Lou Mitchell’s

Lou Mitchell’s

West Loop


565 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago IL 60661

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Since 1923 Lou Mitchell’s a Chicago Institution has been serving their famous coffee and award winning breakfast to the locals, U.S. Presidents, celebrities and tourists alike. Located at the beginning of the famous Route 66, inducted into the hall of fame in 2002, it’s a time honored, whistle stop on the campaign trail of many elected officials. Come and experience our delicious lunch specials, fresh squeezed OJ, homemade breads and pastries. Uncle Lou added the fun part, donuts holes to every customer, Milk Duds to the ladies and children. We can customize our take out and catering to suit your needs, catering available for groups from 10 to 200. We have been Voted #1 serving breakfast all day, with endless accolades national and international,testimony to the principals taught to us by Uncle Lou “excellence is a constant effort, and quality stands out”. On our website view our signature merchandise and products available for purchase on site or by UPS. You can reserve Lou Mitchell’s after hours for your private party. Don’t miss the summertime outdoor cafe’. It is still a family affair continuing the traditions by the Thanas family,

Payment Method(s) Accepted




American Express



Student Group Friendly

Reservations Accepted

ATM Machine On-site

Hours of Operation Mon. 5:30am - 3pm, Tues.-Fri. 5:30am - 4pm, Sat. 7am - 4pm, Sun. 7am - 3pm.


Buy-out Max Capacity 135

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 20

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 135

Off-Site Catering Allowed

On-Site Catering

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 20

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 135

Max Venue Capacity 135

Max Restaurant Capacity 135

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert) $ = up to $14

Box Lunches Available

Michelin Rated

Zagat Rated

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