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1195 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2719
+1 847-256-2099
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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1195 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2719
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We stopped by Walker Brothers, but the line outside was ridiculous. And we were hungry. So off we went to a place we had not been to before - Hotcakes. We were very happy we did. It turned out to be much better. We parked...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Our meal was so good. Great service. The only thing is they only take cash. We had to find a bank machine before we went to eat. I understand the reason why but it is inconvenient. I would return to try their lunch.

Thank bookbuy_7
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good food, comfortable low key setting. Good place to eat and talk with friends. Nice selection. And, easy (and free) parking.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Hotcakes is a cute diner-like spot for a delicious breakfast any morning. They not only have an extensive menu of pancake and omelets but also daily specials. I love their cornmeal pancakes which I have them add blueberries. I also like their Swedish pancakes. Their...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The buttermilk pancakes are chewy, and always come out hot. Go for the full stack. They will be happy to bring extra butter.

Thank tomshille
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We chose one of the window booths for the natural light and view -- but the seating space is very tight. I know because I had to get up twice -- once for napkins, and once for carryout containers. It would've been three times, had...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Hot cakes is the Wilmette location that is affiliated with the Green Bay Cafe in Winnetka. Both of these places are great spots for breakfast but remember both are CASH ONLY.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Late, Sunday morning, got a table quite quickly, 6 of us. Food took a very long time. Other people who came after us got served sooner.. Food was delicious. Nice large, fresh omelette, variety of breakfast foods. For some reason, our waitress got switched, so...More

Thank Judyb19
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I have two friends that I meet with regularly and we are spread across Chicagoland. When we get together we want leisurely service, good food, and a cozy atmosphere. Hot cakes was great on all counts! Just remember to bring cash!

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Cute little place. I like the unique touches like mismatched plates and the painted vines and flowers on the walls. Not the destination for a quiet morning coffee or intimate chat with a friend, but more of a busy, cheerful, clattering kind of atmosphere with...More

Thank Claire A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2719
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: +1 847-256-2099
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