Our Debut in T.V.

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


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.

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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.

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.

Old World Style

Maria learned to cook at the feet of her grandmother using homegrown ingredients. A few years later, in America, she taught her daughters the same way. Like her grandmother, Maria, and Mother Elide (Ellie), Cathy stood on a chair to stir polenta with a wooden spoon when she was barely […]

Coffee & Comfort

We’re proud to serve locally roasted Hardboiled Coffee. Very locally roasted at 91st & western.  Greg Wilson roasts Ellie’s specially blended regular, dark and decaf coffees every couple days & hand delivers in small batches so it’s always FRESH! Our cafe sandwiches are served on fresh baked (no, really, we’re […]