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American Girl Place Cafe

#431 of 7,611 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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111 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2010
+1 877-247-5223
09:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Park Ridge, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter , granddaughter and I enjoyed a lovely lunch a the Cafe. Many people get in line a half hour early, I don't know why. You make a reservation online and confirm it-so you have a place. The menu is available for preview online, a little pricey, but this is a special treat ! I think you must have... More 

Thank ASchnauzer
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our daughters ages 3,5,7 for dinner at AG cafe. Overall, the cafe is nicely decorated and pleasing to the eye. The girls loved having their dolls eat with them but noticed cafe also had some dolls to borrow. The girls enjoyed the butterfly pasta. My husband I were less than impressed with the burger and Parmesan. The service... More 

Thank HawaiianHoneymoon
Louisville, Kentucky
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a bit of a mixed review. First the good....we went as part of my daughter's birthday celebration as she loves AG. You should do the experience at least once if your daughter is into AG. The dining room was pink and girly...and just what you would want for the occasion. The server was very friendly and they do... More 

Thank Donna S
Nacogdoches, Texas
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142 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My daughter, me (Gigi) and my granddaughter arrived to celebrate my granddaughters third birthday. My granddaughters birthday luncheon was reserved months ahead of arrival. The décor is fabulous with pinks, white and black throughout the restaurant. The booths are so cute with big colorful polka dots. As you are escorted to your seats your baby doll is given a pink... More 

Thank Jeanne P
Marion, Arkansas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter and 7 year old granddaughter here for lunch on our recent trip to Chicago. The restaurant is decorated very nicely. The staff is very friendly and my granddaughter was able to pick a doll to have lunch with since we didn't bring one. Our first course was a plate of delicious cinnamon rolls. Next was a plate... More 

Thank lizzylou772
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have an AG store and café in our town, but we decided to try the Chicago location on our recent vacation. The process was very organized, the dining room was nice and bright, and the staff was fantastic. It is a little expensive - it's a once a year treat for our two girls (5 and 8) - but... More 

Thank Jennifer E
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not only did our 8 year old daughter feel special but our son, my husband and I loved the food, atmosphere and entire experience! AG, you are well worth it!

1 Thank egrichards
Fallston, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We enjoyed two visits to the American Girl Place Café on our weekend visit to Chicago. We enjoyed tea on Saturday and dinner on Sunday and both were very well done. We have been to four other American Girl Place Cafes around the country and this was definitely a good one!

1 Thank NoRitzFan
Stoney Creek, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

My daughter and I planned a visit to American Girl months ago and booked lunch for the two of us. I was expecting an average meal with small portions but instead we both had the most amazing experience. Let me start with the decor. The restaurant is decorated in a hot pink, black and white theme. It is every little... More 

2 Thank Cheech1221
Monaca, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Not only was the cafe elegant and professional, but the food was terrific and you leave FULL! I was skeptical looking at the price and assuming that "it's a doll store for little girls, how is an adult going to fit in", but I was blown away by the portions and the quality of the food. My advice is to... More 

1 Thank skaza4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 877-247-5223

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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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