Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

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July 27, 2022
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Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness. And when it comes to the most important meal of the day, few people are on the fence about their favorite go-to spots. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for breakfast in Chicago on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Meli Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (417 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 500 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605-1502
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#29. Corner Bakery Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (483 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 360 N Michigan Ave (Entrance on Wacker Drive), Chicago, IL 60601-3814
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#28. Corner Bakery Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (600 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 676 N. St. Clair, Chicago, IL 60611
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#27. The Chicago Diner, Logan Square

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (309 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2333 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
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#26. Intelligentsia Coffee

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (405 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-7503
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#25. Pittsfield Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (266 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 55 E Washington St Ste 183 Lobby, Chicago, IL 60602-2103
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#24. Goddess and the Baker, Wabash

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (442 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $
- Address: 33 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-3073
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#23. Bongo Room

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (347 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9225
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#22. Yolk- Marina City

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (258 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 340 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-5411
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#21. Beatrix

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,093 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 519 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3279
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#20. Yolk - Streeterville

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,221 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 355 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-5452
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#19. Tempo Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (915 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Diner, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611
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#18. Lula Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (319 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2537 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647-2655
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#17. Eleven City Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,457 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1112 S Wabash Ave Loop - Museum Campus - Downtown, Chicago, IL 60605-2358
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#16. Eggy's Diner Chicago

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (577 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 333 E Benton Pl Ste 103, Chicago, IL 60601-7412
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#15. The Lobby

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (377 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 108 E Superior St Peninsula Hotel, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
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#14. Little Goat Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,349 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4100 Barksdale BLVD, Chicago, IL 60607-2308
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#13. Beatrix

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (380 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 671 N Saint Clair St Streeterville, Chicago, IL 60611-3211
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#12. CDA

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (432 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 20 E Chestnut St Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL 60611-2664
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#11. Sunny Side Up Breakfast & Lunch

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (873 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
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#10. Yolk - South Loop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,689 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1120 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2301
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#9. The Original Pancake House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (985 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 22 E Bellevue Pl, Chicago, IL 60611-1111
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#8. Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4,841 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-6207
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#7. Batter & Berries

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (383 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2748 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-1321
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#6. Ann Sathers Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (523 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 909 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
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#5. 3rd Coast Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (280 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1260 N Dearborn St Suite C-2, Chicago, IL 60610-2255
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#4. Lou Mitchell's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,260 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 565 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60661
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#3. Pierrot Gourmet

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (336 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, French
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
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#2. Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken - Streeterville

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (239 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Price: $
- Address: 233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611-2926
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#1. Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (350 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 196 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611-2101
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