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Honey Jam Cafe

Frontage Rd., 3000 Oak Grove Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-2233
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Ranked #8 of 146 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Aug 30, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This was my first time going to the Honey Jam Cafe and it was good, but not great. I ordered an omelet with hash browns and pancakes. The pancakes were absolutely delicious. The omelet could have used a bit more seasoning. I had to add hot sauce to make it more flavorful. However, I do commend the Honey Jam Cafe... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband and I came here for a late breakfast on a Friday morning. We were seated immediately upon arriving. The restaurant was fairly busy. Our waitress, Lori, came up to us within a minute asking if we wanted a thing to drink. I ordered coffee which was very good and the perfect temperature. My husband orders the freshly-squeezed orange... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The few times that I actually got into the restaurant, the food was good. However on Sunday morning, it is incredibly crowded and parking is at a premium. It is really no fun to wait 40 minutes for breakfast.

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Irving, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Lots of menu options and fast service each time that I've been there -- also great desserts there too

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We really enjoyed eating at this restaurant. Large menu with lots of good choices. The coffee was good and the French toast was great. Our group also enjoyed the corn beef hash. This place is a must if you're in the area.

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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Very large menu. Food is homemade had the cinnamon toast French toast and side a bacon. It was a plate full of good. S had the bacon egg sandwich side of ham. S didn't leave a crum. I tried the ham please order the ham.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The foo dis good but because they are so busy there could be a long line to get in and the service is a little slow. If you're not in a hurry this is a great breakfast place.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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220 reviews 220 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Excellent atmosphere, with lovely inviting dark wood and fireplace. Hosts and servers all very pleasant at each of our visits. The menu is quite extensive (serving both breakfast and lunch - believe they close around 2:30.) with crepe, pancake, egg dishes. The savory crepes and Italian omelet are a favorite. I will admit their pancakes are iffy, one time they... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food was exactly what you expect. The service was very good and the atmosphere was nice! Keep your expectations in check and you'll be satisfied!

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Went here for a brunch with some out of town visitors and they treated us very well. The service was very good, the food was good and the prices were reasonable for a party of seven.

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