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Colonial Cafe

1625 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2372
+1 630-584-4647
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Ranked #11 of 154 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
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 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

superior twp, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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

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

Shelly, Thank you for reviewing us! We're glad you like the Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes! We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More

Los Banos, California
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 helpful votes 3 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

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