Enjoy Simple Elegance at Citrine Café in Oak Park

friends and family having dinner at a local fine dinning restaurant Citrine Café

When you step inside Citrine Café, you’ll enjoy being in a refined, expansive space. High ceilings, wide windows, and exposed brick combine for a delightful ambiance.

This Oak Park favorite will make a memorable scene for your next brunch, dinner, or cocktail experience. You can sample their offerings throughout the day: 


Reviewers cite the satisfying food on offer for a perfect late morning meal. Elizabeth P., a Yelper from Chicago, says: “Lately, I have been all about their brunch.” She cites the Nutella pancakes and egg white frittata as highlights. 

Meanwhile, Lauren F. on Yelp declares that Citrine has “excellent, modern brunch choices.” She enjoys the burrata avocado toast as a highlight.

Brunch at Citrine runs the gamut, and it will suit the preferences of those looking for either healthy or more indulgent fare.


The service at Citrine is a highlight, with friendly and attentive staff. A reviewer on TripAdvisor, Bonnie H. says that her server for dinner was “friendly, attentive and endearing.” Bonnie and her table “didn’t want for anything” while they waited for their meal.

Dinner options at Citrine trend on the light side, yet they’re sure to satisfy. The saffron risotto with English peas, mushrooms, pickled Fresno chilis, and truffle oil packs a punch of flavor. The rigatoni with rock shrimp is a Mediterranean favorite that’s also sure to please.


The libations at Citrine rotate, which means you can sample something new each season. A shaken “Beachcomber” features a 3-year rum. The “French 76” features the bright flavor of lemon against the mellow chamomile syrup. 

You can also enjoy an alcohol-free soda from the fresh soda fountain, with mixes featuring squeezed-in-house citrus juices. Drinks are exceptionally creative and enjoyable here.

Learn More About Citrine Café

Oak Park Place Apartments is convenient to Citrine and many other amazing local establishments. The foodie in you can rejoice as you experience the area’s many fine offerings! Contact Oak Park Place for more information about making your home here.

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