IMG_6177smaller.jpg
Juxebox-Brian Willette-Highres.jpg
doves.jpg
IMG_5163.jpg
IMG_9345-2.jpg
Desert.jpg
IMG_6177smaller.jpg

ABOUT


SCROLL DOWN

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*

 

Juxebox-Brian Willette-Highres.jpg

MENU


MENU


 
doves.jpg

SPECIALS


SPECIALS


specials.png
 
static1.squarespace-1.png

EVERYDAY: Morning special ('till 3pm)

Biscuits & Gravy
buttermilk biscuit, chorizo verde gravy

Monday-Friday: ALL DAY

Dove's Burger
pimento cheese, smoked chile mayo, bread & butter zucchini pickles,
 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

IMG_5163.jpg

HAPPENINGS


HAPPENINGS


Embed Block
Add an embed URL or code. Learn more

TWITTER

INSTAGRAM


TAKING PLACE AT DOVE's

Cuban night: Every First Sunday of the month

Cuban cigars may still be prohibited, but now you can get your fill of Cuban-inspired rum cocktails, food specials and Cuban music at Dove’s Luncheonette without venturing 90 miles south of the border. Dove’s Luncheonette hosts Cuban Night the first Sunday of every month. Our very own DJ Courtland Green will be behind the bar spinning Cuban records, and Chef Dennis Bernard plates up Cuban dishes such as Fritas Burger, Fricase de Pollo, Ropa Vieja and Mariquitas.

UPCOMING:  april 8th, 2018

 

'Chicken & Beer'

COMING SOON...

Fried Chicken Cemita & 10 oz. Draft beer

$10-all day or until we run out!


IMG_9345-2.jpg

CATERING


CATERING


Catering Logo1 1.png
 

We're bringing the neighborhood diner to you!

unspecified-7.jpg

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*
 

 
 
Desert.jpg

FIND US


FIND US


 
Untitled-4.png
 

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

CAREERS