Rise and dine, it’s breakfast time

Contributing to the community can be a delicious endeavor. Getting breakfast at nearby restaurants not only satiates hunger but also supports local businesses. Below are three breakfast locations in or near Northbrook that students should consider visiting, with popular breakfast items under $11.

Butterfield’s Pancake House & Restaurant

4195 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, IL

Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stick to the classics with a stack of plain, golden-brown pancakes served with whipped butter and powdered sugar for $7.50, or indulge in sweet crepes topped and filled with hazelnuts, sliced bananas and Nutella for $9.95 at this restaurant located in Sanders Court. Take advantage of outdoor seating when weather permits, or enjoy the casual indoor dining environment under the orange-hued lights.

Jasper’s Café

1913 N Waukegan Rd., Glenview, IL 

Open 7 days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Try the Old Fashioned French Toast topped with fresh, sliced strawberries and dusted with powdered sugar for $10.45. Enjoy the natural light that filters in from the many windows lining a side of the restaurant. For students who prefer an early breakfast dining is available as early as 6:30 a.m.

Max and Benny’s Restaurant

461 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook, IL 

Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Opt for the Healthy Banana Pancakes made with fresh bananas, low-fat yogurt, bran and egg whites for $8.99. For those with a sweet tooth, the Cinnamon Swirl French Toast is a delectable option for $9.99. Craving breakfast items after school? Enjoy their sweet and savory options until as late as 8 p.m.