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Mellow Yellow Restaurant

#1,491 of 7,858 Restaurants in Chicago}
££ - £££American
1508 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
+1 773-667-2000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average35%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crepes” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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1508 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service are wonderful. Meals take a little time to come out, but that's because they don't have everything setting on warmers waiting. I would go there anytime I am in Hyde Park area.

Thank JohnRay2
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I brought my family here for breakfast and I was not happy with the cost! Soup in a bread bowl Chicken n waffles 2 coffees $33.00

Thank Carmolita C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My family and I had breakfast there. The restaurant was an older neighborhood diner/restaurant with a sassy waitress and everything. She was great! Provided great service and the food was delicious! The prices was really reasonable too. Before I paid the bill I happened to...More

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Food is good, crepes in particular, but $50 plus bucks for a breakfast for three people? It just seemed a bit high for an area that is so so at best...other than pricing, there is nothing wrong with this restaurant, but no reason to seek...More

1  Thank StRaymond
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The three of us all enjoyed our dinners. Fried chicken was good, as was the dinner crepe. $6 is a bit high for Sam Adams and Fat Tire served warm. Staff was friendly and helpful. It says it is a Wi-Fi hot spot, but it...More

Thank Patrick A
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Chicken and waffles were delicious. Other breakfasts were also very good. Staff was very friendly. Service was good. Prices were kind of high but that's Chicago, everything is expensive.

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place has a dive atmosphere with non-divey food (at least for breakfast). I got blueberry crepes, which were kind of pricey but delicious. On a Monday morning, the service was really quick and friendly. I don't think I'll return, but there was nothing wrong...More

Thank Kayla I
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I'm sure this place is popular with locals too but as a tourist experience , lots of local ambiance , mellow jazz music , decor and warmth not to mention wonderful service. There is an astounding array of food options for every taste and time...More

Thank 920lorrainec
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great family restaurant in Hyde Park with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The portions are huge and the service is good. Dining area is bit dated and the dining area could use a good scrubbing. I always get breakfast and my son/hubby get lunch...More

Thank Emjai1920
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stopped in for breakfast today and got the meat lovers skillet. It was great! I would definitely go back. Wasn't cheap, but delicious.

Thank jgrote15
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4503
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-667-2000
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