Best Brunch Spots in Chicago

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For three months of pure bliss, Chicago transforms into a summertime oasis, filled with beach days, rooftop bars, and of course, brunch! Here are the five must-eat brunches this summer in Chicago.


Boho vibes greet you the second you walk into this Mediterranean restaurant. The decor is top notch and you’ll want to Instagram every second of your brunch here.

Order: The Chai Cinnamon Rolls

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Summer House Santa Monica

This place has a year-round countdown to summer, and boy, do they do summer well. The open air dining makes the ambiance incredible, almost as good as the food!

Order: Avocado Toast

Hampton Social

Popularized by the famous “Rose all day” sign, Hampton Social is a basic girl’s dream.

Order: Smoked Salmon Benedict

3 Arts Cafe

This glitzy cafe inside Restoration Hardware is the must-see spot for brunch. Be careful: they are strict with pictures, so take them quickly!
Order: Truffle Grilled Cheese

Happy Camper

This is the kind of place you go to carb load and drink with friends. There’s nowhere else that has a party vibe going on at 10 AM!

Order: The Breakfast Pizza

Maison Marcel

You will feel whisked away to Europe at Maison Marcel, full of French pastries and delicacies. The authentic French waiters add to the ambiance!
Order: Ratatouille


Do you have any favorite Chicago brunch spots? Comment below!



20 thoughts on “Best Brunch Spots in Chicago

  1. Love Chicago and can’t wait to try out all of these summertime brunch spots! Thanks for sharing! Now I really want some yummy food.

    xo, Lydia

  2. I love Chicago so much! Such a beautiful city and so clean,. These places look amazing. I can’t wait to go back there one day and I’ll have to try one or two of these out!

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