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Egg Harbor Cafe

512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1920
+1 847-295-3449
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1920
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing… The menu is excellent; options for almost everyone ...unfortunately, the follow up is inconsistent. Coffee is weak. Syrup served with pancakes is poor tasting! After our meals we made notes to the server about the syrup and were advised that the restaurant offers...More

Thank Al H
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Good afternoon, We are sorry that you did not enjoy our coffee or our syrup. We are in the process of trying to find our "perfect" coffee and really do appreciate your feedback. We are on our third blend of coffee that we are trying...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018

You are remembered by any of the staff as a repeat customer. One of many locations in the Chicago Suburbs.

Thank Spencer L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Egg Harbor Cafe is a chain, but each restaurant is unique. This one has a very attractive decor. It's wonderful for a breakfast or lunch, but be aware they are not open for dinner. selection of dishes to choose from. I was meeting a friend...More

Thank Barbara Z
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit! Just to clarify, the parking lot and street parking are posted as 90 minute parking. Only street parking is ticketed and fairly strictly enforced by the village. The lot is posted as 90...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Pretty crowded but good food. A little over rated but a fun spot for a family. It is really good for a family.

Thank RWorth99
Reviewed 12 December 2017

They don't take reservations here, and I wish they would. We have tried to get in for breakfast before, but when the wait is 30-45 minutes, you move on, or so we have before. We arrived on a Sunday after noon, so the wait wasn't...More

Thank Traderjoey
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Venue is nice and good selection on the menu. The food is good but not amazing. They could go the extra mile on fresh salsa with a dish versus jar for example. Really great service and attentive.

Thank Vblakey
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Every time that I went there it got better and better.Great food (the scrambled eggs with sausages and potatos were a bite of heaven), great service (always with a smile), great people and great town :)

Thank Nieves S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had to wait for a table (it was Saturday morning and the place was busy). Food was fresh and OK no better. Certainly no culinary experience. I had an omelette. Service was friendly and efficient. Really not much more to add, easy to find,...More

Thank aussierater2
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Excelente breakfast/brunch restaurant with delicious choices for any picky eater. Great atmosphere, pleasant and fast service.

Thank Jorge M
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit Hoping to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This restaurant has wonderful breakfast and lunch menus! The noise level is very high, so not a good place to visit with people🌺

Thank Ann P
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Glad you enjoyed the menu selections. You're right, it does get loud when we are busy, which is often, due to wonderful guests like yourself! We do have our quiet times though and we're hoping to see you again soon! Thanks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1920
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-295-3449
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