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Yoder's Kitchen

1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
+1 217-543-2714
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (62 reviews)
“apple butter” (18 reviews)
“cobbler” (11 reviews)
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American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This stop on our way home from a bus tour was a complete delight. The food is wonderful. Everything I ate was great. The meats and vegetables were tasty but the desserts were fabulous. Some of us had their homemade peanut butter on our soft...More

Thank peonyrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the buffet style restaurant. It was packed on a Saturday at lunch time. We waited about 20 minutes for a table. They had broasted (fried?) chicken with all the sides including mashed potatoes, party potatoes, dressing, corn, noodles, etc. The food and dessert were...More

Thank Brooke G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I stopped here to try out the menu based on so many great reviews and we were Not Disappointed in any way!! Not a very big menu but I like that, too many places have a novel for a menu, we decided to...More

Thank Rowena K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy fried chicken and sides on the buffet! My first taste of Amish peanut butter (and I don't even like peanut butter) served at the table. I bought a bottle there in the gift shop/bakery. Great place to eat for a home cooked meal, since...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 4 chicken dinners. Menu said they came with 2 sides and bread. There was no bread in any of them. Also one dinner was a 2 breast dinner, it only had 1 breast in the box. Not a big deal, but for $10.00 I...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Good Food, off the beaten path. They were very busy the evening I was there. People raved about the fried chicken, but I don't eat fried chicken. Nice little place.

Thank Dean K
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We ate the lunch buffet here two days in a row. The second day was because it was the 4th of July and nothing else was open. Well this place has a very generous Buffet, I feel like they are so large and so busy...More

Thank piggy001
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat. Will definitely come back when we visit the area. The food was great and the service was even better.

Thank Mark E
Reviewed June 24, 2018

On our way to Southern Illinois for a wedding, we decided to visit Amish country and have lunch. Yoder's Kitchen came up on my phone and we went. We were all very glad we did. The buffet is filled with lots of home cooking....chicken and...More

Thank Suero20
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This has long been one of my favorite buffets. The food is Amish inspired; simple, basic, down home fare. They are especially good with fried chicken. Chicken and noodles,mashed potatoes, and soups are also fine. I always enjoy the bread with apple butter, Amish peanut...More

Thank _bookworm2000
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Shanon Z
October 29, 2016|
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Response from Annette H | Reviewed this property |
I have not eaten breakfast there, so I am not sure. I checked their website and it indicates Friday and Saturday from 7-10:30 am. Hope this helps.
July 31, 2015|
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Response from Dawnie_Bird | Reviewed this property |
That would be a question to ask Yoders. Thanks
July 31, 2015|
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Response from rob62521 | Reviewed this property |
I believe if you are having a large party they might because they have a back room, but otherwise, no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arthur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-543-2714
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