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Bob Evans

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1776 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1293
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tea, South Dakota
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick service, great food and a wonderful server who kept on top of everything. As my past experience with any Bob Evans that I have patronized they are the best for any meal. This one was clean and had a great staff. Hats off to Brenda our server.

Thank jejjr
Lockport, Illinois
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The last few years, this particular area had become sketchy. It's right off I80 and a convenient location, but I think the staff leaves a lot to be desired. They can't seem to get an order correct at all. I've had breakfast, lunch and dinner in the last year. All have came out wrong. My last visit, I got oatmeal.... More 

Thank 1988Steph1988
Aurora, Ohio
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453 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Bob Evans is a staple for me when I do not want to cook. After a rainstorm while traveling, we decided to stop at Bob's. We were greeted and seated immediately. We both ordered the Farmer's Choice breakfast. It was very good. Our server was nice, but not overly friendly.

Thank Angie_Ohio
High River, Alberta
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My husband and I ate both supper and breakfast here. The evening meal was just fine. Our wait staff - both young women - very pleasant and helpful. Service very attentive. As with the other Bob Evans we have dined at they are spotlessly clean. We were pleased with all aspects of our meals.

Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I was traveling and stop in for dinner great food the service was excelent would eat there again. overall a great place

Thank John S
Pflugerville, Texas
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Yummy food, downhome feel and excellent service. We went here for dinner and plan to come back for breakfast. My husband had the roast turkey dinner and I had the chopped steak. Mine was just delicious, with excellent gravy, grilled onions and grilled mushrooms. Our waitress was very young but did a great job. This is one of the best... More 

Thank quiltlady354
Jacksonville, Florida
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was great. We shared a yummy pot roast over mashed potatoes. Plenty of yummy. We will visit more of these locations.

Thank Judy B
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132 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

A recent, rare visit to my local Bob Evans turned out to be a better than expected experience. It has been said many times that it's difficult to screw up a breakfast, but some restaurants always find a way. Bob Evans was spot on with a clean eating area, a friendly-but-busy waitress, and a very good breakfast that wasn't crazy-expensive.... More 

Thank Murph211
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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86 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast with my brother and sister-in-law who are regulars here. For starters, excellent service! Then had the usual breakfast fare plus a bowl of cheesy grits. What could be better? Yummmm!

Thank Jerrybuch
Marseilles, Illinois
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

In town for an appointment so went for lunch. Our server Kyonna was very nice and good. Super clean even restrooms, food was good. Hubby opted for cheeseburger, I had garden salad w cheddar and broccoli soup. Reasonable prices.

Thank Mrsesp1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1776 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
Phone 815-725-0818

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