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Flying Saucer

$$ - $$$
Northwest Side
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1123 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-3402
+1 773-342-9076
08:00 - 15:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Flying Saucer is a great place to go with friends/family for a quick bite of good quality food. Vegan friendly! Great pancakes!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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210 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I went there for brunch and and had an omelette. It was a bit massive with 4 eggs but I managed to eat it all. The service was fast and nice. I loved the overall vibe of the place. I would definitely return.

Thank punkiepam
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place, good music, service was ok vegetarian friendly but typical American food also. lil bit overpriced maybe

Thank ozmone
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Good place for a breakfast! Very kind service, good atmosphere and a lot of vegetarian choice. Buen lugar para desayunar! Servicio amable, nuen ambiente y muchas opciones vegetarianas.

Thank Noemí C
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Reviewed 20 July 2009

Good food. So-so on the friendliness.

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41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2008

good biscuits and gravy

Thank SoniaBChicago
New York
1 review
Reviewed 29 May 2008

This is the kind of funky, expansive, laid-back type of place that you just don't see in New York, where everything is small, and creative brunch means a quail egg sitting atop three matchsticks of taro root. This is the Midwest, people, and portions are huge: For breakfast I had a sort of hearty, everything-but-the-kitchen sink bowl of eggs, rice... More 

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Reviewed 22 April 2008

had great food and service. nice spin on breakfast menu.

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Reviewed 18 February 2008

Good food at a good brunch price. Their bruch specials are usually tasty and unique. Service is what you expect for the area...no frills, no pretentions, just down to earth.

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Reviewed 28 March 2005

The food was pretty tasty. However, the servers were very stuck up and didn't give good service. They just sat there reading a newspaper! It seems like all the miracle is done in the kitchen without servers making the actual experience enjoyable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-342-9076

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?