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Bongo Room

#313 of 7,674 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Wicker Park / Bucktown
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1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2025
+1 773-489-0690
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09:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Valby, Denmark
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My children and I went to the Bongo Room for breakfast, and we were not dissapointed. The place is very popular On weekends. The menu offers great variations, and portions are really large - and of good quality.

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Thank freiessleben
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Sunday brunch. Fantastic omelettes and stack of pancakes. Not for the faint hearted - very generous portions. Friendly staff. Be prepared to queue - very popular place but food well worth the short wait.

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Thank Marian O
Minnesota
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Not only was the food delicious, there is some really interesting and unique choices on the menu. Laid back place. Good service.

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Thank Domer90mom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food options and drinks menu was perfect here. Service was fast, albeit casual. The ingredients are very fresh but what let them down is I hate having to make a project out of a meal. The sandwich I ordered was too overstuffed to the point it was falling apart, wasn't too thrilled with that but it was good.

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Thank Richard E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great menu items, large food plates, great welcoming courteous staff, mimosas are good as well. Modern decoration, love the decor and bar area.

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Thank Tiffany G
Milan, Italy
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great experience! We visited Bongo Room for lunch on a saturday afternoon and had no reservation: we had to wait about 30 minutes to be seated, so we took the opportunity to have a nice walk in the neighbourhood. The menu is extremely inviting, but our waitress was very nice and thoughtful in suggesting us to consider the dimensions of... More 

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Thank JasFu
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Often breakfast is anything but inspiring. I rate based on how good the toast is and how attentive the service is. Well, I had a great breakfast here, not because the toast was good (it actually wasn't) but because the food was innovative. There were several items on the menu that were different and appealing. I had the chorizo/avocado omelette... More 

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Thank Steve L
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

One of the better breakfast places in Chicago. I had the BLT Benedict and pancakes! Both dishes were awesome! You won't be disappointed.

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Thank harvireise
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Bongo Room had great service and the food was delicious! We got the breakfast burrito and the blueberry pancakes. Both were good but the sauce on the blueberry pancakes was something different and so delicious!

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Thank katie k
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The service was quick and everyone was very polite! The food was amazing!! I have visited this restaurant several times and each one has been mouth watering!! Always has a good variety of different menu items as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1470 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-2025
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Neighbourhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Phone Number: +1 773-489-0690

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