We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Eastgate Cafe

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1602
+1 708-660-9091
Website
Today
09:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 17: English reviews
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I'm a regular at Eastgate. I always know I'll get a great salad, sandwich or yummy dinner entree. Last week I had the short ribs special -delicious! Unique, huge serving that I made 3 more meals from! Two key secrets: they serve you like you are part of the family: an honored guest, but loved at the same time. And... More 

Helpful?
Thank BJloveschicago
Oak Park, Illinois
Level Contributor
95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Needing an afternoon expresso and dessert, Eastgate is your place. Elegant, small, has music each week. The new dessert is a Smore Chocolate. Two marshmallow's sit on a crusted chocolate base. Great stuff and good expresso, as well. The combo soup and half sandwich is really good. Get the lobster bisque. Consistently great.

Helpful?
Thank ewhite0640
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This place feels like you are dining at a friend's house. It's decorated like a sitting room with books, photos, accessories here and there on shelves and windows. The owner's are friendly, fun people who will stop by and chat with you. And the food? The food is great. We were a large group and therefore probably tasted everything on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Esprit_2012
Chicago area
Level Contributor
32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a small, cozy hideaway in an Oak Park neighborhood...nothing fancy. But the food was delicious, and reasonably price for what you got. I had the Tilapia which was grilled to perfection. The host/chef/waiter was friendly and very helpful. We will be back.

Helpful?
Thank classicalmusician
Oak Park, Illinois
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I visited this Cafe yesterday with a friend. If there was a way to give no stars, I would. First, I was very excited about coming to the cafe after reading the reviews and it's just around the corner from where I live. The excitement soon changed to disgust. The place is quaint which is no problem. However, I didn't... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank BGG247
Berwyn, Illinois
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

The menu has many options all served/plated just a little different than other similar restaurants. I personally enjoy the lox and bagel plate as well as the quiche. On another visit I had the lobster bisque soup and a salad. The food always tastes fresh and made to order. There is a little European flair to the presentation and menu... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jmdnurse
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is just a sweet little cafe that has enough ambiance to fill you up and think if I was going to own a place this is just how I would want it. I've been here a couple times. Both were for dinner. The food was good (especially the salad and soup) and the potatoes were yummy as well. The... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Maria K
Oak Park
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful Valentine Day fixed price dinner for $35.00. A very tasty cheese plate, home made soup, and a crisp fresh salad were served as separate courses. A huge cut of tender prime rib with garlic mashed potatoes and a cream spinach was followed by a lovely dessert plate. Really an exceptional value for an... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jfw344
Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Fresh and delicious every meal what I ever had there. Since last year every Monday and Thursday they have "special of the day"...check it out!!

Helpful?
Thank Ma E
Oak Park
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Went back to Eastgate with a colleague for lunch. This inexpensive coffee shop had a wonderful lobster bisque worthy of a fine dinner. The French dip beef sandwich was great. My colleague enjoyed his lox salad. All this eating outside on a very pleasant day. What's not to be pleased about.

Helpful?
1 Thank Jfw344

Travellers who viewed Eastgate Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Eastgate Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-660-9091

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Eastgate Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?