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  • American (Traditional), Crepes
  • 1508 E 53rd St, Chicago IL60615 41.799552 -87.58883
  • (Btwn S Harper & S Hyde Park Ave)
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  • (773) 667-2000
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Breakfast

Served All Day.

Skillets

Layered With Fried Potatoes Mixed With Your Favorite Combination From Below, Then Topped With Melted Cheese And Two Eggs. Served With Toast, Two Buttermilk Pancakes Or French Toast,. Add Feta Cheese For $1 More.

Southwestern Skillet tomatoes, cheddar cheese, green pepper and onions sauteed with chorizo (mexican sausage) served with a side of sour cream and salsa. jalapenos available upon request   9.99
Irish Skillet corned beef hash, onions, green peppers, tomatoes and cheddar cheese   9.99
Western Skillet green peppers, tomatoes, onions, ham and cheddar cheese   9.99
Meat Lovers sausage, bacon, ham, onions and cheddar cheese   9.99
Veggie onions, broccoli, tomatoes, mushrooms, green peppers and cheddar cheese   9.99
Chopped Sirloin our 6 ounce patty served over fried potatoes with onions, peppers and tomatoes, topped with cheddar cheese   10.99
NY Steak an 8oz (before cooking) ny strip steak with onions, green peppers, tomatoes and cheddar cheese. grilled chicken also available   14.99

Crepes

Mushroom & Cheese Crepe With Two Eggs served with your choice of ham, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash or american fried potatoes   8.99
Plain Crepe & Eggs served with your choice of ham, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash or american fried potatoes   8.99
La Normande Crepe light spinach souffle and crisp bacon wrapped in a crepe and topped off with swiss cheese and a light white sauce   8.99
Our Special Crepe ham, cheese and a scrambled egg wrapped in a crepe and topped off with fresh sauteed mushrooms   9.99
Mellow Yellow Swedish Pancakes a stack of fresh, thin pancakes served with swedish lingonberry sauce or maple syrup on the side   7.99
Crepe Florentine delicate spinach souffle topped with a light white sauce and sprinkled with parmesan cheese   8.99

Fruit Crepes

Topped With Your Choice Of Whipped Cream, Ice Cream Or Yogurt, And Crushed Peanuts Or Sliced Almonds

Strawberry our thin crepes filled with fresh strawberries topped your way   8.99
Blueberry filled with blueberry compote and topped your way   8.99
Hot Spiced Apple filled with hot spiced scalloped apples and topped your way   8.99
Peach filled with hot peach compote topped your way   8.99
Cherry filled with hot cherry compote topped your way   8.99
Chocolate Banana filled with fresh banana and chocolate topped your way   8.99
Mellow Yellow Supreme filled with fresh banana mixed with brown sugar and sour cream and strawberries and yogurt, the owner's favorite crepe   8.99
Harper Nut we're not talking about the guy on the corner, filled with peanut butter, ice cream and chocolate topped your way   7.99

From The Grill

Buttermilk Pancakes stack of three   6.99
top your pancakes with any fruit for only   1.00
Chocolate Chip Pancakes stack of three   6.99
Potato Pancakes served with applesauce or sour cream   6.99
Chopped Sirloin & Eggs a 6oz patty served with two eggs, fried potatoes and your choice of tomato or homemade muffin   9.99
Salmon Croquettes two salmon croquettes served with two eggs, fried potatoes and your choice of french toast, buttermilk pancakes, toast or muffin   9.99
Salmon & Eggs pan fried salmon with two eggs served with fried potatoes and toast   11.99
Chili & Eggs two eggs, chili, fried potatoes and your choice of toast or homemade muffin   7.99
Eggs Benedict poached eggs and canadian bacon on an english muffin, smothered in hollandaise sauce   9.99
Eggs Florentine poached eggs with spinach on english muffins smothered in hollandaise sauce. served with asparagus   8.99
Steak & Eggs an 8oz (before cooking) ny strip steak, two eggs, fried potatoes and your choice of toast or homemade muffin   14.99
Eggs & Potatoes two eggs, fried potatoes and your choice of toast or homemade muffin   5.49
Pelletier's Breakfast two eggs and your choice of ham, bacon, turkey, sausage or corned beef hash, served with fried potatoes and two swedish or buttermilk pancakes or french toast   8.99
Mellow Yellow French Toast your choice of white, wheat or hawaiian bread   6.99
Big Breakfast two eggs with ham, bacon, turkey, sausage or corned beef hash served with fried potatoes and your choice of toast or homemade muffin   7.99
Breakfast Burrito eggs mixed with diced tomatoes, green peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and your choice of meat wrapped in a thin flour tortilla and topped off with melted cheddar cheese. served with a side of fried potatoes   8.99
Stuffed French Toast your choice of white, wheat of hawaiian bread stuffed with cream cheese and topped off with strawberry of blueberry compote and whipped cream   7.99

Waffles

Whipped Cream Available Upon Request

Plain Waffle a golden brown waffle served with syrup   6.99
Chocolate Chip Waffle a golden brown waffle topped with whipped cream and chocolate chips then lightly dusted with powdered sugar   7.99
Cherry Waffle a golden brown waffle topped with cherry compote   7.99
Apple Waffle a golden brown waffle topped with our spiced tart apples, cinnamon and powdered sugar   7.99
Blueberry Waffle a golden brown waffle topped with our blueberry compote and dusted with powdered sugar   7.99
Peach Waffle a golden brown waffle topped with peaches and lightly dusted with powdered sugar   7.99
Fresh Strawberry Waffle a golden brown waffle topped, with your choice of fresh strawberries or strawberry compote   7.99

Breakfast Combinations

Croissant Sandwich scrambled eggs on a croissant   3.99
add mushrooms   .99
Croissant & Eggs two eggs with your choice of ham, bacon, sausage or corned beef hash and a croissant   7.99
Croissant & Mushroom Sandwich sauteed mushrooms served on a croissant with swiss cheese and your choice of meat   4.99

Three-Egg Omelets

Served With Fried Potatoes And Your Choice Of Toast, Freshly Baked Muffin, Buttermilk Pancakes Or French Toast. Add A Side Of Sliced Tomatoes For $0.99 More. Add Egg Whites To Any Omelette For Just $1.75. Sub Potatoes For Fruit For $0.99. Add Feta Cheese For $1 More.

Cheese Omelet 3 farm fresh eggs with cheddar cheese   8.99
Meat & Cheese Omelet your choice of bacon, ham or turkey sausage with cheddar cheese   9.99
Mellow Yellow Omelet onions, spinach, tomato and feta cheese   9.99
Spinach & Swiss Omelet fresh spinach and swiss cheese   9.99
Greek Omelet onion, spinach, tomato, black olives and feta cheese   9.99
Veggie & Cheese Omelet seasonal vegetables with cheddar cheese   9.99
Ultimate Omelet more than a mouthful green peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, cheddar cheese, ham, bacon and sausage   11.99
Mexican Omelet diced tomatoes, onions, cheese, green peppers and homemade salsa with your choice of meat-bacon, ham or chorizo sausage   9.99
Big Steak Omelet strips of steak with cheese   12.99
Broccoli & Cheese Omelet broccoli and cheddar cheese   9.99
Mushroom & Cheese Omelet fresh mushrooms and cheddar cheese   9.99
Hearty Healthy Omelet egg whites only with veggies, served with a side of fruit and wheat toast, does not include cheese, potatoes, pancakes or french toast   9.99

Early Bird Specials $4.99

Served 8am-11am. Everyday With Any Beverage Purchase. Dine-In Or Carry Out. Holidays Excluded. No Substitutions Please.

2 Eggs    
2 Bacon    
2 Sausage    
2 Pancakes    

Weekday Specials

Served Until 11:30am. Mon-Fri. All Include Coffee. Dine-In Only. Holidays Excluded. No Substitutions Please.

Swedish Pancakes with butter and syrup or lingonberry sauce   6.99
2 Eggs With Bacon Or Sausage served with your choice of muffin or toast   6.59
2 Eggs & Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice served with bacon or sausage and muffin or toast   6.99

Fresh Starts

Fresh Fruit Cup Or Half Cantaloupe Fruit Cup in season   
Fresh Fruit Health Shake fresh bananas, strawberries or blueberries, honey, wheat germ, yogurt and a raw egg   4.99
Fresh Strawberries With Cream in season   
Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice assorted juices also available. ask your server   2.99

A La Carte

Sweet Potato Fries    4.99
Waffle Fries    4.99
Tarter Tots    4.99
Eggs   (2) 2.99
English Muffins    1.99
Freshly Baked Muffin    1.99
Brownberry Toast   (2) 1.99
Oatmeal with fruit   4.99
Fruit Cup with yogurt   6.99
Salmon Croquettes   (2) 6.99
Corned Beef Hash    3.99
Rotisserie Turkey    3.99
Ham, Beach Or Sausage    3.99

 

Appetizers

Buffalo Wings a full pound (precooked) of tender wings baked and tossed in a spicy or bbq sauce. served with celery and bleu cheese dressing or ranch   6.99
Chili Cheese Fries a basket of crisp golden french fries topped with our award-winning chili and delicious creamy aged cheddar cheese sauce. served with a side of sour cream   6.99
Fried Catfish strips of farm-raised catfish, seasoned and fried golden brown. served with tartar sauce   8.99
Mozzarella Sticks lightly seasoned and fried mozzarella sticks served with our homemade marinara sauce  (6) 7.99
Onion Rings    5.99
Chips & Guacamole our freshly made avocado dip served with freshly tortilla chips   6.99
Tater Skins potato halves filled with your choice of award-winning chili or crisp bacon bits (4) 6.99(8) 8.99
Chicken Tenders lightly breaded chicken strips, deep-fried to perfection. served with our homemade honey-mustard sauce or your choice of salad dressing   5.99
Buffalo Shrimp one-quarter pound of tailless shrimp battered in cajun spices   5.99
Nacho Platter fresh tortilla chips smothered with nacho cheese and topped with pico de gallo relish   7.49
with steak   8.49
with chicken   8.49
with chicken & steak   8.99
Buffalo Chicken Strips breaded chicken strips, deep-fried dipped in our spicy buffalo sauce. served with bleu cheese and celery  (6) 7.99
Tarter Tot Nachos gold tater tots topped with nacho cheese, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, relish and your choice of steak, chicken or both   8.99
Mellow Sampler a sampling of our most famous appetizers: onion rings, mozzarella sticks, chicken tenders, buffalo shrimp and buffalo wings. served with an assortment of sauces, celery and bleu cheese dressing   14.99

South Of The Border

Each Of The Entrees Below Includes Our Award-Winning Chili, Rice Pilaf And Guacamole

Quesadillas served on a bed of lettuce with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo relish (does not include chili or rice)   
naked   8.99
steak   9.99
chicken   9.99
steak & chicken   9.99
Burrito large flour tortilla filled with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, sour cream and your choice of steak, chicken or grilled vegetables   9.99
Fajitas our fajitas platters include a side of our award-winning chili, rice pilaf, guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo relish and flour tortillas   
veggie   10.99
steak   11.99
chicken   11.99

Baked Potato Meals $6.99

Add Your Choice Of House Salad For Only $1.29 More

Chili & Cheese Potato a large baked potato topped with chili, cheddar cheese blend and sour cream   
Broccoli & Cheese Potato served with an aged cheddar cheese sauce   
Chicken & Mushroom Potato served in a light white sauce with swiss cheese   

Chili

Have It Served In A Sourdough Bread Bowl For Only $0.95 Extra. Veggie Chili Also Available.

1-Way Chili a bowl of our award-winning chili   6.49
2-Way Chili served over steaming spaghetti   6.79
3-Way Chili served over steaming spaghetti with shredded swiss and cheddar cheese blend   6.99
4-Way Chili served over steaming spaghetti with shredded swiss and cheddar cheese blend and fresh chopped onion   7.49
5-Way Chili the works: chili, spaghetti, shredded swiss and cheddar cheese blend, chopped onions and a dollop of sour cream   7.99
15-Way Chili one of each of the above, double order in a basket   59.99

Soups

Have It Served In A Sourdough Bread Bowl For Only $0.95 Extra

Soup Du Jour ask your server for the soup of the day   3.99
Seafood Chowder Or Gumbo your server can tell you about today's selection either new england clam chowder or our seafood gumbo (broth based)   4.49
Papa Ken's Homemade Chicken & Rice Soup our house specialty, made fresh daily   4.49
Baked French Onion topped with a thick slice of muenster cheese and french bread crouton   4.49

Signature Salads

Served With Fresh-Baked Bread. Add Feta Cheese To Any Salad For Just $1 More

Crispy Fried Chicken Salad lightly breaded chicken strips served over a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce and topped off with our swiss and cheddar cheese blend and your choice of salad dressing   9.99
Fresh Leaf Spinach Salad with boiled egg, red onions, mushrooms and fresh lemon. bacon bits upon request   8.99
Tuna Salad made with white albacore tuna on top of a large tossed or large spinach salad   9.99
Julienne Salad ham, turkey swiss cheese strips, tomato, onion, carrots, cucumber over a bed of iceberg lettuce   9.99
Salmon Salad pan-fried salmon over a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce and your choice of dressing   12.99
Mellow Yellow Chicken Salad your choice! have it over a large tossed or spinach salad with your choice of dressing or served alongside a house fruit salad on a bed of lettuce   8.49
Fresh Fruit Bowl assorted fresh in-season fruit, topped with your choice of yogurt or fresh vanilla ice cream   7.99
Santa Fe-Jita Salad steak or chicken fajitas sauteed with bell peppers and onions. served on a bed of lettuce with tomatoes in a crunchy flour tortilla bowl   9.99
Chef's Salad turkey, egg, tomato, cucumber, onion, carrot, cheese and avocado over a bed of iceberg lettuce   9.99
Greek Salad tomato, black olives, cucumber, red onion and feta cheese served over a bed of romaine lettuce   9.99
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad strips of grilled chicken breast served with our caesar dressing   9.99
Grilled Chicken Salad strips of grilled boneless breast of chicken, seasoned and served over our famous salad supreme. cheese upon request   9.99

Dressings

Hot Bacon    
French    
Thousand Island    
Bleu Cheese    
Creamy Garlic Italian Vinaigrette    
Oil & Vinegar    
Buttermilk Ranch    
Raspberry Vinaigrette    

Naturally Good Combinations

All Served With Freshly Baked Bread

Soup & Half Sandwich a half of tuna salad or chicken salad sandwich a long with a cup of soup   7.99
with seafood chowder or gumbo add   .99
Chili & Special House Salad includes a bowl of our award-winning chili, topped with swiss and cheddar cheese blend, and a house salad   7.99
Chicken Plate grilled chicken breast, cottage cheese, and egg garnished with tomato, cucumber and a peach half   9.99
Stuffed Tomato your choice of tuna or chicken salad with cottage cheese, garnished with cucumber, tomato and a peach half   8.99

Burgers

Our Burgers Are Served On French Bread And Come With Your Choice Of Sweet Potato Fries, Waffle Fries Or Tartar Tots. Served With Coleslaw. Add A Fried Egg To Your Burger For Just $1 More. Substitute Onion Rings For Just $1 More

Mellow Yellow Burger fresh ground sirloin served with lettuce, tomatoes and sweet red onions on our freshly baked french bread   7.99
Mellow Yellow Cheeseburger have your burger topped off with your choice of swiss or aged cheddar cheese   8.99
Mellow Yellow Bacon Cheeseburger top your burger off with crispy bacon and your choice of swiss or aged cheddar cheese   9.99
Mellow Yellow Chili Burger fresh ground sirloin with bacon, cheese and topped with our award winning chili   9.99
The Gourmet Burger mellow yellow burger with aged sharp cheddar cheese, crisp bacon, sauteed mushrooms, lettuce, tomato and onion   9.99
Swiss And Mushroom Burger smothered with mushrooms and melted swiss cheese   9.99
Turkey Burger turkey patty served on a corn-dusted kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and onion   9.99
Buffalo Chicken Burger fried strips of chicken tossed in spicy buffalo sauce and blue cheese dressing   9.99
The Garbage Burger the ultimate in the tradition of mellow yellow burgers freshly ground sirloin with crisp lettuce, tomatoes, sweet red onions, cheese, crispy bacon and our freshly made guacamole, served on our freshly baked french bread with a side of our delicious award-winning chili   11.99
Santa Fe Burger fresh ground sirloin served with lettuce, tomatoes, sweet red onions and your choice of cheese. topped off with our freshly made guacamole   9.99
Veggie Burger an all-natural low-fat vegetable burger patty served on a corn-dusted kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and onion   9.99
Bacon And Egg Burger fresh ground sirloin topped with cheese, crispy bacon and one egg over medium on our freshly baked french bread with lettuce, tomato and red onion   9.99

Sandwiches

All Of Our Sandwiches Come With Your Choice Of Waffle Fries Fresh Fruit Or A Small Side Salads

NY Strip Steak strip steak grilled to perfection and served open-faced on a bed of lettuce and tomatoes, served on a soft roll   12.99
Tuna Melt tuna salad, served open-faced, with sliced tomato and our special swiss and cheddar cheese blend   9.99
French Dip thin-sliced roast beef with au jus and melted cheddar cheese, served on our freshly baked french bread   9.99
B.L.T a traditional favorite served on brownberry bread   7.99
The French Vegetarian aged swiss cheese, fresh cucumber, alfalfa sprouts, sliced avocado, tomatoes and mushrooms with a light parmesan sauce on freshly baked french bread   8.99
Mellow Yellow Club Grill boneless breast of chicken served with swiss cheese and bacon   10.49
Fried Catfish Sandwich a generous strip of farm-raised catfish served on fresh baked french bread   9.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich served on a soft roll with lettuce and tomatoes   9.99
Corned Beef served on hearth-baked rye bread with a kosher pickle and waffle fries   8.99
with swiss cheese   9.79
BBQ Chicken Sandwich a grilled chicken breast smothered in tangy barbecue sauce. served on a soft roll with lettuce and tomatoes   9.99
Tuna Salad En Croissant made with jamaican relish and served on a freshly baked butter croissant with lettuce, tomatoes, and alfalfa sprouts   9.99
Cajun Chicken Sandwich a grilled chicken breast seasoned with an exciting blend of spices. served on a soft roll with lettuce and tomatoes   9.99
BBQ Rotisserie Chicken Sandwich our famous rotisserie chicken smothered in barbecue sauce, served on a soft roll with lettuce and tomatoes   8.99
Croissant Club turkey, bacon, lettuce and tomatoes served on a large freshly baked butter croissant   8.99

Entrees

Each Of The Entrees Below Includes Your Choice Of A Tossed Salad, Spinach Salad, Fresh Fruit, Soup Du Jour Or French Onion Soup, Seafood Chowder For $0.95 More Add Soup And Salad For Only $1.99 More

Lime Tortilla Chip Crusted Tilapia two general tilapia fillets crusted with crushed lime tortilla chips   12.99
Mango Papaya Tilapia two generous tilapia topped with mango and papaya   12.99
Tilapia Hollandaise two generous tilapia fillets topped with hollandaise sauce   12.99
Fried Catfish strips of farm-raised catfish served with your choice of two sides and tartar sauce   11.99
Fish 'N Chips* four lightly battered cod strips fried to a golden brown and served with waffle fries   9.99
Fried Shrimp six jumbo shrimp served with our very own cocktail sauce   13.99
Family-Style Chicken Dinner your family will love this meal! start with one whole chicken, oven-roasted and carved, with choice of two sides plus a side order of coleslaw  (serves 4) 26.99
New York Steak Dinner a choice 8 ounce cut, grilled to perfection and served with sauteed fresh mushrooms   15.99
Steak & Shrimp Dinner a 6 ounce steak, cooked to perfection, with four jumbo shrimp, fried to a golden crisp, served with your choice of two different sides   17.99
Cajun Chicken Platter a boneless, skinless chicken breast seasoned with an exciting blend of southern spices   9.99
Fried Perch Dinner* strips of perch served with waffle fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce   9.99
Popcorn Shrimp* one-quarter pound of golden-fried shrimp, served in a basket with cocktail sauce   7.99
Catfish Fillet Dinner strips of buttered catfish fillets served with your choice of two sides   11.99
* Do Not Include Side Choices.

Entree Sides

Coleslaw    
Waffle Fries    
Macaroni & Cheese    
Mashed Potato with gravy   
Baked Beans    
Homemade Stuffing    
Rice Pilaf    
Mixed Veggies    
Broccoli Or Corn    

Ken's Rotisserie Chicken

Breast & Wing includes choice of one side and coleslaw   7.99
Leg & Thigh includes choice of one side and coleslaw   6.99
Half Chicken Dinner includes choice of two sides and soup or salad   9.99
Whole Chicken Dinner (Carry-Out Only) includes choice of two single-serve sides and soup or salad   11.99

Pasta

All Pastas Are Served With Your Choice Of Soup Or Salad And Our Freshly Baked Garlic Bread.

Mellow Yellow Pasta spaghetti with your choice of meat sauce, italian sausage or meatballs simmered in a rich tomato sauce   9.99
Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo grilled strips of boneless chicken breast over a bed of fettuccini pasta, topped off with parmesan cheese   12.99
Fettuccini Alfredo fettuccini pasta mixed with our homemade alfredo sauce and topped off with fresh parmesan cheese   9.99

Waffles And Chicken

Fried Chicken And Waffles served with your choice of a breast and wing or leg and thigh, chicken gravy available   
Quarter Fried Chicken & Waffle leg and thigh portion   8.99
breast and wing portion   9.99
Half Fried Chicken & Waffle includes breast, wing, leg and thigh   11.99

Crepes $9.99

Crepe Selections Include Your Choice Of A Toast Salad, Spinach Salad, Fresh Fruit, Soup Du Jour Or French Onion Soup, Seafood Chowder Add $0.99

Chicken & Mushroom Crepes diced chicken and mushrooms in a light white sauce topped with swiss cheese   
Crepes Florentine delicate spinach souffle topped with a light white sauce and sprinkled with parmesan cheese   
Sauteed Fresh Mushroom & Cheese Crepes served with our special blend of swiss and aged cheddar cheese   
La Normande Crepes spinach souffle and bacon served with melted swiss cheese topped with a light white sauce and sprinkled with parmesan cheese   
Turkey Supreme Crepes thin slices of turkey and asparagus with melted swiss cheese topped with a light white sauce and sprinkled with parmesan cheese   

Wraps

All Served With Fresh Fruit

Chicken Caesar Wrap grilled chicken with romaine lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese and caesar dressing   9.99
Veggie Wrap tomato, bell peppers, onion, avocado, broccoli, alfalfa sprouts and swiss cheese   8.99
Rotisserie Chicken Wrap chicken, tomato, romaine lettuce, cheddar cheese and ranch dressing   9.99

Beverages

Mocha Latte    4.99
Cafe Latte    4.89
Cappuccino    4.29
Dessert Cappuccino espresso, heavy cream and chocolate steamed together and topped with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick   4.99
Espresso    2.99
Bottomless Intelligentsia Coffee fresh ground regular or decaf   2.39
Hot Chocolate creamy hot chocolate topped off with whipped cream and chocolate sauce  1.89lg 2.79
Apple Or Cranberry Juice    2.69
Fresh Squeezed Orange    2.99
Soft Drinks pepsi, diet pepsi, mountain dew, lemonade or ginger ale. free refills   2.49
Iced Tea free refills   2.49
Raspberry Iced Tea free refills   2.49
Filbert Old Time Root Beer    1.99
Filbert Root Beer Float be daring tall glass of draft root beer with our creamy french vanilla ice cream   3.29
Mellow Yellow
1508 E 53rd St
Btwn S Harper & S Hyde Park Ave
(773) 667-2000
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