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Egg Harbor Cafe

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5128 Mochel Drive, Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-963-0390
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Used to live in Downers Grove until three years ago and loved to come here for their Door County Melt and Harbor Potatoes. Was in the area this weekend and this is the one restaurant I absolutely had to visit again. Still love it!

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Thank Lonjea
Chicago, IL
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was ok. Nothing special. Small portions for the money! Very skimpy of everything including creamer for coffee.Three people had coffee. They gave us ONE small cream pourer. One would be for one cup of coffee not three. Asked for a refil one one. Asked for extra cream. Guess one, ONE cream was given again. We asked again. NOPE Never... More 

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Thank mom2boysanddogs
Downers Grove, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

You might have a little wait, on a busy Sunday Morning, but it will be worth it, and hey - they give you free coffee and the employees are so nice, you will hardly notice. If you like juice or tea, you will love their fresh squeezed offerings and their loose tea infuser. Pay attention to those specials on the... More 

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Thank JReneeH
Windermere, Florida
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite breakfast stop with family and friends whenever we get to Downers Grove. There are traditional eggs, but also some creative twists to breakfast.

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Thank blonnka
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Egg harbor cafe never disappoints! The lunch and breakfast items are tasty! I love how they frequently update their menu! Fresh ingredients, yummy food and friendly service!

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Thank Leslie M
Bloomingdale, Illinois
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We were all satisfied with our breakfast meals. The service was slow and semi-friendly. We were passed off there times (3 different servers) and the place was not that busy. VERY noisy kitchen with plenty of server chatter about tables they didn't like or what they did the night before. We'd probably go back but request a table further from... More 

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Thank Thomas P
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Thomas, We apologize for you experience with us last week. In a very strange way we would also like to thank you for your review. We have shared it with all of our staff as an example of guests perception and how we have to be on our "A game" at all times. Egg Harbor service is based off... More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

You want a great cup of coffee? This is the place! It gets a little busy on the weekends but the food is good, service is great, prices are fair and the restaurant is very cute! Very family oriented

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Thank JazminSchroeder
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Jazmin, we love to hear what our guests think of our coffee. It's an item we can find on nearly every table, so getting the right brand and blend is a necessity. In case you were wondering, we provide Chicago founded and based Intelligentsia Coffee and keep their organic French roast in house for brewing. Thank you for taking... More 

Peoria Il
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152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

You are paying for a nice atmosphere at Egg Harbor Cafe. It is quite a pleasant experience to dine here for breakfast, even if it is a bit pricey. They were able to accomodate us with a baby comfortably.

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Thank t1andjoyce
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

First and last time here. 5.00 for a side of bacon ridiculous. Food was just okay. Won't be back so many other restaurants that are better and cheaper

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Thank Laurie996
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Laurie, we apologize for your disappointing experience with us last week. Egg Harbor dedicates itself to using premium, local products in every possibility. We also believe value consists of so much more than a dollar amount. If a customer believes they are getting a good value for their meal, they probably also notice the atmosphere and service are consistent... More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The food was decent, nothing spectacular. The service was ok, I could tell the regulars were treated far better. I did not feel very welcomed and I don't think I would return. I guess if I looked like a suburban rich Downers Grove housewife, I would have been treated differently.

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Thank Candicet72
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Candice, we apologize for your unwelcoming experience last week. One of Egg Harbor's keys to success is constantly creating a new customer base, not just catering to our regulars. Everyone who walks through the door should be treated as if they are an Egg Harbor patron already. Even one of our daily focuses with the staff if to find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5128 Mochel Drive, Downers Grove, IL 60515
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 630-963-0390
Description
Egg Harbor Café is a restaurant specializing in gourmet breakfast and lunch creations served from 6:30 am to 2:00 pm daily, in a warm, charming, country setting with fast, friendly and efficient service.

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