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Sunny Side Up & Coffee Shop

#30 of 7,452 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506 (N Wabash)
+1 312-930-4242
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Clarkston, Michigan
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very good breakfast on the two occasions we were there. Might want to keep in mind that the portion sizes were huge. I was a little disappointed that TripAdvisor showed today's closing time as 2:30pm, yet when I approached their counter today at 2:03 pm to get a beverage, I was told they were closed.

Thank LindaHolody
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96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Omni and this place is a short walk. We arrived early and grabbed a seat on the patio for breakfast, by the time we left there was a decent crowd. I recommend the Croque madame. It was delicious, very filling, but amazing. My husband had the Ole skillet and although good he was envious of mine after... More 

Thank roxie144
Galveston Island, Texas
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The perfect way to start our first day in Chicago, service was excellent as well as the coffee and food. We sat outside and enjoyed the wonderful weather😁

Thank theressa_jenson
Milan, Italy
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186 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Close to the Gloden Mile and your downtown shopping, this cute place on a multiple floor level, takes you back in time to the traditional OUTSTANDING & DELICIOUS All American Breakfast! All of us were of the same opinion. We haven't had a breakfast this good in ages. Top notch quality, great service. Keep in mind the place does get... More 

Thank Mainox
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old building with lots of character. Ate on the second floor and thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance, Food was excellent! Lots of entrée choices for breakfast.

Thank jcfarmer
Walker, Michigan
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this little place when we were walking around Chicago last week and my wife suggest would should try it, it was a great choice. Many local favorites along with breakfast staples. I had the Sunny Sothern Special, which a was ham, eggs and homemade biscuits with gravy. Not southern style gravy but very good as were the biscuits. The... More 

Thank Robert R
London, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El fresco sidewalk patio breakfast in downtown Chicago. Great coffee to help deal with the fatigue from a late night. Flavourful and well presented however it was quite a wait for breakfast fare.

Thank Rob M
Preston, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to my good lady having visited Chicago numerous times she recommended Sunny Side Up as being the best breakfast location in Chicago and I can only agree. For a Brit that has only seen America once before this place has that true U.S feel to it. It's a busy place at the weekends so you'll have yourself a wait... More 

Thank Metrox
Cape Coral, Florida
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484 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for breakfast and found it to be a wonderful surprise. Wow was it ever good. One of us had an omelet, another had cinnamon roll pancakes which he loved. I have an egg allergy, so I ordered an eggs been edict dish with the eggs scrambled on the side for my son. Every bite was delicious. This is... More 

Thank terri E
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday we went looking for an alfresco breakfast place and came across Sunny Side Up. Very central and just off North Michigan Avenue. A genuine 'local' establishment with a great choice of breakfast dishes, fantastic service and good prices. Highly recommended. Will be going back to try another dish this morning!

Thank Dinotherock

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
    (N Wabash)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-930-4242
Charming historic brownstone serving delicious breakfast & lunch.
Coffee Shoppe on lower level.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?