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Eggshells Cafe

596 West Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
+1 847-719-3447
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“donuts” (15 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe
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596 West Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in because we were in the area for a project site. It was very good and they made sure we were happy with a service the whole time.

Thank Jacirae
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We've been coming here for years and the food is still fantastic. The restaurant is nothing fancy but serves some of the best pancakes our family has ever had. We've always had great service and always look forward to returning.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Visiting Lake Zurich area and meeting a friend from Poplar Grove.. I googled restaurant in area found this and unfortunately didn't read the reviews..don't understand how you can mess up breakfast but they did! Ordered donut holes expected warm and they weren't. Ordered two eggs...More

Thank Kris W
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This used to be a cool little hole in the wall for more than you can eat breakfast. Outside in food weather was nice too. This last time, service dropped as well as the food, both in presentation and preparation. Eggs way over cooked and...More

Thank Lij L
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I wish they would use tongs or gloves to put the bread in the toaster. Saw one server working the register and then putting bread in the toaster oven. Yuck!

1  Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Eggshells is a funky, little brunch place with a big choice on the menu. They make their own bagels and doughnuts - which are excellent. Best bagels in the area as far as I am concerned!

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. The food is spectacular. Great for family and friends hang out on the weekend. The can deliver to your home as well .

Thank Mihailpp17
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place is marvelous! The food is well prepared and the menu is extensive for breakfast. Though they are small and really busy, it is hard to find a place this good in an unexpected location!

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have been going to Eggshells for a few years now -- and it is always a great breakfast. The food is superb -- service very good -- and priced right. The only drawback is the size. It's very cramped inside -- but still worth...More

Thank tennisplayer823
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place is great. Sure it gets packed, but that is because the food is great. Service is fast and friendly and the owner is very nice. You want a great fresh breakfast, go to EGGSHELLS.

Thank Q4240KFpeterl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 West Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Zurich
  • Phone Number: +1 847-719-3447
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