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1511 Riverboat Center Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
815-744-0985
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Constantly the same every where

My husband is here on a business trip. We ate here 3 times as we are very close to the restaurant. The meals are constant from all the Cracker Barrels I've been too. The service was great and we didn't have to wait long to be seated.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Charlene W
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Wilmington, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Worst Cracker barrel we have ever visited. I can live with cold food but I draw the line when served milk with curds. If you want cold, under cooked , stale and spoiled food stop by.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My husband is here on a business trip. We ate here 3 times as we are very close to the restaurant. The meals are constant from all the Cracker Barrels I've been too. The service was great and we didn't have to wait long to be seated.

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Valparaiso, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Open when we needed it. Good food at reasonable price. Safe and clean atmosphere. Short wait time. Things to look at while we waited.

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Joliet, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We've always had a good experience here. Even on busy Sunday mornings we've never waited longer than 10 minutes. It seems the service is always very fast, the grits are awesome, and of course the country store is great to browse.

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chicago
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Restaurant was not crowded when we arrived on Friday evening, (5:00 PM), but by 6:30 PM there was a line at the check in station. Food was mediocre and not as tasty as meals at other Cracker Barrel locations. I ordered the pinto beans which were barely warm and more mashed than whole, hush puppies were good but looked hard... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This Cracker Barrel was walking distance from my hotel, literally across the parking lot. The biscuits are great. Service was efficient, and food was hot and fresh.

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Parksville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

You know exactly what you are going to get. At the end of a long day that was of main importance. Tasty nourishing food, certainly not for those who are watching the weight served efficiently.

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Charlotte
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14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

I was there for breakfast while staying at the nearby Hampton Inn. The waitress helped me get a cob inaction that wasn't on the menu which I appreciated. Got my pancakes well done as requested. The staff was very pleasant throughout the restaurant. I recommend this place for a real breakfast.

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Wallkill, New York
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23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Came here for breakfast this morning. Service was good, food was well prepared. Everything was clean including the bathrooms. Nice experience.

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Midwest
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Whats not to like at Cracker Barrel. Good food, gifts for my granddaughter, etc. I go to Cracker Barrel often even when breakfast is free at the hotel. Only thing that DRIVES ME NUTS at ALL Cracker Barrels is they do not butter the toast. It comes out cold and the butter has been kept at sub-zero temps til it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1511 Riverboat Center Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: 815-744-0985
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?