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Yolk.

#42 of 7,635 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Diner, American
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747 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60605
+1 312-789-9655
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Today
07:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place will not disappoint. The staff is wonderful and they all seem to enjoy their jobs. The food and coffee are perfect. The Santa Fe frittata was absolutely fantastic. The portions are just a little too big to finish in one sitting for my taste, but far from uncommon for the country.

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Thank jdx509
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Yolk for breakfast the same day of Chicago Marathon. My husband was running the marathon and I decided to wait for its passage at 12th km in this restaurant. The location it's perfect if you want to see the marathon, the restaurant has a large window just in front of the street where the marathoners run the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Another busy little restaurant with a great following. You can walk in but at peak times you will be waiting probably at least 30 minutes. They do take reservations. Breakfast served all the time along with a regular simple menu but most go here for the breakfast menu and it's all good.

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Bridgnorth
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I may not be English - Wales is close enough - but I left Yolk fuller than a full thing on Fullday. And I loved it! If you ever watch American TV shows or read Jack Reacher, this is the kind of place you see. I sat at the counter - very exciting - and ordered Corn Beef Hash, a... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The menu offers so many great choices for every palate. The coffee is strong and delicious. The fruit is fresh and beautiful. The Cinnamon French toast is sweet creamy and yummy. The service was perfect.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We walked their from The Gwen hotel off Magnificent Mile. It was a Sunday and they were slammed. Very busy and bustling, but when you get a table and eat you know why. Great and creative dishes. We really enjoyed it. Love a good breakfast on the weekend. You could tell the locals knew about this place.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Fast, friendly and satisfying. Good crepes, eggs Benedict and bacon along with knowledgeable staff who were attentive but not overly so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped there for breakfast during business trip. Fast, friendly service and great food with large portions! Definately would go again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Great variety on the menu. Great food and service. Lovely atmosphere. Hardly any waiting time. Really enjoyed it will be back.

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Adelaide, Australia
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365 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We haven't lived in Chicago for over a decade, and out visits back "home" have been sporadic, so we normally go only where we know or have recommended by locals. However, we went out on a limb for this place and it did not disappoint! Huge portions of scrumptious, if typical American breakfast fare. The bacon was delicious, as were... More 

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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
Diner, American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 747 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60605
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-789-9655
Description
Yolk is a breakfast & lunch restaurant. We use top quality ingredients & fresh produce to serve the best breakfast in Chicago! (BYOB)

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