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Pontiac Family Kitchen

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904 W. Custer Ave., Pontiac, IL
8158443155
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5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friday night fish fry

Good breakfast and lunch meals, but our family generally go on Friday when it is all the fried fish you can eat. Cod is best. Owner is really friendly and works hard.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2015
Dan R
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Pontiac, Illinois
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Pontiac, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I've eaten here many times and the food is always good.I especially like their chicken parmesean and chicken wrap. The cream of chicken/rice soup is yummy as is there homemade buttermilk dressing. Prices are decent.

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Thank kimber0813
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Food was ok. They were extremely busy but we were served right away. My husband absolutely loved his lunch, however I had one of the daily specials and it was definitely lacking. Prices were extremely reasonable and service was quick.

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Thank Twinmom918
Pontiac, Illinois
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Good breakfast and lunch meals, but our family generally go on Friday when it is all the fried fish you can eat. Cod is best. Owner is really friendly and works hard.

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Thank Dan R
Bloomington, Illinois
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

An unexpected trip through Pontiac at dinner time and we found this jewel on the edge of town. I had a gyro and it was among the best I have ever had. The meat was freshly trimmed and the pita bread was perfectly cooked. Attentive staff and wonderful food!

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Thank sas804
Odell, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Standard fare standard prices. My reason for the poor rating.... I firmly believe that when you order scrambled eggs in a restaurant, you should not have to specify that you prefer them FLUFFY. My husband and I have eaten here regularly, once or twice a month. One morning I ordered scrambled eggs, bacon and an English muffin. When I received... More 

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Franklin, Indiana, United States
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A random stop turned into a great breakfast. The staff was fantastic and the food was very good. The food came out fast and hot. The price was what would consider to be normal for a breakfast of eggs, toast, bacon, and potatoes. Stop in and enjoy.

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Thank Rick P
Pontiac, Illinois
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

In addition to a large and varied menu, There is a wide variety of daily specials. It is unusual to find gyros on the menu in a small town restaurant. The portions are generous and are not overly spiced. Some meals include a dessert choice--good ice cream served up generously.

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Thank Seashell340
Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We traveled from Chicago to Pontiac. Stopped to get lunch at Pontiac Family Kitchen. Food is very tasty. Well done. Service is excellent. Hosts are Sunny, Mindy & Vait. Hours Sun-Thu 5:00 a.m-9:00 p.m. Fri & Sat -5a.m-10p.m Ph.# 815 844- 3155 Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

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Thank 224Belka
Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Happened upon this local spot trying to find gas traveling on I-55. Parking lot was jam packed. Figured if locals fill it that it must be good. Extremely clean- very polite and friendly staff. Great variety of items- eggs, crepes, French toast, omelette etc... Great coffee too. Huge portions & extremely reasonable. Very family friendly. Don't be dissuaded by parking... More 

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Thank cheryl k
Mazon, Illinois
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Great family breakfast. This is your typical small town dinner. The coffee is great, service was good and attentive. The B&G are great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 904 W. Custer Ave., Pontiac, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pontiac
  • Phone Number: 8158443155

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 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?