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“Great breakfast with a lot of sass!”
Review of Fred's diner

Fred's diner
Ranked #1 of 65 Restaurants in Grayslake
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Illinois, United States
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great breakfast with a lot of sass!”
Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

The food here is great - the chefs really know how to work that grill! The waitresses are fast and sassy. Expect some good natured ribbing if you can't decide on your meal fast enough! Fun place to go - and always busy, but the line moves quickly. We went on a Saturday morning during the farmer's market and only had to wait about 15 minutes. No list of names, just line up inside and outside!

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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous Diner”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

I go to this diner every week. It has great food for breakfast and lunch, plus a fun, family atmosphere.

Visited April 2014
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Grayslake, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast in Town”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fred'd Diner is where it's at! Best breakfast in town no question. It's a classic style style diner with lots to look at, friendly service, and delish homestyle meals. Make sure you bring cash as they don't accept credit cards!

  • Visited March 2014
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London
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Every time I come home from London one if the first port of calls is Fred's! The biscuits and gravy are the best, get two fried eggs on top with hash browns and you're living the good life! Not to be missed !!

  • Visited June 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Soup!”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

We recently had lunch at Fred's. It was a cold, rainy day and the thought of hot soup brought us in - we weren't disappointed! My chicken dumpling was wonderful and my honey had a rich and tasty beef noodle. This little place is full of pleasantly sassy waitresses and packed with regular locals who recognize a great little diner. A wonderful place to have breakfast or lunch.

  • Visited May 2014
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