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American Girl Place Cafe

#457 of 7,673 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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111 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
+1 877-247-5223
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter and friend enjoyed an American Girl Cafe brunch and a little shopping for a new friend. Service wonderful and food ample with good taste. Pricey but worth it for the little ones. Excellent liquor for adults and the Quiche Lorraine was perfect.

Thank Bowser1716
Rockford, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The American Girl Place Cafe is on the second floor of the American Girl Place Store, inside of Water Tower Place. First and foremost, make a reservation for any of the meal experiences and arrive a few minutes before your seating. Guests are allotted a one-hour reservation, and then they have to turn the tables for the next group. We... More 

Thank 13DAVA
Homewood, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Six of us had the Am girl experience for my granddaughter's 9th birthday. Read their website for the many options and heads up information. Although it was early on a Saturday morning (9:30 am) and we were all from out of town, it was the best in timing. Parking fees were lower to due early morning; there were fewer crowds... More 

Thank Marilyn S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Tea with my granddaughters new doll at the AG cafe. It was very cute and the food was displayed nicely - although just average in taste. The doll had her own chair with cup and saucer. The staff were very nice and friendly. The downside was we waited crammed together in the lobby for at least 20 minutes past our... More 

Thank Michigancold
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107 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We enjoyed brunch here and had a great time! If you have a special person who loves American Girl, this is such a great place to take them and have a special meal. No detail is forgotten. Staff is courteous and they make sure that everyone is having a great time. Food: The brunch menu is prix fixe and includes... More 

Thank AlongftTrip
Park Ridge, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

My daughter , granddaughter and I enjoyed a lovely lunch a the Cafe. Many people get in line a half hour early, I don't know why. You make a reservation online and confirm it-so you have a place. The menu is available for preview online, a little pricey, but this is a special treat ! I think you must have... More 

Thank ASchnauzer
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We took our daughters ages 3,5,7 for dinner at AG cafe. Overall, the cafe is nicely decorated and pleasing to the eye. The girls loved having their dolls eat with them but noticed cafe also had some dolls to borrow. The girls enjoyed the butterfly pasta. My husband I were less than impressed with the burger and Parmesan. The service... More 

Thank HawaiianHoneymoon
Louisville, Kentucky
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a bit of a mixed review. First the good....we went as part of my daughter's birthday celebration as she loves AG. You should do the experience at least once if your daughter is into AG. The dining room was pink and girly...and just what you would want for the occasion. The server was very friendly and they do... More 

Thank Donna S
Nacogdoches, Texas
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144 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

My daughter, me (Gigi) and my granddaughter arrived to celebrate my granddaughters third birthday. My granddaughters birthday luncheon was reserved months ahead of arrival. The décor is fabulous with pinks, white and black throughout the restaurant. The booths are so cute with big colorful polka dots. As you are escorted to your seats your baby doll is given a pink... More 

Thank Jeanne P
Marion, Arkansas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter and 7 year old granddaughter here for lunch on our recent trip to Chicago. The restaurant is decorated very nicely. The staff is very friendly and my granddaughter was able to pick a doll to have lunch with since we didn't bring one. Our first course was a plate of delicious cinnamon rolls. Next was a plate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighborhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 877-247-5223

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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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