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Sunny Side Up & Coffee Shop

42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
+1 312-930-4242
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (46 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (48 reviews)
“croque madame” (18 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to the restaurant for breakfast and was a little disappointed. Had the eggs, bacon and potatoes, which were no better than average, and the 'toast' was very limp. The portion was also on the small side. Service was good however, and the front...More

Thank Reevesie9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few buddies (airline crew, a hungry bunch) recommended Sunny Side Up so we were keen to try it. Really welcoming staff who were friendly and attentive. The menu has some nice twists on what we tourists might call the classics of breakfast in the...More

Thank Keece1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place been here a few times before never disappoints great service amazing croak madame The eggs where perfectly poached the way I like

Thank Michaelshawkfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the great reviews we came here on our 1st morning in town , a Saturday and it was very busy , we were seated on the first floor . The staff didn’t seem particularly bothered or friendly. We ordered a granola, fruit and...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old house with 3 floors of tables. The service is great and everyone who works there is kind and helpful. The food is average. We had one sweet and one savor meal. Both too much everything.

Thank KRCBoston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious Steak Egg Benedict today. Very cosy location and quite attentive guys doing the service. I’ll be back for sure!

Thank Timo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint restaurant is located in an old building off Rush street downtown. I had the Croque Madam - it was wonderfully rich covered in Mornay sauce. My fiancé had the southern style breakfast. Both were excellent. Person next to me was having the stuffed...More

Thank donut4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for breakfast before going to my meeting and really enjoyed the food and the company. I sat at the bar and ended up chatting with the owner who was very nice and gave me a few tips about the city. I will definitely...More

Thank reacole
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stuffed French toast was the best breakfast I have ever had. Got it without whip cream, feel that was the best decision I could have made besides ordering it in the first place. May have been too sweet with it, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Best place to start your day on the white beach. Pizza called “i regret nothing” and vegetarian one called “i cant believe its better than bacon” - on the menu.. Loved this place!

Thank Igor P
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Sverre O
26 April 2018|
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Response from ProfessorOnzaga | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations, but the wait was not that bad. They have a good system... and the 15-20 minute wait was worth it.
14 September 2017|
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Response from Born2sunshine | Reviewed this property |
not that I see . But they have a nice variety of breakfast and lunch items .
14 September 2017|
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Response from JParlante | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They have their menu posted outside the restaurant on a board that is very visible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
    (N Wabash)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-930-4242
Charming historic brownstone serving delicious breakfast & lunch. Coffee Shoppe on lower level.
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