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1907 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201-2227
+1 847-686-0190
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 15, 2017
“Almost in France”
May 3, 2017
“Satisfying breakfast/lunch”
Closed Now
French, Cafe, Belgian
$$ - $$$
1907 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201-2227
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Excellent chocolates & pat-des-fruits, coffee drinks (noisette - my favorite), crepes made right in front of you - large variety of sweet and savory. Very nice atmosphere with good service.

Thank AdrianaKmn
Reviewed May 3, 2017

I had the goat cheese-mushroom crepe, and it was a complete meal in itself! Covered most of my plate, and I didn't want the meal to end. Very flavorful crepe dough, and the filling was sumptuous. I also had the almond croissant - flakey, buttery,...More

Thank shawnschey
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Croissants, crepes, excellent coffee and an amazing selection of Belgian chocolates. A great place to meet friends or just take a few quiet minutes to enjoy some coffee and a treat

Thank DwilsonEtown
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Became a go to "treat" cafe for breakfast. Delicious breakfast crepes. Delicious breakfast "crepe-like" omelettes. A rich meal, and able to save 1/2 for lunch at home. The chocolate counter would be improved with MORE dark chocolate selections. The coffee bar is wonderful, expecially since...More

Thank saolsen11
Reviewed July 30, 2016

I love having this shop in the neighborhood. It's one of the reasons that I love Central Street in Evanston. The crepes and the French Toast are both outstanding.

Thank elpndj
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This place has every kind of dessert or treat you could ever ask for-- ice cream, crepes, cookies, great chocolates. I mostly come here for the sweet crepes, which are some of the best I've ever tried. They have a nice eggy flavor, and with...More

Thank JJ S
Reviewed July 4, 2016

The cappuccino here was excellent, and the chocolate crossant I had was flaky, light, and not too sweet, a perfect accompaniment to the cappuccino. The server was very busy yet efficient.

Thank TamuSabby
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I had quick breakfast. Crepes were fresh and tasty, the coffee and chocolates are fantastic. Go visit you won't be disappointed.

Thank WeThereYet
Reviewed April 18, 2016

I love this coffee house, with its fine chocolates, good coffee and pastries and crepes. The atmosphere is very European and it's a quiet haven to enjoy a good cup of coffee and chocolate.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed March 5, 2016

The place I take my French mother when she visits...the cappuccinos are terrific. Also a good place to get Valentine's chocolates.

Thank thekma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$3 - $15
French, Cafe, Belgian
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1907 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-686-0190
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Leonidas Chocolate Café is a Belgian Chocolate shop combined with French café dedicated to the art of freshly made pastries and delicious espresso. Zagat rates our Chocolate Cafe as "Extraordinary to Perfection" (27 out of 30). From our sinfully addictive original hot chocolate to gelato bar you can experience first hand the style and grace that has made Leonidas famous around the world. Treat yourself to an old favorite, discover something new or simply soak up the richness of the atmosphere. With an unmatched selection of Leonidas' exquisite chocolates, gelato and pastries, as well as crepes and authentic Belgian Waffles Liegois style - Leonidas Chocolate Café is guaranteed to excite every chocolate-lover's senses.
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