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Colonial Cafe

1625 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2372
+1 630-584-4647
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Ranked #8 of 152 restaurants in Saint Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: American, Ice Cream, Family Fare, Sandwiches
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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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
superior twp, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

food was great, lots of choices. average price. my favorite was the pineapple upside down pancakes..yummy

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Los Banos, California
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped in here for a quick breakfast. Lots of selections to choose from. Although we were seated quickly, it took awhile to get our meal! But, when it arrived, it was very good! They brought the coffee in a thermos. Thought that was a nice touch. The restaurant is much larger than it appears from the outside. The restrooms... 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 appreciate the feedback. We hope you visit again when you're in town again. Thanks, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I came with a group of 10 other people 15 minutes before closing, (not something I would recommend doing) but the manager said he would love to serve us. Service was still great. Prices were very reasonable, and the presentation of the food was great! Everything was delicious. My only issue was deciding what to have. Huge menu selection!

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

Amanda, Thanks for taking the time to review us! We're glad you had a great experience it is what we strive for! We hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Colonial Cafe has a broad menu, with lots of choices. Everything we tried was quite excellent. It is a nice location for family members to gather, too. And their ice cream choices for dessert are great!

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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 our large menu selection. We hope next time you're in town you visit us again! Sincerely, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Rockford, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were in St. Charles for a baseball tournament and happened to drive by this place at lunch time. We were seated immediately and the service was very fast. We ordered breakfast platters that included, eggs, pancakes, hash browns and sausage/bacon and it was all very good. The food was served hot and there was more than enough for each... 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 on TripAdvisor! We're glad you had a good experience. We hope to see you again soon. We also have a location closer to you in Crystal Lake. Sincerely, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ask for a military discount if you qualify took 9 dollars off my bill. I love their cinnamon roll French toast, its to die for

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Jamie W, Public Relations Manager at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our St. Charles location. We're glad you enjoyed our Cinnamon Roll French Toast! It is definitely one of our favorites among all our guests! Next time you visit just so you know we serve breakfast all day long! Sincerely, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

As a life long local, I can't imagine growing cup without Colonial. It's where my grandparents and I ate every Friday. It's where the marching band meets up after being released from half time. There's no shame in bringing your homecoming date here or having your birthday party in the back room. That being said, if you're having a short... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I had breakfast for lunch at the Randall Road restaurant, and ordered the Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes. They were served piping hot and tasting like the cake right out of the oven. "Amazing", doesn't even come close to describing them. I also enjoyed strawberry lemonade made with real strawberries. The service was very good, as well. When I declined a... More

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Jamie W, Public Relations Manager at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Sandy, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm glad you enjoyed our Seasonal Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes! They are one of my favorites as well. We hope to see you again soon and would suggest trying our Stuffed Very Berry French toast or Banana Fosters Pancakes next time you visit. Thank you, Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is a real gem. The staff meet you with smiles and first class hospitality. The service is quick and accurate. Viki looked after us and explained the menu making excellent suggestions. The scrambled eggs were perfect, the hot oatmeal with dried cranberries and bananas was the best I've had in years. The tea was hot and didn't taste... More

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Jamie W, Public Relations Manager at Colonial Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We're glad you had a great experience. We look forward to your next visit. Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Northern IL
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We are regulars at both St Charles locations. Breakfasts are consistently good meals and great value. Lunches and dinners are good diner fare with emphasis on burgers, meatloaf, chicken and fish entrees. Soups change daily but could use more variety to allow for customers with allergy issues. That said, the staff is more than willing to try and accommodate special... 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 are so happy you enjoy our restaurant. We have a few great breakfast items you might enjoy as well such as our Very Berry French Toast, Loaded Potato Pancakes and Veg Head Skillet. We hope to see you again soon. Jamie Werler Marketing Director jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

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