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1190 W Station St, Kankakee, IL 60901-3449
+1 815-933-5315
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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6:00 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
1190 W Station St, Kankakee, IL 60901-3449
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Went for breakfast with family food was decent , service was good. Food was cooked to order . Biscuits and gravy were good.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Food was great and service even better! Save room for the pie... outstanding!! I will certainly be going back. Can’t wait to try their breakfast.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Very clean, bright, fun diner. Kind of on a side street. I would walk there everyday if I could. Great breakfast specials and pie look yummy, but didn't have room for any. Good service, friendly and seems to have a lot of regulars. Would definitely...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We took a ride with my sister down to Kankakee (about 35 miles SE of us) to try this little restaurant a friend told her about. It's a "Mom and Pop" type place that has been in business more then 52 years. Nothing fancy. Has...More

Thank meezer3
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Went for lunch and had hamburgers. It's not as cheap as you think when everything (fries and tomato slice) is priced Ala carte. 49 cents for a thin slice of tomato??? In June? And not mentioned on the menu but slipped in on the bill?...More

Thank robertfromchicag2017
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Best biscuits and gravy. Skillets are good as well. Lunchtime is busy but service is fast and efficient. Homemade pies are amazing.

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This is an old-style diner with great food. If they have the beer-battered onion rings then you must try them. They were amazingly tasty. At our table, we had burgers, breakfast skillets, salads, and one had the buffet with her meal. The pies are fantastic...More

Thank Krista P
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Delish!!!!! I requested my burger on their delicious French toast.... Made fresh and was hot and ready to go when I picked it up.

Thank alvitag
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Like other reviewers, we enjoyed the pie! We loved the Hawaiian Pie!!! We had the friendliest wait person, very good food (which included a trip to the salad bar) and lots of it. One of the CLEANEST restaurants you'll ever find, too!!!

Thank summersailor1
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Blue's Cafe is like stepping back in time. Delicious food, friendly service, amazing pie. I will definitely visit next time I'm in Kankakee.

1  Thank Cindy D
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6 September 2016|
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Response from donaldsE9362AW | Reviewed this property |
Extremely busy; that's when several generations of families meet. Slows down a bit after 9, but you will have to stand in line before then. The @corner booth" sits 6 and is most coveted by grouos.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 W Station St, Kankakee, IL 60901-3449
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Kankakee
  • Phone Number: +1 815-933-5315
At Least 11 Different Home Made Pies Available Daily - Apple, Peach, Cherry, Butterscotch, Hawaiian, Lemon Meringue, Chocolate, Pecan, Coconut, Banana, Etc.
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