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Green Bay Cafe

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568 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093-2221
+1 847-446-7698
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Chicago, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little bit of a squeeze but the food is excellent and there is a very wide choice. Café attracts people from all walks of life - so not just the chattering Northshore set.

Thank 211nigelk
Machesney Park, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Unique menu chalk board with a great variety of food options. From Pumpkin bread french toast, chorizo quesadilla, omelettes, hamburgers, soup and much more. Our food was really good. Everyone at my table loved their lunch! This cafe is very small, personable and beautifully decorated. It is cash only.

Thank MizzRae
Chicago, Illinois
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little place -emphasis on the little. Try going off hours and make sure to catch closing times. Food is really good. Pancakes are wonderful but so is everything else. Lots of fun options. The turkey dill is still one of my favorites. Kids really welcomed and candy pancakes ar awesome.

Thank Michelle S
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The Original Pancake House had a line out the door, so our son suggested Green Bay Cafe for a late breakfast. Breakfast entrees were typical. The food was good and served hot. The restaurant was not crowded, but service was slow and waitress acted like she was doing us a favor. I was not impressed.

Thank Anola S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I love this place. I used to go to Maine in the summer with my family and we would stop at little places like this. The Green Bay Cafe reminds me of those sweet days. The atmosphere is cozy, just perfect for breakfast or lunch. The food is good. The menu is varied and everything I have tried is tasty.... More 

Thank J5168PSsusank
Berlin, Germany
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Wonderful, small local breakfast restaurant. Easy to find if you just pass Starbucks on the corner...The Green Bay Cafe seems to be run by a very happy mexican ( ? ) family - I had something called Ixtapa fritata - loved it ! They serve big portions , they have very friendly staff - when we were there there were... More 

Thank mberlin2015
North Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This place is so cozy and tiny. It's such a pleasant atmosphere with a great menu. Lots of breakfast and lunch choices, and don't forget to look at the chalkboard for the specials. I had the huevos rancheros with a side of avocado and they were excellent. My friends ordered the taco salad (loved), chutney salad (liked), and reuben sandwich... More 

1 Thank McMidgy
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Locally owned, Greenbay Cafe is a unique breakfast diner with lots of delicious food. The specials are written on a chalk board and it has a really homey feel to it.

1 Thank Lisa K
Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great old fashioned diner. Always a friendly face and comfort food. No matter if you just biked down from WI or a brunch with the ladies!

1 Thank diner574
Roatan, Honduras
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Winnetka doesn't really have a lot of diner-type options so this is a great place to pop in if you want that type of food. The restaurant is about the size of a walk in closet! It's cramped but cute and they have a large breakfast menu. A good place to stop in and get breakfast for sure. Easy access... More 

2 Thank RoatanGallery

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 568 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093-2221
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: +1 847-446-7698

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