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Green Bay Cafe

568 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
+1 847-446-7698
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
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568 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beloved breakfast and lunch eatery in downtown Winnetka is cash only and a little spotty on service. The grilled spinach sandwich, however, may be the best lunch in town. The spinach is mixed with cheese, scallions, perhaps some horseradish and heaven knows what other...More

Thank aestheticangel
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Small (often quite crowded), and homey, good service, and excellent "standard" breakfast food. For my money, the best Denver Omelette anywhere. On the expensive side for breakfast, but the quality of the ingredients and preparation are top-notch.

Thank JckMack
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I am very, very sad to write this review. I have enjoyed coming to this restaurant since it was owned by it's original owner. The food is still very good. The problem is the service. Over the past 30 days I have been there twice...More

Thank Betsy L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My son and I went there very late AM and had a decent breakfast. It was good, no doubt about it but not special. The service was good too, timely and friendly. In may ways everything you could want including some Mexican twists but as...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I ordered the buttermilk pancakes because of the rave reviews and they were quite good. However, they didn't have maple syrup, just the the ultra-sweet imitation stuff, which ruined the taste for me. I had them pack up the pancakes to bring home to eat...More

Thank jmbjrb
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

You will NOT be disappointed! Among the best pancakes ever & I love the old diner feel, friendly staff. Can't wait to next time.

Thank bobdavis_hunter
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous breakfast, wonderful hospitality. You will not get a better breakfast. Home Alone house is a 5 minute walk. Too bad I can't bring this cafe back with me to Ireland. Keep up the great work. Philip.

Thank Philip O
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went to this place for breakfast one morning expecting an average breakfast but was pleasantly surprised. The food and service were both good making for an all around enjoyable experience.

Thank Bkunks
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful small local restaurant offering fantastic breakfast, brunch and lunch. Cozy, quirky interior. Fantastic pancakes and French toast.

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great funky atmosphere and outstanding cafe food. Friendly and relaxed. Great coffee and creative skilliets!! Good value. Got the old fashioned counter and quick service. A favorite of ours.

Thank larrb
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 568 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: +1 847-446-7698
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