Good grits ‘n’ gravy! Whether eggs poached to perfection, fancy French toast or an ordinary omelette, your breakfast desire is Lakeview’s pleasure, with local eateries providing everything from Scandinavian and Mexican cuisine to delectable Parisian pastries.
The neighborhood’s diners, cafés, and cantinas range from down-home American to all kinds of sophisticated fare for breakfast, brunch or a leisurely cup of java. You can find a variety of venues from cozy to chic to suit your “taste” and budget; satisfy personal preferences with hearty portions or vegan and gluten-free choices; chow down on biscuits, and sip mimosas, all right in Lakeview.
Here are 15 mighty breakfast and brunch spots in Lakeview, Chicago.
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3108 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60657
Mortar and Pestle is a great choice for breakfast or brunch, serving up hip dishes, such as poached eggs and avocado toast in a lovely setting.
3552 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
Southport Grocery is a unique and favorite breakfast and brunch place for those in Lakeview, Chicago, or those just passing through. Stuffed French Toast, Gluten Free Pancakes and Chicken and Grits are just a few available dishes.
620 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL 60613
This quaint cafe meets event venue is the perfect place for a latte and pastry, an omelette or colorful plate of fruit beneath the lovely artwork on the walls.
3000 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
Sam & George's is an affordable, old-school diner with yummy food and a casual feel.
3415 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60657
Ann Sather is a Scandinavian-themed breakfast and brunch spot, serving up nicely presented and generous-sized portions.
3307 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657
Charming on the inside and the food is delicious; Maison Parisienne crafts authentically tasty and beautiful pastries.
3805 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60613
Horizon Cafe offers great portions and flavors for a good price.
Hutch American Cafe
3301 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657
Hutch serves everything from breakfast and brunch to traditional American food. Nice presentation goes well with Hutch's famous blood orange mimosas.
3042 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60657
Stella's is a good old American diner, offering foodie renditions of traditional breakfast dishes.
3408 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657
Pick Me Up Cafe will do just what they claim to do. They specialize in yummy breakfast entrees and vegan options too!
1612 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60613
The Biscuit Man is far from pretentious, as this cozy spot will make you feel right at home, but that doesn't mean that the chef doesn't enjoy showing off by preparing culinary brilliance.
3455 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
Crosby's celebrates food through their masterful preparation and presentation of breakfast and brunch favorites, as well as house specialties.
3231 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657
Kanela's offers wonderful breakfast dishes with a new twist, such as the Pork Belly Benedict and the Red Velvet French Toast.
2928 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657
The Crepe Shop serves an array of both sweet and savory crepes that customers keep coming back for.