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Pearl's Place

3901 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL - (773) 285-1700
The biscuits are some of the lightest, fluffiest, most delicate we've ever had, served hot from the oven. Breakfast specials generally combine eggs AND pancakes AND grits AND some sort of meat. These may keep you sated until dinner or beyond.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Biscuits
One Egg
Shrimp and Cheesy Grits
Salmon Croquette
Down South Breakfast

Highlighted Reviews

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Map & Web Site

3901 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
(773) 285-1700

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
If nothing else on Pearl's menu was edible, we'd still return for the feather-light biscuits alone.
"If nothing else on Pearl's menu was edible, we'd still return for the feather-light biscuits alone."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





There's so much overlap between soul food and Southern food that a Carolina Lowcountry dish like Shrimp and Cheesy Grits fits right in on Pearl's menu.
"There's so much overlap between soul food and Southern food that a Carolina Lowcountry dish like Shrimp and Cheesy Grits fits right in on Pearl's menu."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


A Down South Breakfast includes country-fried steak, two eggs, grits, and (not-visible) two pancakes with syrup and butter.
"A Down South Breakfast includes country-fried steak, two eggs, grits, and (not-visible) two pancakes with syrup and butter."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


One egg, scrambled, grits, and a salmon croquette
"One egg, scrambled, grits, and a salmon croquette"
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Jazz and soul classics from the '60s, on vinyl, are stuck all over the walls at Pearl's.
"Jazz and soul classics from the '60s, on vinyl, are stuck all over the walls at Pearl's."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Pearl's Place is one of the dwindling number of soul food restaurants in The Windy City.
"Pearl's Place is one of the dwindling number of soul food restaurants in The Windy City."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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