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Kottage Kafe

American, Diner
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1850 S Main St, Ste 3, Jacksonville, IL 62650-3552
+1 217-245-9430
06:00 - 19:30
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Sun 06:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Murrayville, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our last trip there was less than perfect. The restaurant interior is very dated and seems run down. That, in an of itself doesn't detract us from eating somewhere. There was, however, a general sense that health standards were not being met. This is a business in desperate need of reinvestment to update everything.

Thank Kevin K
Springfield, Illinois
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197 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, delicious food and homemade pie....what else is there to say!! Best pork tenderloin I've had. Add this little stop to your list!!

Thank CandiSpfld
Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Best place in town for breakfast. They make the best omlettes. Great staff. Food alway hot n delicious.

Thank Grace P
Leesburg, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We will continue to eat at this cafe every time we come back to Jacksonville. It's just a very good family restaurant with good country eating and the pie is yummy!

Thank glgibbins
Jacksonville, Illinois
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109 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is a popular place in South Jacksonville. The menu is just good old country food. Nothing fancy just the place to take your family. The breakfast menu is the most popular featuring the horseshoe or pony shoe (1/2 of the horseshoe) that is served in central Illinois. Think of all your favorite breakfast items stacked on the same plate... More 

Thank cyclonesdan
Locust Grove, Georgia
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Living in the south there is no such thing served around here. So when I visit family we have to have the tenderloin and a horseshoe. Both are very good here.

Thank StevenDeborahLG
Westbrook, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Nice place and close to where we were staying (Baymont Inn). They recommended us and it was indeed nice place for super.

Thank Davidabbity
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I love to have our Saturday morning breakfast here! It's delicious and coffee is always hot.

1 Thank pilarte
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Not real crazy about this restaurant. It's dirty and staff looks grubby. Lots if elderly folks likes to eat there but I worry about cleanliness of kitchen. When you can get pie it's pretty good. But it goes fast.

1 Thank Debbie C
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Just stopped by while passing through IL. Wanted something other than fast food. The waitress was friendly. It was very inexpensive for the amount of food. We got a meat with 3 sides for $8. The quality was decent but nothing special. Would have given this a 3 star rating but for the pies and friendly staff. An excellent place... More 

1 Thank blake-n-amanda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 S Main St, Ste 3, Jacksonville, IL 62650-3552
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 217-245-9430

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?