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3rd Coast

1260 N Dearborn St, Suite C-2, Chicago, IL 60610-2255
+1 312-649-0730
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“veggie hash” (3 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1260 N Dearborn St, Suite C-2, Chicago, IL 60610-2255
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is high quality and reasonably priced, at least by "big city" standards. We just happened upon the place as it was close to our hotel and the prices were much more reasonable than the 3 Arts Club Cafe located across the street. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really good as is the artwork and music. Great place for breakfast. The coffee is also very good as is the service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PKFelix
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The family looked for a reasonable priced breakfast place for our study in Chicago. We found it here!coffe was excellent and the portions were just right. Try the breakfast sandwich and see if you can finish it! I’ll be back...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Erskine S
Reviewed August 25, 2018

My daughter and her boyfriend took me here for breakfast/lunch it was a wonderful surprise. This little café was great, so I made my daughter take me several times throughout my visit. Because....the food is great tasting and the staff is "NICE" which is uncommon...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank zoomzoom45
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The 3rd Coast Cafe is nestled in the heart of the Gold Coast at the corner of North Dearborn and Goethe. Located at 1260 North Dearborn, it is the oldest cafe in the Gold Coast neighborhood and offers breakfast all day and a nightly changing...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Taylor B
Janet T, Owner at 3rd Coast, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello Taylor, I'm just starting to reply to as many reviews as I can. Thank you for this lovely review of 3rd Coast! I have owned it 21 years and your message inspires me to keep going. :) Introduce yourself next time you are in...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Great coffee, breakfast, other meals, atmosphere, staff, all in a cozy location. Go any time and it will be the same delight!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank IntlMysteryMan
Janet T, Owner at 3rd Coast, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello Mystery Man! Thank you for the review and Five Stars :) Janet

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Every time I visit Chicago (which is often), I go to 3rd Coast. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all terrific, and the service is always top-notch. My sister lives in the Gold Coast, and she frequents 3rd Coast and also has excellent experiences every time....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Allise W
Janet T, Owner at 3rd Coast, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Allise, Thank you for the five stars and review! I do care very much and your review inspires all of my team to keep this little cafe going strong! Come see us again soon. Janet

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a pancake breakfast for my twelve year old grandson we decided on the the 3rd Coast,must have gotten out of bed on the good side. It was barely 5 minutes walk from our hotel and was worth every step. The juices were fresh...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marion P
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Found this gem while on a walk. Great food, friendly service, and the owner even sat down and talked awhile. Do not pass this place up.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Crawford-23
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I had breakfast here yesterday, and enjoyed it so much, we came back again today! It is low key with a coffee shop atmosphere. The staff is extremely smiley, cheerful and competent. I can vouch that the Greek omelet, granola and yogurt...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank unicent
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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Glory H
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Janet T | Property representative |
We offer discounted parking through the LAZ parking at 1250 N Dearborn or there is street parking that is metered.
Glory H
October 24, 2016|
Response from Janet T | Property representative |
There is street parking on Clark and Lasalle and you can Valet park next door!
August 10, 2016|
Response from josephsD4800ER | Reviewed this property |
Its 9/10th of a mile from your hotel by car 8/10th if you are walking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 N Dearborn St, Suite C-2, Chicago, IL 60610-2255
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-649-0730
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