Our Debut in T.V.

If you missed our debut in WGN’s “Chicago’s Best” here is the video:


Winner of dinner recipe contest

Drum roll please!!!! Thank you Fellow Foodies for your Thursday Night Dinner Ideas. There was a lot of thought put into your submissions.  We appreciate your participation. On Thursday June 23rd Ms. Ellie has chosen to serve the Crispy Louisiana Crab Cakes w/mango salsa served over a bed of spring […]

1/2 OFF to Ridge Run Participants

If you, run, walk, hop, skip, trot or crawl in the Ridge Run on Memorial Day and can show us your race number Ellie’s would like to offer you 1/2 off of the healthy and tasty continental breakfast on Memorial Day.

Ridge Run logo

Free Dinner Contest

My Fellow Foodies, Ellie’s is looking to our customers for some warm weather inspiration.  What would YOU like to see featured as a dinner special when summer finally hits the South Side?  Use your imaginations! On May 31st Ellie herself will choose one dinner special submission (please include recipe along […]

New Hours

On March 31st Ellie’s will resume Thursday Night Dinner Service! Open until 9pm! The Cafe’s weekday hours will be extended from 3pm ’til 4pm.

Winter Hours

Winter Café Hours beginning TODAY, Monday January 18th. Weekdays the Café will be open 6am-3pm. Weekend Hours: 8am-4pm (no change) Thursday Night Dinner Hours will resume in March.  (Ground Hog calls the shot here!)   Beginning Today, Monday January 18th, the Café will be serving Breakfast (and Lunch too!) at […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

We are Thankful for our customer’s during this week of Thanksgiving. We are sooo thankful, this week’s  special- Free small hot chocolate/coffee with food purchase. No Thursday night dinner. We just want to wish a safe, happy & healthy Holiday to all! Cafe closed on thanksgiving. Open 8-10am for catering […]

Delicious Thanksgiving dinner photo

Fresh Local Ingredients

At Ellie’s we use only the best ingredients, Whenever possible, we purchase locally. We try to stay as close to nature as possible bringing your family delicious organic choices.  Read about our local vendor, Testa Produce


Fine and Casual Catering

Have Ellie’s cater your next meeting or party. We can cater at your venue or you can rent our room for your private party. Take a look at our catering menu. Shoot us an email with any questions.