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Eleven City Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


American, Diner, Deli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Sponsored by: Eleven City Diner

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"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great diner with excellent food, wide variety and fantastic jazz music playing. The Reuben was awesome. Apple cobbler to die for. Malt shakes delicious and my daughter loved her giant piece of chocolate cake.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kmewborn11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Super packed restaurant for a late Saturday breakfast. I love Jewish delis and this one checks all the boxes. I had half a pastrami on rye and matzo ball soup. My daughter had bagels and lox. The food was A+. I reduced a star for...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to eat! I wanted to get a great corned beef sandwich and the Eleven City Diner did not disappoint. The sand a ish was large but most importantly the corned beef was tasty. I ordered a corned beef with Swiss on...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jbenimble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat place with great food. I had the open face turkey sandwich which came with mounds and mounds of turkey. My daughter had chocolate chip pancakes which could have fed two people. Both were also delicious. There is a little candy shop...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank brileedei
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went walking out and stumbled across this great place serving breakfast. Nothing disappointing about it at all. “The Big Ass Sandwich” yes please. With sausage and bacon oh my. To big to fit in your mouth. The potatoes were absolutely amazing. The Mexican breakfast was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 468gregd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group of 33 from our tour bus stopped in to eat a late lunch. We had to sit at three separate tables but that made no difference. Our servers were top notch! Food was amazing! Prices very reasonable. Egg salad was good, I heard raves...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kathyrI8393MW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in need of a quick but early dinner before we left Chicago. This was a great place that is half Kosher Deli and half diner. They have old fashioned soda jerks but they also serve alcohol. I'd love to go back to explore...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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
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abefrohmanChicago, Owner at Eleven City Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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Yes. Great bloody mary! Cocktail milkshakes too.
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