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Meli Cafe

540 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-7114
+1 312-527-1850
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“crepes” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
540 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-7114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our Sunday brunch here. I had the southwestern skillet, and loved it - it was one of the few skillets I've had that wasn't overrun with grease, but instead full of delicious flavor. My husband had the cobbler french toast and would...More

Thank smithmichelle8832
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious avocado toast, handcrafted juice, and illy coffe. Great place for breakfast, good and fast service

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We just happened to see this restaurant while walking on N.Wells Street and decided to stop in for breakfast.What a treat. Great breakfast menu with many options. The corned beef hash was one of the best I have had in a while.

Thank Dealmaker
Reviewed 25 May 2017

In town to see the Cubs, sometimes stay at BZW near by. Good breakfast with ingredients you won't find at most places and they worked with the dishes served. Prepared fresh with good portions and service to along as well. If the neighborhood again will...More

Thank husker757
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I came here for breakfast while waiting for an oil change. The restaurant touts it's healthy food but, the eggs were cooked in butter, and the veggie patties we're fried in oil. I waited a reasonable amount of time for my food but, I didn't...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Just down from the Chicago stock exchange is a corner cafe with superb food and service. Didn't seem to be filled with tourists but with local business folk. It was a fair size with lots of tables, booths, and even bar stools. Tried a buffalo...More

Thank Habano
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Decided to try this place for breakfast on the 2nd morning of our trip, as it was within walking distance to hotel and had decent reviews. We all LOVED it! The café itself has such a bright, airy feel...even on the cold & dreary day...More

Thank JustJess2
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Portion sizes are superb! Service is superb! Food superb! Decor superb! What we had: Pancakes Waffles Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream Egg Scrambler Garden Omelet Chicken Sausage Yuppie Bowl Classic Coffee Hot Green Mint Tea Katerina's Service All Superb! Saturday brunch was a winner at Meli's.

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We did a basic search to see what breakfast places were near our hotel and this place came up as a 7 minute walk! Upon entering, the appearance was very pleasant, spacious, and clean. Their food selection had great variety as well as a natural...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We gave this place a try, as we wanted a good full breakfast but didn't want to pay the ridiculous price for buffet food in the restaurant associated with our hotel. We were surprised how quiet it was (early) on a sunday, but all the...More

1  Thank Heather L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-7114
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-527-1850
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