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Colonial Cafe

1625 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2372
+1 630-584-4647
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Ranked #12 of 157 Restaurants in Saint Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: American, Ice Cream, Family Fare, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: Breakfast: Variety of Omelettes, Skillets, Benedits, Crepes, French Toast, Pancakes and More! Lunch: Take a bite from our large selection of delicious Sandwiches, Salads and Burgers! Dinner: Try our homestyle dinners including Bacon Mac & Cheese, Meatloaf Baked Fresh Daily, Bruschetta Chicken, just to name a few! Ice Cream: Classic Ice Cream Sundaes and Shakes! Great for after dinner or just for dessert! Catering: We offer a selection of catering options for Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch! Great for parties and meetings. Free Large Party Rooms Available! See your local Colonial Cafe for Fundraising Opportunities!
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English first
Akron, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Great Place for Ice Cream! I also had dinner. The roasted tomato soup was great. The portion size on my panini was awesome and it tasted great.

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Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
238 reviews 238 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We had breakfast here after spending the night after a show at the Arcada. Good and service was good, but they were out of biscuits and it was breakfast. Kind of strange and disappointing.

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for review us. It is our standard procedure to have Biscuits available until 2pm everyday of the week. We have forwarded your comment to our Manager, Director of Operations and President to follow-up on this incident. We apologize for your disappointment and with this information hope to not disappoint another guest. Thank you for bringing this to our... More

Glasford, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This little café was a quaint little place. The food was good and the price was not out of line. They had a lot of years of history and a very good dessert menu. The service was good.

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for review us! We have been part of St. Charles since 1901! Originally starting as a Milk route and gradually growing into the seven family restaurants we have today. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Saint Charles, Illinois
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is regarding St Charles location. Jonah has always been an excellent server- or else - I wouldn't even remember his name. Other server very good. Food has been good. If there has ever been an issue- they made it correct without question. I admire that. Not many places are interested in service. But- yes- you are paying for it.... More

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Pat, Thank you for your great review! We hope to see you again soon and we appreciate your business. Thank you, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Tri-Eggathon Athlete omelette was delicious. Would recommend to anyone wanting to watch what they are eating to try this.

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Jodi, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Our Tri-Eggathon Athlete Omelette is a favorite among our guests! Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Pekin, Illinois
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103 reviews 103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Visited Aug 22. Colonial Cafe was recommended by the staff at the Quality Inn across the street. Colonial Cafe seems to be a Chicago suburb chain - supposedly started in 1901. Specialize in Homestyle Comfort Food. My wife had the small order of Meat Loaf - 2 pieces - I think the large order was 3 Pieces. Came with Garlic... More

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate it. We're glad you enjoyed our food, both your entrees are favorites among our guests. We hope to see you in again soon! I would also suggest our new Bistro Meatloaf. Jamie Werler, jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Prior to having breakfast at Colonial Café last month, I hadn't been in a Colonial in about 10 years. Back then, it was a great place to go for ice cream sundaes, but the food was so-so. I didn't even know that they served breakfast until a friend recommended we go there during a recent visit. There were a lot... More

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for trying us again! We have greatly improved our menu over the past few years and are excited you noticed. We also have great sandwiches and dinner entrees. Some favorites are the Pot Roast French Dip, Bruschetta Chicken and Pineapple BBQ Chicken. We hope to see you next time on your visit. Jamie Werler, jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were in St.Charles for a weekend wedding and staying at the Marriott Courtyard. They recommended the Colonial Cafe for breakfast for our fairly large group. The restaurant is more spacious than it appears, and there was plenty of room for us to sit together. We loved all the many choices--I think everyone had something different. We lingered quite a... More

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon. I would suggest our CA Turkey Grill or Los Cabos Fish Tacos for lunch! Thanks, Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Apparently Colonial Cafe is a regional icon, known for ice cream in particular. My companion's corned beef hash breakfast was better than most chain restaurants. The coffee was not so good.

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad the corned beef hash exceeded expectations. We will review with our management at the cafe about the freshness of the coffee. We hope to see you again soon next time you're in the area. Thanks, Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Mantua, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

$75 for 5 people to eat breakfast is a bit much they really get you on the drinks and they added the tip in automatically 18%

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Jamie W, Marketing Director at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. It is not our policy to add tip for parties of 5. We do add tip for parties of 6 & more. We will bring this to the attention of the manager at this location. If you do visit regularly we have a email club you can join on our website for... More

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Additional Information about Colonial Cafe

Address: 1625 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2372
Phone Number: +1 630-584-4647
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
Cuisine: American, Ice Cream, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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