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Svea Restaurant

) #973 of 7,890 Restaurants in Chicago $ American, ,
5236 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2102
+1 773-275-7738
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good50%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
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American, Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, European, Diner
5236 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2102
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place reminds me of having breakfast at my grandparents home in North Dakota when I was a kid. Wholesome, scratch made food that will stick to your ribs. What a great family atmosphere...Seating is a little cramped, and sometimes the neighborhood folks are a...More

Thank decarlson67
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We live in the neighborhood and come here for a no frills breakfast. We love the fact you can order just eggs, great potatoes, bacon (which is like country style slab bacon) and toast. It's cozy and has delicious Swedish roots!

Thank ORDFlier
Reviewed 8 November 2016

How can you beat Swedish pancakes with lignon berries?! very old school breakfast diner feel to it, service is great, food is awesome- don't be afraid to try the Swedish sausages with your breakfast!

Thank RhotanVonRhotan
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I'm not sure where I got the idea to eat here, but it's a solid choice. Had the Swedish Tease which is eggs, meat, and lignonberry pancakes. Enjoyed every last bit. Not sure why I was the only customer at 8AM, but perhaps lunch or...More

Thank Kirbyk
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I both had omelets and they were very yummy. Not too big but enough to fill you up. The service was good.

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Svea is located in the Andersonville neighborhood. It's a tiny, but quaint little place surrounded by various small local businesses. I stopped in on a Tuesday around noon and had breakfast. It was almost a full house w/2 free tables and counter seating available. The...More

Thank duranie4life
Reviewed 26 June 2016

While looking at the most recent reviews, I would concur with just about everything positive that was written. We stopped in for a late breakfast on a Sunday. The food was tasty, the service was prompt and friendly, and the prices were very reasonable. It...More

Thank Arvid
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I always visit this Swedish restaurant for brunch when in Andersonville - the food is always well presented and the service excellent. Relaxing and informal,

Thank J0J01818
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Love the Swedish pancakes and lingonberries. The omelettes are good too. Wait staff is always friendly and speedy. I've been going here for years and often crave their breakfasts on Sundays.

Thank A C
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Located in Andersonville on clark and foster where you can still have a Swedish breakfast like it used to be. Small restaurant with limited seating but the food is great and the service fast and friendly. I ordered the 'Swedish Tease' one Swedish pancake, 2...More

Thank Rex M
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Restaurant Details

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American, Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, European, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5236 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-275-7738
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