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Valois Restaurant

1518 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
+1 773-667-0647
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
05:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1518 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful cafeteria style restaurant. Best home made biscuits and potato corn chowder soup out of this world. The sandwiches excellent. There were 4 of us and we all raved about everything. We will go back for breakfast some day. The staff very entertaining and friendly.

Thank Pecpmc
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

President Obama has his own table in this cafeteria style eatery. My experience was breakfast with the 3 egg omelette with bacon and cheese with a side of potatoes or grits and choice of toast or biscuit. More than the girl could eat in a...More

Thank Bah715
Reviewed 28 October 2017

It was our first time in Hyde Park and we were with a tour and our lunch was included in the price. The reason we were brought here was because this is the restaurant that President Obama loves to eat at. And I can see...More

Thank meezer3
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife’s family. I enjoyed the Ruben Sandwich. French Fries would have been great. The Hash Browns were not good. Sample my wife’s BBQ Ribs, they were delicious. Valois also has good looking Stew and a Prime Rib. Cash only!

Thank GermanDave
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Sweet people, feel like you're coming to your grandparents and aunts and uncles to feed you. Prices are amazing. The Patti melt was outstanding, as was the rice pudding. Salad was enormous, enough for two. Great value!

Thank HenrysOnTheGo
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Looking forward to a mid morning breakfast with my wife,,,a very short walk from hotel,,,very long line but moved fast,,,, large menu selection for cafeteria style restaurant,,,food prepared extremely fast, everything omelet was my choice, while my wife ordered eggs over easy,,, great portions, excellent...More

Thank randalljn
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went here for breakfast while visiting our daughter at her new apartment in Hyde Park. One block away; this place will always be on our list of places to go while in the Chicago area. I used to be a breakfast cook many years ago,...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is cafeteria-style surprisingly. Between us we had Baked Pork Chop, Grouper, and 1/2 Barbequed Chicken. Along with a variety of sides, all of the entrees were delicious. Some of the most tender bbq chicken I've ever had. The serving size was also a...More

Thank Clinton W
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It's a Hyde Park institution - if you are in the south Side it's a must Stand in line - line moves quickly- make your choice and no dithering I had the fabulous everything omelette- but there is Also President Obamas favourites list to guide...More

Thank 177richard
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We went to Valois for brunch on Sunday. The pancakes with strawberries were delicious, and the French toast and omelette were equally good. Staff were friendly and it was excellent value- $25 for all 3. Highly recommended .

Thank Emma R
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-667-0647
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