9 Best Places to Order Omelettes in Chicago

Chicago’s brunch scene is nothing to squawk at. Whatever neighborhood you find yourself in, there’s a delicious spot to satisfy your early-morning cravings. When it comes to breakfast foods, eggs top the list for versatility and customization and omelettes make a great no-fail choice to start your day. Like a pizza, you can put anything you want in an omelette and it’s always *chef’s kiss*. This time, we rounded up 9 of the best places to order omelettes in Chicago. All there’s left to decide is whether you’re #TeamKetchup or #TeamHotSauce.

Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe

130 E Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60601

196 E Pearson St. Chicago, IL 60611


While Wildberry is a known hot spot in the city for early diners with a sweet tooth, the menu has no shortage of savory delights. If you’re jonesing for an omelette, Wildberry offers seven options, like the Napa Valley Fig, which features California figs, scallions, applewood bacon, and aged havarti cheese. If you’re very particular, you can also customize your own.

Lou Mitchell’s

565 W Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60661

If you’re catching a train at Union Station or just arriving into the city, Lou Mitchell’s is the perfect spot to treat your taste buds to an omelette. The classic diner ambience welcomes you in and Lou’s robust menu with almost two dozen omelette options will leave you satisfied. For something different, try the Norwegian Smoked Salmon and Onion omelette!


Batter & Berries

2748 N Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60614

Batter & Berries in Lincoln Park is well-loved for their famous french toast flight. If you are looking for the best places to order breakfast in Chicago, the “deconstructed omelettes” at this destination are nothing to overlook. Choose from standard options like the Spinach or specialty flavors like the Lemon Pepper Lobster or “We’re Movin’ on Up” Ribeye.

Uncle Mike’s Place

1700 W Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60622

If you want to shake it up a bit for breakfast, stop by Uncle Mike’s in West Town. As the “Home of Chicago’s Famous Filipino Breakfast,” Uncle Mike’s offers the usual American breakfast classics as well as Filipino fare (bangus, anyone?). For omelettes, try the crowd favorite Manila Omelette with tomato, green pepper, onion, mushroom, broccoli, and chicken breast.

Ann Sather Restaurant

909 W Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657

Ann Sather in Lakeview runs with the philosophy of “good food, good friends, and good conversation.” Home to oversized homemade cinnamon rolls and Swedish pancakes, waffles, and meatballs, the restaurant is a local favorite. If you are searching for the best omelettes in Chicago, dig your fork into one of their “three egg omelettes,” like the Mediterranean Omelette, complete with sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, spinach, and feta cheese.

Tiztal Cafe

4631 N Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640

Tiztal Cafe started out as a juice bar and transformed into a go-to spot in Uptown for breakfast and lunch with a blend of Mexican and American fare. It is home to the popular chilaquiles and oatmeal shakes. For something unique, try the Zucchini Pesto Omelet or Famous Zepher Omelet.

The Bongo Room

1470 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60622

5022 N Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640

The Bongo Room serves fresh, seasonal breakfast and brunch. Sweet menu items like pancakes and french toast are popular and have seasonal flavors like pumpkin and caramelized apple. For savory seekers, the Beef, Cremini, Spinach, and Garlic Herb Butter Omelette is a must-try for a mouthwatering experience.


2458 W Division St. Chicago, IL 60622

Get a taste of Puerto Rican breakfast at Nellie’s! This Humboldt Park eatery offers a breakfast buffet on weekends 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nellie’s is the only Puerto Rican breakfast buffet in the city. If you’re craving an omelette in Chicago that isn’t your typical ham and cheese (also on the menu!), try the El Vecino Omelette, which has chorizo, cilantro, onions, tomatoes, jalapeño, chihuahua cheese, and a drizzle of sour cream. Pro tip: Don’t skip the Avena de Coco (Coconut Oatmeal) for dessert.

Eggy’s Diner

333 E Benton Pl. Ste 103 Chicago, IL 60601

There can’t be a more apt name for a breakfast joint than Eggy’s Diner. The diner has a robust menu to satisfy any and all cravings. The omelettes at this restaurant in Chicago are made with four farm fresh eggs. Try the signature omelette The Verb, which is an egg white omelette with avocado, swiss cheese, spinach, green peppers, and jalapeños.

Featured Image Credit: Batter & Berries