Lincoln Park Weekend Brunch

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

Avli Taverna
1335 W. Wrightwood
Recognized as a Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2020 & 2021, Avli Taverna is an accessible and sophisticated neighborhood restaurant serving contemporary Greek cuisine and craft cocktails in a chic atmosphere. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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.

Cilantro Taco Grill
2256 N. Orchard
Cilantro Taco Grill is a family-owned fast-casual restaurant serving up authentic Mexican style food. Visit their walk-up window or step inside to order. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Dom’s Kitchen and Market
2730 N. Halsted
Dom’s is serving up well-crafted, locally sourced, globally-inspired food made to order using the carefully curated food found in their market. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Fancy Plants Kitchen
1443 W. Fullerton
Fancy Plants Kitchen is a dedicated team of professionals who are intent on creating ever greater experiences in the arena of plant based cooking.

2075 N. Lincoln
Sidle up to the bar and chat with the neighbors at this New American restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Takito Street
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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

The Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport
The Broken Barrel Bar is a chef-driven tailgate party with inventive cuisine and house-smoked meats. Outdoor seating available.

Verzenay Patisserie
Verzenay Patisserie is all about recreating and sharing the French passion for designer pastries. Stop by their cafe to enjoy pastries, fresh baked bread, quiche, coffee & more. Bon appetit! Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Armitage – Halsted

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.

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
2024 N. Halsted
Enjoy Spanish-inspired sweet & savory favorites and a Bloody Mary bar. Outdoor seating available.

Cedar Palace
655 W. Armitage
Cedar Palace is a warm, casual stop offering an array of Mediterranean dishes from kebabs to hummus plates.

Don Pez Fish Tacos
844 W. Armitage
Derived from a savory strive, Don Pez packs flavor and style but above all, authenticity. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Soul Prime
1969 N. Halsted
Soul Prime envisions a world where American soul food is associated with excellence. Where their guests can honor the authenticity of their ancestors, while celebrating the creativity of  Executive Chef Royce.

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

80 Proof
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.

1177 N. Elston
Located along the Chicago river in the burgeoning Goose Island neighborhood, Azul is an upscale mariscos (seafood) restaurant serving an expansive menu of Latin-inspired fare. The concept combines the ethos of an authentic mariscos restaurant with modern hospitality practices and all the touches of a sophisticated, lively spot. Outdoor seating available.

Benchmark Bar
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. Outdoor seating available.

2100 W. Irving Park
Long-running pub serving Italian-American fare in relaxed environs with a beer garden & TVs.

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
1457 N. Halsted
Sweetwaters is a coffeehouse that celebrates classic café fare alongside globally influenced coffees and teas in an environment that is both classic and friendly.

Tecalitlan Mexican Kitchen & Margarita Bar
1538 N. Clybourn at NEWCITY
Family owned establishment and long time favorite for Chicagoans, Tecalitlan has been serving up authentic Mexican cuisine served since 1973. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Colectivo Coffee
2530 N. Clark
Colectivo Coffee’s first Chicago cafe is located in the heart of historic Lincoln Park near North Pond and offers a fantastic patio with plenty of seating and an outdoor fire. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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. Outdoor seating available.

Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N. Lincoln Park West
Take in the aroma of authentic French cuisine: the signature Onion Soup Au Gratin, Steak Frites, and Roast Chicken. Enjoy thoughtfully selected wine and experience Chicago’s best French bistro. Outdoor seating available.

R.J. Grunts
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 J. Parker
1816 N Clark
Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, the J. Parker offers the most spectacular views in all of Chicago.

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.

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.

The Tin Lizzie
2483 N. Clark
Known for their famous weekly turtle races, Tin Lizzie is a fun sports bar in the heart of Lincoln Park. Dog-friendly seating available.


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