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Chicago's Best Brunch Spots
Tweet is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

1. Tweet

8.9
5020 N Sheridan Rd (btwn W Argyle St & W Carmen Ave), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Uptown · 138 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the “Bib im Bop,” a play on bibimbap, the Korean casserole of rice, veggies and egg; organic corn arepas topped with organic eggs and avocado; and biscuits and gravy made with Amish sausages. Leggi tutto.

Frontera Grill is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

2. Frontera Grill

8.9
445 N Clark St (btwn Illinois St & Hubbard St), Chicago, IL
Ristorante messicano · River North · 253 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: This brunch from celeb chef Rick Bayless is not to be missed—too bad it’s served only on Saturdays. Be sure to check out the huevos “Fronterizos” with sausage and biscuits. Leggi tutto.

The Publican is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

3. The Publican

9.0
837 W Fulton Market (at N Green St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Fulton Market · 352 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Begin your Sunday with the housemade ricotta and the thick slabs of “Publican bacon” (not the strips that come with the omelette but the top-shelf stuff). Or try the fig-pistachio scones. Leggi tutto.

Hearty is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

4. Hearty

3819 N Broadway St (btwn W Grace St & W Sheridan Rd), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Lake View East · 42 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Sundays-only brunch here encourages gluttony, but it’s worth every delicious calorie Leggi tutto.

Nightwood Restaurant is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

5. Nightwood Restaurant

2119 S Halsted St (at 21st Pl), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · East Pilsen · 96 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The Sunday brunch at Nightwood—featuring fried-chicken-and-waffles and ricotta griddlecakes—is well on its way to cult status. Leggi tutto.

Milk & Honey Café is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

6. Milk & Honey Café

8.0
1920 W Division St (btwn Damen Ave & Wolcott Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar Caffè · Wicker Park · 94 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the BLT made with extra-thick bacon and rosemary-and-thyme–encrusted roast beef. Be prepared to either fight your way to the front of the line or just head home with a bag of signature granola. Leggi tutto.

Southport Grocery & Cafe is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

7. Southport Grocery & Cafe

9.1
3552 N Southport Ave (at W Addison St), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Lakeview · 88 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The breakfast menu will please fans of cream cheese; the gooey stuff makes an appearance in the stuffed French toast, topped with maple-pecan syrup. Try it with the rosemary-roasted ham. Leggi tutto.

The Bristol is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

8. The Bristol

8.5
2152 N Damen Ave (at Webster Ave.), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Bucktown · 102 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The smoked ham on this Benedict is thick-cut and tender, but it’s the pungent edge of mustard hollandaise that takes the dish over the top. Leggi tutto.

Birchwood Kitchen is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

9. Birchwood Kitchen

2211 W North Ave (btwn Leavitt St. & Bell Ave.), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Bucktown · 103 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The brunch here is so good—and so affordable—that we're beginning to consider the shaded back patio more as our personal backyard. Leggi tutto.

Township is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

10. Township

2200 N California Ave (at Palmer St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Logan Square · 45 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Former Treat chef makes savory pancakes packed with sliced scallions and a saag paneer scramble of fresh spinach and the fresh, tofu-like cheese, accompanied by two puffs of the Indian bread, puri. Leggi tutto.

Café des Architectes is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

11. Café des Architectes

7.0
20 E Chestnut St (btwn Wabash & State), Chicago, IL
Ristorante francese · Near North Side · 39 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The servers say bonjour and merci. The men look like the French men who appear in romantic daydreams, and they're whispering: “Try the Nutella pancakes.” Or the croissants. Or the crepes… Leggi tutto.

Floriole Cafe & Bakery is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

12. Floriole Cafe & Bakery

8.6
1220 W Webster Ave (btwn Magnolia & Racine), Chicago, IL
Bar Caffè · North Side · 91 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The word quiche seems too pedestrian to describe this rich, smooth egg custard teamed with locally sourced vegetables, quality cheeses and, occasionally, meats (the selection changes daily). Leggi tutto.

La Boulangerie is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

13. La Boulangerie

2569 N Milwaukee Ave (at W Logan Blvd), Chicago, IL
Panetteria · Logan Square · 21 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: It’s only the passion of a Frenchman that could yield this quality of baguette, along with croissants so flaky that you’ll buy them the only way he can sell them: without an accompanying cappuccino. Leggi tutto.

Pierrot Gourmet is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

14. Pierrot Gourmet

8.7
108 E Superior St (The Peninsula), Chicago, IL
Bar Caffè · Streeterville · 99 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: In the morning, they’re packed with tourists chowing croissants. In the evening, you have the place to yourself. Which is curious, because we love the simple charcuterie plates and Alsatian tarts. Leggi tutto.

Tre Kronor is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

15. Tre Kronor

9.1
3258 W Foster Ave (at Spaulding Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante scandinavo · North Park · 81 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: My favorite of the four kinds available here packs more smoked salmon into a triangle of custard than I ever thought possible, topping it with a layer of dill and encasing it in a butter-rich crust. Leggi tutto.

2 Sparrows is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

16. 2 Sparrows

553 W Diversey Pkwy (at N Lehmann Ct), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Lake View East · 58 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the belly sandwich, topped with an oozy egg and mellow pickled onions, and it clicks. It’s thicker and juicier than other breakfast meats, and better suited to a home in a secret-recipe biscuit. Leggi tutto.

Milk & Honey Café is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

17. Milk & Honey Café

8.0
1920 W Division St (btwn Damen Ave & Wolcott Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar Caffè · Wicker Park · 94 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: This quiche is at least two inches thick, and the cauliflower, leek and Swiss cheese (fillings change daily) combine for a savory symphony. Leggi tutto.

Sola is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

18. Sola

3868 N Lincoln Ave (at Byron), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · North Center · 50 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: With a pile of arugula, the egg sandwich feels guilt-free. Over-easy eggs are light, crispy bacon offers texture, and fluffy goat cheese brings it all together. Leggi tutto.

Balsan is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

19. Balsan

11 E Walton St (at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, 3rd Floor), Chicago, IL
Pub ristorante · Near North Side · 37 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: O, modest croissant, fluffy scrambled eggs, subtle Comté / How nice to eat you and still have room for sugar-dusted donuts / I’ll be back to see you soon. $19, includes salumi, cheese and pastry board Leggi tutto.

David Burke's Primehouse is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

20. David Burke's Primehouse

616 N Rush St (at E Ontario St), Chicago, IL
Bisteccheria · Near North Side · 126 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Warm popovers stand in for bread, filets are tender and rich, and brunch gets served in bento boxes with themes— “griddled” (pancakes and French toast) and “hangover” (burgers, fries and sunglasses). Leggi tutto.

Mindy's Hot Chocolate is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

21. Mindy's Hot Chocolate

8.5
1747 N Damen Ave (at W Willow St), Chicago, IL
Negozio di dessert · Bucktown · 199 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: We recommend the salads (egg and tuna, both richer and more delicious than any version you’ve had), but only if you start with the incomparable brunch breads—a selection of coffee cake, croissants. Leggi tutto.

Longman & Eagle is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

22. Longman & Eagle

9.2
2657 N Kedzie Ave (at W Schubert Ave), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Logan Square · 348 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The chef turns the quizzical texture of beef tongue into a hash alternately crisp and fatty, and he deep-fries clams to perfection. Leggi tutto.

Tweet is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

23. Tweet

8.9
5020 N Sheridan Rd (btwn W Argyle St & W Carmen Ave), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Uptown · 138 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Popular brunch offerings include a play on bibimbap, a Korean casserole of rice, veggies and egg; arepas topped with organic eggs and avocado; and biscuits and gravy made with local Amish sausages. Leggi tutto.

Bangers & Lace is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

24. Bangers & Lace

8.5
1670 West Division Street, Wicker Park (at Paulina Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Wicker Park · 155 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The Monday brunch revealed that every menu item contains sausage. Crispy chicken and waffles? It’s chicken sausage. A light, tender veggie frittata topped with fennel fronds? Vegetarian sausage. Leggi tutto.

The Bedford is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

25. The Bedford

1612 W Division St (at N Ashland Ave), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Wicker Park · 81 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: With cream cheese, tomato, bacon, a fried egg and hot sauce, the burger is a beast. The doubly crisp potatoes are tasty enough to take up space needed for a funky, delicious kimchi Bloody Mary. Leggi tutto.

Tiny Lounge is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

26. Tiny Lounge

4352 N Leavitt St (btwn N Lincoln Ave. & W Montrose Ave.), Chicago, IL
Lounge · North Center · 75 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: We found a brunch cocktail we always hoped existed but never thought we’d find, La Bastarda, which the bar describes as the bastard child of a mimosa, Bloody Mary, bellini and margarita. Imagine that. Leggi tutto.

Bite Café is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

27. Bite Café

1039 N Western Ave (at W Cortez St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Ukrainian Village · 101 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: From the breakfast “mashbrown” (a genius combination of mashed potatoes and hash browns) to the crisp and juicy half-chicken with roasted garlic for dinner, the new food is simple and satisfying. Leggi tutto.

Perennial Virant is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

28. Perennial Virant

1800 N Lincoln Ave (at N Clark St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Old Town Triangle · 65 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: A $6 cocktail? Perennial’s bartender attends to each glass as if it were his firstborn, blending vodka and housemade pear puree with precision. This might be the best booze deal in town. Leggi tutto.

Mercadito is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

29. Mercadito

8.6
108 W Kinzie St (btwn Clark St & LaSalle Blvd), Chicago, IL
Ristorante messicano · River North · 248 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The cumin salt rimming this cucumber-laced "pepino el pyu" tequila drink will smack any hangover to the curb. Here, bartenders make hoja santa into a syrup to add an herbal finish to each sip. Leggi tutto.

Sprout is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

30. Sprout

1417 W Fullerton Ave (btwn Southport & Janssen), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · North Side · 30 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: In the short rib "eggs Benedict", fried green tomatoes stand in for English muffins, thick drizzles of red-wine reduction steal the show from hollandaise and short ribs are fall-apart rich. Leggi tutto.

M. Henrietta is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

31. M. Henrietta

1133 W Granville Ave (btwn N Broadway & N Winthrop Ave), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Edgewater · 32 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The base of the lemon crab-and-shrimp cake is brioche, and yet this Benedict feels light. Chalk that up to the bright lemon notes in the hollandaise, and the crab-and-shrimp cake atop the bread. Leggi tutto.

32. Big Jones

8.6
5347 N Clark St (btwn W Summerdale Ave & W Balmoral Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante con cucina degli Stati Uniti del Sud / afroamericana · Andersonville · 136 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Housemade lard biscuits come topped with poached eggs and a distinctive cured-and smoked-in-house ham, simmered in Kilgus Farmstead cream and cut into thick slices. Leggi tutto.

Old Town Social is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

33. Old Town Social

455 W North Ave (at N Cleveland Ave), Chicago, IL
Pub ristorante · Old Town · 121 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The B: pork belly. The L: arugula. The T: tomato hollandaise. What the acronym doesn’t describe is the perfect balance of each layer, bookended by a supple poached egg and fluffy biscuit. Leggi tutto.

Jane's is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

34. Jane's

1655 W Cortland St (at N Paulina St.), Chicago, IL
Ristorante americano · Bucktown · 30 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Some French toast can’t hold up when the maple syrup comes a-pouring. But this pan-fried banana nut bread has stamina. Fortitude. Spunk. Meet the winner of TOC’s first No Soggy Slices award. Leggi tutto.

E.Leaven Food Company is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

35. E.Leaven Food Company

54 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL
Bar Caffè · Near North Side · 64 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: I’m not sure if “stuffed” is a reference to the dish or how I felt after eating, but I’ll take a food coma for the cornflake-crusted challah slices layered with whipped strawberry cream cheese. Leggi tutto.

Pump Room is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

36. Pump Room

1301 N State Pkwy (at E Goethe St), Chicago, IL
Ristorante americano · Gold Coast · 94 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: An exemplar of its form, this French toast teams thick-cut slices of challah with two strips of extra-crispy bacon for the perfect sweet-salty combo. Leggi tutto.

Feast Restaurant & Bar is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

37. Feast Restaurant & Bar

1616 N Damen Ave (at North Ave.), Chicago, IL
Ristorante americano · Bucktown · 77 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Perfection is: French toast that’s crisp and browned on the outside, custardy on the inside and topped with a blueberry-peach compote that tastes fresh even in winter. Leggi tutto.

Belly Shack is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

38. Belly Shack

1912 N Western Ave (btwn W Homer & W Cortland St.), Chicago, IL
Ristorante coreano · Logan Square · 96 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Ever wondered what brunch would taste like if it were inspired by Asian-Latino street food? Belly Shack provides the answer: slow-roasted pork loin with chilaquiles and crispy French toast with mango. Leggi tutto.

Bistronomic is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

39. Bistronomic

7.6
840 N Wabash Ave (at E Pearson St), Chicago, IL
Ristorante francese · Near North Side · 41 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Relax! Nobody’s going to force-feed you ham here. And actually, straight-up ham isn’t even an option. Offered instead: quiche Lorraine, steak and eggs, croque-monsieur and pineapple crêpes. Leggi tutto.

Bistrot Margot is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

40. Bistrot Margot

1437 N Wells St, Chicago, IL
Ristorante francese · Old Town · 37 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: To get to the profiteroles (or bread pudding, or apple tart) at the end of this Easter prix fixe, you go through two other courses (choices include salmon tartare, onion soup, quiche) first. Leggi tutto.

Davis Street Fishmarket is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

41. Davis Street Fishmarket

501 Davis St (at Hinman Ave), Evanston, IL
Ristorante di pesce · 22 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: There’ll be baked ham and roast beef, of course. But if you’re coming here for Easter brunch, you’re probably coming for the oysters, crab cakes, lobster claws and shrimp. Leggi tutto.

Mercat a la Planxa is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

42. Mercat a la Planxa

7.8
638 S Michigan Ave (at E Balbo Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante con specialità tapas · South Loop · 141 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Carving station featuring rosemary-roasted lamb and cider-glazed salmon: check. Dessert station: check. Three-course prix fixe (paella, prawns, bacon-wrapped dates)? Sounds crazy, but: check. Leggi tutto.

Mon Ami Gabi is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

43. Mon Ami Gabi

8.4
260 Oakbrook Ctr (btwn 16th St & 22nd St), Oak Brook, IL
Ristorante francese · 37 consigli e recensioni
Mon Ami Gabi is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

44. Mon Ami Gabi

9.3
2300 N Lincoln Park W (at Belden Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante francese · Lincoln Park · 56 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Kids get an Easter basket full of holiday treats at this Lincoln Park bistro. And adults—they get quiche, crêpes and anything they want from the regular bistro menu. Leggi tutto.

Osteria Via Stato is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

45. Osteria Via Stato

7.9
620 N State St (at E Ontario St), Chicago, IL
Ristorante italiano · Near North Side · 85 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: How do Italians celebrate Easter? With a buffet. David DiGregorio stocks this feast with frittatas, French toast, strada, an omelette station and—are you ready for this?—a ricotta doughnut station. Leggi tutto.

Sepia is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

46. Sepia

8.1
123 N Jefferson St (btwn W Washington St & W Randolph St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · West Loop · 64 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The Easter offering takes the form of a holiday prix fixe, with dishes like farmer’s cheese blintzes, a breakfast strada with ramps and shiitake mushrooms, and French toast with bacon butterscotch. Leggi tutto.

Salpicón is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

47. Salpicón

1252 N Wells St (at Goethe St), Chicago, IL
Ristorante messicano · Old Town · 34 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: One bite of this candy-red sauce and I’m almost convinced it’s prime tomato season. Another bite of perfect black beans, tender tortillas and over-easy eggs and I know it’s just prime ¡Salpicon! Leggi tutto.

Mixteco Grill is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

48. Mixteco Grill

1601 W Montrose Ave (at Ashland Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante messicano · South East Ravenswood · 36 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The brightness of the tomato sauce, the garnish of queso fresco and the pliable pan-fried tortillas set this take apart from the pack. Leggi tutto.

Uncommon Ground is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

49. Uncommon Ground

8.0
3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Lakeview · 131 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Here, black-bean cakes covered in melted Chihuahua cheese serve as the base of the dish for a memorable twist on the same ol’, same ol’ Leggi tutto.

Nana is one of Chicago's Best Brunch Spots.

50. Nana

8.3
3267 S Halsted St (W 33rd St), Chicago, IL
Bar Caffè · Bridgeport · 82 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Deep-fried tortillas make poufy, crunchy pillows for any-style eggs, refried pinto beans and sauce with a kick (on my visit, smoky chipotle ranchero). Add pulled pork, chorizo or soyrizo for $2. Leggi tutto.