Oooh Wee It is

33 E. 83rd, Chicago, IL, 60633 , South Side
Price: $$$$$

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Cajun - Creole - Southern



Breakfast - Brunch

Soul Food





Oooh Wee It is

Oooh Wee It is - Chicago

Oooh Wee It Is offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, featuring downhome recipes and soulful comfort food that pleases any time of day or night.

With a fully stocked cereal bar, Oooh Wee It Is serves children and adults bowls of their favorite cereals, with a few that many of us probably have never heard of before, like the horror movie-inspired Child’s Play Good Guys Cereal. When lunch and dinner roll around, you can still get cereal (if that’s the way your roll), but you’re also bound to be temped with a big menu of warm soul favorites. The lunch and dinner menus present familiar dishes with some unexpected creative flourishes.

For starters at Oooh Wee It Is, there’s the familiar Fried Green Tomatoes, but also the very unfamiliar -- and equally delicious – Beef Short Rib Spinach Dip and Pot Roast Cupcakes (sounds so strange, you just have to order it).

Entrées also present dishes we know and love and dishes we’ve yet to meet but will probably love when we do. Smothered Shrimp n’ Rice seems to be one of the most popular dishes at Oooh Wee It Is, and you can also get well-known favorites like Catfish and Salmon. If you’re looking for something a little different, however, there’s Oxtails and Grits, a combination of the toothy meat and creamy grain that’s destined to become a signature dish.

The sides usually accompany the entrée, but the sides at Oooh Wee It Is can be ordered together for a meal all by themselves. Select from Creole-style fried corn, candied yams, white rice and gravy, Oooh Wee mac n’ cheese, mixed greens with smoked turkey, string beans and white potatoes, and mashed potatoes (we recommend you get them “loaded”).

Drinks provide a sip of the South with Oooh Wee Sweet Tea.

Oooh Wee It Is turns out to be a fun place to visit. The atmosphere is one of a kind and the food is out of this world. As owner Mark Walker told Block Club Chicago, ““We want people to come away experiencing great customer service, ambience, and great food with beautiful presentation. We want them to feel like they’ve been somewhere outside their neighborhood. So often, you have to drive 45 minutes out of the area to go downtown, or the North Side. But here, you’re 15 minutes away from home, or in walking distance.”

Even if you live way up on the North Side, Oooh Wee It Is will make your journey well worth the effort.