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Sweet Maple Cafe

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) #450 of 7,890 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ American, Cafe
1339 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4706
+1 312-243-8908
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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7:00 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1339 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4706
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had my best meal here. I was careful to have my cappuccino at Starbucks so I was not disappointed. Everything here was nostalgic. Service was friendly and prompt. Portions are huge and we received good recommendation to split and share our chicken liver. We had...More

Thank HockLye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a little cafe/restaurant, Sweet Maple Cafe is constantly busy. Have a seat outside on the couple of benches and relax, if you need to wait for a table. The staff is very friendly and efficient. Our server, Jamie, was one of the nicest servers...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed June 25, 2017

It was Mother's Day morning we were hungry and all places downtown were full and fully booked for hours. Luckily this place was mentioned in our Lonely Planet guide and we decided to give it a try. Yes, it was full when we arrived, but...More

Thank petra h
Reviewed May 11, 2017

We came to Sweet Maple Cafe early in the morning, so there was not a long wait. Later in the morning, there can be a line to get in for either breakfast or lunch. Sweet Maple Cafe has come a long way, since it was...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience everytime we go with family and especially taking our out-of-town guests. Will return soon. It's worth waiting against the wall for your turn to sit down, order and eat! Everything is GOOD!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Got off a flight and starving. Got there a little before 12 and had to wait about 10 minutes. Food was worth wait...family members had pancakes (chocolate chip, banana) I had the house omelette (gets, mozzarella, red peppers, spinach and onions). Everything was excellent..we will...More

Thank unhappypatr0n
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Everything has pretty much been said already about this place. One of the best breakfasts in Chicago (#2 on my list, right behind Los Candiles). Their pancakes are already amazing. Their biscuits are some of the best you will ever have. Their cheese grits are...More

Thank NiJaal M
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Tasty buttermilk pancakes and chocolate pancakes and the Chorizo tacos were quite good. Really nice salsa came with the tacos. Real hot chocolate!!

Thank Rumble730
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We always end our trips to Chicago with a visit here for breakfast. Great atmosphere and staff in a small restaurant. Great food; have not had anything that isn't great. Love their special pancakes and they do serve real maple syrup! They don't take reservations...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Best Place in Chicago to have breakfast. there usually is a 30 minute wait for a table but it is worth the weight. Lots of food great prices and great service The Omelets, pancakes, potatoes are all tasty and arrived to the table hot. I...More

Thank WWhiteley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1339 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4706
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > University Village / Little Italy
  • Neighborhood: University Village / Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 312-243-8908
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