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Burton's Cafe

13427 Ewing Rd, Whittington, IL 62897-1261
618-629-2515
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Cuisines: American
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- Aug 1, 2014
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English first
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

If you're into good old-fashioned Mom & Pop cafes, you'll love Burton's. The home cookin' style food is excellent, the decor is nice and the service can't be beat. OMG...leave room for their famous dessert pies!!

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Belleville, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

for good country cooking a must visit. Very Clean and a Great country menu with reasonable prices. Easy to find just off interstate 75 on highway 37.

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Wayne, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Food is all homemade and you get lots of it. The service is great and the pies are to die for ! We loved it !

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I have enjoyed eating at Burton's for nearly 50 years, and I recommend them to anyone who asks. The food is excellent, as is the service. It is nothing fancy, but you can't beat it if you want a great meal. The pies remind me of those at an old-time church homecoming dinner, but be sure to order it when... More

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Southernmost Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Eat here occasionally and never disappointed! My favorite is the fried fish special. Regardless of what you order, save room for their awesome pie! They have a unique pie called White Pie, however my favorite is the cocoanut cream! There slogan is fitting --- Life is short, eat your pie first! Located on Route 37. Easy access for interstate travelers... More

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Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

2 friends & I stopped on the way to the Southern Illinois Artist Museum. We were seated immediately & the waitress was prompt & friendly. My friends had the special roast pork & both were happy with their choice. I had a burger with grilled onions & bacon. It was cooked perfectly & the accompanying fries were hot & crisp.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I had lunch there and it was horrid. They actually put the butt of an onion on my burger. JMO, but don't go for the food. But, their pies are fabulous and the white pie tastes like it was made by angels. Go for the pie. The pies are definitely worth stopping by.

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Benton, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

excellent and very reasonablly priced. Hours are at a premium time. Has the best white pie in the area

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Benton, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Get the fish special and some pie if you don't catch any at Rend Lake don't worry they got lots of it here. Sometimes they have Blue gill. I have ate there allot after a hard day of fishing not catching . Stop in I bet you don't leave without making a friend. This is where the locals go so... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

One of the offices I was working in recommended Burtons, and it was fablous. Food was excellent. Took home some apple and white pie and it was heavenly.

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