When the weekend arrives, it’s time for brunch! Start your day off right in Lincoln Park with a hearty plate and delicious beverage. After a long work week, you deserve a treat.
Lincoln – Halsted
Batter & Berries
2748 N. Lincoln
World famous for their French Toast Flight, Batter & Berries is one of Chicago’s iconic spots for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Specialties include hand shredded Cheese Crusted Hash Browns, house made Maple Chicken & Apple or Spicy Pork sausage.
Broken English Taco Lincoln Park
2576 N. Lincoln
Broken Taco’s brunch menu stars both traditional and modern breakfast ingredients – alongside creative breakfast cocktails, Mexican sodas and micheladas – in a wildly colorful, art-filled storefronts with seasonal outdoor seating.
2075 N. Lincoln
Sidle up to the bar and chat with the neighbors at this New American restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park.
Kirkwood Bar & Grill
2934 N. Sheffield
Enjoy great food prepared and served by a friendly, attentive and a wholly unpretentious staff. Kirkwood is family-friendly and opens at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
2423 N. Lincoln
Located near DePaul’s newly renovated and expanded performance theater building and on the “famous alley where John Dillinger was killed” from the Biograph theater, Takito Street is known for its fresh, light-hearted approach to Mexican cuisine.
Verzenay Patisserie is all about recreating and sharing the French passion for designer pastries. Stop by their cafe at 2507 N. Lincoln to enjoy pastries, fresh baked bread, quiche, coffee & more. Bon appetit!
Armitage – Halsted
Blue Door Farm Stand
2010 N. Halsted
Blue Door Farm Stand is Lincoln Park’s neighborhood café and artisanal market. The café features fresh, seasonal food and drink from local farms and farmers’ markets.
The Budlong Hot Chicken
1008 W. Armitage
The Budlong Hot Chicken brunch hits the spot with a menu that includes biscuit French toast and chicken tenders and waffles.
2024 N. Halsted
Enjoy Spanish-inspired sweet & savory favorites and a Bloody Mary bar
2100 N. Halsted
Admire the chandeliers while you have a glass of wine, savour Chef Dominique’s French feasts and enjoy warm service.
Don Pez Fish Tacos
844 W. Armitage
Derived from a savory strive, Don Pez packs flavor and style but above all, authenticity.
French Quiche Chicago
2210 N. Halsted
French Quiche is a friendly neighborhood coffee shop offering sandwiches, quiches, salads, breads, croissants, sweets and more.
King Crab Chicago
1816 N. Halsted
Enjoy brunch classics at Chicago’s oldest crab house.
Old Pueblo Cantina
1200 W. Webster
At this laidback cantina on a charming tree-lined street, the flour tortillas are made in-house, mesquite wood fuels the open-flame grill, guacamole is made to order, and the seasonal fruit-forward margaritas are available by the glass and the pitcher.
Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
1962 N. Halsted
Enjoy flavors from the sea at this specialty brunch including a smoked trout frittata, shrimp & grits and a fried oyster benedict.
Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar
1954 N. Halsted
Artisanal pizzeria highlighting Chef Jeff Mahin’s knack for baking and utilizing fresh, sustainable ingredients from local farmers markets.
Summer House Santa Monica
1954 N. Halsted
An escape to the warmth and laid-back vibes of the West Coast, complete with beach house décor and a beautiful retractable glass ceiling.
North – Clybourn
1500 N. Wells
80 Proof gives guests a unique dining-to-nightlife experience offering a full bar and approachable menu focused on shareable bar bites, spreads on toast, a selection of grain and salad bowls & handheld offerings.
1510 N. Wells
Join Benchmark Bar for Brunch every Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a $30 Bottomless Brunch Buffet including Smoked Brisket, Omelette & Carving Station, Waffle Bar, Dessert Station and a $20 Mimosa Package.
Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport
Broken Barrel Bar is a chef-driven tailgate party with inventive cuisine and house-smoked meats.
2200 N. Clybourn
No matter what you’re craving – omelettes, pancakes, waffles, salads, burgers, or a panini, Cornerstone Cafe is ready to serve.
Earls Kitchen + Bar
1538 N. Clybourn
Earls Lincoln Park’s chefs prepare fresh, made-from-scratch dishes inspired by international cuisines and locally sourced ingredients.
Goose Island Brewhouse
1800 N. Clybourn
The brewpub where it all began in 1988!
Lakefront – Clark
Casati’s Modern Italian
444 W. Fullerton
Casati’s Pizza Vino offers prime quality food at a great price point to introduce Chicagoans to the real tastes of Italy.
Frances’ Deli and Brunchery
2552 N. Clark
Frances’ Deli has been a landmark in Lincoln Park for 80 years this year – serving diners breakfast, lunch, and brunch (before it was even a thing)!
Gaslight Bar & Grill
2450 N. Clark
Join Gaslight Bar & Grill the first weekend of the month for their Acoustic Brunch. Enjoy live music with your perfect brunch featuring delicious Bloody Mary’s, chicken & waffles, biscuit sliders and their famous chorizo tacos.
The J. Parker
1816 N Clark
Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, the J. Parker offers the most spectacular views in all of Chicago.
1800 N. Lincoln
Enjoy innovative plays on familiar flavors and dishes. Chef Bill Walker is committed to working with local farmers to create ingredient driven dishes that revolve around both seasonality and sustainability, especially given his close proximity to the Green City Farmer’s Market.
Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N. Lincoln Park West
Classic French bistro that embraces a passion for food, wine and culture. Enjoy their famous mimosa selection including pear & ginger, blood orange & cardamom or cranberry-campari forest.
The Original Pancake House
616 W. Diversey
The Original Pancake House is a second and third generation family business dedicated to the art of breakfast any time of day.
2056 N. Lincoln Park West
The first Lettuce Entertain You restaurant, R.J. Grunts still exudes the funky, devil-may-care lifestyle of the 70s in its style, décor, music, and menu.
The Lakefront Restaurant at Theater on the Lake
2401 N Lake Shore
Located in the historic Theater on the Lake building at Fullerton, The Lakefront Restaurant is an upscale tavern offering a seasonable Midwestern menu with spectacular lake and skyline views.