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What's Cookin'

409 7th St, Charleston, IL 61920-2046
+1 217-345-7427
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
409 7th St, Charleston, IL 61920-2046
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have visited "What's Cookin" several times for breakfast and found the employees friendly and liked the down home environment. . The food to be good and the quantity to be more than adequate and would recommend the restaurant

Thank 29rls
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place excellent breakfast baked goods are homemade. Service is great and restaurant is clean!

Thank zimrock
Reviewed 12 August 2017

They have the best biscuits and gravy in town. Everything else is pretty standard though. Good homemade breads. Go for breakfast and you will not be disappointed.

Thank Uberdonk
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great cornbeef hash and eggs , very good breakfast place, they are open for lunch too good specials everyday

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We discovered this place when our son was at Eastern Illinois. He has not been there for the past eight years, but I sidetrack out of my way on my way home from Paducah Illinois's annual quilt show to go to this restaurant for lunch....More

Thank Peg W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were here for breakfast, and it was fairly busy--mostly all tables filled, and fairly steady. Food is not much above what a home kitchen produces, so the payment is for not having to fix the food and clean up after. However, I never did...More

Thank honeybee0042
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The staff is EXCELLENT about refilling coffee, even when they're really busy. I like that they have a flavored coffee each day in addition to the regular kind. The food is pretty decent, too, especially the homemade strawberry bread.

Thank ann12339
Reviewed 16 June 2017

What's Cookin' is a friendly, comfortable mid-small town restaurant we have never failed to enjoy. Food is tasty and well-prepared and service is prompt and as friendly as family. Even if you have something else, the French onion soup is not to be missed. that...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome breakfast. Great service and the best food. Also serve Mimosas and Bloody Mary's! Love this place, a mist visit in Charleston!!

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

When traveling, my wife and I always inquire about where the locals eat breakfast. In Charleston, that's What's Cookin'. The waitstaff and kitchen folk make great breakfasts and lunches. Lots of variety and always delicious. Very friendly atmosphere and if you're lucky you'll get to...More

Thank sclptr
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Sherri D
20 July 2017|
Response from sclptr | Reviewed this property |
They are open from 6am-2pm Mon-Fri 7am-2pm Sat/Sun Breakfast is served all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 7th St, Charleston, IL 61920-2046
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 217-345-7427
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