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Cracker Barrel

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1511 Riverboat Center Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
815-744-0985
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6:00 am - 11:00 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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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

The food was very good and inexpensive. Service was excellent and wait staff was friendly and courteous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Moline, Illinois
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Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The food was very good and inexpensive. Service was excellent and wait staff was friendly and courteous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were in Joliet, Ill. looking for a hotel to spend the night. Unfortunately all the hotels were booked but we were all starving so I suggested this restaurant since we had eaten at Cracker Barrel years ago. The food was excellent. The prices are very reasonable and the store was so much fun to shop in. All in all... More 

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Diamond, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Typical Cracker Barrel experience. Solid food, service, and reasonable prices. Will visit again on future trips to the area

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Milltown, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I love breakfast at Cracker Barrel! Don't get me wrong, I like roasted turkey or even cat fish meals, but I love their breakfasts. We have always had great service here too.

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Food was pretty typical for any Cracker Barrel, but server (Ronna), was slow, not very friendly, and not very attentive. One of the people at the table had to wait over 20 minutes for his breakfast. When asked, server said they do the orders in the order they received them. Wasn't a positive experience.

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I ate here for the first time. The food was excellent and all the different sides you have to choose from was equally great. I had the fried chicken platter with cheese grits and Mac n cheese. It also comes with your choice of biscuit or corn muffin. You won't leave there hungry........they also have a nice gift shop and... More 

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Wilmington, Illinois
1 review
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?