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Southport Grocery & Cafe

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3552 N Southport, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60657-6998
+1 773-665-0100
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The staff was friendly and attentive, and we received our food promptly. We visited on a Tuesday for brunch and the restaurant was about half full. It is a pretty small place, so, I can imagine a wait on a busy day. Our food was well cooked and seasoned well. We enjoyed our brunch at Southport.

Thank Whitney J
Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Sunday brunch is busy, I get it. But it shouldn't take 5 minutes to clear a table, 15 minutes to offer to take our order and 35 minutes for the food to arrive. The food was decent, if a bit over priced. If you go, understand that this place does not operate at normal breakfast-place speeds.

Thank ajrowe0615
Urbana, Illinois
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

What a treat for our millennial kids to take us to Sunday brunch at the Southport Grocery. They used to live in the neighborhood & this was one of their favorite spots, so another fun reason to try it! Hearty delicious breakfast egg dishes, bottomless cups of coffee & tasty bloody Marys made for a wonderful Sunday morning. I bought... More 

Thank YvonneV1954
Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Now that the baseball hoopla has died down, we stopped in for lunch on a weekday. A table was available so we didn't have to wait. The menu consists of breakfast dishes available all day, salads, sandwiches and soup. I had a chopped salad which was enormous, filled with chicken chunks, bacon, romaine, cheese, cuke, radish and florets of cauliflower... More 

Thank CultureVulture60657
Sydney, Australia
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had a late lunch here as a group of six. Lots of choices on the menu. The food was fresh and tasty and the service was good. Southport in general is a really great spot with loads of cool different options. We didn't get a chance to sample anywhere else whilst we were there, but this place was a... More 

Thank Jess D
Chicago, Illinois
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

So, we decided to go to Wrigleyville to celebrate in the Cubbies victory and have breakfast down there. The reviews of this place is what caused us to try it out. We got there early at about 9:50am Sunday morning and there were 4 tables empty outside and 2 empty tables inside so we were happy that there was not... More 

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Ellicott City, MD
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I really wanted to uproot this great gem and bring it home with me! Wonderful food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal. The menu changes with the season. I combined several sides, with house-made sausage and a croissant-minded biscuit which was terrific with jam. They make their own preserves, relishes, etc., and sell them, along with those by other... More 

Thank HospitalitySeeker
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

So we hit up Southport for breakfast on Sunday morning. We thought we would beat the crowd but there was a hour long wait. They too our number so we wondered up the street to just look around. Once we were seated, I was disappointed to learn that they were already out of Chicken and Grits. The waitress explained that... More 

Thank tdedwards69
Franklin, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This place is outstanding. Great ambiance. Lots of parking in a most charming neighborhood near Wrigley Field. Everything is made from scratch and it is clear that a lot of thought, effort and pride goes into the preparation of everything on the menu. Superb service that is friendly and efficient. A twist on classics that only makes them more delicious.... More 

Thank Janet P
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is so fresh and delicious! The servers are efficient and really nice and the place has a really cozy atmosphere. Had the veggie sandwich and it was so good!

Thank abyuk459

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
American, Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3552 N Southport, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60657-6998
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-665-0100
Stop by and experience our exciting array of specialty food groceries and a charming café serving modern comfort food. Southport Grocery & Café captures the quality-focused, yet down-to-earth nature of its Lakeview neighbors. This same balance occurs in the café’s kitchen, with dishes that are at once modern and new, yet accessible and comforting.

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