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Katie's Kitchen

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623 N Wolf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-1045
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found Katie's years ago after David's Bistro left the strip mall. My wife and I enjoy the food & the service. We take my mother for special days (Mothers Day,etc) My mother in Law & Husband find it very nice too. The food, the service make it a place that is consistently enjoyable.

Thank k5of6
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We showed up here on Father's day expecting horribly long lines. Waited for about 15 minutes and enjoyed a wonderful breakfast. We're from out of town and just happened upon this place when googling breakfast restaurant. So happy we did!

Thank Barbara S
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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189 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We came back to Katie's kitchen recently for breakfast on the weekend. You must get here early, before 8:00 AM, if you don't want to wait. The food is delicious, and the restaurant is popular. I often see groups of police officers, and groups of nuns here on Saturday mornings. They offer quite a few specialty dishes, and they have... More 

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went to a shower at this restaurant. Food was fine. Average breakfast/lunch food menu. The owner or whoever was managing that day was pretty rude. Wouldn't give a friend of mine a to go box for the sweet treats that were on display for the shower. Supposedly the person putting on the shower had to bring them for us. Seriously?... More 

Thank EmiliaK22
Des Plaines, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Like so many restaurants, Katie's Kitchen used to be better....but it's fine. The food is pretty good...just not as special as it used to be. The consequences of success and expansion sometimes results in corners being cut. But everyone is friendly and if you need a simple meal in a diner-type setting...give it a try.

Thank JenniferDSH4
Des Plaines
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Katie's Kitchen is a great place for good and friends. The variety of food is great and they have monthly specials that fit the season. It's a wonderful place to run into many friendly faces. We are regular customers.

Thank RMK522
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Katie's Kitchen is a nice place for breakfast, but breakfast is still breakfast. The quality is still good, but prices have escalated over the years. Greeting staff could be nicer, but the waitstaff is quite friendly. be prepared for a wait if you are planning a Sunday morning trip to this restaurant. Crowded, noisy, and busy on weekends.

Thank ProteusF
Chicago, IL
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great local breakfast place; friendly, good service, good food. Atmosphere is lively. Great place for small or larger parties.

Thank VacationPlanner6
Mt. Prospect Illinois
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is a small neighborhood restaurant with a very large menu for breakfast and lunch, which is very good. Their prices are average and portions are large. We had relatives from out of town and took them to Katie's. They enjoyed their breakfast and commented on the large portions.

Thank francesvk
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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244 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

My wife's salad wasn't that great (with a lot of boring iceberg lettuce) while my turkey meatloaf sandwich was fine. Service was OK. The hostess took $2 off the bill after my wife told our waitress about her salad.

Thank Dedgehog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 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
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 N Wolf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-1045
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: 847-803-3544

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