Trying to find the best Cafés in Chicago? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Artopolis Bakery & Cafe, and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Fox & Obel Food Market Cafe. We also help you find areas where Cafés are prominent - Rogers Park, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Chicago's best.

Roscoe Village

Watch passers-by through large plate-glass windows in this bright, cheery brunch nook. The fare is vegetarian, but with ingredients like soy sausage, veggie bacon, and marinated tofu, you won't miss the meat. Omelets and frittatas contain tasty...  Read More

Although many people just pick up boxes of delights to go, try to snag a place on the attractive outdoor patio and enjoy your treat on the premises. A picture-perfect display of pastries, marzipan, cookies, and cakes is on-hand, and each table...  Read More

A unique business fusion, Southport Grocery and Café features a shop-and-eat concept. As it is, the compact store and café occupy the same space: The former, rife with gourmet and artisanal products, is surrounded by tables with understated...  Read More

Known to many as The Heart of Rogers Park, Heartland Café and General Store is a staple in Chicago's organic and progressive movement. For a sampling of the bounty, try organic PB&J or, for a more decadent treat, organic roasted pork loin. The...  Read More

Fox & Obel Food Market Cafe

A casual American cafe, Fox & Obel includes a full espresso bar, international beers, wines by the glass, an in-house bakery, and a menu of soups, salads, and sandwiches. The dining room provides eat-in or take-out options, including a...  Read More

Artopolis prides itself on producing fresh-baked goods in its own kitchen. The place's name comes from a combination of the words "artos" and "polis" (bread and town, respectively), and the menu features a variety of breads, pizzas, sandwiches,...  Read More

The menu at Lula's is an eclectic mix of American eats that includes an excellent cheese plate, a homemade pancetta and arugula salad, pan-roasted wild stripe bass, and lamb shakes served with crispy polenta and carrots. The menu changes...  Read More

This restaurant serves delectable seafood, French-style. Friendly prices, a large wine list, and friendly service all add up to recommend a restaurant that delivers terrific food for everyday dining. Try crab cakes to start, and then consider a...  Read More