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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found this “gem” of a restaurant on a recent trip west on I-80 in western Illinois (Ottawa). We had driven through the town and spied his very nice, cozy-type Mom and Pop place on Route 6. The menu is vast and ambiance was good....It felt and smelled like your Grandmother’s kitchen. They have many comfort food offerings like chicken, meatloaf, burgers and a few ethnic favorites like cabbage rolls,etc. We hope to return again and recommend it highly!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no matter what time church gets out (thanks to covid) we go to HiWay...usually busy at that time, but we wait for a table for 6, at least.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed February 22, 2021 via mobile

Full menu (something for everyone). Breakfasts are great. Huge omelets and skillets. Great service, coffee is great. Prices are good. Friendly staff. I'll go back here when I'm in the area again.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

After leaving another restaurant because of their poor practices we drove here, lots of outside seating lots of space inside seating, everyone except the owner had a mask. they were very accommodating we were very appreciative and we enjoyed the food.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed April 23, 2020

Don't let the COVID-19 blues get you down. We started a new trend at HiWay Restaurant. Its called HIWAY WEDNESDAY. So every Wednesday and maybe saturday too sometimes, we order carry out. Even though we cant go and sit and relax and chat and eat,...we can go get something, take it home, and eat and chat. Remember these people have been serving our community for a long time, and we need to make sure that in a few months we can go sit down, eat and enjoy ourselves. If they close their doors, we cant do the things we love to do, so......SAY COVID-19. TAKE THAT, YOU CANT STOP ME FROM GOING TO MY HIWAY WEDNESDAY.More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed March 13, 2020

Best restaurant in Ottawa area, great food, customer service and great prices. Awesome management and coworkers

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 2, 2020

the fact that we can go to eat there and know that we can get our food so fast, it puts the FAST FOOD JOINTS to shame. It really is a great place to eat food that you can enjoy with a knife and fork...and a paper napkin. Recommend it very highly.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020

Everything was great as usual so: "IF IT AIN'T BROKE.. DON'T FIX IT" Sometimes things are better left alone. Time honord traditions are important and are best as is. Our trips to HiWay are intentional and are done because we know what we will get...when we sit down.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 23, 2019

Good food, good service, great experience! Benushi Family supports our community very well; it's good that we help them do this, by our attendence.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 8, 2019

As I was sitting in the Java Junction area of church today I caught myself repeating to the Pastor my verbiage to tell the server at the Hi Way. 3 eggs poched hard, hash browns, sausage patty, and sourdough toast buttered. we already knew we...were headed for breakfast after church as we always do. and have yet to be disappointed. We wish those at the Hiway a very Merry Christmas.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Yes, HiWay Restaurant offers takeout services.

  • Yes, HiWay Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • HiWay Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4