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Eggshell Cafe

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660 Lake Cook Rd, Deerfield, IL 60015-4923
+1 847-940-8300
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Deerfield, Illinois
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Met 2 friends for lunch. Service was good, food was fine. We sat and talked and we were not rushed. The owner/host can be surly, but he was fine this day.

Thank Gerald L
Deerfield, Illinois
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Across the street from Home Depot, this is a nice, quiet, attractive restaurant with excellent food, appealing presentation, friendly, efficient staff and an owner who obviously knows how to please customers.

Thank Charlie S
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

I can't think of a better place to have breakfast, brunch or lunch. A very personality plus staff. There are many many choices but you can't go wrong. Eggs? Of course every which way or your own way. Waffles, pancakes, crepes-all the above. I had a Belgian waffle with crispy bacon cooked into batter and all over the top. I... More 

Thank Karen A
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Not very group friendly, but great breakfast steak and eggs. Gyros was also good. Eggs and bacon and omelets good. Owners not that friendly but wait staff are. Used to have a room for our club but they kicked us out for a larger group without any politeness.

Thank Harley R
Northbrook, Illinois
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121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016

I haven't been here in a long time but decided to meet a friend here as a change. This is the only place I've been that actually crisped the hash browns well done as I asked. Very attentive service with coffee and water refills. Almost no wait on a Saturday at 10am (maybe too full from Thanksgiving turkey). Parking lot... More 

Thank Merrill M
Stockholm, Sweden
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411 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We were staying close by and were recommended the Eggshell Cafe for breakfast. WE were very well recieved and the service was quick. We had eggs and pancakes and fresh orange juice. All of it well prepared and tasted good. Nice when the serving staff take time to talk to guests too. Nice theme with soccer pictures everywhere!

Thank Tord E
North Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Very busy on a Sunday late morning but the wait was not too bad, maybe 20 minutes. Service was good and the food was good.

Thank vascubhab
Deerfield, Illinois
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163 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

I have lived in Deerfield for a very long time and I had never been here before. We had intended to go elsewhere, but the line was too long. This was worth it, a really nice surprise and literally, almost next door. The restaurant is lovely, the location is great, and the food is wonderful. My only complaint is that... More 

Thank RJK_Chicago
Newnan, Georgia
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This is going to be one of our favorites when we are in town. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Everything sounded good and hard to decide. Had the typical bacon and eggs breakfast it was great bacon was very good. My husband had a cheese omelette and let me taste . It was also great. Very fluffy.... More 

Thank Tom M
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting the Deerfield area from out of town. Went for a mid-morning brunch based on reviews. We were not disappointed. Eggs were cooked exactly to order. Crepes were delicious. We enjoyed it so much that we went back later that week. Service was excellent. A delightful find! I highly recommend it if you are in the area!

Thank Ruth M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Lake Cook Rd, Deerfield, IL 60015-4923
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Deerfield
  • Phone Number: +1 847-940-8300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?