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Sunny Side Up & Coffee Shop

#24 of 7,678 Restaurants in Chicago
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42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506 (N Wabash)
+1 312-930-4242
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08:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 14:30
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Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great breakfast - highly recommend the stuffed French toast. Cute home made into multi-level café...though for those not able to do stairs, this is not the place for you. Excellent service, great breakfast options and a nice coffee menu. Definitely

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When traveling, breakfast is often the meal that is the most difficult to get excited about. It is hard to go beyond the usually "bacon and eggs" rut! That's why my wife and I were so happy to find the Sunny Side Up Cafe near Holy Name Cathedral. Located in an old brownstone building (there are many stairs) we immediately... More 

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Ireland
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Breakfast portions were very decent and food was so tasty and good. Very reasonable and staff were very friendly and attentive.

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Thank MadMax12345
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The breakfast was great! I got oatmeal and my boyfriend got eggs benedict. Perfection. Staff was friendly and the building itself has a nice homey feel.

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Thank Abigail E
Boynton Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Building with possible mob ties. Hugh Hefner owned house in the 40s. As for food - great portions. Had to do the Chicago Way. Potatoes cooked to perfection. Loved the rye toast. Server Angie was the best!

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Illinois
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel told us about this place on a past visit to Chicago, a couple of years ago. We loved it, but lost track of where it was for future visits to the city. Happened to pass it during a recent trip, and couldn't wait to go back. Once again, it didn't disappoint. Any place that you can't get out... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast this morning at Sunny Side Up. Housed in a beautiful historic building, the multiple levels adds to the experience. Menu items were varied and we enjoyed seeing various items delivered to nearby diners. We enjoyed a classic breakfast but will return to try some of the other options

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This past week I had to be in Chicago for 3 days. On my first morning I happened to come across "Sunny Side Up" on East Superior Street. I must say it IS Sunshine on a Chicago morning !! They have a very diverse morning menu. The place is in an old restored Chicago style brownstone. Be advised the street... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was okay the service was kind of rude the host handed us menus and told us to go to the table in the back which was just rude. The food was okay besides the stuffed French toast my gf got was amazing.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my last morning in the city and I was looking to build on what had been disappointing B/Fast experiences and i am afraid this was not the one either - the eggs were only just cooked the bacon was fine , the butter truly awful , the orange juice good and the coffee two and a half out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:30
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
    (N Wabash)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-930-4242
Description
Charming historic brownstone serving delicious breakfast & lunch.
Coffee Shoppe on lower level.

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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?