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1165 Lincoln Hwy, Rochelle, IL 61068-1516
+1 815-562-5530
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“banana bread” (8 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1165 Lincoln Hwy, Rochelle, IL 61068-1516
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time to try this restaurant with our friends who live nearby. We had a good experience. A lot of variety on the menu. Down home diner. What we ordered was good as was the service.

Thank Paul-Jann V
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We were staying in a motel years ago in Rochelle and the girl at the desk told us about the Butterfly. we tried it and loved it. We stop to eat there every trip we make north and on the way back. Their food is...More

Thank Marty W
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I stopped in for breakfast on my way out of town. It was a typical diner. The staff is friendly and helpful and the food good. They give large portions.

Thank mrodinaz
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Food is fair. Waitresses call you honey and sweetie which drives me crazy. Owners are friendly. Nothing to brag about, except the taco salad is pretty good.

Thank diannaroman56
Reviewed June 10, 2018

I first visited here in May 2018 when traveling on business. I'd been traveling all day and wanted a no-frills, comfortable place to eat for a reasonable price. I was delighted when I stumbled upon Butterfly Family Restaurant. I walked in and was immediately greeted...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Really nice family style restaurant, well staffed with friendly people and a large eclectic menu. The coffee is good and the food is very good. You will make this a regular stop as the locals obviously do.

Thank patmccart2
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The restaurant is clean and the food is good. It's your typical family style restaurant. The owner makes fresh banana bread for the salad bar and it is very good. I had breakfast there today and ordered corned beef hash and eggs...the menu said it...More

Thank deanabingham
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Good service and good home cooked meals. My wife really enjoyed the Liver and Onions and I had the Meat Loaf. A good family restaurant.

Thank MiataTraveller
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Sunday's soup is FAB! Typically, good food and salad bar, good service. Breakfast available all day. Very dependable.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

This was a pretty standard family restaurant with some good food. I had the banana walnut pancakes which were very good. One of our orders was screwed up but it was fixed pretty easily. The service was prompt.

Thank Dayton M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1165 Lincoln Hwy, Rochelle, IL 61068-1516
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +1 815-562-5530
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