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Mellow Yellow Restaurant

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) #1,461 of 7,846 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ American
1508 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
+1 773-667-2000
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average33%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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1508 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The three of us all enjoyed our dinners. Fried chicken was good, as was the dinner crepe. $6 is a bit high for Sam Adams and Fat Tire served warm. Staff was friendly and helpful. It says it is a Wi-Fi hot spot, but it...More

Thank Patrick A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken and waffles were delicious. Other breakfasts were also very good. Staff was very friendly. Service was good. Prices were kind of high but that's Chicago, everything is expensive.

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a dive atmosphere with non-divey food (at least for breakfast). I got blueberry crepes, which were kind of pricey but delicious. On a Monday morning, the service was really quick and friendly. I don't think I'll return, but there was nothing wrong...More

Thank Kayla I
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

I'm sure this place is popular with locals too but as a tourist experience , lots of local ambiance , mellow jazz music , decor and warmth not to mention wonderful service. There is an astounding array of food options for every taste and time...More

Thank 920lorrainec
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Great family restaurant in Hyde Park with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The portions are huge and the service is good. Dining area is bit dated and the dining area could use a good scrubbing. I always get breakfast and my son/hubby get lunch...More

Thank Emjai1920
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Stopped in for breakfast today and got the meat lovers skillet. It was great! I would definitely go back. Wasn't cheap, but delicious.

Thank jgrote15
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Brunch special 2 eggs, 2 bacon, 2 sausages and 2 pancakes $5.99 with purchase of a drink. It was really good food. The server was very attentive and it was Jazz festival weekend. I highly recommend this place.

Thank lilactamjay
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The cost was pretty dear for what it was. I paid $20 net out for brunch for one. The food was good enough but not awesome. I had a skillet and it was similar to skillets found elsewhere. The toast though. It came unbuttered which...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We stopped in for dinner on a busy Saturday evening, but were seated immediately and served in good order. The food was good and plentiful. Definitely worth a stop!

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten there twiice.. food is OK . BREAKFAST The omelets are huge and very good. The French Toast were average, as well as the potatoes. Dinner Roasted Chicken was very good, I must say one best rotisserie style chicken I have ever had....More

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Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighborhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-667-2000
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