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windy city cafe

) #981 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $ American, Cafe,
1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
+1 312-492-8010
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Diner
1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We were in the West Loop area and decided on the Windy City Cafe for lunch. We were seated within a few minutes and our server, Jessica, came over and started us out. She proved to be very friendly and efficient & attentive. Each of...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Had our breakfast here on our first day in Chicago Lots to choose from and very reasonable prices Clean , well cooked and friendly staff Will be going back again before we leave Highly recommended to fill you up until evening

Thank weirhammer
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Tripsters- Our friends from OKC wanted to visit the INTUIT Art Gallery here in Chicago. Our plan was to eat and then art. Walking around we came across this little diner and decided to give it a try. It was pretty good. This place would...More

Thank Hunter S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well there is more than pancakes, but I LUV their Blueberry Pancakes! This place offers home cooking and it is packed with locals at all times. Its a "home town feeling cafe", at a busy intersection of Chicago Ave and Ogden. Friendly service and my...More

Thank cmb54521
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed within walking distance during our recent visit to Chicago. We had a great breakfast on New Year's Day. Portion sizes are very generous. The homemade cubed potatoes are amazing!

Thank AngJofromMo
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

During a recent trip to Italy with my son who lives in Chicago we had brunch at this restaurant. The food impressed enough to go back when returning through Chicago on way home. I had the California omelette with sausage, goat cheese and avocado both...More

Thank travel4pleasure2015
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This corner breakfast joint has been a go to of mine for years now ! An extensive menu and not once have I had anything here I didn't like! I only wish It was open longer then 3pm ! Reasonably priced and delicious items throughout...More

Thank Nino B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Nice local eatery, especially for breakfast. I've a city apartment down the street and see a lot of returning customers here. Healthy food options at a fair price. Warm and prompt service. Often has a que, but the line moves quickly -- worth the wait.

Thank TahitiJim
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The salmon and eggs were cooked to perfection. All fresh ingredients, will visit again when in town.

Thank LStravel71
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Get out of Chicago station and head straight to the Windy City Cafe for a truly enjoyable breatfast. Hearty, healthy and truly fresh food made simple but with loads of flavor.

Thank sumisuka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$12
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1062 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-492-8010
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