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Papa Bear Family Restaurant

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2340 N Farnsworth Ave, Aurora, IL 60502-9730
+1 630-851-1055
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Great breakfast to get you ready to do major shopping at the Outlet Mall. The food is tasty and the selections are great. the pancakes are delicious and the skillets are huge. Large enough to share. Staff is friendly and very efficient. This is a place you need to visit. This is the place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Anita F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great breakfast to get you ready to do major shopping at the Outlet Mall. The food is tasty and the selections are great. the pancakes are delicious and the skillets are huge. Large enough to share. Staff is friendly and very efficient. This is a place you need to visit. This is the place to stop if you are on... More 

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Thank Anita F
Geneva, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful experience. It is conveniently located across from the outlet mall off of I88. The service was excellent and the food was very, very delicious. I had a greek omelet and my husband had polish sausage and eggs (one of the specials). Both were very tasty with fresh ingredients. They also have a lunch and dinner menu.

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Thank larryd6578
Montgomery, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Not my first visit here I should have reviewed this place before. Great breakfast anytime, great lunch. They've had the same cook for at least 15 years and he is fantastic.

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Thank Dave R
Aurora
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This restaurant has good quality food, at a very reasonable price. Their breakfasts are fantastic! Have never had a dad meal or experience here.

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Thank Robert C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Overall, this is a great establishment. The service was fantastic, and the prices are superb. You get HUGE portions. My one complaint: the pulled pork sandwich was awful. It was dry and/overcooked. :( Based on other reviews and seeing other diners' orders, your best bet is breakfast.

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1 Thank Heather P
Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Nothing fancy but my breakfast was fantastic. The pancakes were excellent. The whole meal was excellent. Service was fast and friendly. Prices were very fair. Give this place a try.

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1 Thank JeffreyTravel
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We stopped here for lunch after reading about it here on Tripadvisor. We like cafe style places Papa Bear was a good choice. The soups were very good and the meals were plentiful and tasty. All the waitstaff were courteous too.

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1 Thank Randy R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Played some hockey for a short stint for a team in the area, and I ate at this place pretty much every night. Great food, at a great price, and the service was amazing. Nothing but good things to say about this place

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1 Thank njsfinest3
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Love all the options. I have my favorites I get when we go here but all menu items are good. Everyone one is friendly.

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2 Thank ktfuelling
Oakville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Excellent breakfast, polite and quick service, good quality food. The menu said two eggs but for some reason we received three on both mornings

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2340 N Farnsworth Ave, Aurora, IL 60502-9730
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-851-1055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?