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Colonial Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Family Fare
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1625 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2372
+1 630-584-4647
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5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner
Description: Breakfast: Variety of Omelettes, Skillets, Benedits, Crepes, French Toast...
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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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A diner that has good, not so healthy, food!

This reminds me of an old time diner. Their ice cream is incredible! Breakfast is hearty & inexpensive! Soups are home made. Not a place for low calories!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
JodyKQ
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Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Nice little place for breakfast. Omelettes are awesome, food is fresh and well prepared. Best place in the area for a weekend breakfast.

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Fort Lupton, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The staff was incredibly friendly. The food was fantastic and the portions were plenty. The menu has a large variety, including an amazing dessert selection. I really wanted to try the "kitchen sink sundae" but I didn't have enough room! I will make it a regular spot to eat when in town.

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Byron, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you're in or passing through St Charles on Rt 64, this is the place to grab some food...or ice cream. We ate breakfast but they have a complete menu. the place has quite a history that you can read about at your table while waiting for you food.

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Colonial Café has great ice cream and good sandwiches. The staff there is fantastic, and I will return again for the warm service we received.

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Springfield, Illinois
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The menu had so much to offer that it was hard to choose. The food was excellent and the service was great! I will definitely visit again.

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Bartlett
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have been to three of the Colonial Cafe's for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This one did not disappoint. My breakfast was awesome!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was my first time eating here. Waitress was rushing to take our order,food wasn't good to us. That's a place to eat at when your drunk,so you don't know how bad the food is. I wouldn't recommend it to my worst enemy.

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a great experience! Have been a few times and have never been disappointed. Breakfast has several selections, service is always friendly & quick and the prices reasonable. Want a change of pace from the usual ho-hum breakfast fare? This is the place for you! I have also been for lunch. Same experience. Everything was super good! A great family... More 

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

Chris, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We appreciate it. We hope to see you again soon! I would definitely suggest a new favorite of ours the BBQ Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese and the Hot Fudge Brownie Shake. Sincerely, Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More 

Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellent family restaurant with a vast selection of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Home made ice cream with a large variety of sundaes and sodas. Check out "The Kitchen Sink" which is s huge ice cream creation, which many are unable to finish.

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

Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're glad you enjoy so much of our menu. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you for choosing to dine with Colonial. Sincerely, Jamie Werler jwerler@colonialcafe.com More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

This reminds me of an old time diner. Their ice cream is incredible! Breakfast is hearty & inexpensive! Soups are home made. Not a place for low calories!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1625 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2372
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-584-4647

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Family Fare

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?