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Wishbone on Lincoln

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3300 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1108 (School)
+1 773-549-2663
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08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Collinsville, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us: four adults, two kids recently had brunch and were well pleased. They took special care with the kids. Pancakes and waffles with fruit and WHIPPED CREAM! We had county benedicts: two poached eggs on biscuit with country gravy, Chizoro Burrito (big enough for two to share, jambalaya omlet. All very good. Caution: a bloody mary with bacon:... More 

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Thank Sandy1941OK
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's important for anyone hearing about Chicago's Wishbone Restaurant to know something: The restaurant on Lincoln Avenue has different ownership vs. the one in the West Loop on Washington. If you'd like to experience the original (and still reigning champ), still owned/operated by the legendary Chef Joel Nickson... head downtown to the West Loop.

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Thank THERockNRollChef
Chicago, Illinois
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2,716 reviews
2,109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never come to Wishbone for dinner and we thought that we would try it. I can tell you that we did. The Wishbone on Lincoln is a combination of Southern comfort food from North Carolina and Louisiana to Piedmont & soul cooking. It is a casual Southern-style restaurant. The only thing that is really missing is any kind... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I am excited that Wishbone has started serving dinners again. I am impressed to find 4 or 5 fish dishes on the menu that are broiled or pan fried, without a lot of breading and deep frying ! Most entrees come with 2 or 3 sides. I love their sauteed spinach,and mac & cheese sides. Very often on weekends they... More 

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Thank MichaelM35805
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We came here with a friend who lives in the neighborhood. Brunch was excellent. The portions were sized appropriately, but I was glad to have leftovers so I could enjoy it more later. The service was prompt, and the choices on the menu for sides were varied. I'd come back.

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Thank MissLenore
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I usually am here mid week in the am..pretty consistent with good food and friendly service! Cute atmosphere...

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Thank Romy C
Apple River, Illinois
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The food was mediocre at best. The service was slower than usual and there was only 4 tables occupied. The waiter was very nice but, he was the only one working. I gotta say Wishbone is just not what it use to be.

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Thank Pamela D
Michigan
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch. The burger and hoppin jack was tasty. But the service was very slow. We did enjoy the atmosphere and decor.

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Thank dnmkhz
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

It has been several months, since we were last here. There wasn't anything outstanding or difference making. It seemed like that staff had other places, they wanted to be. We could here someone, discussing Resturant business,ordering and staffing.

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Thank T D
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had never heard of Wishbone and some visiting friends saw it close to the place they were staying so we decided to meet for breakfast. The food was fabulous, atmosphere was warm and inviting and our waiter was top notch. I will be going back for sure to try other things on the menu and the brunch. Loved this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1108
    (School)
  • Public Transportation: Brown Line Paulina station 1 block; Lincoln Ave. Bus in front; Ashland and Belmont bus lines 1 block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-549-2663
Description
Southern Reconstruction Cooking means made-from-scratch traditional recipes with healthier ingredients for yankee tastes: We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and our weekend Brunch is rated among the best in Chicago. Wishbone is known for its popular prices and the most diverse patrons in the midwest--crossing income, race, ethnic, gay and straight lines--and all ages. The Wishbone on Lincoln is a neighborhood nexus on the Northside and very popular with young families.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?