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Dreamland Palace in Foster Pond

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Dreamland Palace in Foster Pond
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3043 State Rt. 156, Waterloo, IL 62298
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3043 State Rt. 156, Waterloo, IL 62298
(618) 939-9922
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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German restaurant
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
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Volker C

We have eaten at Dreamland Palace many times. We have had excellent service each time no matter how many of us are at a table. The food is close to Germany type food. I have not found a... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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  • Reservations
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have eaten at Dreamland Palace many times. We have had excellent service each time no matter how many of us are at a table. The food is close to Germany type food. I have not found a restaurant in the Saint Louis are which is as good as eating in Germany. The only restaurant which made you think you... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

....a family drove from St Louis to Waterloo, Illinois in search of the infamous Dreamland Palace German restaurant and when they got there, here's what happened: We had to search for the entrance which had a "closed" sign in the window. We were greeted by our server with a blank stare which implied "what are you doing here?" and seated... More

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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109 reviews 109 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The restaurant business must be one of the toughest to be in. If you lookover the reviews for this place, dozen's have given it great reviews . If you look at my review from last year I thought that the restaurant was great with authentic food. Well consistency is a key, and a bit of management when hiring your servers.... More

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Columbia,IL
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323 reviews 323 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food is good and the company of the owners is also a hit. We enjoy taking people from St. Louis to this out of the way destination. They have come back on there own --- so I would take that as a good sign.

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Breese, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We have now driven there 3 times and never been disappointed. I've never been to Germany, but grew up in a German-American area and this is like the good German food I remember. One of our party grew up in Pennsylvania Dutch area and she felt right at home here. One person ordered hasenpfeffer and couldn't get it--they said it... More

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Waterloo, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food is always excelent. I have been to many good German Restaurants and have been to Germany several times. Can't say that I have ever experienceed more authentic food anywhere else in the states. Food is always great, the owners come out to greet and meet their guests. Great Place we eat there often.

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Imperial, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

I took my parents there when they came to visit me last time. I had read the reviews... After I ate there I decided that anyone who rates it at all favorably has certainly never been to Germany. It was just not good. I got Jäger schnitzel, and it was just an americanized version of something resembling a thin veal... More

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Maeystown Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

If you like authentic German food, you might like this place. It is a nice drive in the country. The red cabbage and potato cakes are very good.

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Waterloo, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Extremely friendly staff. Dreamland has an excellent menu. If you don't care for german food they also have steak, seafood, etc.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The Dreamland Palace is in the middle of nowhere, trust me it adds to the charm. My wife and I pulled in on a very busy night, one we were unsure that a table would be available (too indecisive to make reservations). Mike, the owner, came out and greeted us and welcomed us straight to a table. The place is... More

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Additional Information about Dreamland Palace in Foster Pond

Address: 3043 State Rt. 156, Waterloo, IL 62298
Phone Number: (618) 939-9922
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: German

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