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Katie's Kitchen

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623 N Wolf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-1045
+1 847-803-3544
06:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 14:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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192 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Extensive menus for breakfast and lunch. Great omelettes, tasty potatoes, great toast and pancakes, and plenty to eat if you are hungry. Service is outstanding, and staff are pleasant and friendly. And everything is reasonably priced. I had their Avocado Omelette which was obviously filled with slices of avocados, cheese and bacon. It dripped of flavor. Try it. For my... More 

Thank Jodphd
mt prospect
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83 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Guess we were expecting something special, but it didn't happen. Turkey pannini was disappointing as were the sweet potato fries. Hubby chose a short stack of pancakes with too crisp bacon. Could have been the weather, but our choices suffered at its expense. Far into the future we may try Katies again. Hopefully we will chose a sunny day.

Thank fcgfcg
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

a little more upscale than typical diner. they have some very creative dishes on the menu. highly recommend the pancakes

Thank George G
Chicago, Illinois
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2,949 reviews
2,288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Located in a small strip mall on the southeast corner of Wolf Rd. and Central Rd., there is plenty of parking for Katie's Kitchen. There were five of us, two adults, two 3 yr. olds and a 1 yr. old. We were seated quickly and our server brought us the menus and we chose the kids' food as soon as... More 

Thank Allen21096
windy city
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Have stopped a Katie's a few times for breakfast.., always a pleasure as the service is fast and warm. food is perfect and they always have something original that departs from the standard breakfast menu. worth a visit and know you'll go back

Thank WindyCityRipster
Des Plaines, Illinois
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207 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I found Katie's years ago after David's Bistro left the strip mall. My wife and I enjoy the food & the service. We take my mother for special days (Mothers Day,etc) My mother in Law & Husband find it very nice too. The food, the service make it a place that is consistently enjoyable.

Thank k5of6
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We showed up here on Father's day expecting horribly long lines. Waited for about 15 minutes and enjoyed a wonderful breakfast. We're from out of town and just happened upon this place when googling breakfast restaurant. So happy we did!

Thank Barbara S
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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222 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We came back to Katie's kitchen recently for breakfast on the weekend. You must get here early, before 8:00 AM, if you don't want to wait. The food is delicious, and the restaurant is popular. I often see groups of police officers, and groups of nuns here on Saturday mornings. They offer quite a few specialty dishes, and they have... More 

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Went to a shower at this restaurant. Food was fine. Average breakfast/lunch food menu. The owner or whoever was managing that day was pretty rude. Wouldn't give a friend of mine a to go box for the sweet treats that were on display for the shower. Supposedly the person putting on the shower had to bring them for us. Seriously?... More 

Thank EmiliaK22
Des Plaines, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Like so many restaurants, Katie's Kitchen used to be better....but it's fine. The food is pretty good...just not as special as it used to be. The consequences of success and expansion sometimes results in corners being cut. But everyone is friendly and if you need a simple meal in a diner-type setting...give it a try.

Thank JenniferDSH4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 N Wolf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-1045
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-803-3544

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