It's 10am on Sunday, and all you want is a plate of eggs, a hot cup of coffee and something gently boozy to take the edge off last night. We've got you. Check out our reviews of 50-plus brunch spots, from dives to fancy buffets, from Pilsen to Andersonville and everywhere in between.
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A10 brunch review
Hyde Park has a great new brunch
Analogue brunch review
Cajun cuisine and killer beignets
Xoco Wicker Park brunch review
The new Xoco outpost has better brunch hours
The Dawson brunch review
Bloody Marys on a glorious patio
Kinmont brunch review
Three words: Oyster Bloody Mary
Stella Barra Pizzeria brunch review
The Lincoln Park pizza spot turns out breakfast pies, sandwiches and more
Fat Rice brunch review
It's the most inventive brunch in town
Dusek's Board & Beer brunch review
Fried oyster hash, a giant cinnamon roll and brunch punch
Honey Butter Fried Chicken brunch review
Fried chicken gets more morning-friendly
Parson's Chicken & Fish brunch review
Now that the patio has closed for the season, Parson's the turns its attention to brunch
avec, DryHop Brewers, RM Champagne Salon and Takito Kitchen brunch reviews
Beer and tacos for brunch.
Antique Taco brunch review
The humble huarache gets prime billing at a new Wicker Park brunch.
Trenchermen brunch review
A chefy twist on the ham-and-cheese.
Carriage House brunch review
The best food here? The drinks.
Old Town Social and Table Fifty-Two brunch reviews
ROOF and Mercadito brunch reviews
Tiny Lounge, the Bedford and Bangers & Lace brunch reviews
Brunch on Mondays?
Hotel brunch reviews
Suite brunches at Wave, The Pump Room and MarketHouse.
Township, “Stop! It’s tea time!” brunch reviews
Indian brunch. Tavern brunch. Retail brunch?
Allium, the Florentine and Publican Quality Meats brunch reviews
BellyQ brunch review
Bill Kim’s take on eggs Benedict replaces every element with an Asian substitute.
Au Cheval brunch review
A Randolph Street diner re-creates a British tradition.
GT Fish & Oyster brunch review
Giuseppe Tentori handles a notoriously heavy meal with a light touch—and an arsenal of seafood.
Bar Toma brunch review
Brunch is an altar. This is how you worship it.
Rootstock, Davanti Enoteca, Lulu Belle’s Pancake House brunch reviews
Perennial Virant and Northdown brunch reviews
25 Degrees and Quay brunch reviews
Bistronomic, Chicago Q and Autre Monde brunch reviews
Bottomless mimosas that aren’t a race to the bottom.
Three Aces and Porkchop brunch reviews
We saw a darkness. And then we ate breakfast.
Red Door and Ombra brunch reviews
Ciccheti, kimchi and more.
Bread & Wine, Nellcôte and Yusho brunch reviews
Pasta for brunch—that’s a thing now.