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Marmalade

Breakfast Spot$$$$
North Center, Chicago
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  • Kirsten K.
    "The bonapart is amazing!"(2 Tips)
    Katie F.
    "Hello vegan chilaquiles!"(2 Tips)
    Melissa D.
    "And my friend had Pear French Toast which she said was amazing."(5 Tips)
    LifeofJdan
    "Stick with the huevos or breakfast quesadilla"(2 Tips)
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  • Dominique C.
    Dominique CruzFebruary 10, 2014
    Such delicious food!The chilaquiles dish was amazing!Can't wait to try something new next time. Beware:if you do not specify what size carafe you want the waiter will bring you the large,which is $10!
  • Chris S.
    Chris SteeleJune 13, 2015
    Not only an excellent brunch place, but also a damn fast one. This place has its operations down cold--a beautiful thing on a weary, rushed weekend morning. Love the Greek skillet in particular.
  • Sabina K.
    Sabina KajtezovicNovember 22, 2014
    Green omelette (artichokes, avocado, spinach) and a side of whole grain pancakes (they offer variety of whole grains to choose from). Wait time up to 30 minutes. No alcohol and no split checks.
  • Christina M.
    Christina MichaelsMarch 4, 2013
    Great food!!! The Mayan Omletta is amazing. Even 2 year olds loved it. So filling. Such an inconvenience that you can't split the bill so be prepared ahead of time and it works out!! :)
  • Jon R.
    Jon RobertsAugust 17, 2014
    Serves an always changing menu with creative variations on breakfast and brunch dishes such as French toast and eggs benedict. I've never been disappointed eating here.
  • KaCee H.
    KaCee HudsonAugust 25, 2012
    Take advantage of their specials, they are always great! I try a different dish everytime I come and am always delighted with the food and the service!
  • Ted W.
    Ted Wagner3 weeks ago
    Bisquits and gravy, french toast, fried plantains, fabulous corned beef hash...great coffee, too! But especially my daughter Ariel's company!! :-)
  • Nicholas P.
    Nicholas PaulinJune 6, 2014
    Mayan Omelette is fantastic. It's so good I can't resist getting it every time. If you like chorizo, beans and plantains this is must.
  • LifeofJdan
    LifeofJdanMay 6, 2012
    Don't be hypnotized by the Eggs Florentine Benedict - crabcake is oversized, dry and all corn/potato filler. Stick with the huevos or breakfast quesadilla
  • Mariel C.
    Mariel CoronaAugust 9, 2013
    Disappointed. Based on the pics, I thought it would be amazing. Eggs were borderline raw and drenched in oil. Potatoes were overdone, dry, and flavorless. Won't be going back.
  • Russell K.
    Russell KnightJune 10, 2012
    You ca substitute potatoes for a selection of fresh seasonal fruit (mango, strawberry, papaya, etc) for only a dollar.
  • Michael V.
    Michael VoglApril 8, 2012
    Pancho Villa skillet is good, Breakfast Quesadillas okay; but both VERY greasy from the chorizo....food almost swimming in grease.
  • Evan D.
    Evan DamianoMay 4, 2012
    The food is very flavorful, if you have a group just bring cash. Splitting checks is kind of douchy, and slows down service.
  • David H.
    David HunterAugust 11, 2012
    For those who enjoy a quality brunch and can do basic math(no split checks). This is the place for you!!!
  • Matt R.
    Matt RobinsonJanuary 29, 2012
    Slow service from the waitress. The omelet was ok. The potatoes were not. Wrong toast. The syrupy marmalade was some kind of gross apricot spread.
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DundovAugust 7, 2011
    Had a great omelette. And my friend had Pear French Toast which she said was amazing.
  • Andy M.
    Andy MaldonadoJuly 16, 2011
    Bright, nicely decorated space. Attentive staff. Must try: French toast and neo classico omeletta.
  • godless girl
    godless girlJanuary 25, 2013
    The harvest omelette was full of flavor! It was possibly the tastiest I've ever had.
  • Elizabeth T.
    Elizabeth TowleAugust 6, 2011
    Not your normal diner fare, and if you're a sweet breakfast lover, you'll be in heaven.
  • Joshua E.
    Joshua EhartAugust 31, 2014
    Awesome menu - tons of great options. Bigger than average kids menu
  • Eric D.
    Eric DirksenJuly 5, 2013
    If its on special - get the lobster omelette. Out of this world.
  • Matt M.
    Matt MonroeAugust 31, 2011
    Great food, hefty portions, but no gluten-free alternative to toast.
  • Stacy J.
    Stacy JeziorowskiApril 5, 2014
    The food is always great and the service is even better - especially with Margie
  • Zonia G.
    Zonia GuzmanJuly 19, 2013
    Awesome spot for breakfast, lunch or brunch! Nice staff :)
  • Kate
    KateApril 2, 2012
    I'm not against eating animal products, but the vegan chilaquiles were fab
  • Megan F.
    Megan FinnertyAugust 18, 2013
    Every time I visit I try something new. I have never been disappointed.
  • Laura J.
    Laura JohnstonJune 3, 2012
    Order a side of fruit. Loads of variety. Delish!
  • Kirsten K.
    Kirsten KolarDecember 31, 2011
    The bonapart is amazing! Well, everything is amazing!
  • Katie N.
    Katie NierzwickiOctober 30, 2011
    Not the ideal group brunch spot. No split checks and no split cards. Sad day.
  • Jess C.
    Jess CMay 14, 2015
    The namesake French toast is delicious!
  • Marco H.
    Marco HowellAugust 30, 2013
    For the best hangover breakfast you must get the Papi Chullo
  • Nëlson S.
    Nëlson SarmFebruary 12, 2012
    Small place. Not group friendly, rude service.
  • Megan K.
    Megan KringsMarch 2, 2013
    Service is.crap. They can't seat groups, don't bother.
  • flavvio13 f.
    flavvio13 flavvio13March 1, 2013
    “Marmalade’s Breakfast Gingerbread Pudding. endoedibles
  • Travis P.
    Travis PyrzynskiNovember 17, 2013
    Busy but seats relatively quick. Nice!
  • radstarr
    radstarrSeptember 14, 2013
    Get the 2 eggs! It's plenty and killer!
  • Charleen B.
    Charleen BorjaJune 30, 2012
    Great menu! Fav new brunch spot!
  • Megan K.
    Megan KringsMarch 2, 2013
    Don't bother, service is crap.
  • Katie F.
    Katie FarisAugust 14, 2011
    Hello vegan chilaquiles! Delicious!
  • Belinda S.
    Belinda SilberJune 13, 2013
    Try the enchiladas.
  • Kati S.
    Kati SmithJuly 14, 2013
    Lady marmalade
  • Jasmine D.
    Jasmine DavilaOctober 1, 2011
    Try the Bonaparte
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