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Harbaugh's Cafe

901 S Illinois Ave, # B, Carbondale, IL 62901-2822
+1 618-351-9897
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ranch potatoes” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
901 S Illinois Ave, # B, Carbondale, IL 62901-2822
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Reviewed today via mobile

I loved the vibe here...so easy going and eclectic! The food was amazing too. Veggie Benedict is highly recommended!

Thank 495MartyA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast and Lunch in Carbondale. Great service and great people! Keep up the good work. We always have an enjoyable experience at Harbaughs.

Thank Inspire20322013493
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and awesome service! Very comfortable atmosphere and the menu selection is perfect. There is something for everyone here! Don’t waste your money on the chains when you can contribute to a small business and eat delicious home cooked food!

Thank Mobile05081325104
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Love this place! We love local breakfast joints. We were in town for a sports event and were unaware when we booked our hotel that they did not serve complimentary breakfast. Happy for this oversight. We Googled places to eat for breakfast in the area...More

Thank TheIncredibleWills
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Best place to eat in Carbondale. Near campus. Hippie atmosphere. Love it. Artsy. Great place to go w friends

Thank pandanotorious
Reviewed July 28, 2018

If you want good biscuits and gravy, go to Mary Lou's instead. Breakfast food is pretty easy not to mess up, so there isn't really anything special about their food. And if you ask me, they can keep their nasty "ranch potatoes". The whole place...More

1  Thank Eric W
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I've been coming to Harbaugh's for years! Our food is consistently great! I love the environment! My kids love the giant pancakes & getting to color while waiting. This is THE breakfast place in Carbondale to bring your out of town guests to show off!...More

Thank elliekburkey
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Very overrated. The restaurant is small, crowded and very noisy. The smell of grease dominates. The food is ok, but the atmosphere makes it an unappealing destination for me.

Thank Jon W
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Generous portions at a reasonable price and always fresh quality ingredients. Something for every taste from homeststyle comfort food to more unique specials.

Thank Brady R
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

HARBAUGHS is the bomb! It’s hard to beat this eclectic, locally owned gem. The breakfast is incredible, lunch is fantastic, and the service is on point. Right across from Southern Illinois University and near the Strip in Carbondale it’s within walking distance to many great...More

Thank jwbrownlive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 S Illinois Ave, # B, Carbondale, IL 62901-2822
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-351-9897
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