A hot and hearty breakfast is always the perfect start to any day. Luckily, many Chicago restaurants have mastered the art of the morning meal so indulgent stacks of pancakes and fluffy omelets are never too far away. Don’t suffer through burnt toast and overcooked bacon ever again. Check out the list below to see which spots are the best in 25 different neighborhoods — all the way from suburban Evanston to Hyde Park. Listed in alphabetical order. If there’s neighborhoods that need representation, please share restaurant suggestions in the comments.
River North: Beatrix
Lettuce Entertain You’s all-day, health-conscious eatery is the perfect place to indulge during breakfast without having to feel guilty. Stop counting calories and enjoy items like shakshouka; quinoa cakes with poached eggs; and egg white omelet with baby spinach, avocado and tomato salsa, and turkey bacon.