wait long....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 960tp
Reviewed February 25, 2019

This is a restaurant that requires building in wait time before being seated. On the weekends, 1-2 hours of wait time is possible. You usually can get in in less than an hour during the week. Whichever, the food is amazing. Little things like crab...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Jack P
October 26, 2018|
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Response from Daisy3421 | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea, sorry!
August 15, 2017|
Response from BoOrlando | Reviewed this property |
They have some pretty awesome omelette options that are gluten free. They also often have specials that are pretty clean as well.
August 11, 2017|
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Response from DXJOHN | Reviewed this property |
I would take Uber or Lyft it can be difficult to find on street parking if you go on a weekend.
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