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#20 of 7,682 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown / The Loop
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1120 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2301
+1 312-789-9655
06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times when in town. Food is great and proportions large. Be prepared to wait on a weekend.

Thank AnneClare24
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast with my mother and brother the morning after the st. Patrick's days parade. As you can imagine the place was jam packed BUT that didn't stop us from getting a great meal and wonderful service. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Carly K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Yolk is a great place for breakfast. We got the special and I was amazed at the amount of food. 3 eggs, bacon, sausage, and a waffle for nine bucks. They also sell a five egg omelet. Unreal. Great service too. I didn't care for there coffee... it was bitter.

Thank mnick554
Graz, Austria
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice place with great food. My boyfriend and I were starving when we arrived, but thankfully the portions were big enough! And this means you have to be VERY hungry to finish everything. I had the omlette with pancakes and fruit and LOVED it, even though it was bit too much. Our waitress was so attentive and friendly, great... More 

Thank Stefanie N
Kansas City, Kansas
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Time after time, while visiting Chicago I was overwhelmed by how fast service was. This place was no exception. We ordered, I went to the restroom and shortly after I returned our food as on the table. The portions were plentiful and the food was all wonderful. My only criticism was that the bacon was over cooked. Overall a great... More 

Thank Gilbert_TravelCat
Kansas City, Missouri
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Creative menu! Delicious ingredient combinations! Excellent service! We may eat breakfast here every morning we're here!

Thank turkeykicker
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a weekend, and had to wait a long time outside due to the enormous amount of people. I ordered a coffee while in line and it came very close to boiling point!! So hot that a sleeve and napkins didn't prevent my hand from feeling uncomfortable . I ordered a scrambler, and the onions were completely raw.... More 

Thank Brazatraveler
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can for a weekend trip and needed a breakfast spot before we took off home and Yolk was recommended to us by several people. The wait was long but was worth it. The food is fresh, tasty, and plentiful! The staff were so nice and when we go back to Chicago we will definitely eat here again!

Thank Angordon77
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for brunch on a Saturday. Waited about 20 minutes to be seated. The service was a little slow, but it was really busy, so understandable. Their steel-cut oatmeal was very good, although paying $2.50 for a small handful of banana slices and walnuts to add to the oatmeal, seems a bit much. Appreciated being served loose leaf tea.

Thank SBC75
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, great variety in the menu, and boy did it come out fast! Our waiter was courteous and knowledgable too...

Thank Len W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-789-9655
Yolk is a breakfast & lunch restaurant. We use top quality ingredients & fresh produce to serve the best breakfast in Chicago! (BYOB)

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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