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Cafe Selmarie

4729 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2009
+1 773-989-5595
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good47%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4729 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2009
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with a former local and this was one of her favorites. I could see why. Coffee drinks good. Food excellent.

Thank jimyaks2591
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Entering this small restaurant and bakery the first visual is of the baked goods, wonderful variety, colorful, setting one's anticipation for something sweet after lunch. Or, why wait, it really is what makes me very happy! Saner minds took control and three of us enjoyed...More

Thank NeedSher
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch with my daughter today and we were not disappointed. Chicken pesto sandwich and side salad were delicious as was my tuna wrap. My daughter stated her Latte was the best she ever had. For dessert we shared a slice of Mocha buttercream torte which...More

Thank dwatanab
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Cafe Selmarie is a cafe/bakery that is all things to all people. Located at 4729 North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood, overlooking Giddings Plaza, owners Brigit Kobayashi and Jeanne Uzdawinis and chef Ricky Sakoda offer upscale American comfort food with pastries, desserts and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Casual, cozy, family-friendly restaurant with a consistent menu and an extraordinary assortment of baked goods. The tres leches cake is a real treat! Food and service are consistent, but the bakery is the star of the show. Worth the trip if you have a sweet...More

Thank TheRealLaVitaminaT
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stopped in for a hot chocolate an a windy, cold Sunday afternoon. We we served the best hot chocolate I've ever had. A generous cup topped off with a thick layer of heavy whipped cream that you could almost cut with a knife. This is...More

Thank HawkeyePilgrim
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Café Selmarie has been a regular go-to of mine for many years. On Saturday, I stopped in for a delicious cup of coffee and a fig custard - featuring fresh figs! I loved sitting outside even in October. The Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, stopped...More

Thank Jst856
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped at this little cafe for breakfast prior to sightseeing downtown. We ate on the patio, as it was a beautiful morning. Delicious quiche and great service. Also has a great bakery section with lots of goodies! Located in the Lincoln Square area -...More

Thank Patti4
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed a delicious brunch at Cafe Selmarie. It was a very busy Sunday brunch time, but our service was excellent. The food was exceptional, especially the cinnamon roll and my omelet. The only detraction was the incredible noise level, with concrete...More

Thank islandgirlWisconsin
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were taken here by people we had just met and it was a very good choice. The menu had a wide variety, it was quiet and restful on a busy Saturday night in Lincoln Square. Very civilized.

Thank MP439
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4729 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-989-5595
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