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Magnolia Cafe - CLOSED

1224 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5517
+1 773-728-8785
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
27 Jul 2015
“You have to try this restaurant”
8 Jun 2015
“Charming City Cafe”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1224 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5517
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Chose this restaurant for dinner, we were seated by the window and ordered the Shrimp w/Risotto as an appetizer. We ate the shrimp, however, neither one of us was excited about the risotto, lacked some seasoning overall. I ordered the Beef Tenderloin which came with...More

Thank EuroGem
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Introduced via a Living Social coupon. Charming, intimate decor, wait staff was efficient without being intrusive. My husband and I began our dinner with the Barbecued Pork Shanks with Sriracha/salsa/pico de gallo sauce. Turned out to be an excellent choice served with 4 large shanks....More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Used a Groupon here, and went before a show at the Riviera Theater. The food was great. Only complaint is that they didn't bring out one of our appetizers. The main dishes were big enough to fill us up though so we didn't bother re-ordering,...More

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

I have lived in the Uptown neighborhood for years. I've always loved Magnolia and have been here several times. The ambiance is charming and the food is good. But last night ... not the case. The service was horrific. We arrived and had a reservation,...More

2  Thank leannekmartin
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Been there twice second time's good as the first. Sunday breakfast both times absolutely loved it. Great food great atmosphere great service. If we lived in Chicago we would be regulars

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 21 December 2014

First of all, I only write reviews of establishments I can proudly endorse. I am conflicted on this one because the food was superb, but......... My wife had the braised short ribs and squash soup; I had hanger steak with frites and a sumptuous tossed...More

Thank Underdasealover
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

What a great breakfast, wonderfull atmosphere and a fabulous waiter. The smoked salmon over poached eggs was well prpeared and presented beautifully. The bacon omelet was fluffy, had plenty of bacon and full of delight. The crab cakes were declared to be the best ever...More

Thank Mwex1
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Cute cozy place. Limited menu for my hubby who is GF & wanted to have some good Vegetarian dishes. There was only 1 Veg dish which he didn't want. He ordered the special Butternut Soup - very creamy tasty & he also ordered some Mashed...More

Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

I'm from NYC and recently moved down south cause of work, I happened to visit Chicago and was super excited to find out Magnolia has a store here. I'm not a cup cake fan, but I'm a Super Magnolia banana pudding fan!!! I ate one...More

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 31 July 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014 at about 5:45 p.m., my husband and I visited the Magnolia Cafe at 1224 W Wilson, Chicago, IL. We had a Groupon that was 32.00 but covered 60.00 in food. From just looking at the menu that was posted on...More

Thank sonja m
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1224 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5517
    (N Magnolia Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-728-8785
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