Get ready to up your breakfast video game with the next guideline in the Formidable Kitchen area Chicago Sequence. Abra and I have been all over the city hunting for the best eats and treats all-around — test out the most effective salads, cookies & sandwiches! Remember to stick to @AmbitiousKitchen on Instagram to see all of our guides and films.
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We’re so energized to share the absolute best breakfast sandwiches in Chicago that make the best, delightful weekend brunch or weekday decide-me-up. These cafes and places to eat are a will have to-try out if you stay in Chicago or if you’re checking out! You are going to recognize a few of our favs that have been showcased in our previous guides, so you know they are an wonderful go-to.
- The Extremely Hungry Caterpillar from Sunflour Bakery & Cafe: 4250 N Maritime Dr.
- Biscuit Egg Breakfast Sandwich from Hexe Espresso Co.: 2000 W. Diversey Pkwy.
- Steingold’s Traditional Lox from Steingold’s Deli: 3737 N Southport Ave.
- The Bestest Vendor from Smack Dab: 6730 N Clark St.
- The Potato-Nator from Tempesta Market: 1372 W. Grand Ave.
- BLT + Egg on a Biscuit from The Biscuit Gentleman: 1612 W Irving Park Rd.
Get every single of the breakfast sandwich deets beneath!
Sunflour Bakery & Cafe
Abra to start with learned Sunflour Cafe when she moved to the Buena Park community and fell in adore with very a lot each menu item. It’s positioned inside the Go Grocer at the base of an apartment constructing, so it is really a hidden gem. They have superb espresso drinks, scrumptious pastries sourced from about the town, homemade vegan hummus with fun flavors, and tons of wonderful lunch & breakfast sandwiches. The sandwiches are super clean and their new baguettes are everyyyything.
- The Extremely Hungry Caterpillar: this breakfast sandwich does not mess close to. For those people mornings the place you require some serious sustenance, pick up this delish sandwich with ham, scrambled eggs, cheddar, muenster, spinach, honey mustard and mayo on a toasted baguette. The baguette is pleasant and toasty with the fantastic, tender chew on the inside of. Abra is not a massive mustard supporter but the honey mustard adds a complete new element to the sandwich. Of course, it is terrific for splitting, way too!
Hexe Espresso Co.
Hi there, aged pal! Hexe is again in our information with an additional have to-get menu merchandise. We’ve shared their unbelievable vegan & gluten totally free chocolate chip walnut cookie in our cookie guideline, and their delicious turkey sandwich in our unique sandwich manual. They opened again in 2019 and have remarkable espresso beverages, baked products, cocktails, and of study course, sandwiches. Now it’s time to pull up to their patio, order a super pleasurable coffee consume and get their popular breakfast sandwich.
- Biscuit Egg Breakfast Sandwich: I tried this magnificence a several weeks in the past and it was SO delectable and filling. Their savory biscuit has a fantastic crumb and they best it with scrambled egg, cheese, and your option of bacon or sausage. I went for the sausage since it is do-it-yourself ideal there! Obsessed. They also give you jam on the aspect because who doesn’t like a sweet & savory combo? Their biscuit sandwich is served till it is marketed out, so I counsel obtaining there correct in the morning to snag one particular!
Steingold’s opened back again in 2017 and promptly grew to become a single of the most popular bagel sites in Chicago. They’re recognised for their one of a kind requires on common Jewish deli recipes, and they were named a single of the greatest places to eat in Chicago by Foodstuff Network previous year below the “Modern Deli” group. You are going to locate the most effective, New York style bagels with that fantastic chew, plus tons of sandwiches and sides like pastrami, lox, smoked whitefish salad, BLT, and far more. They generally launch minimal edition bagel & cream cheese flavors on their Instagram, way too! Just about every weekend in May perhaps they’re featuring a blueberry buttermilk pancake bagel with lemon ricotta maple product cheese. OMG Certainly.
- Steingold’s Basic Lox: we switched it up from eggs to share the wonderful signature lox sandwich. It is piled large with house treated Skuna Bay lox, cream cheese, purple onion, tomato, capers and pickled cucumbers on your selection of bagel. We went with the every thing bagel and chive cream cheese and the flavors were *chef’s kiss*. They definitely do not skimp on the lox and the fresh new veggies increase the excellent balance. If you are a admirer of lox, this sandwich is a must check out in Chicago!
We’re heading up north to Roger’s Park to find the coveted Smack Dab cafe. Abra identified Smack Dab a few of several years again and it is a person of her all-time favs. Not only do they have amazing menu products like biscuit breakfast sandwiches (we’ll get to that), donuts, breakfast burritos, pleasurable espresso beverages & Friday night pizzas, but they also operate challenging to gain the neighborhood all over them. On the very first Wednesday of each and every thirty day period, they serve up a absolutely free local community evening meal with vegan & gluten free alternatives for any one in the neighborhood who needs/requires one particular. They also donate $1000 really worth of food items to The Enjoy Fridge each month — a mutual assist team that functions to area neighborhood fridges throughout the city.
- The Bestest Seller: this incredible breakfast sandwich has scrambled egg, cheese, sausage, garlic chive mayo & bacon jam on their signature tacky biscuit. The garlic chive mayo is unbelievable and the sweet & savory bacon jam takes this sammie to the subsequent level. Pair this sandwich with a scrumptious espresso consume like the “Spring in Blue-m Latte,” which has wonderful blueberry sage syrup, and even a selfmade cake donut (rotating, enjoyment flavors!)
You may well recognize Tempesta from our sandwich manual for the reason that they are genuinely one of the best in the biz for all varieties of sandwiches. You will also discover yummy sides, meats & cheese for charcuterie boards, wine & gelato in the market, so there’s truly a little something for every person. It’s 1 of Abra’s all-time favs, so we experienced to get their well-known breakfast sandwich.
- The Potato-Nator: *warning* this breakfast sammie is big, messy and absolutely scrumptious. It has a large hash brown patty, bacon, pickled purple onion, lettuce, tomato, American cheese, a sunnyside up egg, ‘nduja aioli and ‘nduja warm sauce on a butter brioche bun. WHOA. This little one is far more of a knife-and-fork sandwich and we’re not mad about it. Get some further napkins completely ready and pull up a chair on their seasonal patio with this a single!
The Biscuit Person
In case you’re wanting to know if breakfast sandwiches are created even greater on freshly baked biscuits, they are. The Biscuit Guy is counter-assistance fashion positioned inside of the Long Area in Ravenswood — a cozy bar with unique cocktails, coffee & a roomy beer backyard garden. Zeeshan Shah commenced The Biscuit Male back in 2015 soon after working at numerous award-successful restaurants and bars in Chicago. You are going to obtain a go-to spot for exclusive breakfast sandwiches all on delicate, correctly flaky, housmade biscuits. Take pleasure in it at the Long Place bar or patio with a espresso consume or a very little brunch cocktail!
- BLT + Egg on a Biscuit: this wonderful biscuit sandwich has a cheesy scrambled egg, bacon, spring lettuce, aioli and tomato jam. The tomato jam provides a beautiful sweetness paired with all of the savory goods, and the biscuit is very seriously SO comfortable and tasty. There’s very little even worse than a dry biscuit, and The Biscuit Guy really knocks it out of the park. We suggest splitting this sandwich and their “Basic Biscuit,” which has their signature tomato jam and goat cheese. The combo is unreal.