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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 8 December 2020

The French Toast Flight was amazing! Friendly, efficient waitstaff. We waited for the weekday to avoid the weekend wait. But worth the wait even on the weekends! Excellent food!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 10 November 2020 via mobile

We understand this is a very busy place at breakfast time & on the weekends it can have an hour+ wait, so we had a really nice late weekday breakfast with no wait. Small with only a dozen tables, the place is busy with a...lot of hussle bussle! Simply decorated, the restaurant has a homey, comfortable feel with lots of attention by the staff. We shared the Super Flight and Spinach Omelet; both were cooked to perfection and served piping hot. It is a little pricey but probably average for Chicago. We lik d the place and will be back with friends!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 July 2020

A very family oriented atmosphere! Me and my girlfriend enjoyed a nice Sunday brunch with my niece. Their menu offers a variety of breakfast and lunch items that are delicious, and will defiantly exceed your expectations!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 12 June 2020

This is now my go to place to take out of towners for brunch. The wait is sometimes long but worth the wait. If your party is small you could probably get seated earlier. The very first time I went here, a man walked out...and said " Now that was an experience!" and I said the very same thing when I left. Get the French Toast Flight to share and one of the specials. Cheers!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 13 April 2020

This had to be one of the best places for breakfast I have ever visited. Had to get there early but it was worth the wait.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 29 February 2020

After reading many good reviews picked this place for breakfast and we were not disappointed. Called ahead to be put on the waitlist. When we arrive we would of had to wait fifteen minutes for a table. There was the community table that is first...come first serve and two seats were available. As soon as we sat down the coffee was being poured immediately. Very Good service. We ordered our food before the person in front of us and the person to the left. Not sure why, however that would not deter me from coming back. Breakfast was unbelievable and all the waffles and french toast plates that went by looked incredible. They have specials everyday. I had the crawfish benedict and it was fantastic. The cheesy hashbrowns that accompany your meal are another meal in itself. Cannot wait to go back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 27 February 2020

If you in town for a short trip I wouldn't recommend it. They have specialty plates that I'm not sure if they are suitable for breakfast, for example, jambalaya omelet.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 14 January 2020

We have been here many times. The food is always freshly made. It is a daytime only restaurant and usually crowded because the food is just so good. I love the chicken and waffles here. The portions are generous and the breakfasts are wonderful.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Food is amazing here!! The French toast flight is a great shared dish for 2-4 people and then you can each get something savory on top of it! I had the breakfast sandwich and was blown away by how tasty it was! Highly recommend! Also...I was extremely impressed with the tea options. You don’t see that many places and it was very appreciated!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 14 December 2019

When we are at home in Chicago, my wife and I don't usually go out for breakfast, certainly not as often as we do when traveling from coast go coast. But we make exceptions. Batter & Berries is one of them. Located at 2748 North...Lincoln Avenue, south of Diversey, it is open from 8 to 3 daily, a bright cafe with a big yellow sign and yellow door out front and a menu filled with creative pancakes, omelets and the house's signature item, the world famous French Toast Flight. The husband-and-wife team of Dr. Tanya and Craig Richardson and chef Ken L. Polk opened Batter & Berries in 2012 and it has been a raving success ever since. No such thing as a negative review. My wife ordered Polk's version of a Belgian waffle, called Blueberry Belgique, with blueberry, lemon and spice batter, fresh blueberries and blueberry cream smothered with 100 percent pure maple syrup. In her view, a Belgian waffle never tasted so good. I couldn't resist the house speciality, the French Toast Flight, a sampling of strawberry, blueberry, lemon and caramel French Toasts made with locally baked brioche and soaked in 100 percent pure maple syrup. At Batter & Berries, breakfast has a whole new definition.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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26 October 2018|
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Response from Daisy3421 | Reviewed this property |
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16 August 2017|
Response from BoOrlando | Reviewed this property |
They have some pretty awesome omelette options that are gluten free. They also often have specials that are pretty clean as well.
12 August 2017|
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Response from DXJOHN | Reviewed this property |
I would take Uber or Lyft it can be difficult to find on street parking if you go on a weekend.
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  • Yes, Batter & Berries offers takeaway services.

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  • Batter & Berries is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4