The Artist's Cafe

The Artist's Cafe

412 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
(312) 939-7855 serving: Loop, Central
open:Mon. - Thu. 7am - 8pm;Fri. - Sun. 7am - 12pm

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Traditional American, $$, Breakfast, Historic Setting, Late Night Dining, Lunch Spot, Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Theater District Dining, American Express Accepted, Open 7 Days, Diners,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: In the afternoons and late at night, this diner turns into a coffeehouse-type scene--but the full menu is always available. The only credit card accepted is American Express.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Staff was very nice
By Guest G. at Judy's Book

Went here during one of chicago's famously cold winters. My companion and I sat for about a hour trying to warm up with multiple cups of tea. The s... Read More

The food was excellent!
By Guest G. at Judy's Book

My family and I are from the Western Suburbs. We were going to a concert at the Auditotrium. We stopped at the Artist Cafe and had a wondeful dinne... Read More

Food arrived quickly
By Guest G. at Judy's Book

We came for breakfast and it was a beautiful day to look out at Grant Park. The waitress was nice and food arrived quickly Read More

I LOVE there Tuna salad sandwiches!!
By Guest G. at Judy's Book

I LOVE there Tuna salad sandwiches!! They are to die for. Me and my boyfriend live in Bloomington and crave these on a weekly basis. If anyone kno... Read More

By Guest G. at Judy's Book

I never wrote a "review" before but I have to say....I went to the Artist Cafe and was blown away by the BEST cheeseburger in Chicago. What A TREAT... Read More