Nellieís Restaurant opened in March of 2006 serving delicious Puerto Rican cuisine. The restaurant was named after the ownerís mother-in-law who passed two years before its opening. Nellieís serves both breakfast and lunch and has a great brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Featured on Chicagoís Best four years ago, Nellieís has tons of delicious dishes to choose from. The menu is full of great Puerto Rican classics and breakfast favorites. One of Nellieís signature dishes is their Avena de Coco Breakfast, which is translated into Coconut Oatmeal. Customers canít get enough of its fresh and sweet taste. Another fan favorite is Nellieís Breakfast Special that consists of an open-faced omelet with sweet plantains, Puerto Rican salami, onions, peppers, and cheese and is served with a cup of coconut oatmeal and toasted French bread. Customers get an incredible value and generous portions for the very reasonable price they pay. When it comes to lunch, Nellieís sells a lot of their Roasted Pork and Fried Chicken that is made with delicious Puerto Rican seasonings. They also make a delicious sandwich called the Jibarito where they use green plantains that are smashed and deep-fried as a substitution to bread. You then have the option to fill the sandwich with pork, steak, chicken, or avocados. Itís definitely a one-of-a-kind sandwich that is unique to Puerto Rico. For brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, Nellieís offers an all-you-can-eat buffet full of Puerto Rican and American staples. The weekends are definitely Nellieís busiest time of the week. Nellieís Restaurant also offers catering services for any kind of event or party on or offsite. They have an upstairs dining area that can hold about eighty people that guests can reserve for special occasions too. The restaurant offers pick-up and delivery services as well for customersí convenience. Nellieís is also very involved in their community catering breakfast and lunch to a school that feeds 200 children. They look forward to possibly catering to more schools in the future. Overall, the restaurant is a great place to meet up with friends or to enjoy a family meal. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the staff is friendly and attentive. The next time youíre craving delicious, authentic food make sure to give Nellieís a try!
2458 W Division Ave
Chicago, IL 60622