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Bob Evans

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1776 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1293
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lockport, Illinois
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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Aurora, Ohio
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411 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank BBYITSU
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank John S
Pflugerville, Texas
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank quiltlady354
Jacksonville, Florida
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Judy B
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132 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Murph211
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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84 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank Jerrybuch
Marseilles, Illinois
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Mrsesp1
Elko, Nevada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I waited to be seated at a tiny booth, the kind that just fit you and another person or you and your purse. Table right by the door, stuffed with propaganda, no room for food. I had to listen to the server greet every guest with how busy they are. One guy asked, "well, are you seating people, are you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1776 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
Description
Phone 815-725-0818

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