Guide to Breakfast and Brunch During Lake County Febraury Flavor Festival 2024

By: Stephanie Wylie 02/13/2024

Forget your usual morning fuel-up. In Lake County, where lakeside scenery meets culinary delights, tantalizing temptations like fluffy omelets, mouthwatering pancakes and smooth cold brews are at your fingertips. And with Lake County February Flavor Festival, there's no better time to ditch the mundane and embark on a breakfast bonanza.

Curious about which spots are buzzing with delicious chatter? Dive into the world of Lake County Flavor Festival and discover a treasure trove of breakfast and brunch options guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. So, grab your map (or phone!), plan your route, and get ready to embark on a month-long tastebud tour you won't forget!

Click here to explore the participating restaurants and start planning your culinary adventure!





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Don't forget to participate in the #LCFlavorFest Photo Contest for a chance to win a $50 gift card to a participating restaurant! Snap photos of your culinary adventures during the festival, from mouthwatering dishes to joyful selfies enjoying every bite. Share your images by uploading them directly on the contest page or using the hashtag #LCFlavorFest on social media. One lucky winner will be selected for the gift card prize, and by entering, you'll also stay updated on future foodie events and culinary discoveries in Lake County. Get ready to capture and share your delicious experiences. 

Let's look at some breakfast and brunch options for Lake County February Flavor Festival. Tag your food pictures with #LakeCountyRW and/or #LetsGoLakeCounty at a participating eatery.

Egg Harbor Cafe in Libertyville





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Forget bland, boring breakfasts! Egg Harbor Cafe elevates the morning meal with fresh, often all-natural and organic ingredients, sourced with care. Across three states, they keep your taste buds singing with all-day breakfast and lunch. Craving classics? Indulge in their fluffy scrambled eggs or indulge in their creative takes on eggs Benedict. But don't miss their legendary pancakes, available in a delightful variety. So ditch the cereal and dive into a truly delicious experience at Egg Harbor Cafe!

Fatman's in Gurnee





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Discover a culinary oasis at LakeHouse Lake Villa in Lake Villa, where their brunch menu invites you to indulge in a delightful array of omelettes, skillets and French toast, paired perfectly with crispy bacon. Delight your taste buds with their chef-crafted omelettes, bursting with flavorful ingredients, or savor the hearty goodness of their savory skillets, expertly prepared to satisfy your brunch cravings. For those with a sweet tooth, their French toast offers a delectable treat, perfectly complemented by the savory crunch of bacon. Find a brunch experience that promises to delight every palate at LakeHouse Lake Villa.

Lovin Oven Cakery in Antioch





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Forget the ordinary, Lake County has a hidden gem for all things sweet! Nestled in Antioch, Lovin Oven Cakery isn't just another bakery - it's a haven for sugar cravings. Imagine towering wedding cakes, handcrafted with love, gracing countless celebrations across the county. But their magic goes beyond special occasions. Bite-sized bliss comes in the form of melt-in-your-mouth cookies and cupcakes, guaranteed to turn frowns upside down. And what better way to start your day than with a cinnamony explosion that is their legendary breakfast roll? So ditch the routine and indulge in a taste of happiness at Lovin Oven Cakery!

Oaken Bistro at The Forester Hotel in Lake Forest





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Nestled within The Forester Hotel in Lake Forest, The Oaken Bistro and Bar stands as a beacon of modern elegance. Step into their chic dining space adorned with contemporary décor, setting the stage for an exquisite morning meal. From 6:30 am to 11 am on weekdays, indulge in a breakfast affair tailored to meet diverse dietary needs. Among their delectable offerings, don't miss the sumptuous vegetarian avocado toast, adorned with flavorful black garlic agrodolce, toasted almonds, sunny farm eggs and accompanied by delectable Lyonnaise potatoes.

Parkway Grill at Chicago Marriott Suites in Deerfield





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At Parkway Grill, indulge in laid-back American fare within a cozy ambiance, conveniently nestled within Marriott Suites Deerfield. Whether you're starting your day or winding down, we offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner to suit every palate. Join us for breakfast served daily, where you can enjoy a relaxed dining experience in our stylish and inviting space, perfect for fueling up before a day of exploration or unwinding after a busy day.

Three Embers and Wright's Brew and Bistro at Marriott Resort in Lincolnshire





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Experience the ultimate brunch indulgence at Wright's Bistro and Three Embers Restaurant, nestled within the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort in Lincolnshire. Indulge in a delightful array of culinary delights, featuring a fusion of classic favorites and innovative dishes crafted with locally sourced ingredients. Savor the comforting flavors of scrambled eggs, fluffy pancakes and more. With a welcoming ambiance and attentive service, brunch at Wright's Bistro and Three Embers Restaurant promises an unforgettable dining experience that caters to every palate.

Whistle Stop Cafe in Fox Lake





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Experience Whistle Stop Cafe in Fox Lake for a delightful brunch experience everyday from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. With their extensive menu featuring egg dishes, Tex-Mex favorites like Breakfast Burrito and Huevos Con Chorizo, and classic options like Steak & Eggs. Indulge in their Hot Off the Tracks menu items featuring Buttermilk Pancakes, Belgian Waffles and Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. Enjoy their diverse menu in a cozy atmosphere.

Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe in Libertyville





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At Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe, they excel in crafting gourmet breakfasts, artisanal breads, delectable panini sandwiches and an array of other culinary delights. Offering breakfast, lunch and a dedicated kids menu, Wildberry operates daily from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., ensuring you can indulge in our offerings throughout the week.

For other treats you can find in Lake County continue here

For a guide to all things Lake County February Flavor Festival click here.

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