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Valois

1518 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL - (773) 667-0647
The folks behind the steam tables at this cafeteria know what goes with what and will lead you in the direction of, say, roasted potatoes if you order the amazing short ribs. The hot sandwiches are bargains. Breakfast is particularly popular. Valois has a comfortable, urban, institutional air about it which we find very appealing.
100% Approval Rating (1 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Short Ribs
White Rice
Pumpkin Pie
Lemon Cream Pie
Hot Turkey Sandwich w/ Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Peach Cobbler
Cabbage
Biscuits
Greens

Highlighted Reviews

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Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
""See Your Food." That's Valois' motto, and a curious one at that until you realize that it's a cafeteria, where you have the opportunity to see your food before you order it. And as in all cafeterias, you have to fight back the urge to pile your tray with more food ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1518 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL
(773) 667-0647

http://www.valoisrestaurant.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Short ribs, available every day except Tuesday and Thursday, are well-browned, long-cooked, and fall-of-the-bone delicious. So are the potatoes and natural gravy.
"Short ribs, available every day except Tuesday and Thursday, are well-browned, long-cooked, and fall-of-the-bone delicious. So are the potatoes and natural gravy."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





The hot turkey sandwich is made with a generous portion of real sliced turkey breast. With the potatoes and gravy, it comes at the bargain price of $5.25.
"The hot turkey sandwich is made with a generous portion of real sliced turkey breast. With the potatoes and gravy, it comes at the bargain price of $5.25."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Cabbage, white rice, greens - all were fine. The pumpkin pie was exceptional.
"Cabbage, white rice, greens - all were fine. The pumpkin pie was exceptional."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Through Valois' windows you can see one of the painted murals on the wall depicting Chicago vistas.
"Through Valois' windows you can see one of the painted murals on the wall depicting Chicago vistas."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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