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3408 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60657
+1 773-248-6613
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11:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri 11:00 - 04:00
Sat 08:00 - 05:00
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Illinois
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The berry pancakes won!! They were delicious! Fresh, fluffy, buttermilk. So wonderful and so fantastic I could finish the last one... Please see the picture I've posted below. Best is the proximity to Wrigleyville!!

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Thank Ben E
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a nice local diner with extended hours on weekends. The server was very courteous and made us feel welcome. The prices were reasonable and the food was standard affair. It has Vegetarian and Vegan options. The diner is kid friendly but the location is close by Wrigley Stadium and dozens of sports bars so think twice before bringing... More 

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Thank Dean G
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We arrived two hours before a Cubs game as the place was recommended by one of the employees of the Cubs. We waited ten minutes to finally have the wait person to greet us, if that is what you would call it. Our coffee was served by the bus person who was wonderful. The wait person took our order and... More 

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Thank Al B
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My vegetarian daughter recommended this place and my family enjoyed it. My wife and I both went with the burrito which was delicious. Good selection of beers (some local), our waiter was great and very helpful. Nice place to go before a concert or game.

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Thank Chetski0722
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

A few friends and I visited this place after the cubs game as everywhere else was very busy and it looked like there was enough space to accommodate us. The waitress was lovely and helpful but chronically slow. When the food came we ended up sending back my partners food because it was freezing cold. It came back and had... More 

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Thank Jonathan L
Arkansas
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Nice to find this diner on Clark in Chicago near Wrigley Field. Great prices for large quantities of food. Had the eggs florentine and found it to be very good. We also enjoyed Chorizo and Chicken tostadas for our two gluten free folks. Abigail was an excellent server. Very nice and cheery.

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Thank ArkansasProfessor
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

When we used to live in Chicago it was our 'go to' place. Funky... Ideal for a quick meal or stay longer catching up with friends... Even if we had our favorites, if we felt like trying something new was always good. Good beer selection. And the prices are very convenient as well. Now is our 'must visit' when we... More 

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Thank Alexa G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

As a traveling omelet afficionado, I have visited many diners in my day. And without a doubt pick me up takes the cake as the best. When I lived in Chicago after every workout I would get an omelet here in lieu of a protein shake, and then get a cup of their vegetarian chili and dump it all over... More 

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Thank Dean D
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Went for a grilled ham and cheese..what i got was cold ham, unmelted cheese, on toast. When i took food back, manager said they only make grilled cheese and didnt know how a grilled HAM and cheese should be made. When i suggested that the key word was GRILLED the manager accused me of being rude. After a bit of... More 

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Thank Bozema
Midwest
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Great location, good coffee, awesome service. Pancakes and omelet were both killer. Small cafe feel with personality. We got right in on a Saturday morning.

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Thank brandyjo11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
08:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3408 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60657
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-248-6613

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?