|A Saturday afternoon at Donna’s Café|
Believe it or not, Donna’s Café, at 1255E South State Street, opened its doors on January 24, 2011. Part of the business revival on S. State St. in the South Loop, Donna’s has established itself as a casual café serving soups, sandwiches, and beverages. Every Friday night, Donna’s features live jazz with Randy Ford Sr., Mike Muse, and Corky McClerkin.
On a recent visit, we asked Donna Adams if owning and operating her own business was all she expected it would be. “I had no expectations other than it would be hard work and that expectation has been met,” Adams said with a laugh. She added, “It’s been a challenge and I like a challenge. I enjoy meeting new people. I also enjoy our regular customers.” Adams is looking forward to warmer weather, which means patio dining once again. We’re looking forward to that too!
Donna’s hours of operation are Mondays 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Tuesdays –Thursdays 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Donna’s Café is closed on Sundays.