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Deluxe Diner

(Now Closed)
Diner, American Restaurant, and Breakfast Spot$$$$
Edgewater, Chicago
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  • Adrienne a.
    Adrienne and bearJanuary 10, 2012
    I eat here all the time, and yes, I've seen the kitchen. Ask for the greasy carb coma menu, in the bright neon colors! Try the panini menu; they're all awesome. They've also got a new hot dog bar.
  • Meitar M.
    Meitar MoscovitzSeptember 11, 2012
    This 24 hour joint is a classic in more ways than one. Vinyl booths galore, but messy foods at low prices, and rowdy local flair, too. Free Wi-Fi makes it all the better. Wifi password: 100deluxediner
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MarxSeptember 25, 2011
    The $8 omelette is heaven. 2 meals worth of fluffy eggs with any topping, pancakes tasting like candy (or crack), and a mountain of hash browns that aren't soggy or greasy. A yummy bargain!
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FenskeAugust 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Pretty good food for an awesome price. Perfect for college students. Meat lovers skillet is a fantastic breakfast option.
  • Eva R.
    Eva RichardsonJuly 27, 2013
    Try the blueberry pie if you are a blueberry lover, the prices are great $
  • David F.
    David FellApril 21, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great spinach & feta omelette. Spinach is chopped up and mixed perfectly with the eggs.
  • Rishi K.
    Rishi KumaaSeptember 22, 2014
    Oreo milkshake is definitely worth it! Can't beat their friendly service either.
  • Miranda P.
    Miranda PowellApril 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Meat lovers scrambler with pancakes. Probably the best breakfast I've ever eaten!! Service can be slow though :(
  • Scott K.
    Scott KnitterOctober 21, 2011
    Had a good ol' patty melt and onion rings. I used someone's free wifi...was it theirs? The lady two booths down was almost killed by her husband long ago and had to tell her friend loudly. Gotta luvit
  • Melanie D.
    Melanie DavisAugust 27, 2012
    The Big Fat French Toast is the most amazing thing if you are craving sweet. So. Much. Win.
  • edge j.
    edge jammerSeptember 29, 2011
    Re: Biscuits & Gravy... My fave bkfst dish ever. Plus, I'm kind of drunk, & still won't eat it... That should help you decide... Hehe
  • Karenita C.
    Karenita ChaChaOctober 10, 2010
    At this time of the morning? Order whatever your drunken self desires. You cannot really go wrong with desire...(-)
  • Roadretro
    RoadretroDecember 27, 2011
    Overpriced, slow service but a typical 50s diner. Conveniently off Clark Street as you enter the heart of Rogers Park. If you can, go a bit further north to the Heartland Cafe... a better choice.
  • Amy L.
    Amy LapisardiSeptember 4, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Good diner food at a good price. Classic 50s diner decor.
  • Gregg P.
    Gregg PullanoAugust 7, 2014
    Try the veggie burger. Very reasonably priced for a Chicago eatery.
  • Tanakila
    TanakilaSeptember 7, 2014
    various types of food. for a variety of people. workers do speak Spanish.
  • Drew S.
    Drew SmithJune 6, 2011
    Try the Stinkin' Garlic Bread - Amazingly intense. #garlic
  • Christina P.
    Christina PerezApril 21, 2010
    They deliver! Oh and if you come often enough ask for the VIP card. After 7 meals you get a free one!
  • Jason S.
    Jason Spoor-HarveyAugust 21, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The cheese sticks are worth trading your soul for. Seriously. Fo reals.
  • Adrienne a.
    Adrienne and bearJanuary 10, 2012
    They had a team from Food Network here January 5, 2012, not sure for which segment or when it will be aired.
  • Lisa Q.
    Lisa QOctober 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Screw toast, you can get a side of pancakes.
  • Lanre-Gail E.
    Lanre-Gail EgbeyemiSeptember 15, 2012
    Had a cold omelette and hash browns that were uncooked and still frozen inside. Have been here a few times and am underwhelmed.
  • Jeff R.
    Jeff RyanAugust 23, 2014
    Open 24 hours. Great breakfasts
  • Trudy D.
    Trudy DelfosseAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Low Carb Steak Dinner with tomatoes and avocados
  • Katie T.
    Katie TaborNovember 17, 2011
    Cheese sticks? More like cheese blocks! They are huge!
  • Gloria C.
    Gloria CeliaJanuary 7, 2012
    24 HR spot for after party munchies. :-)
  • Roadretro
    RoadretroNovember 25, 2011
    Jukebox heavy on 80s classics... "She's a Maniac at your door..."
  • kayla
    kaylaDecember 27, 2010
    Ordered the breaded chicken breast sandwich with bacon and provolone and it was awesome
  • Kelly
    KellyAugust 16, 2012
    Pretty good place. Friendly service, good food , decent cocktails.... But service is very slow
  • Brady C.
    Brady ChalmersOctober 29, 2011
    Meat lovers scrambler. I dare you to finish it
  • Ryan J.
    Ryan JusticeSeptember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Restaurant.com has awesome gift certificates for here. $10 for $25 worth of food!!!!!!!
  • Sammy C.
    Sammy CampbellMarch 6, 2013
    Best pancakes in town no fooling !!!
  • Nikki S.
    Nikki SorensonMay 28, 2013
    Whoever said the food was cold.... Mine burnt my mouth all up!!! The food was piping hot!! Careful!
  • Zoober P.
    Zoober PossumApril 2, 2011
    The breakfast burrito is the ONLY thing I come here for *drools*
  • Dennis D.
    Dennis DipparyFebruary 3, 2012
    food keeps getting colder each time I go
  • Jasmine M.
    Jasmine MayfieldJuly 29, 2013
    Really good diner food :)
  • Woody
    WoodyMarch 6, 2011
    Try the hot chocolate... Do it now.
  • edge j.
    edge jammerSeptember 29, 2011
    4 years later, & the biscuits & gravy is still horrible!
  • Brian M.
    Brian MinceyOctober 31, 2010
    Skillet plates were greasy & gross...biscuit & gravy tasted awful, and we saw a mouse dart in and out of the booths when we were getting ready to leave...I'll never be back...
  • Jeffrey M.
    Jeffrey MurrayOctober 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Meat lovers skillet
  • Shelia L.
    Shelia LedfordOctober 30, 2011
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  • Oscar L.
    Oscar LunaSeptember 4, 2013
    Good skillets
  • Kit O.
    Kit O'ConnellOctober 24, 2010
    The waffle fries are good but the drinks are badly mixed.
  • Kristin W.
    Kristin WeisAugust 8, 2014
    Decent breakfast, but nothing all that special.
  • Rob
    RobFebruary 17, 2011
    24 hour breakfast food!
  • Andi V.
    Andi VanderKolkJune 23, 2010
    Mediterranean skillet. For. The. Win.
  • Ninah R.
    Ninah RandolphJune 10, 2015
    This place is absolutely terrible. Had it on 3 separate occasions and was completely disgusted
  • DocWatson1
    DocWatson1June 27, 2014
    Not impressed. Asked for over easy eggs /got hard/basket and gravy cold and hard
  • M
    MMarch 2, 2014
    So gross. Stay away from the Bloody Mary. They use fruit juice instead of tomato juice. Slow as fuck service
  • ZB
    ZBJanuary 8, 2012
    Place has rats!!
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