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Bongo Room

1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9225
+1 773-489-0690
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“blt benedict” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9225
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quick efficient service with creative food. The lobster Benedict was excellent. The pancakes were good but not the softest or fluffiest I've ever had. Great choice where you'll get a solid brunch.

Thank EmeraldKnight
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for brunch...nice portions..busy place...good menu. The breakfast burrito was delicious! The chocolate caramel pancakes were outstanding...friendly service...would definitely return to enjoy another meal here.. Intelligensia coffee served. One of the better breakfast places in chicago!

Thank eyeu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there together 2 times. Pretty sad than the second time they didn't serve the summer special menu which was amazing. Their basic menu is okay but not really original. Their croissant is not homemade for sure but not a great quality too. You...More

Thank Nikow69
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We had a little bit of a wait, but there are other shops around Bongo Room so the time went by quickly. Everything on the menu looked great, and walking around the restaurant I wanted to taste test what I saw! I ended up with...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Glad I went on a weekday - heard its crazy for weekend brunch, though there are a few extra items not on the weekday breakfast menu. Had the coconut pineapple pancakes with brown sugar whipped cream - excellent; and the turkey sausage and spinach breakfast...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The best thing to do is to get different types of pancakes and share! They had some special chocolate tower French toast my husband gave a 10/10 and I went for the lighter option of the strawberry banana pancakes I have a light and fluffy...More

Thank Xheda3j
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I was a bit skeptical about this recommendation but holy smokes was I wrong! Soooo great! Everything cooked to perfection. We had breakfast here and we would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Morey C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here going back nearly a decade to my time living in Wicker Park. One of my favorite dishes is the Pretzel Pancakes. If you can stop by during the week, do that because going on the weekends usually involves a wait,...More

Thank dfwld_16
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The deconstructed lobster roll Benedict was amazing! Service was good and food was hot and tasty. There can be a wait, but there is a funky little coffee shop just a few doors away. Worth the wait.

1  Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Got in right as it opened on a Nice Sunday and it filled up very quickly. Our server was great. We had the breakfast burrito which was rated excellent. A turkey sausage egg cheese on pretzel bun with pesto...we had 2 at the table one...More

Thank DirkPitt2005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9225
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Neighbourhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Phone Number: +1 773-489-0690
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