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Eleven City Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. This is the Real Deal
1. This is the Real Deal
"Eleven City Diner was exactly what I hoped it to be: a real deli"
Ken F
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2. Love this place
2. Love this place
"With a great atmosphere, friendly staff and tasty all day breakfast"
Emily S
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3. Great breakfast spot
3. Great breakfast spot
"the meals huge, and the decor true to an authentic corner diner"
smhenkel
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About
Old School Diner, Delicatessen serving Breakfast ALL DAY. Full Bar, home brew Root Beer and Local Beers on Tap, Antique Soda fountian serving up all the ice cream malts and milkshake creations. Serious Bloody Marys and Mimosas . Cakes & Desserts to-die-for. Stacked Corned Beef & Pastrami delicatessen sandwiches, LOX & Bagels, Matzo Ball soup is insanley amazing , Steak Burgers/REAL Turkey Burgers... Get in here !!!!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Diner, Deli
FEATURES
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was very good! I love that they serve breakfast all day, and that's what I ate. Their kids menu has good variety to it, and so many items are made right there in the restaurant!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank janelled06
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first time eating here, and we are so glad we did!!! Nostalgia Old time diner feel🥰and very Delicious!!!! Big portions!! You won’t leave hungry! Our waitress was great and so nice!! We happened to be there and it ran into the ‘ok’ time to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 4youFromJen
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

LOVE it you LOVED it !!! That siren is a reproduction of a 1941 Air raid siren !!! Lets everyone know its time to serve liquor. ( a hold out from the days of prohibition, when you can't drink on Sundays before 10:00am). Please Please...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch and breakfast there. The Neptune Sandwich was huge with both corned beef and pastrami. For breakfast the hallah french toast was outstanding, the bacon was below average. Coffee was for weaklings--not strong enough

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there early to avoid a line but the food is worth it. The Lox bagel is amazing. I only wish I had time to try dinner there too.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Courtney G
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Get back in here for DINNER ! We bring the lox on from NYC and hand slice every piece off the Nova side. Honored you enjoyed it . thank you for the kind words. sincerely..... Bradley

Reviewed 1 week ago

Eleven City Diner is a family go-to before a Bears game...always. I highly recommend anything with lox...the latke and lox is unreal! Definitely treat yourself to a milkshake as well. This family run spot is a go to for a weekend brunch or weeknight dinner!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank colletteisgreat
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

BEARS GAMES ! You are speaking our language ! The season is almost here. Thank you for the super nice words. Yes COLLETTE IS GREAT ! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

My granddaughter and I had breakfast for dinner, and it was delicious! The diner atmosphere is fun! I recommend it for any meal!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank maryann298
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

right on !!!! Thank you ..Bradley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We almost walked by this place as the outside wasn't too appealing but when we walked in it turned out to be a true find. Great music, authentic interior and great choice of food. Not cheap but certainly value for money. Friendly personnel taking care...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank PvEgmond
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you !!! We won't take credit for you ordering the right items on the menu !!!! Really happy you enjoyed your visit !!! Thank you Bradley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started with the chopped liver and rye (lots of it) and loved it. I could not finish it but enjoyed it. Then I had the deli omelette which was delicious. The place has a line but since I was alone I sat at the bar....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MauricioBabilonia
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love Felipe too !!! Thanks for the kind words... Bradley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking around and sightseeing and this place was close enough that we decided to check it out. No regrets! Everything about the ambiance is perfect. The music was 1940’s era and the perfect volume, the decor is a little funky, retro, and done...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank briebrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a diner you need to make time to visit if possible. My always on the list is the chopped liver appetizer... Has never disappointed. Today instead of a sandwich i opted for the corned beef and pastrami hash. It was great. Very lean....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank H6569MXjamesc
abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your booth is always waiting !!! Thanks for the love ... Bradley

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Response from franciscot584 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Terri K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Great bloody mary! Cocktail milkshakes too.
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