Portage Park's new brunch, lunch, and dinner spot


Chef Matt Saccaro has a rich culinary background on both sides of his family, Jewish & Italian. He combines these two traditions in our diverse menu.

We are a small neighborhood cafe specializing in housemade charcuterie, smoked meats and fish, fresh pastas, and seasonal vegetables.  Our cooking is inspired by hand-crafted old world technique using local ingredients.  We are committed to providing the best possible experience to our community and look forward to serving you!

In case you're wondering: the term "frunchroom" is classic Chicago slang for "front room", the living room of a house used to welcome and entertain guests, hang out, share food, drink wine, etc. We are BYOB so come in and make yourself at home! 


We are also available for catering, private events, dinner parties, etc. with selected and prix fixe menus. Email Chef Matt Saccaro at with your ideas! 


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Photos by Matt Saccaro, Michelle Anne Harris, and Quay Tao



(773) 853-2160



4042 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60641



Tues - Thur 11am–9pm
Fri 11am–10pm
Sat 9am–10pm
Sun 9am–2pm

menu limited to chalkboards & bagels 3pm-5pm weekdays; 2pm-5pm saturdays


frunchroom -4042 North Milwaukee Avenue - Chicago, IL 60641 - 773-853-2160