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Fresh Start Cafe

1038 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-5122
+1 630-279-9997
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“omelette” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1038 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-5122
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I like to try and stop here once or twice a month for breakfast. I love the Simple Skillet, but really I have had other dishes also and they are all good. It's a bright cheerful place with a really personable staff. And you can...More

Thank Ty H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice place! Eggs benedict with sausage & gravy, my mouth is watering thinking about it! French toast was good too!

Thank Klalsip
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had not been here in a while and decided to go for breakfast. Always had a good experience and this was no different. Food was delicious, Service was top notch and the coffee was hot and fresh. Waitress was very good, efficient and friendly....More

Thank Tuzak
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and courteous staff, we had breakfast and lunch, with a wonderful grilled chicken club sandwich. we also had the chucken fajitas which were fresh and light, with homemade guacamole which my Aunt really enjoyed. last was the 2x2x2 french toast breakfast that my...More

Thank CB P
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Diner located in a strip mall. God service, good food with several choices and good (not great) coffee. I like that they give you a choice of creamers in the table and they leave a coffee pot! Also, real butter on the table! Oatmeal pancakes...More

Thank KevinSchwartz
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here many times and it is a good little diner with a solid breakfast and lunch menu. Service is quick and the wait staff are attentive.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived late Sunday morning for brunch. I was expecting the worse, it is always busy on Sunday morning and I was afraid of a long wait. We were seated within only a couple minutes though. That was a nice surprise as this place was...More

Thank DGMun
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Enjoyed my buenos Dias omelette . Great service family supervised. Speedy . What else!! It just hit the spot for me

Thank Radwan M
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The people seem nice but the food is bland and without any real flavor or anything memorable at all. I think.if you hungry and just need a bite it will work. I'd stick with the others in the area. Won't be back.

Thank Carltico
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had not been to Fresh Start for some time. Very clean and very friendly staff. It was a busy Sunday but we were seated right away. The service was great and the food was very good. A family friendly place and there were many...More

Thank Tuzak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-5122
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 630-279-9997
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