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The Happy Place Cafe

1150 W. Jefferson St., Shorewood, IL 60404
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Ranked #12 of 44 restaurants in Shorewood
Most recent review
- May 16, 2014
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English first
Plainfield, Illinois
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We go here often for breakfast, and it is usually very good, great pancakes. Rarely do they cook the hash browns the way I ask them to. Lunch the food is ok, kind of flavorless but you can add your own salt and pepper. But the service is usually bad, some of the waitresses are great but most of them... More

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Shorewood, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Their food is always good, but the service we had the last time left a bit to be desired. Always good service in the past, we had a waitress I hadn't seen there before. She seemed distracted, inattentive, and unorganized.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Although I can remember as a young man getting 2 eggs, potatoes, toast and coffee for 72 cents...The Happy Place is a bargain for $4.50 and includes bacon or sausage. Very nice surroundings, cordial staff, attentive waitresses, VERY GOOD COFFEE. The RED HAT society seems to approve and meets there on a regular basis...so it must be good!

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Athens, Alabama
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309 reviews 309 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Great looking place with a huge menu typical of the Chicagoland area. I ordered an Gyro platter with a Greek side salad (in lieu of soup). The Gyro meat was very thin sliced and uniform size, obviously factory made and just heated up. The cucumber sauce was bland. The dressing on the Greek salad was too strong tasting, the salad... More

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