Egg Harbor Café restaurants are actively involved in our communities – hosting charity events, volunteering and donating gift certificates to local schools, park districts, religious institutions and nonprofit organizations. Many Egg Harbor Café team members serve local charities and causes to make a positive difference in the world.

Egg Harbor Excursions

As the weekend gears up, cruise over to your local Egg Harbor Cafe to enjoy summer festivals and farmers markets with family and friends.


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Lunch in the Park

Today (Friday, August 14)

11 am – 2 pm, Cook Park

Libertyville, IL



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Art Festival

Saturday, August 15 – Sunday, August 16

10 am – 4 pm, Village Green (right next to EHC)

Lincolnshire, IL



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Farmers Market

Saturday, August 15

7 am – 12:30 pm, Main Street Train Station (across the street from EHC)

Downers Grove, IL



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Farmers Market

Sunday, August 16

7 am – 2 pm, Gateway Square (right next to EHC)

Hinsdale, IL



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Summer Getaway Fun

Saturday, August 15 – Sunday, August 16

Enjoy an EHC breakfast or lunch in this lovely resort town

Main Street, Lake Geneva, WI




New Free Range Shell Eggs


Happy hens make exceptional eggs!

Egg Harbor Cafe now serves certified-humane shell eggs from free range hens with open access to roam outside their barns. Free range hens are fed a high quality, vegetarian diet containing no antibiotics. With more sunshine and less stress, free range hens are healthy and happy.

We’ve partnered with Vital Food Service, a division of Vital Farms in Austin, TX, to provide our guests the healthiest and best tasting eggs from certified-humane rural farms.

Egg Harbor Café’s free range shell egg option offers guests a premium, large brown egg with a rich yolk for great taste and nutrition. Currently available for cracked-egg dishes, in the near future we plan to transition to free range hens as our farm-to-table source for all egg dishes.



The Story of Deneen Mugs


When Egg Harbor Café owners Mike and Aimee Farrell visited a Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast for a short vacation in 2005, they did not anticipate encountering the stoneware that would eventually set the tables and serve up coffee, soups and breakfast bowls at every Egg Harbor Café location. Mike knew that there was something special about the coffee mug that he brought back to his office, and he was sure that our guests would agree, so he contacted Deneen Pottery in St. Paul, MN to begin creating our signature mug. Today, Egg Harbor Café visitors love the beauty and durability of these hand-thrown Deneen mugs, and many purchase them to take home as a reminder of their dining experience.

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Our New Summer Menu Has Arrived!


We’re excited to introduce our new summer menu brimming with fresh, seasonal ingredients.  Enjoy these new and returning favorites on your next visit.

Red Rock Skillet

A generous skillet of Harbor potatoes layered with BBQ chicken, fresh avocado, corn, black beans, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and melted Jack cheese. Served with an English muffin and house-made preserves.

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Athens Omelette Remembered

Davis-Schneiderman-April2015(683)4x6A recent storytelling competition in Lake Forest shed light on Egg Harbor Café’s simple but meaningful place in the life of a man who frequented the restaurant at the end of his days. In March 2015, Davis Schneiderman riveted the audience filling the Chapel at Lake Forest College with a raw account of his father’s final years suffering from brain cancer. As his first-prize winning story unfolded, Davis, Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of English at Lake Forest College, invited listeners on a 2013 breakfast journey, where Davis helped tend to his father’s needs and move forward with their day after Philip slipped on a step at the Lake Forest Egg Harbor Café. Despite that disruptive tumble, Egg Harbor Café was overall a restaurant where Philip loved to see familiar faces and order his favorite meal (Athens Omelette, no artichoke) every week.

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