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Welcome Inn

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102 North Main Street, Elizabeth, IL
+1 815-858-2254
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Paris, France
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Recommended from several people for good, comfort food. Had pork tenderloin that was tasty enough that "it didn't even need mustard". I had the homemade beef stew and it was good, although I pulled out a couple chunks of fat. Another in our party had the oven baked onion soup and had rave reviews of it. The other person in... More 

Thank Luann Rae J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

It's a pretty decent place. A little on the higher priced side, but not horrible. My family and I usually meet here for dinner as its the middle meeting place for both of us. A decent salad bar, and you get a lot of food.

Thank Ashly M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Good food and great variety for a small town. We had breakfast and dinner and both meals were great with plenty of food. Small town appeal yet big city tastes.

Thank Deborah J
Anderson, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We were trying to skip lunch because we had dinner reservations for later in the day. We found ourselves in Elizabeth at an antique mall when hunger hit. We walked in to the Welcome Inn and split a turkey wrap to hold us over. It was awesome, crispy, filling and fast! The service was excellent as well.

Thank JasonandStacie
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

VERY pleasantly surprised with our dinner at Welcome Inn.We were driving to Galena,IL for a long weekend and stooped for friday dinner on the way.Saw many cars parked outside plus sign said breakfast,lunch and dinner served.Expected typical bar food but found great variety of dinners:chicken,beef,pork & seafood.So many entrees were unusual variations that we asked our waitress for recommendations .I... More 

Thank Mark L
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable dinner. Everyone in our party had a great meal and our server, Joline was fabulous! Wonderful spot, will be a repeat customer for sure.

Thank travel6969
Elizabeth, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Al and Loulie are both great chefs and excellent with the local clientele. I would recommend reservations on busy summer weekends for Friday and Saturday night if you have a group over 4 people. Lorraine, the weekend bartender, is a dear. The staff includes Al and Loulie's family, as well as many locals. Do not hesitate to ask Al for... More 

Thank jennifersullivan32
Schaumburg, Illinois
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

We were passing through town and stopped in. The prices are extremely reasonable. The portions were large enough that we both took away boxes for later. It was tasty.

Thank Hellenictraveler
Warren, Illinois
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Went here with the girls when we were antiquing in the area. We had a wonderful lunch. The waitress was AWESOME! We loved our meals so much... we brought the guys back for a Friday night! The fish was delicious as were the drinks! Again- another great waitress & great service.

Thank Lynnette T
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Cute bar and dining area. Food was good and very reasonably priced. Charm of a small town and the servers all knew the locals. A great stop for lunch on the way home from touristy Galena.

Thank mgerber18

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 North Main Street, Elizabeth, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 815-858-2254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?