Wishbone Restaurant

Wishbone Restaurant

1001 W Washington Blvd (at Morgan), Chicago, IL 60607, United States
Hours:
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon
    • 7:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Tue–Thu
    • 7:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Wishbone on Washington has been serving Southern cooking to Chicago since 1990. Fresh, made from scratch food at honest prices.

9.2/10

Based on 236 votes

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  • grits
  • breakfast food
  • Crunchy French Toast
  • corn cakes
  • hoppin jack
  • brunch cocktails
  • catfish
  • beef brisket
  • great value
  • crab cakes
  • good for a quick meal
  • eggs
  • sweet tea
  • mac & cheese
  • pancakes
  • blackened chicken
  • pulled pork
  • vegetarian food
  • homey
  • mango lemonade
  • Explore Chicago

    Wishbone’s mascot Dolly is the owner’s actual childhood dog. Stop by for fast-service brunch, but also don’t forget to try their signature shrimp & grits, blackened catfish, or smoked beef brisket.

    Explore Chicago · April 18, 2012
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  • adam k.

    the corn cakes are a brunch must

    adam keats · July 12, 2009
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  • MNathan J.

    Try the crunchy french toast

    MNathan Jaques · April 3, 2010
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  • Eve B.

    Crawfish cakes dns shrimp-n-grits are a must have.

    Eve Benton · March 2, 2013
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  • @steveGOgreen

    I am sure your meal was great! You are also right across the street from West Loop Chiropractic! The Doc will make you feel great!

    @steveGOgreen · April 6, 2010
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  • Chicago Reader

    Stuffed zucchini or eggplant Read more

    Chicago Reader · November 17, 2011
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  • Calvin M.

    The Shrimp and Grits are excellent.

    Calvin Morgan Jr. · August 28, 2011
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  • Time Out Chicago Kids

    Cornflake-dipped French toast, shrimp and grits, and kick-butt Bloody Marys served in a cheery space start the day off perf. Read more

    Time Out Chicago Kids · March 21, 2012
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  • Justin C.

    Addicted to the cheese grits!

    Justin Carey · August 28, 2013
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  • Leila E.

    My new favorite restaurant. Shrimp n grits!!!

    Leila Ellis-Nelson · July 21, 2013
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  • Jake S.

    For sides, skip the mac and cheese and try the Hoppin' Jack. Kids eat free on Tuesdays!

    Jake Smith · April 5, 2013
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  • Karen

    The fried green tomatoes are not to be missed! Some of the best I've ever had!

    Karen · March 16, 2013
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  • chgocdg

    Seafood gumbo and the veggie platter- a delicious late lunch!

    chgocdg · December 9, 2011
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  • Marki L.

    Shrimps a Grits.This place is my favorite. Read more

    Marki Lemons Ryhal · July 12, 2011
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  • Manuel C.

    Early bird special 7-9 am Weekdays

    Manuel C · August 8, 2010
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  • Tamara K.

    Crab cake Benedict is delicious

    Tamara K · October 27, 2014
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  • Mayer B.

    The best (and maybe the only) place for Southern grits in Chicago!

    Mayer Becker · December 24, 2013
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  • Tee B.

    Crunchy french toast is really good.

    Tee Browner · December 22, 2013
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  • Kenney C.

    Beef brisket hash off the chain, with some A1 steak sauce.

    Kenney Crump · September 15, 2013
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  • Crystal H.

    The Southern Benedict is awesome!!!

    Crystal H · June 10, 2013
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  • Tom S.

    Service is a bit slow but food is great. Try the corn cakes.

    Tom S · May 6, 2012
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  • Donny W.

    Don't forget to do breakfast here. The corn cakes, jumbalaya omelet and cheese grits are excellent! Great sweet tea too.

    Donny Williams · October 25, 2011
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  • David H.

    Ask for Big Dave. He'll take great care of you!!!

    David Hunter · August 24, 2011
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  • Ashley P.

    Shrimp and grits for brunch

    Ashley P · September 10, 2014
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  • Erik R.

    Awesome southern cuisine, the blackened chicken with black-eyed peas and sweet potatoes was very good. Enjoy the alcohol soaked cherry in their mixed drinks!

    Erik Rowley · May 20, 2014
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  • ISC C.

    Always trustworthy for homey brunch

    ISC Chicago · May 17, 2014
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  • Chris D.

    They have an express lunch area that is great for getting food on the go!

    Chris Duhaime · June 26, 2013
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  • Katie S.

    PHENOMENAL!! The biscuit was lightweight, the cheese grits were delicious. Good, fast service. Large portions & decently priced. Will DEFINITELY be coming back.

    Katie S-D · May 11, 2013
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  • Cee

    A Mr Funky....have one!

    Cee · March 10, 2013
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  • Mike F.

    If you've never tried it, you can order a single corn cake. They are amazing.

    Mike Farrar · January 20, 2013
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  • Time Out Chicago Kids

    Wishbone is nominated for Best Family-Friendly Restaurant in our Hipsqueak Awards, vote now at timeoutchicagokids.com/awards!

    Time Out Chicago Kids · July 2, 2012
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  • Andrew T. C.

    Love the food. Love the energy of the area surrounding the Venue. Read more

    Andrew T. Carr · January 8, 2012
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  • Erik T.

    Turkey Thursday is the best. And sweet Tea

    Erik Toppenberg · March 25, 2010
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  • Jeff W.

    Good food, reasonable brunch

    Jeff W · 3 weeks ago
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  • Robert P.

    Whatever you order it's all good

    Robert Parker · January 20
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  • The Food's H.

    Fanastic staff, fast service, phenomenal food!

    The Food's Here! · January 19
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  • Bryce R.

    catfish for breakfast? unexpectedly delicious way to start the day. side of cheesy grits please!

    Bryce Roberts · January 18
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  • Nicole E.

    Awesome Mac and cheese! Taste like my grandmas recipe. 🙌

    Nicole Edwards · December 24, 2014
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  • Faithe M.

    Best brunch ever. OMG. Love this place.

    Faithe Mason · December 13, 2014
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  • Gustavo S.

    Their pulled pork and Turkey is delicious!!

    Gustavo Sanchez · December 5, 2014
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  • Matthew S.

    Try the black bean cakes!

    Matthew Straub · October 18, 2014
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  • Brittany N.

    Every dish I have ever had here has been wonderful. Highly recommend

    Brittany Nicole · August 30, 2014
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  • peter r.

    breakfast is awesome. grits! and the crawfish cakes.

    peter royal · August 6, 2014
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  • Reginald D.

    Yep !!! Be Adventurous when ordering

    Reginald Dawkins · April 6, 2014
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  • Nicole M.

    The Hoppin' Jack was delicious!!! The food came out in less than 10 minutes and our waitress was friendly.

    Nicole Mazzola · March 23, 2014
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  • Stephanie M.

    Sit at the counter and ask for Andrea!

    Stephanie Moore · November 17, 2013
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  • Ylandus R.

    The Shrimp and Grits are the best I have tasted!

    Ylandus Roundy · June 29, 2013
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  • Corinne

    The best buttermilk biscuits in the city!

    Corinne · April 30, 2013
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  • Michelle C.

    Try their Shrimp with Grits it's fantastic!

    Michelle Copeland · April 22, 2013
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  • Danielle

    Whatever you do don't eat here. If you know real soul food you will quickly realize this is not it! The greens have no flavor. The fried chicken skin was soggy.

    Danielle · April 21, 2013
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