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Yolk

#24 of 7,702 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Downtown / The Loop
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1120 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2301
+1 312-789-9655
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06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had breakfast for four in this lovely diner, the decor was lovely and fresh, plenty of tables and an attentive server. The breakfast was really good too, the usual huge portions, and lovely coffee.

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Aberdeen
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant early (7 am) and by the time we left it was packed. Food was very good - fresh and tasty - and massive portions. Large omelette came with fruit or potatoes and 2 big pancakes on the side - didn't need any more food the rest of the day! Worth a visit for a good value... More 

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florida
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow! From the service to the food. Cannot say how amazing this food was. The server was so friendly. The food was AMAZING

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Thank uruguay2
miami, fl
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136 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We walked a bit from N. Michigan Ave, but it was worth it. If you can't find something you like here, you are not a breakfast person. Food was excellent and service was very attentive without being overbearing. Great food and a great value as well.

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a first timer in Chicago, I was looking for breakfast near museum campus. I decided to check out Yolk. Was happy I did. With 4 kids in tow, they had a children menu that was well price and plenty options for dietary restricted adults. The price was well worth it, plus it was a ten minute walk from museum... More 

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Portland, IN, United States
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was right next to our hotel Best Western Grant Park so VERY convenient. There was no waiting for a table and the portions were huge. The chicken waffle topped with gravy was to die for! Delicious breakfast that kept us going until it was time for dinner after a full day of museums. Would highly recommend The Yolk!

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Bend, Oregon
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't want to wait 2 hours at Wildberries so we walked over to Yolk. We used an App to put our names on the wait list. By the time we arrived in 20 minutes out table was ready. The food came out very fast. The food was great. I had smoked salmon on a bagel with cream cheese. The... More 

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Oxnard, California
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to wait for a table. Large, bright and noisy place with tightly placed tables. Food was good and waitress was cheerful.

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Thank gardener4313
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we ordered was top quality and delicious. The staff was outstandingly friendly. Hot tea is served French press. Potato pancakes, iron man omelette, croque Madame, sausage gravy and biscuits, quinoa breakfast bowl, even a hamburger, were all delish. It's super busy because it's super good.

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Thank KBeas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food & fun staff. We had Stephen G...very good. Very fast service & helpful. Large selection on the menu..highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-789-9655
Description
Yolk is a breakfast & lunch restaurant. We use top quality ingredients & fresh produce to serve the best breakfast in Chicago! (BYOB)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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