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“Fantastic breakfast spot”
Review of Ann Sather

Ann Sather
Ranked #169 of 9,839 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Diner, Swedish
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Yes, the cinnamon rolls are the famous part, but the breakfast wraps are the bomb. We had the lumberjack and the sunrise (with chorizo) and rolls on the side, and took 1/2 of everything home. They do have a split plate charge, but you could easily split one order between 2 people. Also keep in mind their hours are 7a-3p weekdays and 7a-4p weekends.

Thank Lbsunshine
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The portions here are HUGE and some of the menu items come with two sides, which are also quite large!

The price averages out to $10 a person and you are definitely left absolutely stuffed

Their cinnamon rolls are a MUST get. They are absolutely delicious.

This isn't the best breakfast place I've been to, but the food is really, really good nonetheless

Thank Meriam B
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We rode the L to Belmont and then walked the few hundred feet to the restaurant.

It was not especially busy and the waiter promptly got my coffee and wife's iced tea. We orders and were amazed at the size of the orders. I thought I had 3 or 4 scrambled eggs, but it was only two. Like most of the good breakfast places in Chicago, they use two yolk jumbo eggs. The bacon was cooked properly, crisp, but not burned and tough. All in all, this is still a great place for breakfast.

Oh yes, regarding the remarks about the neighborhood. I remember when this really was a bad neighborhood. One must be aware of his/her surroundings, but this is a major city and one should always be aware. I use the L and buses to get around in Chicago and the same thing applies there too.

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Thank James F
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

This Ann Sather (and area) used to be a great go-to spot, but unfortunately it's not longer worth the risk! The Lakeview/East Lakeview neighborhood as a whole has taken a horrible turn for the worse over the past few years and travelers / out of town visitors should definitely be aware of this in order steer clear. I know too many people who have been attacked within a block (or just outside) of this Ann Sather to make it worth the (admittedly delicious!) cinnamon rolls. If you want a good breakfast experience but don't want to be mugged, this may not be the spot for you. And, by all means, never wander this once safe area after the sun goes down! It's amazing the city and neighborhood leadership won't get a handle on this. Good luck, Ann Sather :(

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6  Thank M B
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Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Potato pancakes with sour cream Awsome. Sausage patties a little on the greasy side with not a whole lot of taste. Sweet rolls to die for. Don't miss this treasure.

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Thank Southerncomfort31
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