welcome to the measuring cup café

Stop by The Measuring Cup, conveniently located in East Dundee right off the bike path on Barrington Avenue. Here you can relax and enjoy freshly prepared food, including our famous breakfast pizzas, freshly prepared lunch items and our to-die-for desserts. We’re dog friendly, too!

Now offering Craft Beer and Wine!


daily menu


grilled breakfast pizza or panini (served all day)

Egg & Cheese $5.75

Grilled Breakfast Pizza $7.75
Made with gluten free ingredient crust.
(Please note: our establishment is NOT gluten free)

Grilled Whole Wheat Breakfast Pizza $6.75

New! Grilled Spinach Crust Breakfast Pizza $6.75

Cheese Substitution $.65 extra: Cheddar, Provolone, Swiss
Additional Ingredients $.99 each: Bacon, Peppers, Onion, Link Sausage

The TMC $4.75
An egg is cooked in a hole cut out of one side of a grilled cheese sandwich
Add Bacon $.99

Market Quiche $5.75/slice $17.99/whole

soups & salads

Soup of the Day Cup $3.99 Bowl $4.99 Quart $11.99

Salad of the Day $5.99

grilled pizza

Personal Size Cheese Pizza $5.75

10” x 10” Cheese Pizza $12.99

Additional Ingredients $.99 each: Sausage, Peppers, Onion


BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich (served on French bread) $6.99

Pot Roast Sandwich (served on French bread) $6.99

Daily Panini (served on French bread) $5.99

Grilled Cheese Sandwich $3.80

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich $2.75

Assorted Tea Sandwiches $1.99


Daily Sides $2.99 or $1.99 with hot sandwich

Chips .99


Hot Gourmet Coffee Small $1.65 Large $1.99

Tea (Black, Green & Herbal Teas) $1.35

Cold Drinks, Espresso Beverages & Hot Chocolate also available


Our pies, cookies and other sweets are baked daily.
Please come in or call to see what we’ve made today!

Prices subject to change.



Breakfast sandwiches
breakfast sandwiches
Assorted cookies
assorted cookies
Grilled Breakfast Pizza
grilled breakfast pizza
Daily panini
daily panini
Full espresso bar
full espresso bar
Lemon pie
lemon pie
Triple Berry pie
triple berry pie


  • Arlene Botta
  • arlene bottaArlene is a graduate from the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago Le Cordon Bleu. She began her catering/personal chef business in 2004. The Measuring Cup Café opened in May of 2008. We prepare everything in house and are conveniently located on Barrington Avenue in East Dundee right on the bike path. You can learn more about us here.


Monday & Tuesday — Closed
Wednesday — 7:30am – 3:00pm
Thursday — 7:30am – 3:00pm
Friday — 7:30am – 3:00pm
Saturday — 7:30am – 3:00pm
Sunday — 8:00am – 3:00pm
The Measuring Cup

217 Barrington Avenue • East Dundee, IL 60118
themeasuringcup.info@gmail.com • 224.484.8233

If you would like to email us an order request, please include your name and a phone number where we can reach you. We will contact you asap to confirm your order.

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