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Yolk

Breakfast Spot · South Loop
1120 S Michigan Ave (at E 11th St), Chicago, IL 60605, United States
Hours:
Closed until 6:00 AM (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

8.9/10

Based on 596 votes

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    Eman O.
    "We tried the red velvet French toast and it was sôòöooooōöô yummy."(13 Tips)
    Burcu U.
    "Strawberry oj and West coast crepes are great."(6 Tips)
    heather h.
    "I also highly recommend the Tour De France breakfast."(4 Tips)
    Andrea
    "Strawberry Orange Juice french toast irish benedict"(5 Tips)
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  • Christysaurus R.

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    Christysaurus Rex · 2 weeks ago
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  • Stephan G.

    Super breakfast spot that is usually really busy. Red velvet French toast is to die for

    Stephan Germain · 2 weeks ago
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  • Andrew V.

    The El Torero Scrambler with fresh fruit, rye toast, and a glass of pineapple juice is a perfect start to the day.

    Andrew Versalle · 3 weeks ago
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  • FJ B.

    Breakfast to die for! If you're in town, you must go

    FJ Bering · December 30, 2015
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  • Devonta

    Amazing breakfast with plentiful food. Perfect wall color.

    Devonta · December 13, 2015
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  • Blake B.

    Great breakfast spot downtown

    Blake Britton · November 24, 2015
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  • Nada f.

    French toast with mix berries

    Nada fouzan · October 19, 2015
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  • Sachin R.

    Everything

    Sachin Raj · October 17, 2015
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  • Hamid A.

    Goog place for breakfast, plenty of healthy options. I'd keep it simple with the Greek yogurt or a vegetable omelette

    Hamid Alan · September 22, 2015
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  • Heather B.

    Eggs Benedict 👌🏼 on point.

    Heather Bell · September 20, 2015
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  • Nicholas S.

    They have Cholula hot sauce! That is legit!

    Nicholas Stone · September 7, 2015
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  • Laura G.

    Eggs and hash with fruit and English muffin is delicious! The flavors blend together perfectly... And the fresh squeezed strawberry-orange juice also yummy.

    Laura Greer · August 25, 2015
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  • Mirko P.

    Excellent food.Good and fast service.You have to wait, specially on weekends, to be seated.It's not place to seat and be engaged in conversation. It's loud and check is there & you have to go.

    Mirko Pintar · August 8, 2015
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  • Mélanie B.

    The country skillet was delicious and the service was impeccable. Great experience

    Mélanie Bloch · August 5, 2015
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  • Paula F.

    Try their Very Berry French Toast. It's good!

    Paula Freire · July 29, 2015
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  • Brad T.

    Chorizo omelette and west coast rock!

    Brad Thies · July 22, 2015
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  • Dillon C.

    Portions are absolutely enormous, service is awesome.

    Dillon Chen · July 21, 2015
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  • Nicole G.

    Awesome breakfast

    Nicole Garner-Mathewson · July 12, 2015
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  • Jon S.

    Everything. The eggs Benedict are the best Ive had. The strawberry orange juice is a must. Service is great and food presentation is also great.

    Jon Suminski · July 6, 2015
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  • Ilaria

    Great place for your breakfast!

    Ilaria · July 3, 2015
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  • K L.

    Delicious food. No wifi. 😦

    K L · May 24, 2015
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  • Chris R.

    Excellent breakfast. Highly recommend the Tour de France French toast. Delightful mix of fruit breads, perfectly carmelized and topped with goodies.

    Chris R · May 5, 2015
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  • Chunior A.

    Benedictines. Any kind. Read more

    Chunior Arenas · April 28, 2015
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  • Burcu U.

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

    Burcu Uçaray · April 19, 2015
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  • Burcu U.

    Strawberry oj, West coast crepes

    Burcu Uçaray · April 19, 2015
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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 · April 14, 2015
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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, 2015
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  • John B.

    Place is very popular. Come early.

    John Broccardo · February 8, 2015
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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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  • 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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  • 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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