The 3 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Chicago and Chicago suburbs

French toasts, pancakes, and eggs benedict – just writing about it makes me want to have some now! I absolutely love breakfast meals! If I can, I’d probably eat one three in one morning. This is why I’m always on the hunt for the best restaurants that offer delicious breakfast in Chicago.

If you’re just like me, I highly recommend these three restaurants in which you can go with your girlfriends for your next hang out.

I know I will!

1. Buttermilk

It can be challenging to find a breakfast restaurant that is great in every dish. Good thing I discovered this gem in Naperville! I’ve tried a lot already from their menu, and I’ve never been disappointed once in what I order. They have their own version of the hash brown, which is a skillet-baked potato, and have the fluffiest pancakes I’ve ever had. Also, the french toast is ohhh so good! Although everything here in Buttermilk is so yummy, you must try their fried green tomatoes benedict first – my ultimate favorite! Not too much of a breakfast person? They also serve lunch meals such as apricot & chicken panini and COBB salad. This place is not just the best place to have breakfast in Chicago. It is also amazing for lunches too! Talk about a place that is great all around!

Locations: Vernon Hills, Geneva & Naperville 

Contact Number: (224) 513-5067 (Vernon Hills), (630) 845-0820 (Geneva) & (630) 423-6551 (Naperville )

2. Syrup

For breakfast in Chicago, restaurants like Syrup provide an elevated breakfast experience throughout their menu. I always have to get Kimmie’s Favorite whenever I go to this restaurant in the Chicago suburbs. It’s so good! Also, their Funky Monkey French toast, topped with whipped cream and chopped pecans, is something you wouldn’t want to miss. You’d probably know how I get excited when trying Egg Benedicts and their Nova poached cage-free eggs is definitely worth it! As well as their sweet honey pancakes topped with their Syrup-made cream cheese icing. A pro tip, if you haven’t tried their waffles yet, go for their Mini Waffle Flight so that you can try all the flavors! 

Locations: Algonquin, St. Charles & Aurora

Contact Number: 847-458-6600 (Algonquin), 630-443-8338 (St. Charles) & 630-844-2444 (Aurora)

3. Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe

Another hidden gem in the Schaumburg, Chicago suburbs; is the Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe. They also have a more popular branch in downtown Chicago, if you’re closer to that area. When it comes to breakfast restaurants that are inspired by traditional homemade recipes like this one, well, as mothers, we always have a soft spot for them.

I really like their “Signature Berry Bliss,” which you can order with a skillet or omelet with it. Just by adding an extra $2, you can already have breakfast in Chicago with half of the package to experience a salty and sweet dish at the same time. Just the way I like it! 

Locations: Chicago-Prudential, Chicago-Water Tower, Libertyville & Schaumburg

Contact Number: (847) 517-4000 (Schaumburg)

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