2024 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Chicago Area

Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Chicago

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so start your morning off right with a fluffy omelet, spicy breakfast burrito or stack of pancakes.

Browse GAYOT's Best Breakfast Restaurants in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order.

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Doughnut Vault
QB
Sweet tooths sate cravings at this buzzed about doughnut slinger from Gilt Bar's Brendan Sodikoff. See More
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Eleven City Diner
11/20
Relatively inexpensive, authentic, New York-style Jewish deli that serves a mean corned beef sandwich. See More
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Kanela Breakfast Club
13/20
Hip spot for the brunch bunch, with invitingly updated a.m. eats. See More
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Lou Mitchell's
11/20
A breakfast institution with ahhh-inducing omelets and homey lunch specials. See More
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Phoenix

Chinese, Dim Sum, Breakfast
Phoenix
12/20
The early morning dim sum is a draw at this Chinatown favorite. See More
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Southport Grocery & Cafe
13/20
Bustling spot for breakfast plus grab-and-go baked and gourmet goods. See More
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Walker Bros. Original Pancake House
11/20
You’ll find breakfast and lots of it at this quality, anything-but-quiet nook. See More
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