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Artist's Cafe

412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301
+1 312-939-7855
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband ordered a greek omelet of some sort and said it was decent. I ordered the american breakfast (i think its called that) that had an egg, pancake, hash browns and ham. I asked for my yolk cooked slightly hard. It came out extremely...More

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast twice at this restaurant and really liked it a lot. It is one of those classic and cozy places that are hard to find nowadays. Food was delicious and attention was excellent. Our favorite was the New York breakfast....More

Thank alejandramB4314KH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...the Service and the food is below average for the Price I've paid. A roll with some egg&chese "dressed" with red tomato Sauce... for 16$. A bit too much. It was almost empty but when I asked for wifi, it felt like the question wasn't...More

Thank schuby63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a simple breakfast and had the eggs bene. Typical American breakfast fare in a very cool old building in a perfect location on Michigan Ave across from Grant Park.

Thank Julz P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at a local hotel and the Artist's Cafe was suggested for breakfast. It was delicious and plentiful. I had biscuits smothered in gravy. We enjoyed it so much that we returned with friends the very next day.

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky little place on Mitchigan ave ,handy for our hotel ! Walked in and felt as in a bit of a time warp ! The Boss (female) I think said she had been there for 45 years ! I don't think anything had changed in...More

Thank annesail1956
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here to dodge a rainstorm, and had a wonderful breakfast! The place was somewhat empty for a Saturday morning meal, but it was excellent food! The steak and eggs were cooked to perfection, and worth every penny. Sadly, there was no kids meal...More

Thank Cherylvandrie
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a good coffee shop/diner close to the Auditorium Theater. They have good salads and soup for something light. Be prepared to pay cash.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Our family of 5 had a nice breakfast here on Sunday morning before heading out for the day. Our vegan member had some options, including oatmeal. We all enjoyed our food (eggs, etc.), and the setting was nice. The portions are very large.

Thank 907blaked
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Have been in America for about 2 weeks now (including New York, SanFrancisco and Washington) and this place had the best coffee by a long way! This is the benchmark for sure! The chocolate pancakes we had with nutella were amazing also

Thank Daaveeydave
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3 May 2016|
Response from BendigoAngel | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember their menu exactly, but the staff were extremely helpful, I'm sure they'd be able to accommodate you needs :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-939-7855
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