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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We found this restaurant while looking for a place for breakfast. They have a very large selection to pick from. The food was very good. The waitress was slow at bringing the check when we were done. I would suggest not sitting near the door on cold days. The draft from people coming and going was very annoying. I was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Huge omelets, great coffee. Don't let them seat you near the door in colder weather - the draft is uncomfortable.

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Chicago,Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Golden Hen is a nice local cafe. Tasty food in large portions, along with smiling service, in a good decor for a small town cafe. They made us happy.

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Hanna City, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stopped in the café, late in the afternoon, to have lunch with friends. Two of us had the grilled ham and cheese and two of us had grilled cheese sandwiches. We also had cups of soup and coleslaw. Good lunch and good service. On our way out they offered us samples of homemade pumpkin desserts.

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Moravia, Iowa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I had a chicken salad sandwich and fries. Pretty good all in all but I wasn't feeling well. I wish the chicken salad would have had a little more flavor- but it had some cranberry stuff in it which was good. My mom and grandma got breakfast items and they really enjoyed their omlettes. Coffee was good. Server was very... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Selection was fantastic. Portions a bit too large,but phenomenally good. Spinach, feta omelet superb.

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went to the Golden Hen today as it was the first breakfast place we saw on Main Street. Bad on us...a walk a block or two further up and the experience might have been totally different. I ordered the potato benedict, described as poached eggs with ham on potato pancakes with hollandaise sauce. The eggs were fine...once I found... More

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Galena, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Simply not good, fresh food. Atmosphere was noisy. Service was good & friendly, however 😉 that's all I have to comment on!

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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I had a skillet breakfast that came with two pancakes... OMG! It was huge... Very tastey! My husband had the trifecta omelette... Again huge. He wasn't a fan of the hash browns as they were somewhat dry... Boring. Overall, I will be back. It's a nice clean place with a friendly staff.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Golden Hen Cafe serves breakfasgt all day which is exactly what we wanted at noon on a Sunday. Staff was friendly & welcoming & the food was very good. We each ordered a skillet. Mine could have used some gravy or more cheese but over all it was very tasty. Coffee is regular cafe fare so was not strong... More

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Address: 129 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2224
Phone Number: 815-776-0614
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Cuisine: American

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