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Clarke's Pancake House

#2,992 of 8,023 Restaurants in Chicago
$$ - $$$American,
2441 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414
+1 773-472-3505
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
4 Jul 2017
“Sticky Tables. Good Food But Run Down. ”
28 Feb 2017
“Nice Breakfast Location Near DePaul”
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
2441 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Clarke's for a while, so we were looking forward to trying it again. We were disappointed. While the food was good, the tables were really sticky and the place was pretty run down. Doubtful we'll go again.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have eaten here three times and have enjoyed each visit. The Skillet dishes are wonderful. Service is adequate.

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I went to visit my son at the Campus, first time was good,but second time the hostess sit us outside,bees where a pain in...because flowers were near by and it was impossible to eat. After we sit,we waited for 15 min,by clock, I tend to...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Lots of folks have trashed Clarke's. I'd eaten there a while back and it was OK, so we returned because it was convenient to our next destination. Despite modest expectations, we were quite satisfied. It's a diner, so you get diner food -- salads, soups,...More

Thank mr-pinguini
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We went here with guests before going to a show. They changed their minds so many times and ended up finding Clarke's on a whim. I had corn beef hash and sunny-side up eggs. The eggs were over-cooked and the hash wasn't very good either....More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

This was a great little diner, quite plain....not the best decor but the food was out of this world. Best breakfast I have ever had. Endless coffee, amazing pancakes, skillets of hash n eggs. Set me up for the day, wish I could have this...More

Thank CookieMonster4
Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

The Olympic burger with pretzel bread and waffle fried potatoes is the best! The service was very friendly and helpful even in Spanish

Thank gingrat
Reviewed 24 December 2012 via mobile

Food was wonderful! German pancakes were amazing! I'd highly recommend for breakfast! Great selection. A lot for vegetarian's too! Don't miss this one!

Thank Iwasko
Reviewed 24 August 2011

My wife and I ate there on a Sunday morning. Once we ordered our breakfast, we waited over an hour and our food still had not arrived. When I went to the counter (our waitress was MIA) to cancel our order (we had not received...More

Thank tshissler
Reviewed 25 June 2011

My daughter and I ate supper at Clarke's on a Saturday night around 5:00 P.M. and had no trouble getting seated. By the time we were finishing up, there was a line at the door for seating. Extensive menu, reasonable prices, great service and good...More

Thank otterpup
Lincoln Park
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boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2441 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-472-3505
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