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Colonial Cafe

1961 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4305
+1 630-844-2444
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average33%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1961 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4305
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We bring our grandson here for breakfasts all the time. We also meet here for business mtgs over coffee. No matter what the occasion, the staff are excellent. They get to know your pre serenades and even have items ready before we've ordered. They know...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard F
Clinton A, Owner at Colonial Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Richard, thank you for the review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is my “go to place” after my dental appointments. It is that psychological carrot that make the experience go better. At the Colonial, your always greeted with a smile and attended to quickly. The booths, which we always request are very spacious and comfortable....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank blackfootcamp
Clinton A, Manager at Colonial Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. Glad to hear we can help out with your dental visits. Hopefully we can serve you between dental visits too!

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

my family & I came here recently to bring back great memories of growing up as kids eating here. the food was delivered very quickly but the appetizer was delivered with the food. (wouldnt have ordered it). 1 order was made incorrectly so there was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fabfemale40
Clinton A, Owner at Colonial Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

We are so sorry to hear of your recent experience at our cafe. Please know this review has been shared with the manager of the cafe, our director of operations, and the president of the company. If you would be so kind to contact us...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018

Our waitress was the highlight of our visit. She was friendly and attentive and offered recommendations on menu items. The restaurant itself needs a deep cleaning (sticky fingerprints all over the art on the wall and the booth). Overall a great visit, just as I...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank savvytravelmom
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

My brother's family and myself Went to Town and Country after church. Usually this restaurant had average food but this time it turned out to be a step up. New dishes new sides browns with everything very good. My brother had meatloaf I had the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank michaelmI9951FV
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Food is always top notch and on point. Our waitress wasn't very attentive to our table, possibly because we was tucked behind a wall with no one else sitting along the wall. She did make up for it by offering us a sample of their...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Had a late breakfast there...and had to get a strawberry shake. It was enough for two! And tasted delicious! The breakfast was great! Just what you were hoping for when you order eggs, bacon and toast! My husband had a chocolate malt and we will...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank DJ7Chicago
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Was expecting a traditional breakfast place (and it is!) but was pleased to find a broad menu that exceeded our expectations. The quinoa bowl and avocado toast were wonderful and the side of bacon was cooked perfectly. Our waitress Fina gave outstanding service. Overall great...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank J N
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Employees are exemplary, food above average, but the prices are astoundingly high! Owners just raised the prices once again! $28.00 for two people is out of our price range. The owners need to rethink their strategy because they're pricing their food way beyond a sensible...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 961davev
Reviewed February 23, 2017

This place used to have awesome fish tacos...then ownership and management changed, it seems. Now the fish tacos are a "do not eat" item, the place is not as clean and service is lacking. Sad to see such developments but it often happens with new...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Alex B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $12
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1961 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4305
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-844-2444
  • E-mail
Specialties 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 Cheesy Bacon Mac & Cheese, Meatloaf Baked Fresh Daily, just to name a few! Ice Cream: Classic Ice Cream Sundaes, scoops, Shakes, and of course the world famous Kitchen Sink! Great for after dinner or just for dessert! **We keep our traditional dishes all year round, but in addition to those we also offer special different options during each season! 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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