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ABOUT


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ABOUT


 

Set to the sounds of 1960s and 70s Chicago soul and blues, Dove’s Luncheonette offers counter service morning, noon and night in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park.

Chef de Cuisine Tom Carlin’s inviting menu delivers Southern-inspired Mexican cuisine, alongside a tequila and mezcal-focused bar program, with the spirit of genuine hospitality. The 41-stool luncheonette takes its name from Nelson Algren’s A Walk on the Wild Side, and draws inspiration from bygone diners and watering holes to create a place where people from all walks of life can converge over a cup of coffee, cocktail, and a great meal. 

 

Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner

Dove's Luncheonette offers counter style seating on a first-come, first-serve basis.
We do however, have a few reservations available throughout the day, click the link below to see the availability!
If you do not see your ideal time, please give us a call at  (773) 645-4060 at or just come on in!

*Please note that we do not accept reservations on Saturday & Sunday Brunch or Holidays*

 

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MENU


MENU


 
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SPECIALS


SPECIALS


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EVERYDAY: Morning special ('till 3pm)

Biscuits & Gravy
buttermilk biscuit, chorizo verde gravy

Monday-Friday: ALL DAY

Dove's Burger
pimento cheese, smoked chile mayo, ramp kimchi, fried onions
 on a toasted sesame bun

Wednesday Special

Ham & Cheese Torta Ahogada 
Munster cheese, smoked ham, tomato confit, escabeche onions, fried egg, chile de arbol salsa

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HAPPENINGS


HAPPENINGS


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TAKING PLACE AT DOVE's

'Chicken & Beer' with WHINER BEER Co.

feat. 'bubble tub' Kettle-Soured Saison with WatermelonS

Fried Chicken Cemita & 10 oz. 'Bubble tub' on draft

$10-all day or until we run out!


 
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Saturday, June 30, 2018

2:30 PM  9:00 PM

Tom Carlin of Dove's Luncheonette
With Live Music From Eye of Gold

Mint Creek Farm is an organic-pasture based livestock & poultry farm, that raises premium, grass-fed meats for the Chicago area.
They have teamed up with their lovely neighbors at Greenhouse B&B and are locally-sourcing guest chefs from Chicago to host farm dinners and tour offerings. Over the past several seasons they have created one of the most wonderful farm dinner and tour experiences in Illinois! 
Eat a delicious meal and enjoy a full farm tour, in which you can meet all the animals up close and personal, and get to know their farming philosophy firsthand. 

For tickets & line-up: https://mintcreekfarm.com/events


 
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'Happy Hour' with código 1530 rosa tequila

friday, july 6th, 4-7pm

discounted pours, cocktails, snacks

 

Try our 'Rosé and Tequila' Summer Special!!!

a glass of Rosé + a shot of Código 1530 Rosa Tequila

$9

All day, every day!


 

'Sabor de Agave'

featuring

'La venenosa' raicilla & 'la higuera' sotol

monday, august 6th, @7pm

 

Comida, Cocktails & Agave Pairings

A five course dinner by Chef Tom Carlin

Spirit pairings by 'La Venenosa' Raicilla & 'La Higuera' Sotol

Cocktail pairings by Eden Laurin of Violet Hour

Monday, August 6th, 2018, at 7:00pm

$70/person (plus tax & gratuity)

For more info, reservations & tickets, email corina@doveschicago.com

 

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CATERING


CATERING


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We're bringing the neighborhood diner to you!

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Enjoy southern inspired Mexican comfort food at your next event! 

Drop-off catering is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 48 hours notice is required.

Event buyouts

Dove's is available for buyouts and perfect casual lunches, dinners, or receptions for up to 45 guests. 

We are available Monday through Friday for lunch or dinner, and Saturday & Sunday for dinner only.

 

For all catering and event inquiries, please email laura@bigstarchicago.com

RESERVATIONS


RESERVATIONS


 

Dove's Luncheonette offers counter style seating
on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

We do however, have a few reservations
available throughout the day,
click the link above to see availability!

If you do not see your ideal time,
please give us a call at  (773) 645-4060 
or just come on in!


*please note that we do not accept reservations for saturday & sunday brunch and on holidays*
 

 
 
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FIND US


FIND US


 
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HOURS

Monday–Thursday
9:00am to 10:00pm

Friday
9:00am to 11:00pm

Saturday
8:00am to 11:00pm

Sunday
8:00am to 10:00pm

LOCATION

1545 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60622

 

CONTACT

773.645.4060

General Inquiries: 
info@doveschicago.com

Media & Press Information: 
oneoff@h2publicrelations.com

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