Wishbone Restaurant

Wishbone Restaurant

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant and Breakfast Spot
1001 W Washington Blvd (at Morgan), Chicago, IL 60607, United States
Hours:
Closed until 7:00 AM (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
Drinks:
Full Bar, Cocktails
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 250 votes

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    Ylandus R.
    The Shrimp and Grits are the best I have tasted!(5 Tips)
    Donny W.
    The corn cakes, jumbalaya omelet and cheese grits are excellent!(5 Tips)
    Christina W.
    Peach bellini and Crunchy French Toast ... Yummy!!!(4 Tips)
    Katie S.
    The biscuit was lightweight, the cheese grits were delicious.(4 Tips)
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  • grits
  • breakfast food
  • Crunchy French Toast
  • corn cakes
  • hoppin jack
  • brunch cocktails
  • catfish
  • great value
  • good for groups
  • beef brisket
  • crab cakes
  • family-friendly
  • eggs
  • blackened chicken
  • lively
  • pulled pork
  • vegetarian food
  • sweet tea
  • mango lemonade
  • cole slaw
  • Jeff W.

    Good food, reasonable brunch

    Jeff W · February 11
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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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  • Tamara K.

    Crab cake Benedict is delicious

    Tamara K · October 27, 2014
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  • Matthew S.

    Try the black bean cakes!

    Matthew Straub · October 18, 2014
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  • Ashley P.

    Shrimp and grits for brunch

    Ashley P · September 10, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Stephanie M.

    Sit at the counter and ask for Andrea!

    Stephanie Moore · November 17, 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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  • 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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  • Ylandus R.

    The Shrimp and Grits are the best I have tasted!

    Ylandus Roundy · June 29, 2013
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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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  • Crystal H.

    The Southern Benedict is awesome!!!

    Crystal H · June 10, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cee

    A Mr Funky....have one!

    Cee · March 10, 2013
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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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  • 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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  • Sandy F.

    Awesome breakfast!

    Sandy Fliderman · November 13, 2012
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  • Becky A.

    The best chocolate pecan pie I've ever eaten. Fantastic!

    Becky Anderson · September 8, 2012
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  • Erin W.

    Shrimp and grits!

    Erin Washington · July 13, 2012
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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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  • Christina W.

    Peach bellini and Crunchy French Toast ... Yummy!!!

    Christina Walker · May 26, 2012
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  • Jodi F.

    Early bird special M-F includes $3.95 for two eggs with all thw trimmings!

    Jodi Fox · May 22, 2012
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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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  • 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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  • Staci D.

    Corn cakes are a must. Also, this is the only place on earth that i'll eat biscuits & gravy. So good. Ask for Nick, he takes care of you.

    Staci Diamond · April 1, 2012
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  • T Michelle S.

    Love the shrimp & grits

    T Michelle Survillion · March 28, 2012
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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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  • Akos A.

    Tonight is fat tuesday!

    Akos Amaning · February 21, 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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  • Robert W.

    Excellent food and great service!

    Robert Walk · January 1, 2012
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  • Alex

    Crunchy French toast, sweet crunchy crispy - better to split/share as an add-on sweet side than as an entire meal.

    Alex · December 26, 2011
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  • chgocdg

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

    chgocdg · December 9, 2011
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