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5 Favorite Chicago Diners

By Travel Savvy

Chicago's Top Diners

Everyone loves a good diner, right? We sure do. Chicago is brimming with sublime options, both modern and classic. Whether it's a classic diner breakfast you're craving, or some contemporary fare - we've got you covered. Check out some of our favorites in the Windy City! 

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Stella's Diner

3042 N Broadway St

(773) 472-9040 

Monday - Sunday 7:00AM - 10:00PM

An iconic, old school diner serving up all the classics. With ample portions, a low-key atmosphere, and stellar service, this place is sure to satisfy one and all. Try their Veggie Skillet! 


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Little Goat

820 W Randolph St

(312) 888-3455 

Sunday - Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM; Friday - Saturday: 7:00AM - 12:00AM 

A laid back, modern diner. Little Goat Diner serves up your favorite dishes with a twist, and offers first-rate cocktails. Try their Bloody Mary during Sunday brunch! 

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Eleven City Diner

1112 S Wabash Ave

(312) 212-1112

Monday - Thursday: 8:00AM - 9:00PM; Friday: 8:30AM - 10:00PM; Saturday: 8:30AM - 10:00PM; Sunday: 8:30AM - 9:00PM

If you are craving some Latkes or Lox, Eleven City is the place to go. A classic Jewish diner and a staple to Chicagoans, Eleven City will satisfy all of your noshing needs! Try their Matzo Ball Soup or Challah French Toast! 

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The Chicago Diner

3411 N Halsted St

(773) 935-6696

Monday - Thursday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM; Friday: 11:00AM - 11:00PM; Saturday: 10:00AM - 11:00PM, Sunday: 10:00AM - 10:00PM 


If it's veggies you're craving, The Chicago Diner is perfect! They have been "Meat free since '83." The Chicago Diner serves all vegetarian, all the time. A city favorite and a swell destination for everyone, whether you're an herbivore or not. Check out their vegetarian Reuben sandwich! 

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1746 N Wells St

(312) 337-2452 

Monday - Saturday: 6:30AM - 10:00PM; Sunday: 6:30AM - 9:00PM 

A great breakfast nook (no pun intended). Nookie's is B.Y.O.B. and offers complimentary orange juice for your brunch-time Mimosas. Fluffy pancakes, hot coffee -- who could ask for more? A neighborhood favorite, Nookie's is your go-to brunch spot. Try their Pecan Belgian Waffle! 


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