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Fresh Start Cafe

1038 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-5122
+1 630-279-9997
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“hit the spot” (2 reviews)
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1038 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-5122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Diner located in a strip mall. God service, good food with several choices and good (not great) coffee. I like that they give you a choice of creamers in the table and they leave a coffee pot! Also, real butter on the table! Oatmeal pancakes...More

Thank KevinSchwartz
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here many times and it is a good little diner with a solid breakfast and lunch menu. Service is quick and the wait staff are attentive.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We arrived late Sunday morning for brunch. I was expecting the worse, it is always busy on Sunday morning and I was afraid of a long wait. We were seated within only a couple minutes though. That was a nice surprise as this place was...More

Thank DGMun
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Enjoyed my buenos Dias omelette . Great service family supervised. Speedy . What else!! It just hit the spot for me

Thank Radwan M
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The people seem nice but the food is bland and without any real flavor or anything memorable at all. I think.if you hungry and just need a bite it will work. I'd stick with the others in the area. Won't be back.

Thank Carltico
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We had not been to Fresh Start for some time. Very clean and very friendly staff. It was a busy Sunday but we were seated right away. The service was great and the food was very good. A family friendly place and there were many...More

Thank Tuzak
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

After reading previous reviews took chance and we had our meeting there .... Excellent Menu Choices... Great wait staff ... Loved every dish that was served. Will definitely be back.

Thank 152candacek
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Great setting and service. Just renovated and I don't know why It was very nice to start with. Excellent food wonderful omelets but the fresh squeezed orange juice is marvelous

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Food is very good and comes out quick. It comes out hot and very reasonably priced too. Service is great. Servers know their job. They even suggested other options which ended up being cheaper for us.

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 27 December 2014

This is our go to breakfast dinner. Very kid friendly and the service is consistently good. Omelets are light and fluffy while the children selection is great for picky eaters. Skillets always hit the spot.

Thank Ryan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126-5122
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 630-279-9997
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