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BLUE'S CAFE

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American, Cafe, Diner
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1190 W Station St, Kankakee, IL 60901-3449
+1 815-933-5315
Today
06:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 19:30
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Barstow
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Surprised by the sizable menu choices and the quality of the food in this restaurant. Don't be fooled by exterior, the inside is clean and bright and the menu surprisingly diverse. Was with family and had entrees ranging from club sandwich, a breakfast omelette, to fried chicken. All were prepared very well and portions were large , it was great... More 

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Thank Paul H
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit this cafe often, as well as many of my family members. It's a place for community and mouthwatering pie.

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Thank Casi G
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. It's all homemade. It's a great place to see friends and enjoy an awesome meal. We eat breakfast here every Saturday and have eaten lunch and dinner here a few times too. It is the best.

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Thank B3026LGmichaell
Springfield, Tennessee
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Take s step back in time when you walk into the place. Just a great setting with "home cookin". You cannot go wrong here. Make sure you have a piece of homemade pie before you leave. You will not be disappointed!

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Thank Dennis B
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great local "mom and pop" style cafe! Fantastic service, old fashioned booths, tables with that "traditional" dinnerware make for a back in time feeling! The food was prepared and cooked perfectly! Fast friendly service! Highly recommended!

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Thank Oldman193
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A local institution. Not a destination. A place where locals gather for pie, coffee, breakfast. Solid.

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Thank opuskoz
Kankakee, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Blues Cafe is a Kankakee Landmark. Food is hearty diner fare and completely home made, including hand butchered fresh meat. Pies are to die for, and the Blues Breakfast muffin is the guiltiest pleasure within 100 miles!

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Thank donaldsE9362AW
Kankakee, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Prices are fine but the food is bland not much flavor at all. I personally find the place way overrated nothing to brag about.

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Thank Camper1214
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

the price was good for the amount of food we ordered but the food was very bland. Service has always been excellent!

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Thank Misty S
Frankfort, Indiana
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168 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean, with friendly staff. The food was alittle above average. But it was good. The fish was cooked but greasy. Now the pie was over the top. Yummy. Give then a try.

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Thank Steve M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:30
Thursday
06:00 - 19:30
Friday
06:00 - 19:30
Saturday
06:00 - 19:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?