Waterfront Cafe is attached to a coach house next to the Berger Park Cultural Center mansion in Edgewater. It’s quiet and has food like nachos, red pepper spread, and sandwiches. There’s also live acoustic music. It’s basically the beach restaurant equivalent of linen pants, and a great alternative to the scenier lake spots in the city,
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