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Chicago's Inventive Mimosas

If you're bored with the traditional champagne and OJ combo, take a sip (or gulp) of these creative takes on the mimosa.

  • Perennial Virant
    • American
    • Old Town
    Food
    25
    Decor
    23
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $50

    Order the traditional mimosa, or go with a seasonal variety (rhubarb and plum have been past options).

  • Big Jones
    • American
    • Andersonville
    Food
    25
    Decor
    22
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $37

    This Southern comfort spot surprises with an Italian mimosa, mixing OJ, Cocchi Americano, and Gran Sarao Cava.

  • Southport Grocery and Cafe
    • Cafe
    • Lakeview
    Food
    25
    Decor
    20
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $21

    The Beermosa, served in a mason jar, combines wheat beer (Bell's Oberon) and a splash of OJ.

  • Toast
    • American
    • Lincoln Park
    Food
    24
    Decor
    19
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $17

    Try the refreshing Heavenly Lemonade: champagne with fresh-squeezed strawberry lemonade in a sugar-rimmed glass.

  • Flo Restaurant
    • Mexican
    • Noble Square
    Food
    24
    Decor
    19
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $25

    There are eight mimosas on the brunch menu, including the Italian Sunrise, made with housemade limoncello and sparking wine, and the Morning Moonwalk, made with grapefruit juice and sparkling wine.

  • Wishbone Restaurant
    • Southern American
    • Roscoe Village
    Food
    23
    Decor
    20
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $21

    Sip on the Mega Mimosa (peach nectar and amaretto) or the pomegranate and strawberry mimosas.

  • toast
    • American
    • Bucktown
    Food
    22
    Decor
    17
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $19

    Try the refreshing Heavenly Lemonade: champagne with fresh-squeezed strawberry lemonade in a sugar-rimmed glass.

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