12 Best Places to Brunch in the Windy City

12 Best Places to Brunch in the Windy City

Brunch Charts

For Chicagoans, no weekend is complete without brunch.  Although their sports teams may get a bad rap, if there’s one thing the city knows how to do right its brunch!

Eggs, pancakes, and mimosas are the name of the game. Maybe the Cubs can’t win a game, and Cutler is still the Bear’s quarterback, but these 12 Chicago brunch spots will give “eating for the insta” a whole new meaning.

Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe

Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe - Signature Berry Bliss Pancakes

Where: The Loop

What to try: Wildberry Fresh Berry French Toast


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Where: Logan Square

What to try: Chef Mauro’s take on Eggs Benedict

Summer House Santa Monica


Where: Lake View

What to try: The House Bloody Marry (Also don’t forget to snap a pic of the awesome venue)

Pannenkoeken Cafe

Chocolate and banana pannenkoken

Where: Lincoln Square

What to try: Famous for their pannenkoken, which are Dutch open face pancakes topped with sweet or savory toppings. (Chocolate Banana Pannenkoken pictured)

Kingsbury Street Cafe

Kingsbury Street Cafe

Where: Lincoln Park

What to try: Lemon Pancakes with Fresh Blueberry and Lemon Cream Sauce

Firecakes Donuts

Firecakes Donuts Chicago

Where: River North

What to try: Best thing on the menu? Easily the Maple Glazed Pineapple Bacon donut.


A Dozen Places to Eat and Drink in Pilsen

Where: Pilsen

What to try: The menu changes weekly, so don’t get too attached to your favorite dish!


The Chicago Brunch Directory


Where: Lincoln Park

What to try: Fruity Pebble French Toast

Hash House a Go Go

Hash House a Go Go's Sage Fried Chicken and Bacon Waffles


Where: Gold Coast

What to try: Sage Fried Chicken and Bacon Waffles

Takito Kitchen

Off the Beaten Path, Brunch in Chicago

Where: Wicker Park

What to try: Farm to Table Brunch with a Mexican Twist! Menu changes seasonally.

The Bongo Room

The Bongo Room Chicago

Where: River North

What to try: Chocolate Tower French Toast


Best Brunch Chicago

Where: Near North Side / Greektown

What to try: Breakfast Paella (try it with the Le Chat Noir breakfast cocktail)

Frequent Chicago bruncher? Let us know your favorite places in the comments below!

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