Caffe de Luca

Coffee Shop
1721 N Damen Ave (at W St. Paul Ave)
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 342-6000



  • Some say that Caffe de Luca was originally named 'Crabcakes for Breakfast'
  • Awesome french toast! Try the cafe de luca breakfast if you're hungry.
  • Get the mandoria sandwich
  • Know when the Damen Ave bus is coming-check out the Bus Tracker screen in the front.
  • The chicken tortilla soup is amazing. Don't pass it up if its available
  • After a great day of work! a great place to enjoy Chicago!
  • Good espresso and lattes.
  • best for food. Always busy on Fridays and Sun mornings. They have local bands play sometimes and the best smoothies.
  • Awful service... Still waiting for a sandwich after 20 mins. Pizzas are horrible.
  • Get the de Luca breakfast. It's definitely worth it.
  • Two words: Breakfast Pizza
  • Try the carpaccio.
  • The potatoes are WONDERFUL.
  • the de Luca breakfast was amazing! My only disappointment was that the server never asked me how it was. They make a great macchiatto as well!
  • Yummy breakfast pizza.
  • Moshe salad is tasty.
  • The eggs florentine with crabmeat was excellent. Try the Bam Bam coffee if you like it sweet and strong.
  • Black bean burger tasty veg option but too oily. Side salad good
  • The French toast is delicious. If you don't want something sweet, get the Huevos Rancheros.

Nearby places

1521 N. Milwaukee Avenue
1657 W Division St (at Paulina)