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Valois Cafeteria

773-667-0647  •  $$
ADDRESS: 1518 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615
CUISINE: American Traditional, Breakfast, Diner, Home-style, Sandwiches, Burgers, Buffets/Cafeterias
FEATURES: Handicap Access, Kid Friendly, Smoke Free, Vegetarian Friendly, Cash Only
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Open since 1921, Hyde Park's iconic Valois Cafeteria counts President Barack Obama among its legions of fans.  

Cash only. No alcohol available. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

From the Chicago Reader
"Despite cheerful new murals of sailboats on Lake Michigan and scenes from a South Side park, the [since 1921] Valois - that's "vuh-loyz" - still feels institutional. And that's part of its appeal."


"... a greasy, homestyle diner tucked between a video store and a health food shop, where elderly black men hold court at postage stamp-sized tables. The President's ... favorite - scrambled eggs, hash browns and sausage (or bacon, if you insist) - has been renamed the Obama Breakfast, although he orders it 'to go' now."

- Michael Y. Park, The New York Times, Dec. 21, 2008   

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Open since 1921, Hyde Park's iconic Valois Cafeteria counts President Barack Obama among its legions of fans.  

 

From the Chicago Reader
"Despite cheerful new murals of sailboats on Lake Michigan and scenes from a South Side park, the [since 1921] Valois - that's "vuh-loyz" - still feels institutional. And that's part of its appeal."


"... a greasy, homestyle diner tucked between a video store and a health food shop, where elderly black men hold court at postage stamp-sized tables. The President's ... favorite - scrambled eggs, hash browns and sausage (or bacon, if you insist) - has been renamed the Obama Breakfast, although he orders it 'to go' now."

- Michael Y. Park, The New York Times, Dec. 21, 2008   

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Cash only. No alcohol available. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

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