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New Brite Spot

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801 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL 61350-1629
+1 815-433-3899
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Illinois River Valley
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016

The staff is friendly and nice. The breakfast is okay, except for whatever they put on the toast, which is yellow and greasy. Anything besides breakfast is just restaurant supply food heated up, and canned corn or canned green beans. Dishes, flatware, tables, floor, bathroom, all need a good cleaning. Prices are very cheap; you get what you pay for.

Thank curious_diner
ottawa, Illinois, USA
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137 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015

i used to work there as a hostess n we love the waitresses. the soup is homemade and the best in town!!

Thank karenk00
northern Illinois
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2015

This is a local eating spot near the Hospital, which I've been to before. I don't get to Ottawa too much, but this day I was alone so I thought I would return for lunch. The food was the right temperature, and tasty, and the waitress was going through the motions of the job. I tried the Country Fried Steak,... More 

Thank radtech97
Barrington, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Small town good feel diner. Large menu with big portions, priced great, friendly prompt table service. I'm a French Toast addict but picky. It was very good as was my honeys omelette and OMG hash browns!

Thank Laura F
Ottawa, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great value and excellent food.Servers are Friendly and efficent you have your choice of booth or table.

Thank Sue F
Crest Hill
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have been to the Brite Spot many times, and although I don't doubt the great reviews for breakfast I find the place lacking. I stopped yesterday and had the baked chicken. It was a full half chicken with mashed potatoes, gravy, and a veggie. The breast of the chicken was dry and I the veggies seemed over cooked. The... More 

Thank Diane G
Streator, Illinois
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230 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Never had been here before. We enjoyed our breakfast and thought the portions and prices were reasonable. The service was great! The ladies kept up on our refills. We will be back!

1 Thank sunshinesandy32
Rushville, Illinois
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393 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast here last week and enjoyed the experience. Our daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter have been hear several times as they live in the area, but this was the first time for my wife and myself. Breakfast was very good with a wide variety and worth the price. The place was clean and service was prompt and friendly. A lot... More 

Thank papawildcat
Winfield, Illinois
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great family place, huge menu selection! Off the main road so easy to eat and get on with your travels. Food is good and the portions are ample!

Thank Skimmer2065
Joliet, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2014

This restaurant was very quaint and where locals eat. We ate breakfast there and it was a good value. The place needs to be updated.

Thank AmyBick

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL 61350-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-433-3899

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