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Egg Harbor Cafe

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5128 Mochel Dr, Downers Grove, IL 60515-5064
+1 630-963-0390
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06:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Egg harbor cafe never disappoints! The lunch and breakfast items are tasty! I love how they frequently update their menu! Fresh ingredients, yummy food and friendly service!

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Thank Leslie M
Bloomingdale, Illinois
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We were all satisfied with our breakfast meals. The service was slow and semi-friendly. We were passed off there times (3 different servers) and the place was not that busy. VERY noisy kitchen with plenty of server chatter about tables they didn't like or what they did the night before. We'd probably go back but request a table further from... More 

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Thank Thomas P
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Thomas, We apologize for you experience with us last week. In a very strange way we would also like to thank you for your review. We have shared it with all of our staff as an example of guests perception and how we have to be on our "A game" at all times. Egg Harbor service is based off... More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

You want a great cup of coffee? This is the place! It gets a little busy on the weekends but the food is good, service is great, prices are fair and the restaurant is very cute! Very family oriented

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Thank JazminSchroeder
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Jazmin, we love to hear what our guests think of our coffee. It's an item we can find on nearly every table, so getting the right brand and blend is a necessity. In case you were wondering, we provide Chicago founded and based Intelligentsia Coffee and keep their organic French roast in house for brewing. Thank you for taking... More 

Peoria Il
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164 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

You are paying for a nice atmosphere at Egg Harbor Cafe. It is quite a pleasant experience to dine here for breakfast, even if it is a bit pricey. They were able to accomodate us with a baby comfortably.

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Thank t1andjoyce
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

First and last time here. 5.00 for a side of bacon ridiculous. Food was just okay. Won't be back so many other restaurants that are better and cheaper

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Thank Laurie996
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Laurie, we apologize for your disappointing experience with us last week. Egg Harbor dedicates itself to using premium, local products in every possibility. We also believe value consists of so much more than a dollar amount. If a customer believes they are getting a good value for their meal, they probably also notice the atmosphere and service are consistent... More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

The food was decent, nothing spectacular. The service was ok, I could tell the regulars were treated far better. I did not feel very welcomed and I don't think I would return. I guess if I looked like a suburban rich Downers Grove housewife, I would have been treated differently.

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Thank Candicet72
BreakfastCafe, General Manager at Egg Harbor Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Candice, we apologize for your unwelcoming experience last week. One of Egg Harbor's keys to success is constantly creating a new customer base, not just catering to our regulars. Everyone who walks through the door should be treated as if they are an Egg Harbor patron already. Even one of our daily focuses with the staff if to find... More 

Sandy, Utah
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

They serve breakfast and lunch, however I would say breakfast is their specialty. Great service and a pretty good atmosphere. They do go the extra mile-there was a computer snafu and they gave me a small discount for my trouble which they didn't have to do, but it did not go unnoticed. Parking is semi limited (just some storefront spots&during... More 

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Thank RnATC04
Downers Grove, Illinois
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Egg Harbor has excellent food, and warm, cozy decor. It's 1/2 block from the Downers Grove train station.

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Thank Roggger
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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579 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

If you are looking for place to have breakfast or lunch, Egg Harbor Cafe is the place. It is situated in the block of the train station downtown Downers Grove. Quick and polite and helpful service. Nice to take a break from downtown shopping and sightseeing of Main Street. Plenty of parking around the area. I like what I ordered... More 

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Thank Prawet J
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

We stopped in here on our way out of town while visiting the area. The restaurant has a lot of personality and staff was very friendly. Food and choices were good and the coffee was great (Intelligensia coffee). Our server was Marcus, and he was very friendly and helpful. Will go again when in the area and ask for Marcus!

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Thank Ben C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5128 Mochel Dr, Downers Grove, IL 60515-5064
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-963-0390
Description
Egg Harbor Café is a restaurant specializing in gourmet breakfast and lunch creations served from 6:30 am to 2:00 pm daily, in a warm, charming, country setting with fast, friendly and efficient service.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?