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Palms Grill Cafe

110 SW Arch St, Historic Rt. 66, Atlanta, IL 61723-7521
+1 217-648-2233
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pie” (52 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Diner, American, Cafe
110 SW Arch St, Historic Rt. 66, Atlanta, IL 61723-7521
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling from Funks Grove maple syrup and accidentally came upon this cute little diner and Atlanta, Illinois. So glad we did! Loved the pulled pork with mac & cheese, was very unique and delicious. Great service, and doesn’t look like much changed from...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Stopped in as part of our Route 66 tour. I had the best Rueben sandwich ever. Lots of meat and great flavor. The museum upstairs is good too. The pinball machine in the front of the restaurant was fun as well. Good service and friendly...More

Thank JohnandDeb2
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We stopped here on our route 66 road trip, the Ruben sandwich was by far the best one we had along the whole route, (wish we could have got this along the rest of the route ;) ) We also had the potato soup (which...More

Thank brenbaker
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the Denver and Dublin skillets. The portions were ample. We both agreed the Denver Skillet was better but thought they were both very good! Our five children were welcomed by the locals and servers in a very friendly manner. The...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Stopped here for our Route 66 trip.I gave it a 4 because I have some mixed feelings about this stop. We ordered the Smoke & Fire burger and homemade fries as well as a piece of blueberry pie. The burger and fries were VERY good!...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a trip for lunch. Very cute little place, clean and friendly staff and customers. We had a cheeseburger, Frisco Melt and Pony Shoe all were very good, fries are worth the extra $1!! Had desert, peach and blackberry pie ala mode and...More

Thank Manderson97
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here today on our first day driving along Route 66 for some coffee and a slice of pie. We had BlackBerry and Black Raspberry. They were both really good and the coffee was top class. The diner is a real throwback to the...More

Thank Manunitedman
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great little diner! Full of character. The fried chicken smelt amazing, but we went for hotdog and cherry pie, which was just as nice.

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped in after looking up restaurant recommendations in the area. It came down to either the Palms or Chubbies, which was down the block. While we were pretty intrigued with the name "Chubbies" and all that might hold for us, we decided on going...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great food, great service, great history. Small town museum on second floor. Be sure to make a stop here. You will fell like you went back in time, and the locals are super friendly.

Thank Shyla J
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24 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Diner, American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 SW Arch St, Historic Rt. 66, Atlanta, IL 61723-7521
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 217-648-2233
Welcome to the Palms Grill Cafe... It's not only the sound of the 1930s-40s music playing in the background... It's not only the smell of the delicious, home-cooked, daily Blue Plate special wafting out from the kitchen... It's not even the taste of that first forkful of made-from-scratch coconut cream pie (...And all the other great pies, too!). It's when everything you've been hearing, seeing, feeling, smelling, and tasting combine that you realize you're living the Mother Road the way it used to be. Join us to experience Rt. 66 The way it was when the Palms Grill Cafe first opened up in 1934 along Rt. 66 In downtown Atlanta, Illinois.
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