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Egg Harbor Cafe

512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1920
+1 847-295-3449
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“omelet” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1920
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Came here on a Sunday morning and the wait was surprisingly short, less than 20 minutes. Pretty crowded breakfast place. Was there with three other people. I had the pancakes, which have some wheat flour in them giving them a whole grain kind of taste....More

Thank Hitcher84
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that the pancakes were not for you but I am glad that you saw some other things on the menu that you might like to try. On your next visit, please ask for either Bruce...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I've been dining at Egg Harbor in LF for 26 years and the food and service is consistently excellent! The menu offers a wide selection of both breakfast & lunch items including some very healthy choices. Great homey atmosphere to gather with family and friends...but...More

Thank Pamela042
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Pamela Thank you for your long time patronage and loyalty. I want you to know we value that greatly. We appreciate your kind words and will share your praise with our team. See you soon. Best, Lake Forest EHC

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We where in town visiting our son , one of his friends recommended this restaurant for breakfast. We where not disappointed, good food , great service!

1  Thank janice a
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Janice I want to thank you for your review. I am glad that you had a great experience and we hope to see you again soon when you visit your son. Best, Lake Forest EHC

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Yes, they are often very busy and sometimes you have to wait for a table, but it is must go-to place whenever my adult kids are in town. We almost always order one of the skillets though we can never seem to eat it all....More

Thank Deborah D
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Deborah We are so glad to hear that we are a must go-to place for your family. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Lake Forest EHC

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My favorite place to visit when home. Love the service. Everyone is always extra nice. The kids love how they get pampered with their over the top hot chocolate. Loaded with whip cream and sprinkles. I order the same thing every time I'm there. I...More

Thank debigzz21
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

We are so happy to hear we are your favorite "home-town" place. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very good food, great service, and welcoming atmosphere. We enjoyed our meal and lounged a bit with our guests talking. It never felt like they wanted to get us out and seat more guests.

Thank A-Business-Guy
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Thank you for your rating. We appreciate it greatly. We will use your comments to help us improve our service and operations. Lake Forest EHC

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Egg Harbor is without question the best place for a good hearty breakfast. Very good food, many choices, excellent omelettes and you don't have to cook or clean up. Friendly service, Colorful coffee mugs. Excellent Gluten-free choices and the GF toast is the best ever.

Thank 741chicago
BreakfastCafe, Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Been eating Bacado omelets here for years. Never fails to please. Bacon and avocado. Service still excellent. Crowded. Free coffee for diners who opt to wait, which most do since the food is so good.

Thank 577gordonj
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

Thanks! We value our regular guest as the glue that holds us together!

Reviewed 4 January 2017

We love Egg Harbor. The service is friendly and fast and the food is consistently good. Try the omelettes - tasty and not runny

Thank Mary L
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

Thanks Mary!

Reviewed 20 November 2016

I went to Egg Harbor Café with some friends for a late lunch, and overall it was a very tasty meal and the restaurant was filled with locals. I found this place by looking online, and I was not disappointed. We were able to snag...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1920
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-295-3449
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