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Market Creations Cafe

130 E Randolph St, Suite GF-2, Chicago, IL 60601-6207
+1 312-540-0085
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
3 Sep 2018
“Hot and Cold Lunch Buffet by the Pound”
29 Apr 2018
“Chines Restaurant”
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Chinese, American
$$ - $$$
130 E Randolph St, Suite GF-2, Chicago, IL 60601-6207
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

While on a walking tour of downtown Chicago, we stopped at the cafe for lunch. The cafe was a popular lunch spot, but we had no problem finding a table after selecting our lunch salad items from the cold buffet. Food is priced by the...More

Thank FredL757
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Market Creations Cafe is chinese restaurant serving various veg / non-veg authentic chinese food. I loved their Manchurian and Hakka noodles

Thank udaym2016
Reviewed 21 July 2017

At first when we went in I figured it would cost an arm and a leg to eat there (the food is weighed by the pound) but it wasn't bad for downtown Chicago. There was a wide variety of food (we went to breakfast). Everything...More

Thank OhioCincinnatiBubba
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast. They had a very nice breakfast buffet, which was extremely well priced! Everything we ate was tasty! They have fresh fruit, muffins, eggs, bacon, home fries, pancakes, and much more!! Why wait an hour next door for breakfast when you...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We had various sized appetites in our group and Marketplace Creations was a great solution. There was a wild selection of food ready on the buffet with fresh, made to order creations that were very tasty as well.

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I've come here several times between breakfast and lunch since I work in the Prudential Building. I scaled it down to around once a week, if that, since it adds up when you pay per pound. For example, I'll have a container that's about half-full,...More

Thank ashleyxmarie
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Inexpensive average quality food. You get what you pay for. Buffet style. Cafeteria feel. If nearby your activity/business mtg then I suppose worth stopping here as convenient and quick; otherwise, I would not go out of my way to get here.

Thank SicilianBlade
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Bright clean ambiance, loads of choices, good food, and reasonable pricing. One of the best places in the Loop for either breakfast or lunch.

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Today I went there for breakfast but I usually go about three times a week for lunch. They always have a very nice selection of Chinese entrées and American. The food is very fresh and tasty. The only issue I have with this restaurant is...More

Thank Judy S
chris c, Public Relations Manager at Market Creations Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2015

Thanks for the love, Judy. We have many varieties of food for you to choose from. Yes, the price of your meal depends on the pound. We always change up the menu daily so it's different every time. Thanks for the review and come back...More

Reviewed 9 August 2015

With dentist advising I should eat before having dental surgery I decided to try this place. NOT EASY TO FIND! It is located in the lower floor of the Michigan Avenue side. If entering from Randolph take the stairs down and turn left. Great variety...More

Thank SvenskaflickaIL
chris c, Public Relations Manager at Market Creations Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2015

Thanks for the love! Yes, we have many varieties of food for you to choose from. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the barbequed brisket, MC wings, and the orange chicken. We always switch up the food everyday so you won't be bored with the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 E Randolph St, Suite GF-2, Chicago, IL 60601-6207
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-540-0085
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GREEN - We at Market Creations recycle where we can, and offer biodegradable containers for our customers who wish to use them. HEALTHY LIVING - MSG Free, Transfat Free Oil, Organic Offerings, Fat Free Dressings, Loads of Fish and other low cholesterol choices. Who We Are Bryan Choi, founder of Market Basket, To Market To Market, and Market Creations is pleased to announce our newest location in Cleveland, Ohio.. Again, we implement a straightforward business approach which consists of offering a wide variety of fresh, high quality foods at an exceptional value through friendly and courteous service in a clean, sanitary setting. As a provider of breakfast, luncheon, and catering services since 1988 we are keenly aware of the importance to our customers of having an enjoyable dining environment in the workplace. We understand that the purpose of dining is not merely to satisfy a basic necessity, but also to escape from the daily stresses and anxieties that are present in today's working environment. Our goal is to provide an enjoyable dining experience by creating an atmosphere that stimulates the customer through sight, sound, and of course taste. A place where dining will be a luxury without the surcharge, where everyone can afford to dine and anticipate the day's delights.
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