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Artist's Cafe

412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301
+1 312-939-7855
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast and coffee - the service was excellent! The food was wonderful! I had the chicken fried steak breakfast special and would highly recommend it. Great place to eat and watch people scurry past on Michigan Avenue.

Thank LeadFoot2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quick stop to eat before or after Joffrey Ballet! Have run into the artistic team before the performance there!

Thank Il60076
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I only had the soup which was very good (homemade, I think). Nothing much else took my fancy, which wasn’t their fault. Good coffee.

Thank MuddyBath
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The menu contained a broad variety of offerings, with interesting variations. Everything was good, and at a moderate price.

Thank COBDeanDave
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast twice in this nice place. Everything was delicious and the variety off the dished they have is great. The coffee is excellent and even though we didn't have lunch or dinner, just by reading all the different dishes they...More

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My husband ordered a greek omelet of some sort and said it was decent. I ordered the american breakfast (i think its called that) that had an egg, pancake, hash browns and ham. I asked for my yolk cooked slightly hard. It came out extremely...More

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast twice at this restaurant and really liked it a lot. It is one of those classic and cozy places that are hard to find nowadays. Food was delicious and attention was excellent. Our favorite was the New York breakfast....More

Thank alejandramB4314KH
Reviewed 24 November 2017

...the Service and the food is below average for the Price I've paid. A roll with some egg&chese "dressed" with red tomato Sauce... for 16$. A bit too much. It was almost empty but when I asked for wifi, it felt like the question wasn't...More

Thank schuby63
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stopped in for a simple breakfast and had the eggs bene. Typical American breakfast fare in a very cool old building in a perfect location on Michigan Ave across from Grant Park.

Thank Julz P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were staying at a local hotel and the Artist's Cafe was suggested for breakfast. It was delicious and plentiful. I had biscuits smothered in gravy. We enjoyed it so much that we returned with friends the very next day.

Thank Vicki W
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3 May 2016|
Response from BendigoAngel | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember their menu exactly, but the staff were extremely helpful, I'm sure they'd be able to accommodate you needs :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-939-7855
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