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Bourgeois Pig Cafe

738 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2622
+1 773-883-5282
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“spinach salad” (2 reviews)
“brownie” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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738 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2622
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to meet friends for a fresh cup of coffee and lunch. Extensive sandwich menu as well as breakfast selections.

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 23 January 2018

On a recent visit on the early side of the lunch rush (11:30ish), an otherwise perfectly friendly and helpful member of staff had to inform me that they had "run out" of the bread that one of their signature sandwiches came with. Surprising, I thought,...More

Thank Andreas W
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful cozy and historic cafe with a vast menu and a barista with perfect sills such that the milk is heated exactly to release those natural sugars in my dry cap.

Thank 232indraneels
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Good spot with inside/outside seating. Latte and sandwich were very average altho it is a former award winner in '14 and '15. On way from Lincoln Park/Fullerton St to Fullerton Red Line stop. Sandwich line up is very intriguing and desserts looked good.

Thank lisajoyw
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Have not been to the Bourgeois Pig in about a year. It used to be very good. Tried to order lunch to go on a Tuesday; roughly at noon. You'd expect that to be prime time for a sandwich place. So I ordered what was...More

Thank jojojet195
Reviewed 8 September 2017

First, I will say that the places to sit in this cafe are expansive ... with many rooms, tables and seating options. That part I loved! What didn't I like? The coffee and tea we had were mediocre at best. I was told by the...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The food and atmosphere turned out to be even better than the website promised. It seems to be a quaint old (former) house on a commercial block, and the outdoor seating was a plus since things are a bit tight indoors. The sandwiches have clever...More

Thank AmateurSpiceMan
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This independent coffee shop has a massive menu. The food is generally tasty and, even though there's usually a long line, the wait is worth it. The restaurant is deceptively large, with indoor and outdoor seating involving two storefront plus an upstairs seating area. The...More

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have fond memories of sitting upstairs with my family on snowy winter days, drinking hot chocolate and playing scrabble... It's a wonderful setting, and the food is very nice, if not cheap. Definitely one of my favorite places in Chicago (if only for sentimental...More

Thank etnb23
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I used to really like this place, and when I needed to head into Chicago I would come in for coffee and breakfast while I do work. The last two times have not been good, and I won't be going back, which is too bad...More

Thank travelgames
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 738 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-883-5282
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gourmet sandwiches and salads with great coffee and desserts in the north Lincoln Park area near DePaul University
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