Wishbone Restaurant

Wishbone Restaurant

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant and Breakfast Spot
1001 W Washington Blvd (at Morgan), Chicago, IL 60607
Hours:
Open until 10:00pm (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, Brunch, 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.

9.1/10

Based on 777 votes

Lots of people like this place

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  • "... French toast, shrimp and grits, and kick-butt Bloody Marys served in a..." (4 tips)
  • "... breakfast here. The corn cakes, jumbalaya omelet and cheese grits are..." (5 tips)
  • "Crunchy French toast, sweet crunchy crispy - better to..." (4 tips)
  • 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 k. · July 12, 2009
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  • MNathan J.

    Try the crunchy french toast

    MNathan J. · April 3, 2010
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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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  • Eve B.

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

    Eve B. · March 2, 2013
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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 M. · August 28, 2011
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  • Jake S.

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

    Jake S. · April 5, 2013
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  • chgocdg

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

    chgocdg · December 9, 2011
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  • Manuel C.

    Early bird special 7-9 am Weekdays

    Manuel C. · August 8, 2010
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  • Tee B.

    Crunchy french toast is really good.

    Tee B. · December 22, 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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  • 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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  • David H.

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

    David H. · August 24, 2011
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  • Marki L.

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

    Marki L. · July 12, 2011
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  • Mayer B.

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

    Mayer B. · December 24, 2013
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  • Kenney C.

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

    Kenney C. · September 15, 2013
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  • Justin C.

    Addicted to the cheese grits!

    Justin C. · August 28, 2013
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  • Leila E.

    My new favorite restaurant. Shrimp n grits!!!

    Leila E. · July 21, 2013
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  • Chris D.

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

    Chris D. · 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. · 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 F. · 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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  • 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 W. · October 25, 2011
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  • Erik T.

    Turkey Thursday is the best. And sweet Tea

    Erik T. · March 25, 2010
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  • Reginald D.

    Yep !!! Be Adventurous when ordering

    Reginald D. · 1 week ago
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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 M. · 3 weeks ago
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  • Stephanie M.

    Sit at the counter and ask for Andrea!

    Stephanie M. · November 17, 2013
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  • Ylandus R.

    The Shrimp and Grits are the best I have tasted!

    Ylandus R. · 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 C. · 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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  • Sandy F.

    Awesome breakfast!

    Sandy F. · November 13, 2012
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  • Becky A.

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

    Becky A. · September 8, 2012
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  • Erin W.

    Shrimp and grits!

    Erin W. · July 13, 2012
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  • Christina W.

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

    Christina W. · 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 F. · May 22, 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 D. · April 1, 2012
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  • T Michelle S.

    Love the shrimp & grits

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

    Tonight is fat tuesday!

    Akos A. · 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. C. · January 8, 2012
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  • Robert W.

    Excellent food and great service!

    Robert W. · 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

    Wonderful mummies, bats, La Llorena, and a huge pumpkin decorate Wishbone for Halloween!

    chgocdg · October 29, 2011
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  • JL J.

    The black bean cakes are great!

    JL J. · October 21, 2011
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  • Theresa F.

    loving the coleslaw!!

    Theresa F. · October 16, 2011
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  • Eric V.

    You can ask for cheese on your home fries and it is AMAZING!!

    Eric V. · August 27, 2011
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