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Nookies

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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STARTERS​
6.95
Fried Ravioli
Breaded ravioli filled w/ ricotta & chiles served w/ salsa
6.95
Chicken Tenders
Blackened​ chicken strips cucumbers & tomatoes w/ a peanut-lime dipping sauce
Homemade salsa 5.95
With chicken 7.95
With veggies 6.45
Quesadillas
Flour tortillas w/ cheddar, peppers, pepperjack, onion, cilantro & sour cream .Served w/ homemade salsa
3.95
Tossed Green Salad
Mixed lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion & croutons
6.45
Mesclun Salad
Baby field greens, apples, dried cranberries, pecans, goat cheese & balsamic vinaigrette
5.45
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce w/ caesar dressing, parmesan cheese & croutons
Cup 1.95
Bowl 2.95
Soup of the day
Cup 2.95
Bowl 3.95
Chili homemade
6.95
Bowl of Soup
Salad & bread
BIG SALADS​
Dressings:Ranch, roasted garlic & red wine vinaigrette (Greek), French, honey mustard, bleu cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, fat free raspberry vinaigrette, 1000 island.All salads served w/ French bread.
10.45
Smoked Chicken Salad
Spinach & baby greens w/ grilled chicken, red bell pepper, artichoke hearts, goat cheese & balsamic vinaigrette
10.45
Santa Fe Chicken Salad
Blackened chicken breast w/ black bean & corn relish, tomato, cucumber, tortilla chips & peanut-lime dressing
11.45
Spice Crusted Steak Salad
Grilled sirloin, tomato, cucumber, red onion & raspberry vinaigrette
Small 7.45
Large 8.95
With chicken 10.95
Greek Salad
Mixed lettuce w/ tomatoes, greek olives, pepperoncini, anchovies, red onions & feta served w/ greek dressing
10.45
Tuscan Chicken Salad
Spinach & baby greens w/ grilled chicken, red bell pepper, artichoke hearts, goat cheese & balsamic vinaigrette
Large 7.45
With chicken 9.45
Caesar Salad
Romaine​ lettuce w/ caesar dressing, parmesan cheese & croutons
9.95
Julienne Salad
Ham, turkey, swiss, cheddar, tomato, broccoli, cauliflower & mushrooms over mixed lettuce
13.95
Southwest Grilled Salmon Salad
Char-grilled salmon fillet, tomato, cucumber, tortilla chips, black bean & corn relish w/ a creamy chipotle dressing
8.95
With avocado 10.95
With chicken 10.95
Spinach Salad
Baby spinach, sliced mushrooms, grilled onions, bleu cheese w/ crisp bacon in balsamic vinaigrette
ENTREES​
Available weekdays 11am-11pm weekends & holidays 4pm-11pm served w/ soup or salad & any two side dishes unless other wise noted
12 Oz. House-cut angus beef 16.95
Bleu cheese & caramelized onions 18.45
NY Strip Steak
8 Oz. lean fillet, grilled to order 13.45
Bleu cheese & caramelized onions 14.95
Sirloin Steak
Cider Marinated Pork Chop
10 Oz thick & juicy, boneless,
11.95
Chicken Piccata
Lightly breaded, sauteed w/ tomatoes & a lemon caper sauce
10.95
BBQ Chicken
In cranberry chipotle barbecue sauce
14.95
Honshu Salmon Teriyaki Glazed
With rice, stir fried vegetables & ponzu sauce. No additional sides
13.95
Grilled Salmon
8​ Oz fillet, simply grilled
14.95
Florentine
With spinach & hollandaise sauce
14.45
Piccata
With lemon caper sauce
PASTAS & RICE​
Served w/ soup or salad
Unavailable weekends & holidays 7am - 4pm
8.95
Soup
Salad
Pasta con Oilio
Linguine tossed w/ sauteed spinach & garlic in olive oil & white wine
9.45
Soup
Salad
Linguine w/ Meat Sauce
Homemade goodness, romano cheese & garlic bread.
Normal 8.95
With Chicken 10.45
Soup
Salad
Penne Romana
Artichoke hearts, roasted tomatoes & onions, sauteed mushrooms, tossed w/ penne
10.95
Soup
Salad
Penne w/ Chicken Sausage
Italian chicken sausage sauteed w/ spinach, tomato, & garlic
Normal 8.95
With chicken 10.95
With steak 11.95
Soup
Salad
Veggie Teriyaki
Stir fried vegetables, simmered in teriyaki, Served over rice
9.45
Soup
Salad
Linguine With Pesto & Vegetables
Fresh​ sauteed vegetables & basil pesto
NEW OLD FAVORITES​
Served w/ soup or salad
Unavailable weekends & holidays 7am - 4pm
10.45
Soup
Salad
Meatloaf
Homemade baked daily & seared on the grill for extra flavor. Served w/ mushroom gravy & two sides
8.45
Soup
Salad
Mac N’ Cheese
Macaroni in a creamy homemade three cheese sauce
9.45
Soup
Salad
Chili Mac
Mac & cheese mixed w/ chili. For a heartier, spicier version of the original
11.95
Soup
Salad
Beef Stroganoff
Our version w/ freshly grilled steak in a creamy mushroom sauce over egg noodles
13.45
Soup
Salad
Sirloin Steak
8 Oz lean fillet, grilled to order.Your choice of two sides
10.45
Soup
Salad
Herb Roasted Half Chicken
Served after 5 pm seasoned w/ sage, rosemary & thyme. Pick two sides
BURGERS​
Our 1/2 pound burgers are 100% certified angus beef, fresh never frozen, w/ no fillers or preservatives.
8.45
Burger
Lightly seasoned charbroiled & served w/ lettuce, tomato & pickle
9.45
Cheeseburger
With American, Swiss, cheddar, mozzarella, pepperjack, feta, bleu cheese or gouda
9.95
Bacon or Chili Cheeseburger
Your choice of cheese
9.45
Monster Melt
On grilled rye w/ cheddar cheese & grilled onions
10.45
Kentucky Slammer
Bacon, grilled onions, cheddar cheese & bbq sauce
9.95
Acapulco
Avocado, salsa & pepperjack cheese
9.45
Bistro
With bleu cheese & caramelized onions
9.95
Amsterdam
Garlic, herbs, smoked gouda & grilled mushrooms
8.45
Turkey Burger
Juicy, flavored w/ pepper, oregano & basil.
CHICKEN SANDWICHES​
9.45
Plain
Honey mustard
Grilled
Marinated​ 8 Oz. chicken breast
10.45
Greek
Seasoned w/ lemon & oregano & served w/ greek olives, red onion, pepperoncini & melted feta cheese.
9.95
BBQ
Basted w/ our special cranberry chipotle bbq sauce
9.95
Blackened
Coated w/ cajun spices & topped w/ mango chutney
10.95
Frisco
Pesto, mozzarella, tomato, red bell pepper, romaine & rosemary garlic aioli
10.95
Monterey
Fresh avocado, salsa & pepperjack cheese
10.95
Chevre
Caramelized onions, spinach & goat cheese
10.95
Cordon Bleu
Lightly breaded, topped w/ ham & swiss cheese, served w/ honey mustard dressing
THREE DECKER CLUBS​
9.95
Turkey & Bacon
8.95
Ham & Cheese
7.95
Blt
9.45
Tuna Salad
White albacore
8.95
Chicken Salad
CROISSANTS​
8.95
Ham or Roast Beef & Cheese
9.45
Turkey & Swiss
8.95
Chicken Salad
9.45
Tuna Salad
White albacore
PLAIN SANDWICHES​
Served w/ homemade complimentary soup, cole slaw & pickle.
6.95
Ham & Cheese
6.45
Blt
7.45
Sliced Turkey
7.45
Tuna Salad
White albacore
6.95
Chicken Salad
5.45
With smoked ham 6.95
With bacon ham 6.95
With avocado 7.45
With tomato 7.45
Grilled Cheese
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this informal restaurant. It seems to attract a neighborhood crowd for all meals. ate there twice over four days. Once for breakfast - (migas) and once for lunch (burger). I would go back anytime. Always felt comfortable.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank joepK242NS
Reviewed June 12, 2019

We went here for a quick dinner prior to a Second City show. As we were a bit early the place was nearly empty. We got really quick service and amazing burgers! Portions were very large so we didn’t manage to finish it all.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AnnikaDH
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel around the corner and discovered this place when we were browsing the neighbourhood. Had lunch there and the next 2 breakfasts we had there too. Typical American food, nice staff but most important: fresh food

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Wieke00
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Me and my wife was walking around in Chicago when we stumbled upon this place. I love the community vibe I get from this place. If I was a local I could see myself eating here daily. This place is family owned. Not fancy, but...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TheTraveler3313
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Had dinner the other night with family/friends. This is a great diner with tons of choices. They handled a party of 15 without difficulty! Great food and wonderful service. Want to go back and save room for dessert!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gpbvkb
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Between this original Nookies and Nookies Too and Nookies Tree I’ve never had a bad experience. I just Love this classic Greek diner that’s owned by Greeks!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MarathonrerGreen26
Reviewed April 13, 2019

My wife and I arrived home in the late afternoon, completing our exhausting but uneventful 1,755-mile, three-day drive from Las Vegas, Nevada. With nothing in the refrigerator, we opted for the next best thing--a late dinner at Nookies, one of our favorite restaurants in Chicago's...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed February 4, 2019

My wife and I have made Nookies one of our favorite go-to destinations for breakfast or lunch for more than 30 years. The family owned local chain--this is the flagship location at 1746 North Wells Street in the historic Old Town neighborhood but there are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been eating here and meeting friends here for at least 20 years! It’s my “go to” place for brunch. It’s always full of mainly locals and the staff is extremely friendly and most have been there for a very long time! They have an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lee4shalom
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Service was good, coffee was hot and food was delicious. Great for groups or individuals.

Date of visit: January 2019
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There's street parking but it depends very much on the time of day
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