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Eastgate Cafe

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102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1602
+1 708-660-9091
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
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Oak Park, Illinois
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Needing an afternoon expresso and dessert, Eastgate is your place. Elegant, small, has music each week. The new dessert is a Smore Chocolate. Two marshmallow's sit on a crusted chocolate base. Great stuff and good expresso, as well. The combo soup and half sandwich is really good. Get the lobster bisque. Consistently great.

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Thank ewhite0640
Chicago, Illinois
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

This place feels like you are dining at a friend's house. It's decorated like a sitting room with books, photos, accessories here and there on shelves and windows. The owner's are friendly, fun people who will stop by and chat with you. And the food? The food is great. We were a large group and therefore probably tasted everything on... More 

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Thank Esprit_2012
Chicago area
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a small, cozy hideaway in an Oak Park neighborhood...nothing fancy. But the food was delicious, and reasonably price for what you got. I had the Tilapia which was grilled to perfection. The host/chef/waiter was friendly and very helpful. We will be back.

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Thank classicalmusician
Oak Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

I visited this Cafe yesterday with a friend. If there was a way to give no stars, I would. First, I was very excited about coming to the cafe after reading the reviews and it's just around the corner from where I live. The excitement soon changed to disgust. The place is quaint which is no problem. However, I didn't... More 

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1 Thank BGG247
Berwyn, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

The menu has many options all served/plated just a little different than other similar restaurants. I personally enjoy the lox and bagel plate as well as the quiche. On another visit I had the lobster bisque soup and a salad. The food always tastes fresh and made to order. There is a little European flair to the presentation and menu... More 

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1 Thank Jmdnurse
Chicago, Illinois
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is just a sweet little cafe that has enough ambiance to fill you up and think if I was going to own a place this is just how I would want it. I've been here a couple times. Both were for dinner. The food was good (especially the salad and soup) and the potatoes were yummy as well. The... More 

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Oak Park
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful Valentine Day fixed price dinner for $35.00. A very tasty cheese plate, home made soup, and a crisp fresh salad were served as separate courses. A huge cut of tender prime rib with garlic mashed potatoes and a cream spinach was followed by a lovely dessert plate. Really an exceptional value for an... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Fresh and delicious every meal what I ever had there. Since last year every Monday and Thursday they have "special of the day"...check it out!!

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Thank Ma E
Oak Park
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Went back to Eastgate with a colleague for lunch. This inexpensive coffee shop had a wonderful lobster bisque worthy of a fine dinner. The French dip beef sandwich was great. My colleague enjoyed his lox salad. All this eating outside on a very pleasant day. What's not to be pleased about.

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1 Thank Jfw344
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

Excellent food, welcoming staff, uniquely different. Eastgate Bistro promises food twisted on their own way - quiche is completely unique, crustless and almost new creation dish... small business owners and locally owned restaurants, that's what people want, and that's what makes a great little town.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-660-9091

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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