Yolk

Breakfast Spot
1120 S Michigan Ave (at E 11th St), Chicago, IL 60605, United States
Hours:
Open until 3:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 6:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 7:00 AM–3:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No

YOLK, created by founder Taki Kastanis in 2006, has evolved into Chicago's #1 breakfast hot spot. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @EatYolk #EatYolk

9.0/10

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  • Burcu U.

    Strawberry oj and West coast crepes are great. Caution: portions are big

    Burcu Uçaray · 1 week ago
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  • Burcu U.

    Strawberry oj, West coast crepes

    Burcu Uçaray · 1 week ago
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  • Eman O.

    Amazing breakfast and the good thing it opens at 6:00am. We tried the red velvet French toast and it was sôòöooooōöô yummy. The complementary coffee was good. Nice place for great start for your day.

    Eman Obaid · 1 week ago
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  • Eman a.

    Try the Greek omelette,it's the best omelette I got of my life.i like the red velvet french toast as well.

    Eman alnuaim · March 17
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  • John B.

    Place is very popular. Come early.

    John Broccardo · February 8
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  • Valeria F.

    Two eggs and meat. Overmedium para que la yema esté liquida. Pídanlo con fruta y pan tostado para llenar súper bien y balanceado. El café con una cremita de vainilla que ponen en la mesa. Buenazo!

    Valeria Flores · November 18, 2014
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  • Stephani P.

    Good service. Omelettes are mushy and salsa is soupy.

    Stephani Pouder · November 15, 2014
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  • Edith K.

    Cappuccino is excellent! Cheese blitzes and hey ricky omelet are very flavorful! The strawberry orange juice is very good!

    Edith Kuklish · November 12, 2014
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  • Cigarette P.

    The French toast was great i also had the scrambler with fruit on the side

    Cigarette Paper$ · November 1, 2014
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  • Eric B.

    Corn beef has with eggs were fantastic!!

    Eric Berkow · October 23, 2014
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  • Marigel P.

    Delicioso, basto y nutritivo. Buen precio, bonito lugar. Recomendadisimo!

    Marigel Pulido · October 17, 2014
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  • C B.

    Big portions! Strawberry OJ is a must. Worth the wait. They told us 30 mins and it was only 15. And those red potatoes...

    C Bailey · October 14, 2014
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  • Cindy E.

    Went for breakfast to yolk I had tour du France French toast three different favours it was amazing best I have ever eaten

    Cindy Epstein · October 13, 2014
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  • Brent J.

    Nutella Crepes was Awesome!!!

    Brent Johns · October 12, 2014
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  • Rono

    Every time I'm in Chicago, I make it a point to have breakfast here. Great food, great prices.

    Rono · October 9, 2014
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  • Elif O.

    adore the breakfast here. HUUUUGE omlette portions. worth the wait.

    Elif Oner · September 25, 2014
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  • Jerry B.

    Great breakfast at reasonable prices

    Jerry B · September 20, 2014
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  • Kelly .

    Egg dishes come with the option of pancakes, which is a lot of food and totally mediocre filler

    Kelly 🍰 · September 15, 2014
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  • Andrea

    Strawberry Orange Juice french toast irish benedict and every yolk specialities

    Andrea · September 14, 2014
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  • Amelia

    Always busy for Sunday brunch...but oh-so worth it

    Amelia · August 23, 2014
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  • Gabrielle T.

    The biscuit and gravy are delicious, but be warned! The eggs come on top of it all. It was much better with the eggs on the side.

    Gabrielle Trent · August 14, 2014
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  • Jyoti L.

    Everything

    Jyoti Ladden · August 12, 2014
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  • Fred T.

    "Handling your huevos"! Great for vegetarians.

    Fred Turkington · August 10, 2014
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  • Bill R.

    Delicious!

    Bill Roberts · August 9, 2014
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  • Te Te B.

    😋😋😋 Pancakes!

    Te Te Baby · August 8, 2014
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  • J. R.

    Try the French toast.

    J. R. · August 7, 2014
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  • AFAR Media

    The best Egg Benedict in the town!! There are two poached eggs with bacon and english muffin halves. On the other side served the fried potato and some juicy fruits. The food portion is really big. Read more

    AFAR Media · August 4, 2014
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  • Alec M.

    Veggie wrap is solid

    Alec Moss · July 21, 2014
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  • David

    5-egg omelettes. Liberal use of pesto. If you like a big, flavorful, hearty breakfast, this is the place.

    David · June 11, 2014
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  • Dave L.

    Portions were huge and very tasty. Coffee.... Not so much.

    Dave Lair · May 24, 2014
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  • Jessy S.

    Visiting from Out of town and this place reminded me of home! Awesome menu, great service and fun environment! Also the Challa Bread French Toast is a MUST

    Jessy Saffell · May 14, 2014
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  • Andra M.

    Eggs Benedict are great but ask for the fruit on the side. They also give you coffee to go 👍😁

    Andra M · May 11, 2014
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  • Ryan A.

    Get the Hey Ricky it's the bomb diggity

    Ryan Argast · May 10, 2014
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  • Feisty L.

    I Love This Place

    Feisty La'Kita · March 24, 2014
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  • Olivia C.

    peça two eggs & meat e waflles com amoras gigantes. é mto imperdível!

    Olivia Carrera · March 15, 2014
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  • Jacob R.

    Take 5 eggs to the dome. Do it.

    Jacob Richmond · March 14, 2014
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  • John H.

    Walked in to see what all the FUSS was about. Walked out because of the lazy, inattentive service.

    John Hildreth · February 19, 2014
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  • Tristan V.

    Good food!

    Tristan Verminck · February 14, 2014
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  • Jacobo G.

    Para Desayunos!

    Jacobo Gonzalez · December 16, 2013
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  • Maggie S.

    Not impressed. Staff was unprofessional and rude. Ordered loaded chili. Didn't receive it. No to go silverware in my bag. Over priced. Definitely for tourists.

    Maggie Skinner · November 29, 2013
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  • Ricel A.

    Come early or past noon. Wait times can be annoying. Salmon scrambler is good with biscuits. Corn beef hash with pancakes also an amazing choice. Friendly staff and fast service.

    Ricel Almadovar · November 29, 2013
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  • Josh H.

    They nailed the eggs in their omelet. The rest was kinda meh.

    Josh Habdas · November 23, 2013
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  • Osh M.

    French toast to another level of sweetness. ...made out of cake...Don't need the syrup

    Osh Mohiuddin · November 16, 2013
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  • Tasha T.

    Great food, excellent atmosphere

    Tasha Turner · October 12, 2013
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  • Keith T.

    Excellent breakfast!

    Keith Tomaszewski · September 24, 2013
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  • Chioke M.

    I'm not big on brunch or eggs but this place was amazing. If dividing your bill, you have do it on your own.

    Chioke McRae · September 3, 2013
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  • Kenneth C.

    Best breakfast place ever! Get a bar seating, it's like a movie watching the cooks and servers!

    Kenneth Christerson · August 31, 2013
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  • Odie

    California omelette... you will want a room alone with it. Just TOO perfect for avocado lovers.

    Odie · August 25, 2013
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  • Will R.

    The crepes are huge! Enough for 2 to split and be happy

    Will R · August 15, 2013
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  • Maine D.

    Try the country skillet! Nice portion size and excellent gravy👍

    Maine Dawkins · August 15, 2013
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