As tends to happen with the busiest breakfast spots in the city, Kanela has multiplied. There are six locations now, but this is the original, still serving their popular Greek-influenced brunch. There are at least four options for French toast on a given day, and plenty of different egg dishes. Be sure to get some of the sweet cinnamon monkey bread to split for the table.
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Drop reasonable cash for a steak dinner with your friends at Tango Sur instead of emptying the bank account at a high end meal.
Coda Di Volpe
Coda Di Volpe is a family-friendly restaurant in Lakeview serving Italian food and wood-fired pizzas.
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Small Cheval, from the makers of Au Cheval. Good news, the burgers here are also great.
Publican Quality Meats (PQM)
PQM is an excellent little cafe. We only wish it stayed open later.
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Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
Any restaurant with the words “Pie” and “Biscuit” in its name is probably a place you want to go.
The Chicago Diner
The Chicago Diner is vegan and vegetarian restaurant that even meat eaters might like.
The Breakfast Club & Grill
The Breakfast Club is a cute little neighborhood diner that's ideal for an easy breakfast, brunch, or lunch any day of the week.
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