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Lula Cafe

#161 of 7,681 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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2537 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647-2655 (Logan Blvd.)
+1 773-489-9554
09:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent little cafe in a very quaint area. Wait times are high, but in the nicer months you can go hang out in the little park.

Thank Jason R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both traditional items and some fun funky stuff on the brunch menu. Got the breakfast burrito and loved it. Fresh, nothing overcooked. You'll wait a while for a table, so consider getting there early. Loved that they broke the New York Times into sections and have it for guests to grab and read. Thoughtful and practical!

Thank FrannieNoble
Brantome, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Little card but with nice suggestion. I took burrito and it was really delicious. The first place in chicago where eggs k scrambled eggs and omelett are well cook and not overcooked like everywhere in us. In more coffee and mocha are so good

Thank Nikow69
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The place was renovated and seems to have lost its old charm. My boyfriend and I began with a White Russian, it tasted like watered down chocolate syrup. The menu was eclectic, had a variety but we thought they could have had some good old fashioned classics. The meal was okay but not worth the price.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A sublime combination of a funky neighborhood place and a Relais Chateau. Very friendly, unpretentious, fabulous creative food. Remains our favorite place in the city and we live downtown--miles away.

Thank Christine F
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Had an absolutely divine meal at Lula's cafe. The vegetarian tasting menu was six courses of perfection. The chef was creative without overdoing it. Each course had its own unique flavors and components yet tied together well with the other courses. Surprisingly large portions for a tasting menu. I cannot recommend this delightful restaurant enough.

Thank Genevieve H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We visited after just arriving in a flurry of snow and betwixt and between lunch and dinner service we had wonderful cocktails of whisky sours and mezcal with fresh vegetables kale and Parmesan ans beetroot with chicken 🍗 and roasted potatoes. The ambience is shabby chic and the staff are great. I think we will go back and check 👊... More 

Thank f1n0
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Loved everything about our experience here. We even met the owner who was super nice and gave us great suggestions around the city. If you are anywhere in the Chicago area, I suggest you go here. This is gem in the city.

Thank Amanda L
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This cafe goes way beyond typical. The flavors are interesting and eclectic, like feta and cinnamon buccatini, black pepper spaetzle or gingerbread French toast with lemon fraiche. And those are just the brunch choices. Service is great, worth the wait.

Thank Chicago-BB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The best menu, the best staff, the best food. Great space. Solid. Always a winner. Location is perfect and I wouldn't change a thing.

Thank dirtyboulevard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2537 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647-2655
    (Logan Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Logan Square- Blue Line
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-489-9554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?