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1440 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637-1869
+1 773-752-3899
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good57%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
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American, Greek, Diner
1440 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637-1869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

have been coming here for years - in the Hyde Park - Univ of Chicago - neighborhood of Chicago. Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner - full meals, sandwiches, burgers & soup. also super for carry out/delivery. also offers Greek specialities all the staff is wonderful.

Thank dmff
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It has some kind of American charm. Like you might be watching on TV. But... The dishes are poor and not tasty. It's rather cheap, but that's it. They even have a plastic tableware, like cups and glasses. It's not a good point. definitely. Will...More

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A good representative of an off-campus restaurant. The food -- I had the soup-and-half chicken combination; my wife had a large salad -- is certainly adequate, but it should not be mistaken for gourmet fare.

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This excellent neighborhood gem is right on the east edge of the university of Chicago campus and was one block from our airbnb. The service was friendly and fast, the food delicious, and the bill delightfully low. For $8 I got an egg, hash browns,...More

Thank HenrysOnTheGo
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Salonica is a solid neighborhood diner with reliable food and quick service. Frills are few, but the price is nice. Whether your destination is the Museum of Science and Industry or somewhere on the University of Chicago campus, this diner will have you satisfied and...More

Thank loganaimone
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Decent food for college kids in a college town. It's a good break from dorm food and enjoy Greek cuisine for those who have never been to Greece or that part of Chicago.

Thank J-Chizzle
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is one of those "neighborhood gems" when it comes to restaurants. Nothing fancy, not the greatest location, just great service and excellent food.

Thank mic397hael
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love greek food. We were visiting U Chicago and got take put for our hotel room. Food came out fast and hot. We got spanikopita and a Reuben. Spanikopita was a huge square, but rather hard to eat and was just warmed up. The...More

Thank attorney07
Reviewed 9 May 2017

First time and last time, I had Sunday brunch here with a friend. I got the waffles with strawberries and cream as well as a fruit bowl. The food was very plain, but not bad. However, the chairs and table are greasy and you could...More

Thank schonrosemarin
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Been here a few times now. Agree with many of the reviews that it's a wonderful, homey family diner that will always satisfy, even if the food is not amazing. The experience is, however, always pleasing; the staff terrific; and the clientele as diverse as...More

Thank BaddMonkey
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1440 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637-1869
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-752-3899
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