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Brunchin' at The Promontory

Brunchin' at The Promontory

The Promontory combines convenience and classy dining to make for a great weekend brunch spot. Located on 53rd and S. Lake Park Avenue in Hyde Park, the restaurant offers a classic spread of the best that brunch has to offer. This hearth-to-table style restaurant has a casual-chic dress code, and is a great place to take a cute new profile picture (a serious concern guys).

The restaurant is open and lit with natural lighting, giving off a warm and welcoming vibe. If you’re looking for a weekend brunch place that’s a step up from your typical diner, this is it. Kick back and relax with a refreshing drink or cocktail that will perk you up.

If you’re feeling more of a savory dish, go for either one of their twists on the classic eggs Benedict. Both have perfectly poached eggs, and though I was unsure about the cheese grits in the eggs Sardou, they complemented the eggs surprisingly well. The Country Benedict also has a little spicy kick that is balanced out well by the crispy homefries.

Images courtesy of Andrea Li

An alternative to the savory dishes is their decadent brioche French toast: a cross between French toast and apple strudel, topped with a toasted homemade marshmallow. The caramelized nuts added a nice crunch to this otherwise fluffy dish.

Images courtesy of Andrea Li

If you’re looking for a nice, reasonably priced brunch that’s still close to campus, the Promontory is the place for you!

$$ // 5311 South Lake Park Ave West, Chicago IL

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