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Lou Mitchell's
  • 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, We WELCOME you!
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    Facility Amenities
    • Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert): $ = up to $14
    • Box Lunches Available:
    • Group Breakfast Available:
    • Group Menu:
    • Max Restaurant Capacity: 135
    General Facility Details
    • ATM Machine On-site:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Hours of Operation: Mon. 5:30am - 3pm, Tues.-Fri. 5:30am - 4pm, Sat. 7am - 4pm, Sun. 7am - 3pm.
    • Reservations Accepted:
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Meal(s) Served
    • Breakfast:
    • Lunch:
    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • American Express:
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  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Buy-out Max Capacity: 135
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s):
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 135
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 20
    • Max Venue Capacity: 135
    • Off-Site Catering Allowed:
    • On-Site Catering:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 135
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 20